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  • April 16, 2014
Education

Evita / 5th Grade Teacher

Evita / 5th Grade Teacher
Living St. Louis
Producer Anne-Marie Berger profiles Evita Caldweld & her former Jefferson Elementary School teacher Mary Spencer.

Teen Mentoring

Teen Mentoring
Living St. Louis
Producer Jim Kirchherr profiles Mahogany Wilson, a volunteer for Stray Rescue and graduate of Nestlé Purina's Pet Advocate Leader (PAL) program.

Dropout Recruiter

Dropout Recruiter
Living St. Louis
Producer Anne-Marie Berger profiles Charlie Bean, dropout recruiter for the St. Louis Public School district.

Girls and Engineering Day – SIUE

Girls and Engineering Day - SIUE
Living St. Louis
Producer Kara Vaninger reports on a fun, active day of discovery and empowerment for girls (ages 8-14) who are interested in the math and science fields, hosted by... Continue →

Grand Center Arts Academy Part 2

Grand Center Arts Academy Part 2
Living St. Louis
Producer Ruth Ezell revisits five Sophomores at the GCCA as Opening Night approaches for the Academy's performance venue: the newly-renovated Sun Theatre.

PBS SciGirls is coming to St. Louis!

PBS SciGirls is coming to St. Louis!
PBS SciGirls is coming to St. Louis at the end of April! Are you a 12-14 year-old girl who loves science? Are you and your friends excited about the environment... Continue →

Stay Tuned | School Transfer Update

Stay Tuned | School Transfer Update
Stay Tuned
Casey Nolen hosts this weekly discussion series featuring input from participants via Facebook, Twitter and Google+ Hangouts.

Grand Center Arts Academy

Grand Center Arts Academy
Living St. Louis
Producer Ruth Ezell visits with five students of the Grand Center Arts Academy. They talk about the school and the historical theater next door that’s being renovated to... Continue →

American Graduate Community Town Hall

American Graduate Community Town Hall
PBS NewsHour's Ray Suarez hosted this Town Hall discussion on how we can work together as a community to improve outcomes for our young people. We invited parents, students, business... Continue →

Cooking Matters

Cooking Matters
Living St. Louis
Cooking Matters, run by Operation Food Search in St. Louis, is a nutritionist-led courses that provide hands-on meal preparation, practical nutrition information, and food budgeting skills. Anne-Marie Berger... Continue →

Wentzville Special Sports Program

Wentzville Special Sports Program
Living St. Louis
Living St. Louis producer Kara Vaninger profiles the Wentzville Special Sports Program.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters
Living St. Louis
Living St. Louis producer Anne-Marie Berger profiles Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri which was honored by the White House and the US Department of Education on... Continue →

3rd Grade Reading

3rd Grade Reading
Living St. Louis
Living St. Louis producer Jim Kirchherr goes to Jackson Park Elementary School in University City to find out why third grade is a critical year for children learning... Continue →

Celebrity Voices

Celebrity Voices
Living St. Louis
As part of the American Graduate initiative, The Nine Network partnered with America Scores for an evening celebrating local students. National celebrities teamed up with St. Louis youth... Continue →

Compulsory Education

Compulsory Education
Living St. Louis
There is a national debate about raising the minimum dropout age to 18, but in 1900, Americans were debating whether education should be required at all. And when... Continue →

STL Celebrity Voices Event

STL Celebrity Voices Event
The Nine Network and America SCORES St. Louis have joined forces with local celebrities to promote youth literacy as part of American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen. Join us April 28th... Continue →

America SCORES St. Louis Montage

America SCORES St. Louis Montage
Students of America SCORES St. Louis deliver their original poetry about being an american graduate. American Graduate is a public media initiative funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to... Continue →

GOOD Ideas for Cities in St. Louis March 8

GOOD Ideas for Cities in St. Louis March 8
GOOD Ideas for Cities taps creative problem-solvers to tackle real urban challenges and present their solutions at live events across the country. Join us at CAM when the creative teams... Continue →

American Graduate Teacher Town Hall

American Graduate Teacher Town Hall
Living St. Louis
There are a number of new efforts nationally and locally aimed at reducing the number of young people dropping out of high school. The cost to the dropout... Continue →

Excerpts of St. Louis American Graduate Teacher Town Hall on PBS NewsHour

Excerpts of St. Louis American Graduate Teacher Town Hall on PBS NewsHour
More than 100 St. Louis area teachers gathered at the Nine Network to discuss the dropout crisis with NewsHour senior correspondent Gwen Ifill. The Town... Continue →

Watch Online – American Graduate Teacher Town Hall

Watch Online – American Graduate Teacher Town Hall
The Teacher Town Hall was Nine’s kickoff event for American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen — a five-year public media initiative bringing together educators,... Continue →

American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen discussion on St. Louis on the Air

American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen discussion on St. Louis on the Air
Amy Shaw, senior vice president of engagement at the Nine Network of Public Media, and Stephanie Krauss, president and CEO of Shearwater High School discuss the dropout crisis and insights... Continue →

PBS Innovation Award for St. Louis Teacher

PBS Innovation Award for St. Louis Teacher
Susan Carter, a kindergarten teacher at Glenridge Elementary School in the Clayton School District, was one of 12 top educators chosen as a first-place winner in the second annual PBS... Continue →