PBS | Sound of Ideas

 Click here to view Tyree Stewart's interview on  Sound of Ideas .

Click here to view Tyree Stewart's interview on Sound of Ideas.

A new milestone in education was touted last week: 80 percent of students nationwide graduate high school. But that still means 1 in every 5 students does not get a high school diploma. WVIZ PBS brings you the story of Tyree Stewart, a drop out who is now working on a college degree. And we'll learn what safety nets are in place for students who may be at risk of dropping out or getting expelled.


Guests:

  • Tyree Stewart, student featured in 'Facing Forward' documentary
  • Brian Williams, Coordinator of Alternative Programming at the Educational Options Center, Cleveland Heights-University Heights School
  • Cairen Withington, Assistant Director of the National Dropout Prevention Center at Clemson University
  • Jesús F. Sánchez, Director of Programs at Esperanza, Inc.
  • Judy Maver, School Counselor at Akron Public Schools