PBS | 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.
- 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