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WEDU is working alongside five other Florida stations to help communities address the high school dropout crisis. 92% of students believe they will graduate from high school, but only 7 out of 10 will actually graduate. They have the will. They just need our support to find the way.


2013 Projects

Community Cinema screening of THE GRADUATES/LOS GRADUADOS

November 7, 2013: THE GRADUATES/LOS GRADUADOS explores the roots of the Latino dropout crisis through the eyes of six inspiring young students around the United States. The film offers first-hand perspectives on key challenges facing Latino high school students and their families, educators, and community leaders.

Presented by WEDU PBS and ITVS Community Cinema, THE GRADUATES/LOS GRADUADOS is a free film screening event that will take place at WEDU PBS on November 7.


Florida’s Kids & Alcohol Town Hall 2013

March 21, 2013: Since 2005, FLORIDA’S KIDS & ALCOHOL has addressed the issue of underage drinking in the state of Florida. The town hall series provides an in-depth discussion with parents, teachers, officials, and youth on the harmful effects. Designed to increase community awareness, the yearly discussion includes ideas for preventing youth from using alcohol. Florida’s Kids & Alcohol Town Hall 2013 took place on March 21 at The Palladium.


Target Tuesdays at Glazer Children’s Museum

First Tuesday of each month: WEDU and Glazer Children’s Museum partner once a month for a fun-filled night of activities, each featuring a different character appearance. Special guests have included Cat in the Hat, Sid the Science Kid, and Clifford the Big Red Dog! Admission is free during the event courtesy of Target.

2012 Projects Archive

Additional Resources


American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen is a public media initiative, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), to help students stay on the path to graduation and future success. For more information visit www.americangraduate.org or find us on Facebook at Florida American Graduate Project.