Operation AGES (American Graduate to Economic Security) went to the Ghazvini Learning Center. The students their speak about their experiences working with WFSU and American Graduate.
Since January of 2012, WFSU has been working with students at the Success Academy at Ghazvini Learning Center. One aspect of the program was to create short public service announcements or PSAs. The students worked in groups and selected topics that were meaningful to them. They wrote the scripts, selected and created the music, starred in them and oversaw the editing of the final videos.
Kim Kelling-Engstrom speaks with teacher Laura Dienger and a student, O'tia Nash, from the program.
Kim Kelling-Engstrom speaks with guests Becky Pengelley and John Fair about the Tallahassee Community College Fostering Achievement Fellowship Program.
This video will bring you up-to-date on what WFSU has been working on for the American Graduate project. WFSU television producer Suzanne Smith Joins Kim Kelling-Engstrom on the set of WFSU dimension to give a preview of a full length documentary to air in April of 2012. The documentary, "Graduation Gateway" focuses on the high school dropout rate and how students with and without a high school diploma will cope post-graduation.
Jackie Pons, School Superintendent of Leon County Schools speaks about the importance of an A-rated school system and how successful schools benefit the community.