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Face to Face Special Edition with Damen Lopez
Thursday, November 3, 2011 8:00 p.m.
Re-broadcast Saturday, November 5 at 1:00 a.m.
Watch Damen Lopez, founder of the No Excuses University network of schools, as he talks with Ellen Robertson Green about what it takes as a community to develop college-bound students and the positive effects that has on our region.
Face to Face Special Edition with Dr. Donna Beegle
Watch poverty expert Dr. Donna Beegle as she visits one on one with Ellen Robertson Green about poverty, its effect on education and her thoughts on breaking the cycle of poverty to lead productive lives in our communities.
Dr. Beegle is the subject of a developing PBS documentary called Invisible Nation - featuring her life and work.
Tavis Smiley: Too Important to Fail
“Too Important to Fail” examines one of the most disturbing aspects of the education crisis facing America today — the increased dropout rate among teenagers, specifically among Black teenage males. In the fifth installment of Tavis Smiley Reports, Tavis investigates the root causes of this calamity, as well as what can be done and is being done to reverse this.
Denzel Washington on High School Drop Outs
PBS Newshour talks to Denzel Washington about the drop out crisis.