POV: All the Difference
Monday, September 12 at 9pm
Accompany two African-American teens from the South Side of Chicago on their journey to achieve their dream of graduating from college.
FRONTLINE: A Subprime Education and The Education of Omarina
Tuesday, September 13 at 8pm
FRONTLINE investigates allegations of fraud and predatory behavior in the troubled for-profit college industry and updates a story it has been following since 2012 — showing how an innovative program to stem the high school dropout crisis has affected one girl’s journey.
TED Talks: Education Revolution
Tuesday, September 13 at 9pm
Talks from innovative educators focus on how education is changing to adapt to our new digital world.
NOVA: School of the Future
Wednesday, September 14 at 8pm
In a new age of information, rapid innovation, and globalization, how can we prepare our children to compete?
Monday – Friday, September 12 – 16 at 6pm
During this special week of programming, PBS NewsHour will broadcast original stories focused on the state of education. The annual “Rethinking College” series takes a critical look at how higher education is evolving to provide a better post-secondary learning experience, especially for people in underserved communities with underrepresented populations.
American Graduate Day
Saturday, September 17 at 1pm on KCPT2
This live, four-hour multiplatform broadcast leverages the power and reach of public media to focus on those organizations and individual champions keeping kids on the path to graduation.
PBS NewsHour Weekend Special Edition
Saturday, September 17 at 6pm and Sunday, September 18 at 5pm
A special edition with Hari Sreenivasan from Nine Network in St. Louis focuses on the various ways schools and teachers are trying to improve student performance and engagement.
The Address: A Film by Ken Burns
Monday, September 19 at 7pm on KCPT2
At a tiny school in Putney Vermont, the Greenwood School, each year the students are encouraged to practice, memorize, and recite the Gettysburg Address.