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American Graduate 'Getting to Work' is a two-year-long engagement and reporting initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

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Bank of America
Dr. Allen and Debra Parmet

KCPT PBS Learningmedia

Workforce Challenges in KC and Beyond: Lesson Plan

In this lesson, students watch video segments from this series to construct meaning from workforce development issues and apply lessons of the past to current and future events.

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Preparing Students with Disabilities for the Work

What happens to students with disabilities after high school? Parents are on a mission to find programs that prepare their kids for the workforce.

Students with Disabilities
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Preparing Students with Disabilities for the Work
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Preparing Students with Disabilities for the Work
Preparing Students with Disabilities for the Work
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Preparing Students with Disabilities for the Work
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"Getting to Work" at Holland 1916

"American Graduate: Getting to Work" is a two-year a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. As part of its participation in the project, Kansas City PBS is highlighting some highly regarded workforce development programs in our region.

Getting To Work
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"Getting to Work" at Holland 1916
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"Getting to Work" at Holland 1916
"Getting to Work" with Northland CAPS at LMV
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"Getting to Work" with Northland CAPS at LMV
"Getting To Work" at the Independence, Missouri,
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"Getting To Work" at the Independence, Missouri,
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Making the Case for 'Workforce Development' | #AmG

Workforce Explainers
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Making the Case for 'Workforce Development' | #AmG
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Making the Case for 'Workforce Development' | #AmG
Kansas City Vs. Peer Cities | #AmGradKCPT | Part 2
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Kansas City Vs. Peer Cities | #AmGradKCPT | Part 2
Schools Tackling the Soft Skills Deficit | #AmGra
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Schools Tackling the Soft Skills Deficit | #AmGra
Building A Better Workforce | #AmGradKCPT | Part 4
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Building A Better Workforce | #AmGradKCPT | Part 4
Quick Ways To Good Money | #AmGradKCPT | Part 5
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Quick Ways To Good Money | #AmGradKCPT | Part 5
How Much is Too Much? | #AmGradKCPT | Part 6
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How Much is Too Much? | #AmGradKCPT | Part 6