American Graduate Day 2015
American Graduate Day returns to WSKG TV on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 11 am-6 pm
American Graduate Day is a live, seven-hour multiplatform broadcast that leverages the power and reach of public media to focus on those organizations and individual Champions keeping kids on the path to graduation. American Graduate Day centers around the critical themes of: Career Readiness and College Completion, Caring Consistent Adults, Dropout Prevention and Re-engagement, Early Education, More and Better Learning, Special Needs, and STEAM. Journalists, thought leaders, and celebrities join together to raise awareness of the incredible work being done across the country to keep kids in school. The broadcast and online event features a mix of national and local segments from across the country that showcase how community organizations and individual Champions provide support, advice, and intervention services to at-risk students, families, and schools.
Inspired to get involved? Take one of Seven Simple Steps to help keep kids on the path to graduation. You can become American Graduate Champion by taking a simple step to support students, ranging from becoming a mentor to donating school supplies. Learn more.
Throughout the day, viewers are invited to engage with WSKG and the featured community organizations. Viewers can participate in the event by asking questions and sharing ideas before and during the broadcast on Twitter and Facebook, using the hashtags #AmGrad and #UpstateGrad.