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Share Your Opinions at NPT’s ‘School Discipline: NPT Reports Town Hall’

Published on August 29, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT invites the public to participate in a town-hall discussion of discipline in schools on Sunday, Sept. 17, in NPT’s Studio A (161 Rains Ave. Nashville 37203). The taping begins promptly at 3 p.m.; doors open and reception at 2:30 p.m. The event concludes at 4:30 p.m. This event is FREE, but RSVP is required […]

NPT’s ‘Dr. Shawn Joseph: One on One’ premieres Sunday, Nov. 13

Published on November 10, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s Dr. Shawn Joseph: One on One premieres Sunday, Nov. 13, 6:30-7 p.m. In the program, NPT senior producer LaTonya Turner talks with the Metro Nashville Public Schools Director about the future of the city’s public schools. In addition to Sunday’s premiere, the half-hour program will air on NPT2, our secondary channel, on Friday, Nov. […]

Join NPT’s screenings online and in person this January

Published on January 12, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

This month we’re hosting three documentary screenings and discussions, including two online events you can take part in from the comfort of your own home. Join us online viewing and live chats The first event takes place Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 4 to 5 p.m. and is an online viewing and live chat of our […]

Teens Share Their Stories in ‘Student Voices’ Video

Published on July 28, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television’s “Student Voices” videos are brief, but powerful because they feature high schoolers sharing their challenges and triumphs in their own words. The series of 20 short videos are being produced by NPT associate producer Shawn Anfinson as part of the American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen initiative supporting community-based solutions to the […]

“Meet American Graduate Champions who are making a difference” is locked. Meet American Graduate Champions who are making a difference

Published on February 18, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

An American Graduate Champion commits his or her time, skills and resources to make sure young people succeed. Meet five people who are doing just that here in the Nashville area: Carol Cubillo-Seals started a fundraising drive to provide college scholarships to Latino students who graduate high school. Dr. Ron Woodard is making an impact […]

What will our next ‘American Graduate’ documentary be about?

Published on January 28, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

    What will NPT’s third documentary for the “American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen” project be about? That’s up to you because the topic will come from members of the local community. Jo Ann Scalf, NPT’s Senior Director of Education & Community Engagement, is currently holding community engagement discussions with parent groups, educators and […]

What will our next ‘American Graduate’ documentary be about?

Published on January 28, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

    What will NPT’s third documentary for the “American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen” project be about? That’s up to you because the topic will come from members of the local community. Jo Ann Scalf, NPT’s Senior Director of Education & Community Engagement, is currently holding community engagement discussions with parent groups, educators and […]

Join Us January 19 in the Studio for an NPT Community Town Hall on Education

Published on January 13, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

There has been a lot of talk and media attention about how to address the high school dropout crisis in America. As a member of the Nashville community, we think you probably have something to say. In partnership with the American Graduate initiative, Nashville Public Television is hosting a televised Teacher Town Hall on Sunday, […]

Join us for an Online Social Screening of American Graduate documentary `Translating the Dream`

Published on January 18, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

(Updated 1/22/13 at 11:59 to add additional panelist) In advance of the broadcast premiere of our latest American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen documentary, Graduation By The Numbers on Thursday, January 24 at 9:00 p.m., join NPT and Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) for an online-only social screening of our first documentary, “Translating the Dream.” […]

NPT Reports: High School`s `College Zone` Gets Students on Track

Published on December 14, 2012 By MiChelle Jones

Principal Ron Woodard is the epitome of ‘in your face’—but in a good way. He’s trying to change the culture of Maplewood High School and get college on his students’ minds, everyday. “I think it provides students with a focus,” said Woodard, Executive Principal of Maplewood High School in Metro Nashville Public Schools. “At the […]