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Staggering Domestic Violence Stats from Latest NPT Reports Special | Premieres March 29

Published on March 25, 2013 By Kevin Crane

  Our latest public affairs documentary, NPT Reports: Domestic Violence: Living in Fear, premieres Friday, March 29 at 8:00. Here are some staggering statistics from the show. Please consider sharing this graphic. If you or someone you know has questions or is a victim of domestic violence, please call the Domestic Violence 24-hour Crisis & […]

NPT Reports: Graduation by the Numbers

Published on January 24, 2013 By Soraya

Half-hour documentary looks at “Graduation by the Numbers;” part of national “American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen” initiative. NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Nashville Public Television (NPT-Channel 8)  takes an in-depth look at efforts in Nashville to keep students in school until they graduate in “NPT Reports: Graduation by the Numbers,” premiering Thursday, January 24 at 9:00 […]

NPT Reports: Kurdish Community Tries to Bridge Cultural Gap with Schools

Published on October 15, 2012 By Soraya

For many students new to the United States, school can be the greatest adjustment. Helping to close that culture gap is why members of the Kurdish community gathered recently at the Salahadeen Center of Nashville, a Kurdish mosque and community center, for an education seminar with representatives from Metro Nashville Public Schools. “We invited them […]

NPT Reports on the Immigrant Side of the Dropout Crisis in `Translating the Dream`

Published on October 3, 2012 By Kevin Crane

Half-hour documentary presented as part of NPT’s ‘American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen’ Initiative; airs Thursday, October 4 at 9:30 p.m. NASHVILLE, Tennessee – October 3, 2012 – According the Tennessee Department of Education 2011 Report Card , the graduation rate for among English Language Learners (ELL) students in the state in was 70%, compared […]

NPT Reports: Average Students Become High Achievers with the AVID Program

Published on September 17, 2012 By Soraya

Leann Norrod has big dreams. “My goals are to get into Watkins university and get my degree for photography, and then to work for National Geographic,” says Norrod. But the high school senior didn’t always see herself as college-bound, or even making it out of high school. “Before I just thought what does school matter? […]