About ETV American Graduate
American Graduate is a national public media initiative funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to help local communities across America find solutions to address the dropout crisis. The purpose of the American Graduate initiative is to increase awareness of the factors that contribute to the dropout crisis, as well as the economic consequences of dropping out. ETV American Graduate highlights the dropout prevention work of outstanding organizations and individuals in South Carolina to empower all South Carolinians to become American Graduate champions in their communities. ETV American Graduate also serves as a convener by linking educators, parents, students and other stakeholders to local educational resources, community organizations, youth groups and alternative learning options.