American Graduate

Journey To Jobs

Sat, 10/26/2019 - 4:00pm

JOURNEY TO JOBS is a one-hour special, presented as part of the American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative, public media’s commitment to help communities illuminate pathways to gainful employment in America. Explore local stories at:


Skill Powered: A Roadtrip Nation Special On-Demand

Follow along as three young people explore what’s happening in the exciting world of skilled trades and learn about promising jobs where a four-year degree isn’t necessary.


State of Change: A Roadtrip Nation Special On-Demand

Follow along as three young people explore what’s happening in their home state of Indiana and how these innovations will lead us all into the future. 


Intelligent Lives

Sat, 10/26/2019 - 10:00pm

Narrated by Academy-Award nominee Chris Cooper, this film follows three young adults with intellectual disabilities and how they navigate school, college and workforce.


Training for the Optics Field in Community College

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 3:10pm

People can enter the precision optics manufacturing sector with training through community college.


Live From Lincoln Center: Pipeline

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 9:00pm

Meet an inner-city teacher desperate to save her son in Dominique Morisseau’s riveting new play.


Career Technical Education in the Greater Rochester Region

High School Career Technical Education (CTE) programs offer certification and hands-on training while students are still in high school. Many students work part-time or secure full-time work upon graduation.


One Step Closer: A Roadtrip Nation Special On-Demand

When you start at community college, your next step could take you anywhere.


Ready to Rise: A Roadtrip Nation Special On-Demand

Follow three “opportunity youth”—young people who are part of the 5.6 million youth in America who are unemployed, not in school, and struggling with challenges as extreme as homelessness. On a mission to unlock their potential, they travel the country and interview people like poets, educators, and "Pursuit of Happyness" author Chris Gardner—all of whom have harnessed adversity for success.


Future West: Roadtrip Nation On-Demand

In Roadtrip Nation: Future West, three Arizona-based college students travel around the state to explore the creative and original ways residents are pushing innovation to its limits.

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