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Dropping Back In – understanding the dropout crisis

An uplifting documentary series from KET, Dropping Back In is part of the national American Graduate initiative from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. There are five half-hour programs; each features inspiring accounts of former dropouts telling their personal stories, profiles of institutions and organizations that are forging innovative solutions, and leading experts discussing key issues.

You will meet some of America’s dropouts, come to understand the issues they face, and learn about the people and programs helping them drop back in and move on with their educations and lives.

You can watch the full-length episodes online here.

The Dropping Back In collection on PBS LearningMedia features more compelling, inspiring interviews with adult learners and educators and highlights exemplary programs from across the nation. These stories will inspire learners and teachers alike.

Each video includes guided questions designed to contextualize the dropout crisis, assist instructors as they develop their own ideas, and help instructors tailor the interview to their classrooms.

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