"Translating the Dream" Online Social Screening

January 22, 2013
7:30pm Central Time

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In advance of the broadcast premiere of our latest American Graduate documentary, "Graduation By The Numbers" on Thursday, January 24 at 9:00 p.m., join us for an online-only social screening of our first documentary, "Translating the Dream."

We'll be joined by producer LaTonya Turner and other special guest panelists.

Video Description

American Graduate Translating the Dream

This program takes an in-depth look at the graduation rate among ELL and immigrant students in Tennessee; the challenges they face that can prevent them from graduating on time; how schools and teachers are trying to address this increasingly demanding need; and how all of us are impacted when students drop out of school.

Duration: 29min 30sec


  • Joe Pagetta

    Director of Media Relations and Online Strategies for Nashville Public Television.


  • LaTonya Turner

    Seasoned journalist and producer of "Translating the Dream" and the forthcoming "Graduation by the Numbers."

  • Deana Conn

    Educator in the English Learner Department at Metro Nashville Public Schools.

  • Karla Chavez

    Youth Organizer for Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC)

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