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New Nine Network Documentary Gentlemen of Vision Premieres September 12

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The story of the Gentlemen of Vision emerged from the Nine Network’s work on the American Graduate initiative. The Nine Network leads this national and local initiative to help young people succeed in school and in life, with the goal of increasing the graduation rate nationwide to 90% by the year 2020.

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Works in Progress Offers Glimpse into the Lives of Five Local Students

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Works in Progress offers glimpses into the lives of five young people in the St. Louis metro area. The documentary weaves together their individual stories with the broad issues of economic and educational disparity often tied to race and class. The film seeks to put a face and a story on the issues so many young people face.

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Missouri Graduation Rates Climb

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Missouri's high school graduation rate increased to 87.3 percent, nearly 5 percent higher than the national rate, according to statistics released Tuesday by the U. S. Department of Education, an encouraging rise supported by the work of American Graduate, a public media initiative led by the Nine Network of Public Media.

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American Graduate Joins National Leaders at White House Summit on Next Generation High Schools

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Responding to President Obama’s call in this year’s State of the Union Address to reinvent American high schools to allow more students to seize opportunities in today’s economy, public media’s American Graduate initiative will participate today in Washington, D.C., in the first-ever White House Summit on Next Generation High Schools.

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The Nine Network Wins Four Mid-America Emmy Awards

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The Nine Network of Public Media won four Emmy Awards from the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), it was announced at ceremonies in St. Louis on Saturday, October 3.

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Public Media Commons Wins Two Design Awards

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The PMC Wins Awards From American Institute of Architects St. Louis Chapter and the American Society of Landscape Architects

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The Nine Network Honored McDonnell Family With Pioneer Spirit Award

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The Nine Network of Public Media hosted keynote speaker Rebecca Eaton, executive producer of Downton Abbey and all Masterpiece programming on PBS, at its annual Pioneer Spirit Award event held Saturday, September 26 at the Nine Network in Grand Center.

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Past President and CEO of Grand Center Inc. Vince Schoemehl Joins the Nine Network

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The Nine Network of Public Media has engaged former St. Louis Mayor and past President and CEO of Grand Center Inc. Vince Schoemehl as executive in residence.

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Nine Network Documentary Celebrates Webster University’s Centennial

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This year, as Webster University celebrates its 100th anniversary as a co-educational, independent, global institution, the Nine Network documentary Webster University: 100 Years tells the story of how the school’s educational mission has remained intact through a century of unprecedented change.

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New Local Business Series Debuts on the Nine Network September 16

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The Domain Tech Report, a new program about startup companies and entrepreneurs, premieres Wednesday, September 16 at 10:30 p.m. on Nine PBS.

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Kyle Fiehler
Media Relations Manager
(314) 512-9137
kfiehler@ketc.org