Before you ease into summer, mark your fall programming calendar with four new, free, education documentaries from APM Reports.
We’ll share details on promo spots and digital assets soon. In the meantime, add these to your list of back-to school essentials:
“Shadow Class: College Dreamers in Trump’s America”
Broadcast window: August 21, 2017 – September 30, 2018; multiple airings permitted.
Rundown, preview audio, promos available: August 21, 2017
U.S. public schools must treat undocumented students like citizens. But once these students graduate, everything changes. APM Reports follows immigrant students under the Trump administration.
Broadcast winder: August 28, 2017 – September 30, 2018; multiple airings permitted.
Rundown, preview audio, promos available: August 28, 2017
This APM Reports documentary tells two separate but connected stories about the teachers these schools desperately need, but can’t hold on to: black men and those willing to work in rural areas.
“Shackled Legacy: Universities and the Slave Trade”
Broadcast window: September 4, 2017 – September 30, 2018; multiple airings permitted.
Rundown, preview audio, promos available: September 4, 2017
A growing number of colleges and universities in the eastern United States are confronting their historic ties to the slave trade. This documentary will focus on three universities – Harvard, Georgetown and the University of Virginia – as they grapple with a deeply troubling chapter in their vaunted histories.
“Hard to Read: How American Schools Fail Kids with Dyslexia”
Broadcast window: September 11,2017 – September 30, 2018; multiple airings permitted.
Rundown, preview audio, promos available: September 11, 2017
One in five American children has a hard time learning to read. Many of these kids have dyslexia. This APM Reports documentary investigates why, and explores how improving things for dyslexic kids could help all students learn to read better.
These hour-long documentaries are available at no additional charge. APM Reports’ award-winning journalism is included in your affiliation fee. Air them as a series, or individually to meet the needs of your audience.