WATCH: American Graduate: Louisiana's Future

Aug 28, 2014

As part of the Education News Initiative between WYES-TV and WWNO 89.9 FM, this continuation of the AMERICAN GRADUATE national campaign examines Louisiana’s improvements in its high school graduation rate and helping students find their pathway to career through continued education or direct employment after completion of K-12.

AMERICAN GRADUATE: LOUISIANA'S FUTURE will premiere Thursday, August 28 at 7 p.m. on WYES-TV/Channel 12. The program will also stream live here and on, beginning at 7 p.m. Don't miss the LIVE WEB CHAT following the broadcast at 7:30 p.m. If you have questions or comments, send them to:, post on Facebook ( or Twitter @WYESTV.

During the LIVE WEB CHAT...

Marcia Kavanaugh will moderate. Guests included are Mat Schwarzman, Director, New Orleans Kids Partnership; Sherdren Burnside, Site Director, College Track; David Durand, Vice Principal and NOLA Tech Director, Clark High School; Steve Beatty, Editor, The Lens; and Eve Troeh, News Director, WWNO 89.9 FM.