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John Neal serves as the Associate Superintendent of Community Relations and Dropout Prevention for the Hinds County School District.

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2016 CIKI Ambassadors' Training

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After an intense recruitment process, Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) launched its first Can I Kick It? Ambassadors' Training. In an effort to increase Mississippi’s overall graduation rate, MPB is starting a new peer-to-peer initiative which is designed to offer a youth-led approach.

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February American Graduate Champion: Marc Fomby

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Marc Fomby is a Certified Prevention Specialist and the founding CEO of FTC Prevention Services, LLC in Pearl, Mississippi. He is our February American Graduate Champion.

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January 2016 Champion: John Neal

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John Neal serves as the Associate Superintendent of Community Relations and Dropout Prevention for the Hinds County School District, and is MPB's American Graduate Champion for January 2016.

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2015 American Graduate Summit

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Check out photos from our American Graduate Summit 2015. Speakers included a Keynote Address by Dr. Steve Perry (drsteveperry.org), and luncheon speaker State Superintendent of Education for Mississippi, Dr. Carey Wright.

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CIKI: Ballin

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JD doesn't think he needs good grades in order to make the basketball team. When he tries out for the team he realizes he needs to make good grades and hang out with the right crowd in order to be successful.

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Dr. Eric Clark: Our November American Graduate Champion

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Few people in Mississippi have been as committed to education as Dr. Eric Clark. That's why we've chosen Dr. Eric Clark as our November American Graduate Champion.

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CIKI: The Chosen One

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1 in 5 students or 15% to 20% of the population have a language based learning disability. In this video from the 2015 "Can I Kick It?": Youth Movement Through Media Institute, Ashton reaches out for help when he realizes that he is struggling to read and his grades are dropping.

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