America Reframed

America ReFramed: "Class of '27" (Spanish Captions)

Special | 20m 22s

With local employment largely limited to the school system in Booneville, Kentucky, preschool children have caring and competent adults preparing them for better futures. “I’m getting them ready for kindergarten,” says Betsy Coomer, an early education teacher. At the same time, Cleda Turner organizes food packets for hungry children to take home for the weekend. "Class of '27" by James Rutenbeck.

Aired: 09/12/16

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Funding for "Class of '27" is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting as part of American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, a public media initiative made possible by CPB to help local communities across America keep more students on the path to graduation. Additional funding provided by the MacArthur Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.