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Too Important to Fail: Tavis Smiley Special on the Dropout Crisis

Across America, less than 50% of young Black males will graduate from high school.

Don't miss TAVIS SMILEY REPORTS: "Too Important to Fail" which airs this Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 8pm/7c on PBS. (Check local listings)

This special will investigate the root causes of this calamity as well as what can be done and is being done to reverse it. Behind every catch phrase and every statistic is a young person whose future will be lost if something is not done immediately to change this reality.

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