6,000 watch Free Spirit PRO documentary on WTTW
By FSM Communications
What should we expect from public education? How can schools best serve the diverse needs of their students? How do schools reflect their neighborhoods and communities?
Continuing Ed.is a yearlong, statewide series of free public programs that put parents and schools back at the center of conversations addressing these difficult questions. Working with parent organizations and local schools, Continuing Ed. forefronted the experiences of families as they navigate their local public school system – providing an honest discussion of the problems that Illinois families still face while also celebrating the inspirational work that communities and educators are managing to do in tough times.
Free Spirit PRO worked with Illinois Humanities to produce the documentary, Continuing Ed.: The Future of Public Education in Illinois. It aired on WTTW - PBS Chicago on Monday, January 22 at 10:30pm and Sunday, January 28 at 4pm. Over 6,000 viewers tuned in to the broadcasts last week. The full documentary is now available to watch online.
Continuing Ed. was made possible with generous support from Allstate.