Tavis Smiley Reports

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  • 2010
  • 3 Seasons
  • 3.3  (6)

Tavis Smiley Reports is a PBS series that hosted by Tavis Smiley, the show focus on current events and social issues, that are currently effecting this countries. During the series Smiley goes on location to several places across the country for series. In one episode, Smiley takes his camera crew to jail cells four states, Washington, Louisiana, Missouri, and California to explain the correlation between the high school dropout rate and the youth going to prison. While filming the series, Smiley conducts interviews the appropriate individuals, such as inmate, education activist, and law enforcement official. In addition the highlight issues that are controversial and often less spoken about in most communities.

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Education Under Arrest
1. Education Under Arrest
March 26, 2013
Many public schools are still operating under the 1999 "Zero Tolerance" initiative, which tied federal funding to this mandate. "Zero Tolerance" demands that kids be removed from schools the first time they transgress-even for minor offenses, and places them into the juvenile justice system.
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Tavis Smiley Reports is a PBS series that hosted by Tavis Smiley, the show focus on current events and social issues, that are currently effecting this countries. During the series Smiley goes on location to several places across the country for series. In one episode, Smiley takes his camera crew to jail cells four states, Washington, Louisiana, Missouri, and California to explain the correlation between the high school dropout rate and the youth going to prison.

While filming the series, Smiley conducts interviews the appropriate individuals, such as inmate, education activist, and law enforcement official. In addition the highlight issues that are controversial and often less spoken about in most communities.

  • Premiere Date
    January 27, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    3.3  (6)