The boy Superman

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The boy Superman

Eleven-year-old Jerry was given a second chance after a heart transplant and has become a source of inspiration for his school and town.

Produced by Abby O’Ferrell, Emma Kate Woods, Nour Issa and Sarah Jaconetti, students at Dalton Middle School in Dalton, Georgia. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Gina Gray. Mentor support provided by Georgia Public Broadcasting and Jordan Vesey of PBS NewsHour.

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Student Reporting Labs connect students with an innovative video journalism curriculum and a network of public broadcasting mentors to develop digital media, critical thinking and communication skills while producing original news reports from a youth perspective.


American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen, public media’s long-term commitment to supporting community-based solutions in education. Supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, more than 128 public radio and television stations have joined forces with more than 1,700 partners and at-risk schools across 48 states and one territory.

Major support is also provided by the National Science Foundation and the
National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award.


Jordan Vesey | Associate Producer

Victor Fernandez | Editor

Leah Clapman | Managing Editor

Elis Estrada | Director

Bill Swift | STEM Coordinating Producer

Adelyn Baxter | Digital Producer

Kristy Choi | Production Assistant

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