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.Premiere Date: September 12, 2016 | Runtime: 00:20:22
Through the lens of independent documentaries, AMERICA REFRAMED brings to audiences compelling stories that illuminate the changing contours of an ever-evolving America. The social issue series presents an array of personal voices and experiences through which we learn from our past, understand our present and are challenged to seek new frameworks for America’s future. Hosted by Natasha Del Toro.