Articles written by: Soraya Salam

Soraya Salam is a journalist and producer for WNPT-TV, Nashville Public Television. Her work has appeared on major media outlets and she has reported on a range of subjects including immigration, education, health care, culture, and religion. She has produced content for several WNPT projects, including the award-winning Next Door Neighbors series, NPT Reports: Children's Health Crisis, and American Graduate. She also manages the online user-generated content project Storytellers, where Nashville immigrants are trained and equipped to tell their own stories using basic flip cameras and editing software.

Tennessee Leaders Talk School Safety at Statewide Summit
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Tennessee Leaders Talk School Safety at Statewide Summit

State leaders and school officials across Tennessee recently gathered to weigh in on how to make schools safer in wake of the Newtown, CT elementary school shooting.

Mariachi Expands Cultural Diversity In Nashville Schools
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Mariachi Expands Cultural Diversity In Nashville Schools

A new music education program offers traditional Mexican folk music to middle and high school students – expanding cultural diversity into the classroom.

American Graduate: High School`s `College Zone` Gets Students On Track
American Graduate / Multimedia / Tennessee / Video

American Graduate: High School`s `College Zone` Gets Students On Track

A new college-readiness program is trying to help inner-city, urban students make their way to the top. So far the results are promising.

Students Have Their Say With New Online Survey
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Students Have Their Say With New Online Survey

The Tennessee Department of Education is rolling out a new survey for students to rate their schools on issues like bullying, drug and alcohol use, and classroom engagement.

American Graduate: Average Students Become High Achievers with the AVID Program
American Graduate / Classroom Technology / Making The Grade / Tennessee / Video

American Graduate: Average Students Become High Achievers with the AVID Program

Average high school students get a boost through AVID, a college-readiness system that focuses on helping students gain confidence about taking advanced classes and preparing for college.