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American Graduate: Getting to Work

partners with schools and businesses in order to help prepare students with the skill sets and training needed to be part of the new workforce, especially in high-demand fields.

APT’s American Graduate: Getting to Work supports partners who are addressing Alabama’s workforce crisis: the gap between job openings in high-demand skilled jobs and the shortage of people qualified to fill them.

Career Pathways: Apprenticeships is produced in partnership with the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship, the David Mathews Center, the Alabama Department of Commerce, the Alabama Community College System, and Apprenticeship Alabama.
Career Pathways: Apprenticeships is made possible through the generous support of Wells Fargo, American Graduate, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. 

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All students in grades K-12 with a library card can use HomeworkAlabama to get help with homework, class projects, papers and test preparation.  HomeworkAlabama can help you be better prepared for class each day by providing one-to-one assistance right when you need it most, at homework time. Tutoring is available in all core K-12 subjects – math, science, English, social studies and writing, including AP level assistance. 

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YALSA's Teen Book Finder is a free online database and app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access nearly 4,000 titles recognized YALSA's awards and lists on their smartphone.

App features include:

  • a homepage featuring three titles from the database, refreshed each day
  • the ability to search for books by author, title, award/list year, genre, by award, and by book list
  • a Find It! button, powered by the OCLC WorldCat Search API, that will show users where to find the book in a nearby library
  • a Favorites button, to create an individualized booklist
    the ability to share books from the Teen Book Finder on Twitter and Facebook

The android and iOS versions of the app are funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. Both versions of the app were developed by Ora Interactive.

Have a question or comment about the app or want to report a bug? Contact yalsa@ala.org.

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Free platform for middle and high school

students to tackle big issues and build

their media literacy and critical thinking

skills in a supportive environment.