America Reframed

America ReFramed | "Fields of Promise" (English Captions)

Special | 18m 52s

Follow preschooler Mireya from Fresno, California, to Oregon’s Willamette Valley for berry season. Mireya’s parents, migrant workers who speak Spanish and Mixteco at home, face long work days. They enroll her in Migrant Head Start where bilingual teacher, Aimee Brown, makes it a warm and engaging academic experience that includes meals and outdoor play. "Fields of Promise" by Nina Alvarez.

Aired: 09/12/16

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Funding for "Class of '27" is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting as part of American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, a public media initiative made possible by CPB to help local communities across America keep more students on the path to graduation. Additional funding provided by the MacArthur Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.