ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC to simulcast a one-hour special focusing on the future of U.S. high schools
The special will air live from Los Angeles on Friday, September 8 from 8-9 PM ET (tape-delayed PT), produced by Done + Dusted and directed by Hamish Hamilton. Anonymous Content, MACRO and Wise Entertainment are also involved.
XQ, founded by CEO Russlynn Ali, former Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights under President Barack Obama, launched in September 2015 as an open call to rethink and design the next American high school. The broadcast is touted as a venue to challenge viewers to understand that transforming high school education is crucial for the future of the country.