POV 1988 | TV Show
This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr (more…)
Premiered: July 5, 1988
Season 26, Episode 11 Best Kept Secret
First Aired: September 23, 2013
The efforts of educator Janet Mino at John F. Kennedy High School in Newark, N.J., to help students with autism open up to the world around them is chronicled. Her entire class consists of six young men who, because they're due to turn 21, will soon "age out" of the school system. Continuing-education programs and accommodations for such special-needs students are scarce, however, leading Mino to take it upon herself to find suitable situations for each of them.