All press releases issued by America’s Promise Alliance
April 02, 2015
America's Promise will honor AT&T Inc. Chairman & CEO Randall Stephenson with a “Promise of America” Award at its “Promise Night” gala on April 15th.
March 26, 2015
America's Promise Alliance will honor AnBryce Foundation founders Beatrice & Anthony Welters with a “Promise of America” Award at its “Promise Night” gala on April 15th.
March 24, 2015
Do you know a young person who inspires others? Perhaps there is a young man or woman who wants to sharpen their leadership skills in a special way? If so, they may be a great candidate for America’s Promise Alliance’s youth leadership opportunity.
March 23, 2015
America’s Promise Alliance Honors Five Individuals Committed to Improving the Lives of Young People.
March 20, 2015
America’s Promise, the nation’s largest partnership committed to positive outcomes for children and youth, announced today that four organizations have joined its alliance as national partners, bringing the total partner count to more than 380.
March 11, 2015
Technology and digital media continue to represent a powerful pathway for advancing the goals of education, including raising academic achievement and preparing students for college and career, according to a new study released by the Center for Promise, the research arm of America’s Promise Alliance. In time for Digital Learning Day, the new paper, Wired to Learn: K-12 Students in the Digital Classroom, generously supported by the Cable Impacts Foundation, explores digital learning as a promising strategy for improving students’ educational experiences and highlights the efforts of five school districts across the country focused on reshaping the traditional learning environment.
February 24, 2015
Today, America’s Promise Alliance, the nation’s largest partnership of organizations, communities and individuals committed to positive outcomes for youth, and its research arm the Center for Promise, released a series of in-depth case studies highlighting collaborative efforts in the cities of Atlanta, Orlando and New Orleans that provide important lessons about how organizations and communities can work together effectively to create positive pathways to success for young people.
February 20, 2015
On behalf of the GradNation campaign, America’s Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises, Everyone Graduates Center and Alliance for Excellent Education, recently sent a coalition letter to Congress urging lawmakers to support continued effective high school graduation rate accountability for states, districts and schools in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) reauthorization.
January 12, 2015
John Gomperts, president & CEO of America’s Promise Alliance, issued a statement in response to Secretary Arne Duncan’s announcement this morning about the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and the ensuing debate around ESEA and potential replacement of No Child Left Behind:
“Delivering a world class education and