All press releases issued by America’s Promise Alliance
February 25, 2013
Progress Has Accelerated since 2006 Driven by Large Gains in the South and Among African American and Hispanic Graduation Rates
One Million Fewer Students Attend “Dropout Factory” High Schools than a Decade Ago. Number of African American and Hispanic Students Attending These Schools Cut in Half
February 24, 2013
Participants include: Colin and Alma Powell, Mrs. Laura Bush, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Congressman Joaquin Castro, Share our Strength Founder Bill Shore and more
Summit Will Examine What’s Working in Dropout Prevention Including Release of Most Comprehensive National Graduation Data Report Highlighting Latest Number of “Dropout Factory” High Schools
January 10, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC – America’s Promise Alliance (America’s Promise) today announced the appointment of Robert Gordon, IV as its first-ever chief digital officer. In this role, Gordon will oversee all external digital strategy including web and social media properties.
December 11, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC—America’s Promise Alliance (America’s Promise) today announced the launch of its first-ever research center, in collaboration with Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences.
November 28, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC –America’s Promise Alliance (America’s Promise) and the Duke University Center for Child and Family Policy today announced the findings of the final evaluation of the America’s Promise Dropout Prevention Summits.
October 19, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C.—America’s Promise Alliance (America’s Promise) has announced the winners of its 2012 Journalism Awards. The Philadelphia Inquirer was honored with the America’s Promise Journalism Award for Awareness for “Assault on Learning,” a series that exposed pervasive violence occurring in Philadelphia public schools.
July 12, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC–America’s Promise Alliance (America’s Promise) today announced its Grad Nation Communities initiative, a new effort that will expand the organization’s work with communities to more deeply engage and align local education and reform initiatives.