May 17, 2018
When America’s Promise talks about pathways, we’re often talking about the experiences, programs, or initiatives that help prepare young people for life after high school—often while they’re still in it. Since pathways are a key part of our GradNation Action Platform, and because it’s a term we use quite a lot, we think it’s worth exploring a little more.
September 08, 2017
The Weiss Institute, a new nationwide partnership that helps local communities expand their capacity to support students as they prepare for college and other postsecondary education, announced today that it has selected Mary Anne Schmitt-Carey to be its first president.
Type: Press Release
December 06, 2016
While the recent campaign and election moved fear to the forefront in a great many households, the uncomfortable truth is that for far too many young people in America fear for personal safety is an everyday occurrence.
May 19, 2016
On May 17-18, a group of 60 high school students got a taste of what it’s like to be professional energy efficiency engineers by conducting a professional lighting audit at LA City Hall South.
September 06, 2015
This report examines, from the perspective of young people themselves, the roles that relationships with adults and peers play in decisions about staying in, leaving and returning to high school.