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Luego de 15 años de avances, por primera vez ningún estado está por debajo del 71 por ciento, lo cual es muestra del progreso hacia el aumento de la tasa nacional de graduación de escuela secundaria

June 05, 2018

El informe Grad Nation destaca los avances y los desafíos a los que se enfrentan importantes subgrupos de estudiantes y las escuelas con bajas tasas de graduación en la nueva era ESSA Examina las conexiones entre la educación secundaria y la postsecundaria en momentos en que la nación sigue en riesgo de no alcanzar sus objetivos

Type: Press Release

promises: Effective Education

channels: Grad Rate Data

campaigns & initiatives: GradNation Campaign

America’s Promise Alliance and AT&T Announce GradNation Acceleration Grant Recipients in Five States

February 06, 2018

America’s Promise Alliance, with generous support from AT&T, announced today the selection of five states and communities as GradNation Acceleration Grant recipients, as part of the GradNation campaign to raise the high school graduation rate to 90 percent by 2020. The chosen grantees represent programs whose efforts are focused on accelerating progress for more young people to high school graduation and post-secondary success.
Closing the Graduation Gap: Progress and Challenge in Raising High School Graduation Rates in Indiana

November 27, 2017

In 2015, Indiana had both the highest high school graduation rates of any state in the nation at 87.1 percent, and the narrowest graduation gap—4.5 percentage points—between low-income and non-low-income students. This happened in a state in which well more than one-third of the cohort of students were low-income. Indiana was also in the top five states for closing the graduation gap between all and low-income students from 2011 to 2015.

Type: Resource

TAG: Grad Rate Data

promises: Effective Education

channels: Grad Rate Data

SOURCE: Civic Enterprises

campaigns & initiatives: GradNation Campaign

Paper Thin? Why All High School Diplomas Are Not Created Equal

July 27, 2017

Paper Thin? Why All High School Diplomas Are Not Created Equal provides a state-by-state analysis of the different types of diplomas that states awarded to the Class of 2014 and the impact on traditionally underserved students.
I Came Here to Learn

May 11, 2017

Students whose First Language is Not English (FLNE) make up the fastest growing segment of public school students across the country. In Massachusetts, one in five students is classified as FLNE. This report explores their experiences, challenges, and hopes for the future.
Don’t Quit on Me

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.