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September and October Dropout Prevention Summits

September 11, 2009

More than 20 summits will be held in September and October in cities across the country, with more to come before the end of 2009.

Type: News

promises: Effective Education, Caring Adults

campaigns & initiatives: GradNation Campaign

America’s Promise Alliance Dropout Prevention Summits Update

June 26, 2009

In an effort to reduce America’s high school dropout rates, the Alliance introduced the Dropout Prevention Campaign in April 2008. More than 45 Dropout Prevention Summits have been held in cities nationwide – bringing together more than 14,000 mayors and governors, business owners, child advocates, school administrators, students and parents to develop workable solutions and action plans. Summits were recently held in Cincinnati, St. Louis and Maryland. Upcoming summits include West Virginia, Maine and Montana.

Type: News

promises: Effective Education, Caring Adults

campaigns & initiatives: GradNation Campaign

Grad Nation Webinar Presentation Now Available

June 05, 2009

On April 6, 2009, America’s Promise Alliance hosted an “Intro to Grad Nation” webinar which featured authors Robert Balfanz, Ph.D., Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University, and John M. Bridgeland, President & CEO, Civic Enterprises, Inc.. The audio presentation and accompanying PowerPoint are now available for downloading on www.americaspromise.org.

Type: News

TAG: Grad Rate Data

promises: Effective Education

campaigns & initiatives: GradNation Campaign