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Say Yes to Education and America’s Promise Alliance Announce Leadership for Weiss Institute

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.
Year-end is Prime Time for Reflection

December 20, 2016

In 2016, I saw lots of possibility and lots of peril, too, and t fills me with a combination of hope and determination for the work ahead.
2014 Building a GradNation Report released

April 28, 2014

For the first time in U.S. history the nation’s high school graduation rate rose above 80 percent, according to the 2014 Building a GradNation report released April 28 by Civic Enterprises, the Everyone Graduates Center, America’s Promise Alliance and the Alliance for Excellent Education.

Type: News

TAG: College Gap

promises: Effective Education

campaigns & initiatives: GradNation Campaign, Center for Promise

America’s Promise Alliance launches the Center for Promise at Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences

December 13, 2012

America’s Promise Alliance has launched its first-ever research center, in collaboration with Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences. The opening of the Center for Promise is a key part of the Grad Nation campaign. The mission of the Center is to develop a deep knowledge and understanding about what is needed to help create the conditions so that all young people in America have the opportunity to succeed in school and life.