• Building a Grad Nation

    2016 Building a Grad Nation Data Brief highlights state high school graduation rate trends, with a focus on the graduation rates for key groups of students. 

  • Thriving Learning Channel

    Research shows that when youth thrive, they are more likely to graduate from high school, avoid high-risk behaviors and achieve their goals.  

  • GradNation State Activation grants

    America's Promise Alliance and Pearson announce $600,000 in Grants Awarded to Increase High School Graduation Rates! 

     

  • Don't Quit on Me

    WHAT DO YOUNG PEOPLE WHO LEFT SCHOOL SAY ABOUT THE POWER OF RELATIONSHIPS? 

    A NEW REPORT FROM THE CENTER FOR PROMISE HAS ANSWERS.

  • Don't Call Them Dropouts

    Young people who left high school without graduating are speaking up. Will you listen? 

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  • GradNation Community Summits

    America's Promise Alliance is working with community partners to convene 100 GradNation Community Summits through 2016. These summits, sponsored by AT&T, take place in communities across the country, and focus on using cross-sector collaboration to increase high school graduation rates. This video showcases how communities are using the summits as vehicles to create change.

  • MoveED - How MoveED Helps

    Learn how MoveED can help you and your organization in this brief video. Thanks to Michigan College Access Network's Brandy Johnson and Welcome to College's Justin Bayer for assisting with the video.

  • Don't Call Them Dropouts Documentary

    "Don't Call Them Dropouts", the largest nationwide study of its kind to date, found students who leave high school without graduating do so not out of boredom or lack of motivation, but because they are overwhelmed by the effects of toxic living conditions on their daily lives, including homelessness, violent surroundings, abuse or neglect, catastrophic family health events, and the absence of caring adults who can help them stay in school.

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  • “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.”

    – Nelson Mandela
  • “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.”

    – Socrates
  • "Education is about equity, excellence and providing an opportunity for the future."

    – Arne Duncan, U.S. secretary of education
  • "Nothing is unattainable when America comes together around a common cause."

    – Alma Powell