Category Archives: Grad Nation Summit

Increasing Graduation Rates

The average national graduation rate has risen to 80% from 78%, which was the highest it had been since 1974!  However, the goal of this president is to have that increased to 90% by 2020.  This is a distinct challenge … Continue reading

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America’s Promise Alliance Increases Promise of America

America’s Promise Alliance is a premier organization supporting education, family and community engagement that is concerned every 26 seconds a high school student drops out!  With former United States Secretary of State, Colin Powell, and his wife, Alma Powell, the … Continue reading

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