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Jun 11, 2019, 12:27 ET Nuevo análisis a fondo de las tasas de graduación de escuela secundaria revela que el progreso es real pero se está frenando, lo cual demuestra la urgencia de redoblar los esfuerzos para eliminar las disparidades de equidad

La tasa nacional de graduación de escuela secundaria alcanzó un nivel histórico de 84.6 % en 2017, un aumento en relación con el 79 % de 2010 y el 71 ...


Jun 11, 2019, 00:00 ET New In-Depth Analysis of High School Graduation Rates Reveals Progress is Real, But Slowing, Indicating Urgency to Double Down on Equity Gaps

The national high school graduation rate reached an all-time high of 84.6 percent in 2017, up from 79 percent in 2010 and 71 percent since 2001....


Jun 04, 2019, 11:43 ET ESTA SEMANA: Cientos de jóvenes líderes y organizadores encabezarán la primera Cumbre en su tipo para enviar una fuerte señal a los líderes de organizaciones sin fines de lucro y de empresas de la nación: Necesitamos oportunidades para liderar

Esta semana, cientos de jóvenes encabezarán la primera cumbre en su tipo que busca enviar un mensaje fuerte a líderes de organizaciones sin fines de...


Jun 03, 2019, 14:31 ET THIS WEEK: Hundreds of Youth Leaders and Organizers to Spearhead First-Of-Its-Kind Summit to Send a Strong Signal to National Nonprofit and Corporate Leaders: We Need Opportunities to Lead

This week, hundreds of young people will lead a first-of-its-kind summit to send a strong message to national nonprofit and corporate leaders: We...


Apr 12, 2019, 20:05 ET Nuevo informe revela el papel crucial que las relaciones positivas desempeñan en la reintegración de los jóvenes que dejan la escuela

Hoy, el Centro para la Promesa (Center for Promise) de la Alianza Promesa de Estados Unidos (America's Promise Alliance) dio a conocer un nuevo...


Apr 12, 2019, 10:00 ET New Report Reveals Crucial Role Positive Relationships Play in Re-Engaging Young People Who Leave School

Today, America's Promise Alliance's Center for Promise released a new brief that reveals the game-changing role that positive and supportive...


Apr 10, 2019, 18:06 ET America's Promise Alliance lanza gran iniciativa nacional para el empleo juvenil a fin de lograr el pleno empleo de los jóvenes hacia el año 2030

Hoy, America's Promise Alliance lanzó la iniciativa YES Project (Young, Employed, and Successful), un gran proyecto nacional para fomentar el empleo...


Apr 10, 2019, 11:32 ET America's Promise Alliance Launches Major National Youth Employment Initiative Aimed at Achieving Full Employment for Young People by 2030

Today, America's Promise Alliance launched the YES Project (Young, Employed, and Successful), a major national youth employment initiative aimed at...


Apr 10, 2019, 09:00 ET America's Promise Alliance Launches Major National Youth Employment Initiative Aimed at Achieving Full Employment for Young People by 2030

Today, America's Promise Alliance launched the YES Project (Young, Employed, and Successful), a major national youth employment initiative aimed at...


Jan 31, 2019, 09:30 ET America's Promise Alliance Announces Gregg Petersmeyer as New Board Chair, Former Chair Alma Powell Steps Into New Role as Chair Emeritus

America's Promise Alliance today announced that its Board has tapped Board Vice Chair C. Gregg Petersmeyer to serve as its new Board Chair. Former...


Dec 20, 2018, 10:57 ET Statement by John Gomperts of America's Promise Alliance on U.S. Department of Education Decision to Rescind 2014 Discipline Guidance

America's Promise Alliance is disappointed in the recommendation from the Federal Commission on School Safety that the U.S. Department of Education...


Nov 15, 2018, 20:52 ET America's Promise Alliance lanza campaña 'Every School Healthy' para impulsar el movimiento para crear escuelas saludables en todo el país

America's Promise Alliance, la mayor red de los Estados Unidos dedicada a mejorar las vidas de niños y jóvenes, hoy anunció el lanzamiento de la...


Nov 15, 2018, 13:55 ET America's Promise Alliance Launches 'Every School Healthy' Campaign to Fuel Movement to Create Healthy Schools Across the Country

America's Promise Alliance, the nation's largest network dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth, today announced the launch of the...


Jul 11, 2018, 09:47 ET Nuevo informe destaca la forma en que la disciplina excluyente hace que los estudiantes se desvinculen de la escuela

Las severas políticas y prácticas de disciplina escolar están causando que los estudiantes, especialmente aquellos que son de color o tienen alguna...


Jul 11, 2018, 09:41 ET New Report Highlights How Exclusionary Discipline Leads Students to Disconnect from School

Harsh school discipline policies and practices are leading students—particularly students of color and students with disabilities—to disconnect from...


Apr 13, 2018, 10:30 ET America's Promise Alliance Communications Team Named Nonprofit Team of the Year

The communications team at America's Promise Alliance, the nation's largest network dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth, was named ...


Mar 16, 2018, 11:00 ET America's Promise Alliance Honors Prominent Business, Nonprofit And Community Leaders At 4th Annual Promise Night Gala In D.C.

America's Promise Alliance, the nation's largest network dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth, will honor six exceptional leaders...


Mar 05, 2018, 10:30 ET Advocates Set New Goal to Graduate 90 Percent of Homeless Students by 2030, Enroll 60 Percent in College by 2034

Today, SchoolHouse Connection, the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness (ICPH), Civic Enterprises and America's Promise Alliance launched ...


Mar 05, 2018, 02:28 ET Organizaciones defensoras se trazan la nueva meta de graduar al 90 % de los estudiantes sin hogar para 2030, y matricular al 60 % en la universidad para 2034

Hoy, Conexión EscuelaCasa (SchoolHouse Connection), el Instituto para la Infancia, la Pobreza y las Personas Sin Hogar (Institute for Children,...


Mar 02, 2018, 11:36 ET America's Promise Alliance Expands Senior Leadership, Adds Dennis Vega as Chief Operating Officer

America's Promise Alliance, the nation's largest network dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth, has named Dennis Vega as its chief...


Feb 06, 2018, 08:24 ET America's Promise Alliance y AT&T anuncian los destinatarios de la GradNation Acceleration Grant en cinco estados

America's Promise Alliance, con el generoso apoyo de AT&T, anunció hoy la selección de los cinco destinatarios de la subvención GradNation...


Feb 06, 2018, 02:00 ET America's Promise Alliance and AT&T Announce GradNation Acceleration Grant Recipients in Five States

America's Promise Alliance, with generous support from AT&T, announced today the selection of five GradNation Acceleration Grant recipients, as part...


Feb 01, 2018, 11:00 ET America's Promise Alliance Adds Two National Non-Profit Leaders, Lomax and Barrow, to Board of Directors

America's Promise Alliance, the nation's largest network dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth, announced today that Joe Louis...


Nov 13, 2017, 18:51 ET America's Promise Alliance anuncia un nuevo fondo para escuelas saludables

America's Promise Alliance, la mayor red del país dedicada a mejorar las vidas de niños y jóvenes, lleva el Healthy Schools Fund (fondo para escuelas ...


Nov 13, 2017, 10:37 ET America's Promise Alliance Announces New Healthy Schools Fund

America's Promise Alliance, the nation's largest network dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth, is extending the Healthy Schools...