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Increasing Graduation Rates in Our Nation’s Public High Schools

Increasing Graduation Rates in Our Nation’s Public High Schools

HealthyPeople.com July 20, 2017 High school graduation is an important predictor for overall health outcomes. High school graduates have less chance of being in prison, greater financial stability as adults, and fewer health problems. Founded in 2008, Diplomas Now is a partnership of 3 national nonprofits—Talent Development Secondary, City Year, and Communities in Schools—working to transform the Nation’s most […]

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The Chainsmokers and Get Schooled surprise students at partner school, Webster High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for its Soaring Graduation Rates

The Chainsmokers and Get Schooled surprise students at partner school, Webster High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for its Soaring Graduation Rates

Webster High School’s graduation rate has risen from 53.3 percent to 75.5 percent since 2013 and the Class of 2017 has posted a 33% increase in college going seniors TULSA, OK – May 17, 2017 – Platinum recording artists the Chainsmokers partnered with Get Schooled to crash Webster High School’s senior day to recognize the staff […]

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TDS featured at Tulsa community graduation rate summit

TDS featured at Tulsa community graduation rate summit

At the GradNation Community Summit in Tulsa on January  8, Charles Hiteshew told attendees that Tulsa could become the first midsize city in the nation to graduate 90% of high school students–if it can convert just 540 students per year from dropouts to graduates, using whole-school reform strategies like those successfully implemented in the Diplomas […]

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CNN Op/Ed: What You Won’t Hear at Graduation

CNN Op/Ed: What You Won’t Hear at Graduation

(CNN) — Graduation season is in full swing, bringing with it a lot of discussion about life and opportunity. Inevitably there will be news stories about graduation ceremonies or a new YouTube video sensation focusing on commencement words of wisdom. While inspiring, those stories never give a full portrait of this rite of passage in […]

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Building on Progress in East Baton Rouge

Building on Progress in East Baton Rouge

Here in Louisiana, 75 percent of students in the class of 2014 (the latest year for which the data are available) graduated high school, up from 71 percent just three years ago. The numbers for East Baton Rouge Parish are lower, at 66 percent, up from 63 percent in 2011. We are making progress in […]

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On Track for Student Success

On Track for Student Success

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LAST CHANCE to plan for your CSI Secondary School with our NIC. Sign up for a Webinar 6/6

LAST CHANCE to plan for your CSI Secondary School with our NIC. Sign up for a Webinar 6/6

Talent Development Secondary (TDS) is one of the nation’s premiere and evidence-validated school improvement frameworks for our most challenged schools. Join us for a webinar on Thursday, June 6 at 3:30 p.m. EST to find out if our support may prove a good fit with your CSI secondary school(s). Dr. Robert Balfanz, Sr. Researcher at Johns Hopkins University’s […]

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You spoke, and we listened: Updated NIC open for applications now!

You spoke, and we listened: Updated NIC open for applications now!

We are back from the annual AASA conference where we got valuable district feedback on our Networked Improvement Community (NIC). You spoke, and we listened. Here’s what’s new: It’s asset-based: It builds on what is already in place at targeted schools, focusing on just the evidence-based practices that you need to move your school forward It’s flexible: […]

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Don’t let your CSI schools get left in the dust!

Don’t let your CSI schools get left in the dust!

Is your district ready to meet the upcoming federal requirements deadline to turn around your CSI schools? It’s getting down to the wire for districts to produce an evidence-based improvement plan by the end of this school year. Talent Development Secondary (TDS) and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, want to support your efforts. We’re ready to make sure you don’t get […]

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