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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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ESSA Support Services

School Improvement in the ESSA Environment For over 20 years, Talent Development Secondary (TDS) has been the go-to partner for secondary school transformation and support. We lead the nation, not only in research on effective practices in secondary schools that increase high school graduation rates, but also in bridging research to practice – our staff […]

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ESSA & TDS

School Improvement in the ESSA Environment For over 20 years, Talent Development Secondary (TDS) has been the go-to partner for secondary school transformation and support. We lead the nation, not only in research on effective practices in secondary schools that increase high school graduation rates, but also in bridging research to practice – our staff […]

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Chronic Absenteeism Webinar

Strategies for Addressing Chronic Absenteeism Talent Development Secondary presented a live Q&A webinar on strategies for addressing chronic absenteeism, co-hosted by Johns Hopkins University researchers Dr. Robert Balfanz, Ph.D and Johann Liljengren on April 12, 2017. The webinar provided an in-depth look at what defines chronic absenteeism and how students and teachers are effected its challenges. The webinar also examined […]

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