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Partner School, Noble Elementary-Middle School, Released from the State of Michigan’s Priority Cohort Schools Status List

Partner School, Noble Elementary-Middle School, Released from the State of Michigan’s Priority Cohort Schools Status List

Detroit Public Schools is pleased to announce that 12 of its schools have been released from the State of Michigan’s 2012 Priority Cohort Schools Status List. This signals that the state’s School Reform/Redesign Office recognizes the hard work being done by each school’s leadership and teaching staff, and their focus on data-driven decisions which are […]

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Partner School, Eastside Memorial High School, Announced as First Winner of The Rather Prize

Partner School, Eastside Memorial High School, Announced as First Winner of The Rather Prize

March 7, 2016 AUSTIN (KXAN) — An East Austin high school making a comeback has another reason to celebrate. Monday night at SXSWedu, Eastside Memorial High School found out they won the first Rather Prize, which comes with a $10,000 grant. Back in August of 2015, former CBS Evening News Anchor Dan Rather and his […]

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Eastside HS Escapes Closure!

Eastside HS Escapes Closure!

In 2013, Texas Education Commissioner, Michael L. Williams, approved an AISD academic plan for Eastside Memorial High School in Austin, TX that allowed the district to continue its operation under specific provisions. The AISD board of trustees agreed that if the academic rating for the school – which had been academically under-performing for many years […]

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Eastside Memorial in Austin meets all state accountability standards

Eastside Memorial in Austin meets all state accountability standards

Congratulations to Eastside Memorial High School in Austin, Texas, a Talent Development High School! For the first time in 13 years, Eastside “met” all of the state’s accountability standards and raised its graduation rate from 70 percent in 2012 to 94.4 percent in 2014. Just two years ago, Eastside was threatened with closure because of poor […]

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Tulsa Conference: Robert Balfanz addresses dropout problem

Tulsa Conference: Robert Balfanz addresses dropout problem

One large Broadway theater. At roughly 1,500 seats, that’s about how many high school dropouts Tulsa needs to convert to high school graduates to do its part in helping the nation increase its graduation rate to 90 percent by 2020. That was the visual cue offered Tuesday in Tulsa at the national summer conference of […]

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More teens pass grad test in Columbus City Schools

More teens pass grad test in Columbus City Schools

Columbus City Schools showed improvement on the Ohio Graduation Test administered last school year, with some high schools recording dramatic jumps in passing rates. Districtwide, about 2,700 students took the test for the first time and the passing rate went up for four of the five subjects: reading, writing, science and social studies. The passing […]

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Seattle Times Highlights Middle Schools and Diplomas Now

Seattle Times Highlights Middle Schools and Diplomas Now

The Seattle Times, winner of nine Pulitzer Prizes, focused today on the Diplomas Now partnership with two middle schools in Seattle. We are proud to be a part of these success stories. EDUCATION LAB: Missing just a few days of class in sixth grade can predict whether you’ll graduate from high school. That research powers […]

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South High School, Columbus Report Card Conferences Featured

South High School, Columbus Report Card Conferences Featured

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Students at South High School took home report cards on Thursday, November 14, and most have not only maintained their GPA,  but improved. The principal credits the new program called Diplomas Now. To see more about the Diplomas Now program in Columbus schools, see our Columbus Success Stories page.

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Browne Education Campus wins GetSchooled Fall Attendance Challenge

Browne Education Campus wins GetSchooled Fall Attendance Challenge

The middle school students at Browne Education Campus competed against 250 middle and high schools across the nation in the “Get Schooled Fall Attendance Challenge”, a friendly competition where schools compete to earn points over a three month period by improving their attendance and engaging in a series of educational games. Browne Education Campus finished […]

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‘Insider Trading’ Used to Retool Failing Schools

‘Insider Trading’ Used to Retool Failing Schools

Baton Rouge, La. — Three years ago, Broadmoor Middle School in east Baton Rouge was on the brink of failure. It had a 50 percent suspension rate, and every year, roughly one in four students was falling behind in English and math. In other schools, such startling numbers often prompt full-scale turnaround efforts — meaning […]

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