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Social and Emotional Learning Webinar – Feb. 22 at 1:30pm EST

Social and Emotional Learning Webinar – Feb. 22 at 1:30pm EST

Join Dr. Robert Balfanz, Ph.D. and Johann Liljengren for an informative look at Tools & Strategies to Support Social and Emotional Learning. Dr. Balfanz will provide an in-depth examination of Social and Emotional Learning. Dr. Balfanz, aided by Johann Liljengren, will also examine how the tools and supports embedded in Mastering the Middle Grades and Freshman Seminar help […]

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Partnerships

Diplomas Now and its lead partner Talent Development Secondary work together nationwide with other partners to change schools and students lives. Diplomas Now is a public-private partnership that helps some of America’s toughest middle and high schools ensure that their students graduate college or career ready. With three major national nonprofits, local school districts, and our funders, […]

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MMG/FS Webinar

MMG/FS Webinar

Join Dr. Robert Balfanz, Ph.D. and Johann Liljengren for an informative look at Tools & Strategies to Support Social and Emotional Learning. Dr. Balfanz will provide an in-depth examination of Social and Emotional Learning. Aided by Johann Liljengren, they will also examine how the tools and supports embedded in Mastering the Middle Grades and Freshman Seminar help students […]

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Frankford High School Recipient of AT&T Aspire Connect to Success Award!

Frankford High School Recipient of AT&T Aspire Connect to Success Award!

October 14, 2016 Ninth-graders at Frankford High School will get more help staying on track for graduation and preparing for their futures with assistance from Diplomas Now, a proven model that puts students on a path to graduation, which received a $500,000 contribution from AT&T. AT&T’s contribution to Diplomas Now was the focus of a […]

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Washington

Regional Director Tara Madden tmadden@jhu.edu The Talent Development Secondary Schools in Michigan are all part of the Diplomas Now model. Middle Schools: Aki Kurose Middle School, Seattle High School: Garfield High School, Seattle Achievement Awards Washington State Board of Education, April 25, 2016 Denny Middle School International School wins Math Growth Achievement Award 2nd year in […]

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Addressing Early Warning Indicators: Interim Impact Findings from the Investing in Innovation (i3) Evaluation of Diplomas Now

Addressing Early Warning Indicators: Interim Impact Findings from the Investing in Innovation (i3) Evaluation of Diplomas Now

Diplomas Now, a model designed to improve the nation’s most challenged middle and high schools and the outcomes of their most vulnerable students, increases the percentage of sixth- and ninth-graders with no early-warning signs in attendance, behavior, and course performance, according to a major new study released today. This finding is important because prior research […]

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Daniel Velasco, TDS Northeast Regional Director, Recognized by New York City Mayor

Daniel Velasco, TDS Northeast Regional Director, Recognized by New York City Mayor

Daniel Velasco, regional director for the School of Education’s Talent Development Secondary (TDS) programs in Boston, Philadelphia and New York, was honored recently for his volunteer service by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as part of the fourth annual Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service. For the past two years, Velasco has […]

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Companies show their appreciation for teachers by offering discounts.

Companies show their appreciation for teachers by offering discounts.

Thank you to all the teachers who dedicate their lives to planting the seeds of knowledge that last a lifetime. Below is a list of discounts for not only #TeacherAppreciationWeek, but also year-round discounts extended to educators. Teacher Appreciation Week Deals From restaurant discounts to clothing promotions, use these deals to save money throughout Teacher […]

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TALENT DEVELOPMENT SECONDARY APPOINTS CHIEF PROGRAM OFFICER

TALENT DEVELOPMENT SECONDARY APPOINTS CHIEF PROGRAM OFFICER

Laura E. Weeldreyer, a Baltimore educator, consultant, public school administrator and state school board member, has been named chief program officer of Talent Development Secondary, a school improvement model at the Johns Hopkins University School of Education’s Center for Social Organization of Schools. Weeldreyer will be in charge of day-to-day operations for the evidence-based program, […]

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Governor Inslee to visit partner school, Aki Kurose Middle School, for bill signing

Governor Inslee to visit partner school, Aki Kurose Middle School, for bill signing

HB 1541 focuses on closing the educational opportunity gap. March 30, 2016 SEATTLE– Gov. Jay Inslee will visit Aki Kurose Middle school this Wednesday, where he will sign House Bill 1541: Implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee. In the Seattle […]

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