America’s Promise Alliance

(A participant asks a panelist a question at a summit on high school graduation rates, held at the Chemical Heritage Society offices.  Photo by John McDevitt)

In Philadelphia, Dissecting How To Increase High School Graduation Rates

Philadelphia lags about 15 percentage points behind the national average in the rate of high school graduation.

06/12/2015

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Two Philadelphia Area Communities Among Best In Country For Young People

The annual competition, held by America’s Promise Alliance and ING, honors communities across the nation for their efforts in improving the lives of young people.

09/12/2012

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Progress In Decreasing High School Dropouts

High school graduation rates have continued to improve nationally with 12 states accounting for the majority of new graduates and two states showing double digit gains – Tennessee and New York.

04/02/2012