America’s Promise Alliance

In Philadelphia, Dissecting How To Increase High School Graduation RatesPhiladelphia lags about 15 percentage points behind the national average in the rate of high school graduation.
Two Philadelphia Area Communities Among Best In Country For Young PeopleThe 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.
Progress In Decreasing High School DropoutsHigh 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.