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School Spotlight – Everett High School

  • Sarah Smith
  • September 7, 2021

Everett High School celebrated 23 Everett Re-Engagement Academy graduates at summer graduation on August 19, 2021. These students overcame significant obstacles and earned their diplomas with help from Everett Re-Engagement Academy, their school’s dropout recovery partnership with Graduation Alliance. Dr. Cathy Woods, Director of College and Career Readiness at Everett Public Schools, lauded students for

Summer school tailored to fit your students’ needs

  • Joanna
  • May 4, 2021

Do you have summer plans for students who’ve fallen behind? As re-engagement experts, we’re ready to help your students get back on track for graduation! Students are behind — now more than ever. This year, summer will be key in helping students continue onward. By partnering with Graduation Alliance, you’ll be able to customize your

Student Spotlight: Madison

  • Joanna

For nearly a year, Madison was in and out of the hospital. And by the time she was able to return to school on a regular basis, she had fallen badly behind in her studies. “It was a very stressful point in my life,” she said. “I was coming to realize that all my friends

National Month of Hope

  • Joanna
  • April 12, 2021

From “National Titanic Remembrance Day” to “National Window Safety Week,” there are so many holidays that no one could observe them all. But there’s one obscure remembrance that we’re really coming to appreciation this year: April is the “National Month of Hope.” The idea for this celebratory month came from a Florida-based non-profit that serves

Student Spotlight: Grace

  • Joanna
  • April 2, 2021

The further Grace fell behind in school, the worse her mental health issues seemed to become. And the worse those issues became, the further she fell behind. “I had kind of given up,” Grace said. Grace’s school counselor knew that Grace was smart, capable and hard-working. She simply needed another path. That’s why the counselor

When it comes to summer school, it’s not either-or, but both

  • Joanna

School leaders have a unique opportunity to make up valuable lost time — but they’ll have to act fast to make it happen. That’s the opinion of Edward Clark, a professor and co-chair of a pediatric care organization that serves more than 200,000 children and their families. He recently noted that “school kids have fallen

Free state program to help adults earn their high school diploma

  • Joanna
  • March 24, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana March 24, 2021 A state program is assisting adults land better jobs and make Indiana more attractive to businesses by helping them earn their high school diploma. It is free and only for adults 22 and up. The program is made possible by Governor Holcomb’s Workforce Cabinet and the online education company Graduation

The clock is ticking for this year’s seniors

  • Joanna

Alex Harris knows there is little time to lose. “It’s important to really drill into this question of learning loss,” he recently warned. “The longer we wait, the worse it’s going to be.” Harris, who is the vice president of programs for the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation, which build’s resources for Hawaii’s future, was specifically

Making summer school meaningful

  • Joanna
  • March 4, 2021

Research shows that summer school programs that provide individualized instruction are more effective than those that do not. But many school districts lack the resources to provide content, instructional technology, and paced learning based on the abilities and interests of each learner. Online learning programs that offer one-size-fits-all courses won’t help — especially since the