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School counselors are heroes; here’s why…

  • Rob Noroian
  • October 16, 2018

Graduation Alliance wants to say “thanks”! From border to border and coast to coast, Graduation Alliance has worked in partnership with hundreds of school districts to help students develop social-emotional learning skills, re-engage after dropping out, make college and career plans, and obtain workforce certifications. And if there’s one thing we’ve noticed in nearly every

The American Academy: Our Beginnings

  • Rob Noroian
  • September 21, 2018

Graduation Alliance started and thrives with the passion for having students reach their full potential. It all started with a simple premise: Give individuals who could not or would not return to high school the opportunity to take classes online, supported by expert teachers, professional tutors and academic coaches. The American Academy, one of the

Counselors Are Being Overwhelmed Nationwide

  • Rob Noroian
  • August 1, 2018

For counselors stretched thin with impossible-to-manage caseloads, every second counts. The American School Counselor Association recommends caseloads of less than 250 students for every counselor. In just three states is that happening. But we know counselors in New Hampshire, Vermont and Wyoming — and given everything counselors are supposed to do to support their students,

What’s the purpose of education? That’s not as simple a question as it seems.

  • Rob Noroian
  • October 25, 2017

You might be surprised by how many education leaders have a hard time answering what seems to be a very basic question about what they do: What’s the goal of education? The reason, of course, is not because they don’t know what education is, but because education is not a single-focus endeavor. As educators, we’re