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Missouri adults can now earn an accredited high school diploma online for free

  • Sarah Smith
  • January 13, 2023

Fox4, January 13, 2023 Over 455,000 Missourians left high school without earning a diploma. Now, through a new program from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, those adults will have the opportunity to finish high school 100% online and at no cost through the Missouri Workforce Diploma Program. Continue reading

New High School Diploma Completion Program for Arizona Adults

  • Sarah Smith
  • October 28, 2022

Yahoo!Finance, October 28, 2022 Arizona adults age 21 or older can now finish high school online for free through a new program provided by Graduation Alliance. Funded through appropriations provided by the 55th Arizona State Legislature, the Arizona Workforce Diploma Program results in an accredited high school diploma — not a GED. Continue reading

Graduation rates in metro Atlanta steady while state rates rise

  • Sarah Smith
  • October 14, 2022, October 11, 2022 Newly released data shows an increase in the state’s 2022 high school graduation rate, while metro Atlanta school districts are holding steady. Georgia’s high-school graduation rate increased in 2022 to 84.1% from 83.7% in 2021. The state’s graduation rate has increased by 14.4 percentage points since 2012. Continue reading

NHED and Graduation Alliance join forces to offer mentoring success

  • Sarah Smith
  • July 25, 2022

CONCORD, NH, July 22, 2022 — The New Hampshire Department of Education, which strives to support students throughout their academic careers, has partnered with Graduation Alliance to provide children in New Hampshire with mentors to help them successfully navigate school. Read more directly on the NHED website For some students, obtaining a high school diploma

Advance Academy seniors graduate with scholarships

  • Sarah Smith
  • June 10, 2022

Yahoo! News, June 10, 2022 Five of the 42 seniors of Advance Academy’s Class of 2022 received scholarships at their graduation ceremony on Friday. “The scholarship process is competitive and rigorous,” Courtney Tenbosch said. “Students must meet GPA standards, demonstrate commitment to personal development, graduation goals, have solid school attendance and write an essay.”… Continue

A word from Superintendent Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D.

  • Sarah Smith
  • May 20, 2022

Crossroads Today, May 20, 2022 A word from superintendent Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. Graduation rates are something all schools across the nation focus on, especially at this point in the year. For a high school administrative team, there is always a last-minute push for those who are at risk of not graduating. Of

Deming Public Schools gets help for students in quarantine due to COVID

  • Sarah Smith
  • February 3, 2022

Deming Headlight, February 3, 2022 Over the past couple of months, pandemic-related school disruptions have skyrocketed. Between class-wide quarantines and all-time high infection rates, students who fell behind at the beginning of the pandemic are continuing to miss out on in-person learning.”… Continue reading

Marian University and Graduation Alliance announce partnership

  • Sarah Smith
  • November 29, 2021

KPVI, November 29, 2021 Adults without a high school diploma now have the opportunity to earn their diploma and enroll in an affordable bachelor’s degree program through a partnership between Marian University and Graduation Alliance. “Marian University is excited to impact the hearts and minds of this unique population of adults,” Marian President Michelle Majewski

Schools of Distinction: Recognizing excellence in education

  • Sarah Smith
  • November 17, 2021

Cognia Website, November 17, 2021 In 2021, Cognia initiated its Schools of Distinction award program. Across the world, educators dedicate themselves to maximizing opportunities for learners. The Schools of Distinction award recognizes schools and systems that truly stand out in their service to learners. Many members of the Cognia Global Network seek accreditation from Cognia,

Graduation Alliance Launches ENGAGE Georgia Student Support Program

  • Sarah Smith
  • November 11, 2021

KPVI, November 11, 2021 The Georgia Department of Education, in partnership with Graduation Alliance, is launching the ENGAGE Georgia attendance recovery program to help students stay connected with school and keep their education on track. ENGAGE Georgia provides students and their families an extra layer of support through an Academic Success Coach who will help