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Engage South Carolina Expansion

  • Joanna
  • March 5, 2021

South Carolina, Feb 23, 2021 – ENGAGE South Carolina is a statewide partnership offered by the South Carolina Department of Education to South Carolina’s school districts to assist schools and families disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic by providing intensive outreach, engagement, and enhanced support for students in grades K-12. This program is free for participating

Many missing students accounted for using cross-agency efforts

  • Joanna
  • March 4, 2021

New Mexico, March 1, 2021 – In November 2020, the New Mexico Public Education Department made a startling announcement – more than 12,000 students were unaccounted for in the public school system, meaning they were enrolled in the spring but not this last fall semester…. Continue reading

MAPS scheduling vaccinations for staff: LMAS health dept. addresses demand

  • Joanna
  • February 3, 2021

Marquette, Jan 28, 2021 – Marquette Area Public Schools continues to adapt to the COVID-19 situation. At the Monday MAPS Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Bill Saunders provided an update on how the district is handling the pandemic. Staff qualifies under the Phase 1B vaccination category, Saunders said. To maintain a healthy face-to-face climate, the

Engage Michigan project welcome

  • Joanna
  • January 28, 2021

Alpena, Jan 27, 2021 – Alpena Public Schools students struggling with the pandemic-forced transition to online learning will get an extra hand, APS Assistant Superintendent of K-12 Curriculum Meaghan Gauthier recently told her school board’s Curriculum and Technology Committee. That’s because the district opted into The Graduation Alliance’s Engage Michigan program, which will “reach our

Beaufort Co. students struggling during pandemic may qualify for free help

  • Joanna
  • January 22, 2021

Beaufort, Jan 21, 2021 – Students in the Beaufort County School District struggling with current learning environments may be eligible for free assistance. Thanks to a partnership between the South Carolina Department of Education and the Graduation Alliance, ENGAGE South Carolina offers help to grades K-12. Students will be paired with an academic coach to

ADE launches statewide community resources portal

  • Joanna
  • January 21, 2021

Little Rock, Jan 20, 2021 – The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) has launched the Statewide Community Resources Portal, a website that connects schools and communities with information about available support services around the state. As a result of COVID-19, many students and families were in need of essential support services, or “wrap-around” services, such

Board of Education holds organizational meeting

  • Joanna
  • January 20, 2021

Oscoda, Jan 19, 2021 – The Oscoda Area Schools (OAS) Board of Education all met, via Zoom, on Monday, Jan. 11, to tackle organizational business. All board members were present with the exception of Trustee Rose Fulton. Similar to 2020, board members voted to keep the same positions. With this in mind, the officers to

Social mobility leaders Nutter and Aguh join Graduation Alliance board of directors

  • Joanna
  • January 15, 2021

Salt Lake City, Utah Jan. 15, 2021 – Two leaders in the effort to create social and economic mobility with purpose-driven investment have joined the board of directors at Graduation Alliance. Lisa Nutter’s successes in the fields of education, workforce development, and human services have shaped her approach to addressing community and economic well-being…. Continue