Lansing, Michigan, January 29, 2018 – A new, state-funded initiative is launching this week for Michigan residents who don’t have a high school diploma. The goal is to provide a flexible, well-supported and educationally meaningful path to living wage jobs and career advancement for adults 23 years of age or older – for free. “Nearly three-quarters
Salt Lake City, Utah, December 20, 2017 – Graduation Alliance’s students often left high school due to circumstances beyond their control. A new partnership with The College of Health Care Professions is empowering them to take charge of their lives again.
Maricopa, Arizona, October 10, 2017 – Fewer than one-fifth of high schools earned an “A” grade in the Arizona State Board of Education’s new ranking system, which was made public earlier this month. Now, a new initiative in several districts is aimed at helping more schools “make the grade” in 2018. Under the letter-grade accountability system,
Dayton, Ohio, August 30, 2017 – With more than 2,500 companies making everything from aircraft components to medical equipment, the Dayton region is one of the largest manufacturing centers in the United States. But at a time in which opportunities for careers in manufacturing are on the upswing, many jobs are going unfilled. That’s why Graduation
Salt Lake City, Utah, May 5, 2017 – Graduation Alliance, a leader in dropout prevention, dropout recovery and career preparation programs for students of all ages, announced today an expansion of its services through an acquisition of AdvancePath Academics. The union brings together best practice- and evidence-based solutions that provide opportunities for students who have struggled
COLUMBUS, Ohio, December 22, 2016 – Hundreds of Ohioans are working toward career skill certifications as part of a new program being facilitated by community colleges across the state. The initiative, which is free to participants, is an added benefit to high school diploma programs launched this year at community colleges across the state. The programs
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan, December 21, 2016 – Members of Congress who are already debating about how to fund President-elect Donald Trump’s $1 trillion plan to upgrade the nation’s roads, bridges, tunnels and airports may be missing an even bigger part of the picture. The question isn’t “who is going to pay for it?” Rather, it’s “who
VICTORIA, Texas, December 16, 2016 – A new program aimed at giving out-of- school youth the flexibility and support they need to earn a high school diploma is being launched by Workforce Solutions Golden Crescent. The program is intended for youth ages 16 to 24 who are not currently enrolled in school and have not yet
SALT LAKE CITY, April 18, 2016 – Education Services company issues WorkKeys and NCRC Certification, the first in a series of industry credentials for non-traditional students.
COLUMBUS, December 7, 2015 – Columbus State wins $250,000 grant to create a competency-based high school diploma program that includes industry certifications.