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Edtech growth leader joins Graduation Alliance board of directors

  • Joanna
  • September 11, 2019

An advocate in the global effort to increase access to education through innovation has joined the board of directors at Graduation Alliance. Jamie Nacht Farrell has driven growth in multiple organizations that apply technology-enabled solutions to educational challenges. Now she will apply her expertise and experience as a board member at Graduation Alliance, which is

New program for high school diplomas, career opportunities, launches in Michigan

  • Joanna
  • January 29, 2018

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

Arizona​ ​superintendents​ ​look​ ​to​ ​student​ ​re-engagement to​ ​improve​ ​school​ ​letter​ ​grades

  • Joanna
  • October 10, 2017

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,

Free workforce placement program to help Dayton area workers start careers in manufacturing

  • Joanna
  • August 30, 2017

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

Graduation Alliance announces acquisition of AdvancePath Academics

  • Joanna
  • May 5, 2017

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

Construction worker shortage, $1 trillion infrastructure plan, prompt skilled trades training program for students in Michigan

  • Joanna
  • December 21, 2016

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

Out-of-school youth in the Golden Crescent have a new path to graduation day

  • Joanna
  • December 16, 2016

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