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Tuesday, March 27, 2012
This year's 100 Best Communities for Young People competition will recognize communities working to reduce high school dropout rates and provide youth with outstanding places to live.
Monday, March 26, 2012
Multiple catalysts are fueling states’ increased urgency to establish a definition of “college readiness”.
Sunday, March 25, 2012
The ING Run For Something Better program, in partnership with the National Association for Sport and Physical Education, will provide at least 50 grants (of up to $2,500 each) to establish a school-based running program or expand an existing one.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Afterschool programs get better the more they assess themselves and make changes based on those assessments, a new study finds.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
The 2012 AT&T Aspire Local High School Impact Initiative is accepting proposals from existing high school retention programs that consist of elements aligned to the What Works Clearinghouse Dropout Prevention Practice Guide.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
A new report says that more than half the states are increasing their graduation rates, while the number of "dropout factory" high schools (those graduating 60 percent or fewer students on time) is going down.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
There's a new toolkit to help schools, educators, community organizations and PTAs develop and execute effective strategies to engage families in helping at-risk high school students get back on track.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
generationOn seeks new members for its National Youth Advisory Council.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Action for Healthy Kids has released its School Grants for Healthy Kids opportunities for the 2012-2013 school year.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The William T. Grant Foundation has issued a Request for Proposals on Understanding the Acquisition, Interpretation, and Use of Research Evidence in Policy and Practice.