Local Education Headlines

MO graduation rate ticks up, while IL slightly falls

In Missouri, our graduation rate grew slightly to 87.8 percent, compared to 87.3 the previous year. In Illinois, the...

Nine Network airs “Spotlight Education” September 12-17

Nine Network will be among PBS stations airing a weeklong series of educational programs known as Spotlight Education.

Nine Network honors 11 early education American Graduate Champions

American Graduate Day returns September 17 with public media stations across the country airing the live...

Partner Spotlight: University City Children's Center & LUME Institute

University City Children’s Center (UCCC) and LUME Institute emphasize the importance of the emotional development of children.

Partner Spotlight: St. Louis Graduates

St. Louis Graduates provides resources to high school and college students to assist with postsecondary enrollment and completion.

National Education Headlines

America's Promise Alliance celebrates 100th GradNation Summit in Massachusetts

For the past four years, the summits have brought together community-based efforts and organizations that are...

January is National Mentoring Month

This January marks the 15th year for National Mentoring Month, and American Graduate has partnered with MENTOR to...

U.S. Graduation Rate hits new high of 83.2%

Monday morning, President Barack Obama announced a new graduation rate high of 83.2 percent for our country, an...

Why Mentoring Matters for Minorities

It is extremely critical for at-risk youth to be able to see themselves in their mentors, which is why America needs...

American Graduate Day set to close Spotlight Education Week

Spotlight Education, set for September 12-17, will highlight primetime programs that examine the challenges facing...

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