Report showcases opportunities, challenges of homeless students

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Monday, GradNation released "Hidden in Plain Sight: Homeless Students in America's Public Schools" in discussing a population of students who continue to need help on the road to graduation -- students in transition.

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Join the #PromiseChat Twitter Chat June 8

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American Graduate alongside America’s Promise Alliance, AT&T Aspire, Better Make Room, Pearson and Communities in Schools will host the #PromiseChat June 8 at 3 p.m. EDT. Nine Network serves as the executive producer of the initiative.

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President Obama signs Every Student Succeeds Act into law

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Thursday morning, President Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act, which is the successor of the expired No Child Left Behind Act. Among requirements is that schools use the high school graduation rate as an indicator for success.

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New report showcases lower dropout rates during White House Summit

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A new report released -- in partnership between Alliance for Excellent Education, America’s Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises and the Everyone Graduates Center --shows fewer students are dropping out, which was released the same day of a national summit on next-generation high schools.

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Mo. lands in top 10 for graduation rates, while Ill. falls toward the bottom

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With today's release of the 2015 Building a Grad Nation report, Missouri is among the top close to 90 percent, while Illinois has stagnated toward that goal.

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