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    High School Graduation Rates

    Business and non-profit leaders talked about their efforts to increase high school graduation rates at an America’s Promise Alliance conference. Following opening remarks, Education…

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    High School Dropout Prevention, Opening Session

    America’s Promise Alliance held its first summit on reducing high school dropout rates in the nation’s schools. Speakers included Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and White House Domestic Policy…

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    Vice President Biden on College Dropout Rates

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the America’s Promise Alliance summit. He talked about the Obama administration’s efforts to increase college completion rates. He noted in his comments that “a…

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    Education Initiatives

    President Obama talked about education at an event for the America’s Promise Alliance. He announced $900 million in grants for schools and school districts. Citing a Rhode Island school…

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    Mission Serve Initiative Launch

    First lady Michelle Obama, second lady Jill Biden, and Alma J. Powell delivered remarks at an event to launch Mission Serve, an initiative designed to integrate service to country with…

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    Alma Powell on Youth Assistance Programs

    Alma Powell, national chair of America’s Promise Alliance, talked about the challenges facing the nation’s youth and remedies to reverse the high school dropout crisis. Mrs. Powell cited newly released…

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