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Diplomas Now Luther Burbank High School is the Graduation Challenge Winner!

Diplomas Now and Get Schooled teamed up to create a fun and friendly Graduation Challenge that would increase graduation rates and inspire seniors to finish off the year strong.

Congratulations to Luther Burbank High School for being our Graduation Challenge winner! They hit it out of the ballpark by getting …


Diplomas Now Co-Founder Robert Balfanz Named to Results for America’s Inaugural Nonprofit Fellowship Program

Balfanz Joins 14 Other Nonprofit CEOs from Across the Country for Two-Year Fellowship Focused on Embracing What Works

December 15, 2016Results for America today selected Diplomas Now co-founder Robert Balfanz for a two-year fellowship that will capture the collective experiences, insights and recommendations of well-respected nonprofit chief executives …


Diplomas Now Boosts Tulsa High School’s Grad Rate and Helps Grieving Student Stay on Track

Successfully transitioning to high school can be daunting and difficult for any teenager. Students must make sense of a new school, a new schedule, and new people—all while managing harder classes and higher expectations. During this critical transition period, a student simultaneously confronting significant challenges at home might quickly slip …


New Study: Diplomas Now Increases Percentage of Students without Early-Warning Signs, Boosting Odds of High School Graduation in Nation’s Most Challenged Urban Schools

Building On All It Has Learned, Diplomas Now Plans to Use New Evidence to Support More High-Poverty Schools and Their Most Vulnerable Students

June 21, 2016 – Diplomas Now, a model designed to improve the nation’s most challenged middle and high schools and the outcomes of their most vulnerable …