Announcements

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 …


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 …


New Study: Diplomas Now Increases Percentage of Students without Early-Warning Signs

Diplomas Now3_coverDiplomas Now increases the percentage of sixth- and ninth-graders with no early-warning signs in attendance, behavior and course performance, according to a major new study released today.

This finding is important because prior research shows that sixth- and ninth-graders without early warning indicators graduate at rates two to three times …


MDRC Releases Second Report Evaluating Diplomas Now

DOE_140x140Diplomas Now, through the U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation (i3) fund, is implementing a randomized control trial to evaluate the effectiveness of its model on improving student attendance, behavior and course performance. This evaluation, led by MDRC, is the largest randomized control trial of secondary school transformation in …


Best of Diplomas Now Nominations Now Open!

It’s time to nominate your colleagues for a Best of Diplomas Now Award! The Diplomas Now Best of awards recognize Schools, Principals, Site Teams, School Transformation Facilitators, City Year Program Managers, and Communities In Schools Site Coordinators for providing the best of the Diplomas Now model. Nominations can be made …