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Diplomas Now Releases New Report Alongside Congressional Briefing: Findings From the First Decade and What’s Next

Diplomas Now was proud to be a part of “Implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act: How Flexibility and Use of Evidence Can Improve Outcomes,” a congressional briefing on Capitol Hill hosted on Feb. 15 by Results for America. Diplomas Now co-founder Robert Balfanz, who was recently named to Results for America’s Inaugural Nonprofit Fellowship Program, was featured on the panel at the briefing, where he Read more »


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, 2016 – Results 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 committed to advancing evidence-based solutions to better inform public policy and improve the impact Read more »


$500,000 from AT&T Helps Diplomas Now Boost Graduation Rates at Frankford High School

Program one of 18 Recipients of $10 Million in Contributions to Programs Across U.S.  PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — October 14, 2016 — Ninth-graders at Frankford High School will get more help staying on track for graduation and preparing for their futures with assistance from Diplomas Now, a proven model that puts students on a path to graduation, which received a $500,000 contribution from AT&T. AT&T’s contribution Read more »


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 students, increases the percentage of sixth- and ninth-graders with no early-warning signs in attendance, behavior, Read more »


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

Diplomas 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 higher than students with such issues. Prior research shows that graduation rates for sixth-graders with just one early warning Read more »


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