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Diplomas Now Students Blast Off for Space Camp

Eighth Graders from John Ericsson Middle Excited for Trip to Turkey

Six students from this environmental engineering magnet school are heading to Turkey later this month for space camp, one of three camps in the world run by NASA. The students are some of the top performers at the school and were selected for the trip due to their achievement.

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Report Card Conferences and New Store in Jacksonville Schools

Jacksonville Students Reflect on Progress

Diplomas Now schools in Jacksonville, Fla. held their 2nd Quarter Report Card Conferences for students to reflect on progress and set goals. Andrew Jackson Senior High also opened a DN bank and store where students can exchange DN bucks earned for their achievements for small rewards.

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Leading Her Team to Inspire Students

Amber Cox is Diplomas Now

Amber Cox is a Diplomas Now program manager at Grover Washington Junior Middle School in North Philadelphia. She understands what’s at stake – improving opportunities for students, especially those from low-income households, to thrive academically and stay on track to graduate from high school.

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Preparing Students for the World

Staci Hardy is Diplomas Now

Staci Hardy, a licensed social worker, is the Diplomas Now site coordinator at E. Washington Rhodes Middle School in North Philadelphia. “My job is to prepare these young people for the world,” Staci says. “I tell them, ‘You can’t control the life you were born into, but you can pave a path to your future.’ ”

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“I’m a Product of Diplomas Now”

Darius Clay is Diplomas Now

Darius Clay earned his diploma in June as part of the first graduating class at Chicago Talent Development High School. “The proudest moments of my life have come through Diplomas Now,” said Clay. “The impact that Diplomas Now has had on my life has been immeasurable. Honestly, without Diplomas Now, I might not be going to college.”

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