For the first time in U.S. history, the nation’s high school graduation rate rose above 80 percent, according to the 2014 Building a GradNation report released at the Building a GradNation Summit this week in Washington, DC!
The Building a GradNation Summit is the annual focal point of the GradNation Campaign, a large and growing movement of dedicated individuals, organizations and communities pulling together to empower more young Americans to graduate from high school on time and ready for college, careers, and thriving adulthood. The Summit’s mission is to assess progress toward the goals, celebrate successes, and refocus on the challenges that remain.
You can watch the general sessions from the Summit, featuring speakers like U.S. Senator Cory Booker, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell, Alma Powell, and General Colin Powell at GradNation Summit.
To read the entire report or down a copy, click here.
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