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THE HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUT DILEMMA AND SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS: New Report Examines Benefits for Special Education Students Who Earn a Diploma Compared to Those Who Do Not Article

October 21, 2011

Similar to the advantages that non–special education high school graduates possess over high school dropouts, special education students who earn a high school diploma are more likely to attend a postsecondary institution, secure meaningful employment, and avoid the criminal justice system than special education students who leave high school without a diploma.

ANYTIME, ANYPLACE: New Alliance Report Says Expanded Learning Opportunities Can Provide a Comprehensive Approach to Preparing High School Students for College and a Career Article

September 19, 2011

Expanded learning opportunities for high school students through methods such as work-based experiences, innovative technology, and personalized lesson plans have the potential to help address projected skill and knowledge shortages in the nation’s workforce, according to a new policy brief from the Alliance for Excellent Education.

SETTING NEW PRIORITIES IN EDUCATION SPENDING: House Committee Passes First Education Reform Bill, Eliminates More than Forty Federal Education Programs Article

May 31, 2011

On May 25, the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce passed the first in a series of education reform bills designed to revamp the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

EDUCATION FOR EMPLOYMENT: New Report Focuses on Educational Challenges in the Arab World, Finds Similarities to U.S., but Recommends Vastly Different Solutions Article

May 02, 2011

Over the last two months, the Alliance for Excellent Education has released national, state, and metro area data showing the economic impact of cutting the high school dropout rate in half in the United States.

CHECK YOUR LOCAL LISTINGS: Throughout April, Alliance to Release Data Demonstrating How Improvements in High School Graduation Rates Can Boost Local Economies Article

April 05, 2011

To better understand the various economic benefits that a particular community could expect if it were to reduce its number of high school dropouts, the Alliance for Excellent Education, with generous support from State Farm®, analyzed the local economies of more than 220 U.S. cities and their surrounding areas.

Every Child a Graduate. Every Child Prepared for Life.