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Graduation Effect

The Graduation Effect: High School Graduation Rates and Their Effect on the American Economy Webinar/Event

May 17, 2018

During this webinar, the Alliance for Excellent Education released new economic data demonstrating how increasing the high school graduation rate to 90 percent will lead to higher earnings for individuals, as well as new job creation and overall economic growth that benefit local communities, states, and the nation. Business, community, and education leaders will see the direct economic impact for their states and metropolitan areas, broken down by various demographic groups.

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Economic Impacts

Building Competencies for Careers: Preparing Students for Twenty-First-Century Jobs Webinar/Event

August 23, 2017

This webinar, cohosted by the Alliance for Excellent Education, Center on Education Policy (CEP), and Council for a Strong America, featured a new research report from CEP on the most valuable skills and competencies required for more than 300 occupations nationwide. It also examined the role that external partners, including business, higher education, and community organizations, can play in helping students develop expertise in the field to supplement the academic content and learning that takes place in schools.

Every Child a Graduate. Every Child Prepared for Life.