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Reports, Robert Balfanz, Vaughan Byrnes | Comments Off on REPORT: Increasing School Capacity to Meet Students’ Post-Pandemic Needs

REPORT: Increasing School Capacity to Meet Students’ Post-Pandemic Needs

REPORT: Increasing School Capacity to Meet Students’ Post-Pandemic Needs

Increasing School Capacity to Meet Students’ Post-Pandemic Needs: Findings from the 2022-23 National Partnership for Student Success Principal Survey September 2023 By Robert Balfanz and Vaughan Byrnes One of the most comprehensive post-pandemic representative surveys of public school principals on the provision of student supports shows that the nation’s schools and their partners are working […]

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GradNation, Reports, Robert Balfanz, Vaughan Byrnes | Comments Off on Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Raising High School Graduation Rates

Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Raising High School Graduation Rates

Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Raising High School Graduation Rates

Final Report to Nation on Efforts to Improve High School Graduation Rates Shows Long-Term Gains Due to focused efforts, 5 million more students graduated, rather than dropping out, from 2001 through 2020. More than half a million more students received diplomas this year due to progress. Washington, D.C. – This year’s Building A Grad Nation […]

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REPORT: Insights from a Pandemic

REPORT: Insights from a Pandemic

Reflections from the On Track to Career Success Project

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Designing Education podcast, S2, Ep. 2: Chronic Absenteeism and Keys to Reengaging Students

Designing Education podcast, S2, Ep. 2: Chronic Absenteeism and Keys to Reengaging Students

The evidence is clear. Students need to attend school on a regular basis to succeed. If the purpose of school is to help students learn and development, then being there is important. Until quite recently, however, we did not regularly measure the extent to which the students enrolled in a school were attending on a […]

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New study highlights how trusting relationships provide the necessary foundation for academic success

New study highlights how trusting relationships provide the necessary foundation for academic success

Baltimore, MD – The Dynamics of City Year Interactions with Students and How They Contribute to Social-Emotional Learning and Academic Outcomes, a report by Tarsha Herelle and Mariko Yoshisato, postdoctoral fellows with the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins School of Education, illuminates the critical role that City Year AmeriCorps Members (ACMs) play in supporting […]

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Reports, Robert Balfanz, Uncategorized, Vaughan Byrnes | Comments Off on Connecting Social-Emotional Development and Academic Indicators Across Multiple Years

Connecting Social-Emotional Development and Academic Indicators Across Multiple Years

Connecting Social-Emotional Development and Academic Indicators Across Multiple Years

By Robert Balfanz and Vaughan Byrnes Executive Summary Connecting Social-Emotional Development and Academic Indicators Across Multiple Years builds on the work conducted for a previous study, “Connecting Social-Emotional development, Academic Achievement, and On-Track Outcomes: A Multi-District Study of Grades 3 to 10 Students Supported by City Year AmeriCorps Members.” Released in May of 2020, that […]

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Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Raising High School Graduation Rates

Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Raising High School Graduation Rates

The 2021 report explores progress and challenge in raising high school graduation rates.  Co-Authored by: Civic & Everyone Graduates Center

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Supporting Students During the Pandemic and Beyond: The Case for a Corps for Student Success

Supporting Students During the Pandemic and Beyond: The Case for a Corps for Student Success

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What Will It Take to Get High School Students Back on Track?

What Will It Take to Get High School Students Back on Track?

3 strategies to boost graduation and postsecondary success by Robert Balfanz

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Continuous Improvement in High Schools: Helping More Students Succeed

Continuous Improvement in High Schools: Helping More Students Succeed

The newest publication by Martha Abele Mac Iver and Robert Balfanz, Continuous Improvement in High Schools, gives educators and policymakers an accessible, actionable framework to address one of the nation’s most important educational priorities: improving high school graduation and postsecondary preparedness rates. Martha Abele Mac Iver and Robert Balfanz, national experts in dropout prevention, apply the […]

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