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Archive: Graduation / Achievement Gap

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St. Paul GradNation Community

In 2014, a coalition of representatives from Saint Paul’s governmental bodies, nonprofit organizations, and school district enlisted as a GradNation Community, dedicated to increasing the city’s graduation rate to 90…

Finding Success with Early/Middle College

Early/Middle College programs are growing in popularity in Minnesota.  An innovative program designed to support students that find traditional school pathways challenging, Early/Middle College allows high school students to split…

Fueling Change: GradMinnesota

GradMinnesota, the groundbreaking partnership between Minnesota Alliance With Youth, the Governor’s office, and the Minnesota Department of Education, continues to make great strides and has just received generous new support from…

The Graduation Crisis: Minnesota’s Challenge

In 2014, approximately 53,524 students in Minnesota graduated from public high schools. While these students culminated their educational journey with the satisfaction and pride of receiving a high school diploma,…

GradMinnesota Makes Strides Toward Graduation Goal

GradMinnesota, an innovative partnership of Minnesota Alliance With Youth, the Office of the Governor, and the Minnesota Department of Education, is making strides toward its vision to have all young…

Alliance Work Supports Gains In Grad Rate

As Minnesota’s high school graduation rate hits a 10-year high of 79 percent, the Minnesota Alliance With Youth celebrates the collective work that undergirds this increase, a multi-sector approach the…

MYC Members Address Children and Youth “Issues Briefing”

[caption id="attachment_11410" align="alignleft" width="480"] Aimee Vue, Malika Musa, and Essence Blakemore.[/caption] By Kori Redepenning Minnesota Youth Council members Aimee Vue, Malika Musa, and Essence Blakemore all served as panelists at…

Alliance Convenes Summits of Promise

By Jessica Greer Approximately 300 young people, teachers, youth workers, and policymakers met to discuss the metro area’s opportunity and achievement gaps Dec. 10 at a “Summit of Experts” held…

"Youth Perspectives at a Minnesota Alliance With Youth Summit"

Please read this great write-up of the GradMinnesota Metro Community Summit's fishbowl discussion from Dr. Angie Pohl who coordinates Check and Connect efforts at the University of Minnesota! Full Article "Youth…

Register Today for the Congressional District 3 Youth Summit in Chanhassen!

  Please Join Us!Join Katelyn Bennis (Chaska High School freshman), Micaela Jacobson (Minnetonka High School sophomore) and Tiaryn Daniels (Brooklyn Junior High freshman) alongside youth and adults from the 3rd Congressional…