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Diplomas Count: The Graduation Project

Editorial Projects in Education

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Success Beyond High School
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2011–December 31, 2011
  • Location Bethesda, MD, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant will provide partial support to Editorial Projects in Education to provide an ongoing and independent resource to the field on issues of high school graduation and reform. Over the past five years, the grantee has engaged in a body of work devoted to raising public awareness on the challenges the nation faces in ensuring that all students earn a diploma. Recommended support will enable the grantee to publish its Diplomas Count report, convene key stakeholders, develop strategic partnerships with other leading organizations, and spotlight promising strategies for reducing dropout rates to better prepare students for postsecondary education and the 21st century workforce.