Webinar: Building a Grad Nation


Monday, May 9, Release of 2016 Building a Grad Nation Report-- "Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Ending the High School Dropout Epidemic"



 Civic Enterprises and the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University, as part of the GradNation Campaign, will release the 2016 Building a Grad Nation report. Released annually, the report shows detailed progress toward the GradNation goal of a national on-time graduation rate of 90 percent by 2020.


That afternoon, expert speakers and co-authors of the report - John Bridgeland, CEO and president, Civic Enterprises, Jennifer DePaoli, senior education advisor, Civic Enterprises, and Robert Balfanz, director of the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University School of Education - will discuss where the nation and states stand on the path to 90 percent.


The webinar will be moderated by Tanya Tucker, vice president of alliance engagement, America's Promise Alliance.


In addition to audience questions, topics will include:

  • Where the nation and states stand on reaching the 90 percent by 2020 goal
  • Threats to achieving the goal
  • Setting the record straight on graduation rates
  • Recommendations for moving forward

To be held from 3 to 4 PM EDT  

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Event Time: 
May 2016