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Jason martin
Jason martin Campaign leader

No, it's not about just making things with your hands. It's pretty awesome to see a finished product that showcases mastery but really our…Read More

Why Grit is More Important Than Good Grades
Getty Images The back-to-school season is upon us, and once again, parents across the country have loaded their kids’ backpacks up with snack packs and school supplies. It’s a good moment to reflect on what else we should be giving our kids as they head off to school. American parents are feeling particularly anxious about that question this…Read More
Jason martin
Jason martin Campaign leader

30,751. Not a typo. But the scary number that drives our work. That's how many students in Georgia's class of 2011 have dropped out of…Read More

Georgia failed to count thousands of high school dropouts

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia's dropout problem is twice as bad as school officials previously calculated, an analysis by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows. Using data for the Class of 2011, obtained through an open records request, the AJC found that 30,751 students left high school without a diploma, nearly double the 15,590…Read More
Jason martin
Jason martin Campaign leader

Community Guilds just became a signatory. Now join us as we make a difference here in Atlanta.

Broader, BOLDER Approach to Education

The Broader Bolder Approach to Education is a national campaign that acknowledges the impact of social and economic disadvantage on schools and students and proposes evidence-based policies to improve schools and remedy conditions that limit many children’s readiness to learn. Read the BBA Mission Statement and Accountability Statement to learn…Read More
Jason martin
Jason martin Campaign leader

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Community Guilds

Your donation supporting Community Guilds will have an immediate impact on our fall programming. Here’s what your support would do… *A donation of $50 covers an apprentice’s transportation stipend. *A donation of $100 covers the cost of materials for one day of tinkering. *A donation of $500 allows us to purchase a 3-D printer (and…Read More
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