News & Updates
Career day a strategy for increasing graduation rates
Oct 19, 2017
About 450 eighth grade students from Ernie Pyle, Harrison, and Polk middle schools visited with employers recently at the South Valley Pride to Profession Career Day at Rio Grande High School (RGHS). Students engaged...
Team to improve career readiness in Valencia County
Oct 18, 2017
A team of educators, business representatives, and community leaders is now meeting and developing action plans to increase the number of career exploration opportunities available to Valencia County students. This...
Mayoral candidates get real life perspective from community
Sep 26, 2017
Five of Albuquerque’s mayoral candidates participated in a Mayoral Forum on Healthy Communities at the United Way of Central New Mexico building recently. Candidates in attendance were Brian Colon, Michelle Garcia...
School success starts with showing up
Sep 25, 2017
Guest Column, Published in the ABQ Journal By Angelo Gonzales / Executive Director, Mission: Graduate Monday, October 9th, 2017 at 12:02am The beginning of the school year is a time to focus our community’s attention...
Lumina Foundation designates Albuquerque as a Talent Hub
Sep 25, 2017
Nearly $6 million in grants will support local efforts to increase attainment beyond school Albuquerque, NM – Lumina Foundation has announced Albuquerque as one of 17 communities across the country designated as a...
American Graduate Champions recognized
Sep 11, 2017
Angela Reed Padilla and Marvin Procter were recognized as the 2017 American Graduate Champions by NMPBS and Mission: Graduate’s High School Graduation Network at our annual attendance conference held recently. American...
Annual attendance conference yields plans to combat chronic absence
Sep 11, 2017
More than 189 attendees from seven school districts in the central New Mexico area and beyond, dove deep into the creation of attendance teams at Mission: Graduate’s third annual attendance conference, entitled Every...
Adding a little color to Attendance Awareness Month
Sep 7, 2017
Students from Kindergarten through grade eight are telling us why attending school every day is important by participating in the first #EveryDayMatters Poster Contest during the month of September – Attendance...
APS Attendance Teams aim to reduce chronic absence
Sep 5, 2017
Ten Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) schools are in the second year of improving student success through a focus on reducing chronic absenteeism. This is thanks in part to a Community Impact Grant from the United Way of...
Blog: Process Tools Mash-Up: Using Stakeholder Experience Mapping and Failure Mode Effect Analysis at the School Level
Sep 4, 2017
[This blog appeared in the StriveTogether Portal on August 30, 2017] Guest blogger Deborah Good, Director of Data and Research for Mission: Graduate, shares her experience using Stakeholder Experience Mapping and...
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