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American Graduate Day is September 28

American Graduate Day is Saturday September 28. It’s a multi-platform public media event that focuses on keeping students on the path to graduation. This initiative is close to our hearts. We're...

September 27, 2013

Student Video Competition

Last year GPB started a campaign called Stop the Drop! to help improve graduation rates across Georgia. You can view the summit and supporting resources as well as community partner links online....

November 2, 2012

GPB Stop the Drop Initiative

Stop the Drop is a GPB education initiative that’s dedicated to preventing high school dropouts. Stop the Drop works with organizations across the state, as well as schools, educators and...

August 24, 2012

Students' Voices in the Dropout Crisis

No one drops out of school for no reason; every one who drops out leaves for some reason. It may be that they have no pattern or support for graduating in their family history, negative peer...

August 20, 2012

What Georgia's New Dropout Rate Really Means

Georgia’s newest dropout rate numbers indicate that just 67% of our students are completing high school. The last year’s numbers represented 81% of students graduating. While the new number is...

August 20, 2012