WASHINGTONFeb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — America’s Promise Alliance, with generous support from AT&T, announced today the selection of five GradNation Acceleration Grant recipients, as part of the GradNation campaign to raise the high school graduation rate to 90 percent by 2020. The selected grantees represent two state and three community efforts poised to accelerate progress for more young people to high school graduation and post-secondary success.

Totaling $800,000 over the two-year grant period, each of the two state grantees will receive $250,000 and each of the three community grantees will receive $100,000. Roughly 5,000 young people are estimated to be impacted across all five grantees.

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