Completion With a Purpose Blog

Internship Program Yields Proven Results for Students, Employers

Shaquille Brooks now is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in information technology, on full scholarship at Towson University. But a few years ago, while a student at Baltimore’s Digital Harbor High School, he was facing challenges that made that future far from certain. During 2014-2015 Shaquille had to learn to live on his own and support himself while still in high…

Reaching Disconnected Fathers to Benefit Families and the Community

Last week, a young father named Tim stopped by Fathers and Families Center in Indianapolis, the hometown of Strada Education NetworkSM. He was dressed for success and ready to share exciting news: After only one month on the job working in security, he had been promoted to lead his work team. His wife, spurred on by his accomplishments,…

This School Doesn’t Give Up on Struggling Students

Although the high school dropout rate has declined significantly since the 1990’s, each year more than 1.2 million U.S. students continue to leave high school with no diploma. As a result, approximately 7,000 students each day are giving up short of earning the most critical educational credential necessary for their future success. It’s well documented that many high school dropouts…