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Higher Achievement in Penn State News

Middle School Students Experience Life at Penn State Published on August 12, 2015 by Jennifer Miller | bit.ly/1NFmUUK | Penn State News UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Middle school students from Washington, D.C. were able to see firsthand Aug. 5 how the … Continue reading

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Higher Achievement in Bis Now

Higher Achievement at Mayer Brown Published on August 14, 2015 | http://bit.ly/1WCMI9P | Bis Now As parents know, children can make fierce debaters. Mayer Brown recently gave close to 50 students the chance to do so in a formal setting, with its fifth annual career … Continue reading

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Higher Achievement Awarded Prestigious Washington Post Charities Grant

This week, Washington Post Charities awarded Higher Achievement a grant of $30,000 to further afterschool and summer programming. Since 2009, the Washington Post has partnered with the Robert R. McCormick Foundation to offer a limited number of grants ranging from … Continue reading

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DC Office Hosts New Director of VISTA, Paul Monteiro

To help our scholars and staff prepare their speeches for Higher Achievement’s Green Apple Awards ceremony, our DC Metro office had a very special coach: the new Director of AmeriCorps VISTA, Paul Monteiro. Mr. Monteiro chose Higher Achievement as his first-ever VISTA … Continue reading

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THE RECORD BREAKING HIGHER ACHIEVEMENT GOING PLACES GALA HONORS CAPITAL ONE AND SHINES A LIGHT ON THE ACADEMIC SUCCESSES OF ITS MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS

October 22nd, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                CONTACT:  Jacquelyn Horstmann             202-375-7709; 703-615-7667 jhorstmann@higherachievement.org *** MEDIA ADVISORY *** THE RECORD BREAKING HIGHER ACHIEVEMENT GOING PLACES GALA HONORS CAPITAL ONE AND SHINES A LIGHT ON THE ACADEMIC SUCCESSES OF ITS MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS  … Continue reading

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