Tag: Colorado

Hats off to Aurora Public Schools’ mid-term graduates (Aurora, Colo.)

Congratulations to the more than 30 students who recently earned their high school diplomas at Aurora Public Schools’ mid-term commencement ceremony. The graduating class included students from Aurora Central and Gateway high schools, Aurora West College Preparatory Academy and Rebound ...

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Parent Letter: ‘For the first time…Joey has enjoyed one-on-one attention every day’

The following letter was recently sent to the Director of Post Secondary and Workforce Readiness at our center in Englewood, Colo., which is operated through a partnership with Weld County School District 6. We are so thankful that Ms. Thompson gave us permission ...

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Aurora Rebound student to be featured in Colorado Youth for a Change Annual Report

From the Colorado Youth for a Change newsletter: CYC’s Student Success: A Sneak Peak at CYC’s 2010-2011 Annual Report Jose, a recent graduate of the Aurora Ombudsman Program, will be featured in the CYC 2010-2011 Annual Report. In July 2010, ...

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Aurora Rebound Class of 2011 (Aurora, Colo.)

Aurora Public Schools posted a Class of 2011 graduation slide show on their YouTube channel. Be sure to check out our Aurora Rebound grads at time marker 1:52. Congratulations to all the grads, and thanks to APS for posting!   ...

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Our Newest District Partner: Sioux Falls School District

We can’t wait to help more students graduate in Sioux Falls, S.D! From the Sioux Falls Argus Leader: Sioux Falls will open a second alternative high school this fall, seeking to prevent its most at-risk students from dropping out. The ...

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America's Promise Alliance Features Ombudsman Rebound Program (Aurora, Colo.)

The Ombudsman Rebound program in Aurora, Colo., is featured in today’s America’s Promise Alliance  newsletter. An excerpt: Ombudsman’s partnership with the Aurora Public Schools demonstrates its commitment to increasing the city’s graduation rate and providing the resources necessary for youth ...

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District Partner News: John L. Barry Named Colorado Superintendent of the Year

Ombudsman congratulates John L. Barry of Aurora Public Schools, who was recently named Colorado Superintendent of the year. Under his leadership and through our partnership, Ombudsman Rebound program is helping more students graduate. From the Aurora Public Schools announcement: The ...

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U.S. Department of Education Funds Innovative Programs to Reduce Dropouts

The United States Department of Education recently announced the appropriation of nearly $100 million to fund programs that help high school students succeed academically, including more than $46 million to fund the Department’s High School Graduation Initiative (HSGI) program. Awarded ...

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Meet Our Ombudsman Rebound Students

UPDATE:  The Aurora Public Schools Rebound program was recognized by America’s Promise Alliance and ING as a contributing factor in the  selection of Aurora, Colorado as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People. On Sept. 21, Aurora and ...

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District Partner News: Aurora Public Schools Exceeds State CSAP Growth Median Again

Sharing some great news from Aurora Public Schools in Colorado: Aurora Public Schools exceeded the overall state median Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP) growth percentile (50th percentile) in all three areas assessed for the third year in a row. Each ...

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