Fulfilling the Promise… City graduation rate on the rise

Celebrating the work of its first four-year graduates, the Pittsburgh Promise released its annual report that highlighted increased graduation rates in city schools and greater college retention rates for Promise scholars.

The Promise report, released Sept. 27 at sponsor American Eagle Outfitters’ offices on the South Side, shows the program is succeeding on all fronts, but most importantly, said Promise Executive Director Saleem Ghubril, the students are succeeding…Read more.