About TDS


Diplomas Now and its lead partner Talent Development Secondary work together nationwide with other partners to change schools and students’ lives.

With three major national nonprofits, local school districts, and our funders, Diplomas Now is the first fully integrated approach that improves a school’s curriculum and instruction as it provides the right support to the right students at the right time.

Collaborative Partners

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Education
  • Everyone Graduates Center
  • Cross State High School Collaborative
  • Diplomas Now
  • City Year
  • Communities in Schools

Funding Partners

  • Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Schusterman Family Foundation
  • AT&T Aspire

State and District Partners

  • Colorado Department of Education
  • Guam Department of Education
  • IL_EMPOWER Illinois Board of Education
  • Louisiana Department of Education
  • Massachusetts Department of Education
  • Bogalusa City Schools
  • Colorado Springs, School District #11
  • High Plains Regional Education Cooperative
  • Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG), LA
  • New Orleans College Prep, CMO
  • University of New Mexico’s ECHO Institute (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes)
  • Albuquerque Public Schools

School Partners

  • Alexander Hamilton High School, LAUSD
  • Aki Kurose Middle School, Seattle
  • Battle Creek Central High School, MI
  • Providence High School, Phoenix
  • Ferriday High School, LA
  • Gilbert Sena High School, NM/center>
  • LaGrange High School, LA
  • New Orleans College Prep, LA
  • Northdale Superintendent’s Academy, East Baton Rouge
  • Opelousas High School, LA
  • Thomas Jefferson High School, LAUSD