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Get Schooled is inspiring and engaging young people from Portland, Oregon to Portland, Maine. Below are select highlights from media coverage that help tell the story of who we are, what we do and the impact we are having with teens and schools across the country.

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Nearly 40,000 students at more than 60 high schools are participating in the Capital One Bank NYC College Challenge across the city aimed at boosting college going rates

Source: https://getschooled.com/i/33-get_schooled_cap_one_challenge_launch_press_release_11_15_14-pdf

Educators and community leaders use a host of strategies to keep students from skipping school

Source: http://www.nbcnews.com/id/44704948/ns/today-education_nation/#.U7rsYJRdWSo

We know that getting up for school every morning can be rough. There's a whole world out there to explore but we promise that if you go to school (and graduate) that the world will be a much better and way more fun place for you.

Source: http://www.seventeen.com/cosmogirl/victoria-justice-wake-up-call-contest

A social-media campaign plugs staying in school

Source: http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2119921,00.html

Teens who skip school are less likely to graduate and attend college, but they don't see it that way. Plus, education news on a school shooting in Baltimore, an apparent suicide at Columbia University and a new kind of college ranking.

Source: http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/09/01/students-who-skip-school-dont-get-the-consequences-study-says/#ixzz25MHX0kwc

The British boy band One Direction, along with Ciara and actor Chris Pine, have joined with the group Get Schooled to encourage middle and high school students to boost their attendance.

Source: http://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/2012/10/11/one-direction-school-campaign-contest/1626437/

Bella Thorne, recently teamed up with the “Get Schooled” Victory Tour to recognize students with outstanding attendance! Bella visited Mary McLeod Bethune Middle School in Los Angeles, California to help celebrate their 2.5% attendance increase.

Source: http://www.bopandtigerbeat.com/2013/03/exclusive-bellas-big-heart-and-her-harlem-shake/

Mark Wahlberg, one of the world’s most successful former high school dropouts, stopped by T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria on Wednesday morning to encourage students to stay in school.

Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/mark-wahlberg-to-alexandria-students-stay-in-school/2013/04/24/fd668c0a-ac83-11e2-a8b9-2a63d75b5459_story.html