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Dropout Reduction: Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery

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National Reports and Policy Briefs

2009

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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Selected Funding Streams for Struggling Students and Disconnected Youth (Jobs for the Future, March 2009)

2008

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Dropout Prevention (Institute of Education Sciences, September 2008)
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The High Cost of High School Dropouts (Alliance for Excellent Education, June 2008)
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Engaged for Success Service Learning As a Tool for High School Dropout Prevention (Civic Enterprises, April 2008)
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Raising Graduation Rates in an Era of High Standards - Five Commitments for State Actions (Jobs for the Future, February 2008)

2007

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Approaches to Dropout Prevention: Heeding Early Warning Signs with Appropriate Interventions (National High School Center, October 2007)
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An Assessment of the Labor Market, Income, Health, Social, and Fiscal Consequences of Dropping Out of High School: Findings for Illinois Adults in the 21st Century (Center for Labor Market Studies, Northeastern University, October 2007)

2006

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Whatever it Takes-How Twelve Communities are Reconnecting Out-of-School Youth (American Youth Policy Forum, 2006)
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Involving Families in High School and College Expectations (Education Commission of the States, August 2006)
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Who's Counted? Who's Counting? Understanding High School Graduation Rates (Alliance for Excellent Education, June 2006)
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The Silent Epidemic, Perspectives of High School Dropouts (Civic Enterprises, March 2006)

2004

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Ready or Not: Creating a High School Diploma That Counts (American Diploma Project, 2004)
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Locating the Dropout Crisis (Robert Balfanz and Nettie Legters, Johns Hopkins University, Center for Social Organization of Schools, September 2004)
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Essential Tools, Increasing Rates of School Completion: Moving Policy and Research to Practice (The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET), May 2004)

2003

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Helping Student Finish School. Why Students Drop Out and How to Help Them Graduate (Washington State - Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, December 2003)

1999

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How Can We Help? Lessons from Federal Drop-Out Prevention Programs (Mathematica Policy Research Inc., September 1999)


Last Updated: April 26, 2010
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