New Resources on Preventing Dropouts
If you enjoyed this month's Whole Child Podcast, "Supporting Students to Succeed," or if you're just looking for solid research, statistics, and guides on supporting and engaging students—especially those at risk of dropping out—be sure to check out the latest items in our extensive Resources library. Here are some of our new additions:
- Graduating America: Meeting the Challenge of Low Graduation-Rate High Schools, from Jobs for the Future and the Everyone Graduates Center, looks at data from the 17 states that account for 70 percent of the nation's dropouts and makes recommendations for how the federal government can more effectively target the dropout problem.
- Partners in Prevention: The Role of School-Community Partnerships in Dropout Prevention (Executive Summary), from the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE), shares how school-community partnerships can work as a critical strategy within a systemic, comprehensive model to combat the dropout crisis. It also provides state and local examples of effective programs and policies that support school-community partnerships and dropout prevention.
- Achieving Graduation for All: A Governor's Guide to Dropout Prevention and Recovery, from the National Governors Association, shares reform strategies that build a comprehensive approach to dropout prevention and recovery.