ERIC Number: ED321128
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
At-Risk Students. Missouri LINC Module.
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Coll. of Education.
This module identifies the at-risk student and addresses strategies and effective programs for dealing with the at-risk population. The guide includes a list of definitions and uses a question-and-answer format to define at-risk students, discuss reasons for dropout, and provide information on early identification of risk, the effect of dropping out on the individual and society, strategies for serving at-risk youth, characteristics of effective dropout prevention programs, activities for parental involvement, the teacher role in working with at-risk students, and the role of vocational education in reducing the dropout rate. A list of programs and print resources for dropout prevention, career education, and personal development for at-risk youth is included, followed by a form for identification/screening. (KC)
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Disadvantaged Youth, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Programs, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Potential Dropouts, Program Development, Special Needs Students, Student Evaluation, Teacher Role, Vocational Education
Missouri LINC, University of Missouri, 401 East Stewart Road, Columbia, MO 65211 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Coll. of Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 055 354-365, CE 055 369-374, and CE 055 382-387.