ERIC Number: ED315858
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
187 Alternative Educational Programs for Reducing Absenteeism and the Dropout Rate. READ: A Resource Handbook for School Administrators, Volume XIII.
Thomas, Terry, Ed.; Sykes, Roger, Ed.
To furnish constituent school district personnel with a number of alternative educational programs for reducing the dropout rate, this resource handbook was published by the Oakland Schools (Michigan) Department of Pupil Personnel Services. Provided within this second handbook discussing various strategies for improving student attendance and for reducing the dropout rate are 187 programs obtained from school districts locally, statewide, nationally (and from Canada) that appear to be successful. For each of the programs detailed, information on the target audience, a brief description, and the address and phone number for the contact person are given. A program information form is also included in this document. (KM)
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Attendance, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Programs, Dropouts, Foreign Countries, High School Equivalency Programs, Out of School Youth, Secondary Education, Suspension, Truancy, Withdrawal (Education)
Publications, Dept. of Pupil Personnel Services, Oakland Schools, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Pontiac, MI 48054 ($10.00 prepaid).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oakland County Schools, Pontiac, MI.