ERIC Number: ED354596
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Heading toward Commencement: Questions and Answers on Reaching National Education Goal 2: "By the Year 2000, the High School Graduation Rate Will Increase to 90 Percent." Resource Document.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Answers to questions most often asked about the second National Education Goal are provided in this document. Goal 2 states that "by the year 2000, the high school graduation rate will increase to 90 percent." Among the areas covered are school strategies to improve graduation rates, community and business roles, incentives to stay in school, effective teacher and staff training, strategies to help limited-English-proficient and special-needs students, examples of outstanding at-risk and dropout programs, available federal dropout-prevention programs, and ways in which high school completion and dropout rates are measured. Contact sources for more information are provided. (LMI)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.