ERIC Number: ED499009
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Oct
Reference Count: 65
Approaches to Dropout Prevention: Heeding Early Warning Signs with Appropriate Interventions
Kennelly, Louise; Monrad, Maggie
American Institutes for Research
This report, produced by the National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research, outlines steps that schools can take to identify at-risk students and provide the necessary support systems and relevant interventions to assist students in obtaining a high school diploma. Further, the report discusses the use of early warning data systems to target interventions for groups and individual students, offers a variety of best practice approaches undertaken by higher-performing high schools, and presents effective programs that are currently being implemented to stem the dropout problem. (Contains 5 tables.)
Descriptors: High School Students, Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, High Risk Students, Student Needs, Graduation, Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Student Promotion, Academic Failure, Grade 9, Grade 6, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Student Mobility, Student Behavior, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Environment
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC.
IES Cited: ED514377