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ERIC Number: ED501067
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-May
Pages: 11
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Dropout Prevention for Students with Disabilities: A Critical Issue for State Education Agencies. Issue Brief
National High School Center
This issue brief provides information and guidance to state education agencies (SEAs) regarding their accountability for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004) legislative mandates in the area of dropout prevention for students with disabilities. It also highlights the role of State Performance Plans as starting points for states to develop data collection and monitoring procedures, and supplies states with considerations and recommendations for providing a consistent method of tracking dropout data. A list of additional resources is provided. (Contains 2 tables and 22 endnotes.) [This publication was produced by the National High School Center.]
National High School Center. American Institutes for Research, 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Washington, DC 20007. Tel: 800-634-0503; Fax: 202-403-5875; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act