ERIC Number: ED504104
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Honoring Progress: An Update on the NGA Center Honor States. Volume 1, Issue 2
Harris, Alex, Ed.
National Governors Association
This bimonthly newsletter provides information about the progress of the Honor States Grant Program, a governor-led effort to improve college- and work-ready graduation rates. This issue explores strategies for dropout prevention and recovery. Progress of three states is highlighted. Suggested resources for policymakers are provided. Contents include: (1) Facts at a Glance; (2) Rising to the Challenge: Georgia, Indiana, and Virginia Tackle the Dropout Problem; (3) A Bird's-Eye View: Maximum Age of Required School Attendance; (4) Leading the Charge: Anne Higdon, Improved Solutions for Urban Systems (ISUS); (5) Federal Update: AC/SMART Grants Available to Students Now!; (6) Resource Box; (7) Foundation Corner "Connected by 25," an Effort of the Youth Transition Funders Group; (8) The Graduation Counts Compact: State Progress to Date; and (9) So Now What? How to Address Dropout Prevention and Recovery.
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, Graduation, Attendance, Grants, Philanthropic Foundations
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: National Governors Association, Center for Best Practices
Identifiers - Location: Georgia; Indiana; Virginia