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ERIC Number: EJ1117591
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1098-1608
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Keeping Students on Track to Graduate: A Synthesis of School Dropout Trends, Prevention, and Intervention Initiatives
Ecker-Lyster, Meghan; Niileksela, Christopher
Journal of At-Risk Issues, v19 n2 p24-31 2016
This article reviews the literature on dropout trends, prevention, and intervention initiatives for school-aged children. Theoretical and consequential trends are highlighted to offer educators a perspective in which to view the dropout problem. This article also examines current trends in prevention and intervention initiatives aimed at reducing dropout. Drawing from current research, practical suggestions and recommendations are provided to guide dropout prevention and intervention planning efforts.
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. Clemson University, 209 Martin Street, Clemson, SC 29631. Tel: 864-56-599; Fax: 864-656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu; Web site: http://www.dropoutprevention.org/ndpcdefault.htm
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Information Analyses
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education; Middle Schools; Junior High Schools
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Kansas (Kansas City); Wisconsin (Milwaukee)
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