ERIC Number: EJ420987
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Dropout Prevention: A Practical Approach.
Downing, Jerry; Harrison, Thomas C., Jr.
School Counselor, v38 n1 p67-74 Sep 1990
Discusses high school dropout problem in the United States. Contends that a number of inappropriate hurdles have been placed between high school students and a diploma of graduation. Advocates a strategy of gaining small wins to help students complete high school and suggests specific tactics of a practical nature for school counselors helping potential high school dropouts. (PVV)
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Equivalency Tests, Graduation Requirements, High Risk Students, High School Students, High Schools, Learning Strategies, School Community Relationship, School Counselors, Secondary School Curriculum, Social Discrimination, Student School Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A