ERIC Number: EJ568187
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Effective Dropout Prevention and College Attendance Programs for Students Placed at Risk.
Fashola, Olatokunbo S.; Slavin, Robert E.
Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, v3 n2 p159-83 1998
Reviews research on two programs designed to reduce dropout rates and four designed to increase college attendance among at-risk students in middle and high schools. Successful programs emphasized creating meaningful bonds between students and teachers, connecting students to the future, providing jobs and academic assistance, and giving students high-status roles in the schools. (SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Supported by Grant R-117D-40005 from the Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Department of Education.