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Seifert, Tricia A.; Wells, Ryan S.; Saunders, Daniel B.; Gopaul, Bryan – Association for Institutional Research, 2013
Past research has examined the widening gender gaps in college expectations and enrollment in the United States in which more women than men expect to continue their education and enroll in postsecondary institutions. A discrepancy exists between students' expectations and their enrollment behavior: more students expect to attend college than…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Expectation, Enrollment Trends, College Attendance
Afterschool Alliance, 2009
Over one million students who enter ninth grade each year fail to graduate with their peers four years later because they drop out of school. Seven thousand students drop out of school every day, and each year roughly 1.2 million students fail to graduate from high school. More than half of these students are from minority groups. Afterschool …
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, After School Programs, Peer Groups
Duckenfield, Marty, Ed. – National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N), 2008
The "National Dropout Prevention Newsletter" is published quarterly by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. This issue contains the following articles: (1) Why Do I Have to Learn This?; (2) 2008 NDPN Crystal Star Winners; (3) Effective Freshman Transition for School Improvement (David Livingston, John Greene, and Lindy Stahlman); (4)…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Educational Change, Dropout Prevention, Newsletters
Brazell, Karen, Ed.; Garza, Michael, Ed. – US Department of Education, 2007
This issue of the "CETAC E-Newsletter" focuses on community involvement in character education. The Partnerships in Character Education Program (PCEP), funded by the U.S. Department of Education, follows the spirit of the enabling legislation by emphasizing the important role the community has in student learning. PCEP grantees are required to…
Descriptors: School Personnel, Personality, Community Involvement, Educational Opportunities
Amos, Jason, Ed. – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2006
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) House Passes Budget Resolution: Prospects of a Compromise with the Senate Appear Dim; (2) Older Students' Science…
Descriptors: Exit Examinations, Public Education, High School Students, Reading Achievement