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Hardy, Lawrence – American School Board Journal, 2002
Discusses high school dropout rate, the reasons students give for dropping out, and the economic value of the General Educational Development (GED) certificate. Describes efforts to prevent dropouts among at-risk students or to offer dropouts another chance to succeed in school such as the Champion Charter School in Brockton, Massachusetts. (PKP)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Dropout Programs, Dropout Rate, Dropouts
Scott, Charles L. – American School Board Journal, 1989
Dayton (Ohio) Public Schools have two new programs for potential dropouts, called University Prep Program and New Options for Work, that take the students out of classes with younger students and treat them as the young adults they are. (MLF)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Dropout Prevention, Graduation, High Risk Students