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Every Student, Every Day

Every Student, Every Day

Every Student, Every Day: A Virtual Summit on Addressing and Eliminating Chronic Absence. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Attendance Works, Everybody Graduates Center and United Way Worldwide, this online summit outlines key steps that states, districts and communities can take to improve student achievement by monitoring and reducing chronic absence. Click here to […]

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National E-Summit on Chronic Absenteeism and Student Achievement

National E-Summit on Chronic Absenteeism and Student Achievement

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Dr. Robert Balfanz of Johns Hopkins University, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors Invite You To Participate In a National E-Summit on Chronic Absenteeism and Student Achievement ~ Johns Hopkins Presents New Research From the NYC Model: Core Action Steps for Cities to Tackle This Under-Recognized Problem & Drive Student Achievement November 20th, […]

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Beyond the Indicators: An Integrated School-Level Approach to Dropout Prevention

Beyond the Indicators: An Integrated School-Level Approach to Dropout Prevention

Beyond the Indicators provides an integrated framework that schools and districts can use to build a foundation to prevent students from dropping out.  Based on a tiered public health model, this framework provides universal and school-wide practices designed to produce high attendance, positive behavior, and successful academic achievement for the majority of students.  It includes […]

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Three Steps to Building an Early Warning and Intervention System for Potential Dropouts

Three Steps to Building an Early Warning and Intervention System for Potential Dropouts

Most dropouts are identifiable years before they dropout, struggle in or disengage from school for three to four or more years before they dropout, are preventable, and ultimately want to graduate from high school. This PowerPoint offers three steps toward reducing dropouts in your community. Step 1: Understand the dropout problem in your community. Step […]

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Meeting the Nation’s High School Graduation Challenge

Meeting the Nation’s High School Graduation Challenge

U.S. Army National Education Conference  |  September 2009 President Obama has challenged the nation to eliminate dropping out as an option. How then does the dropout crisis end? We know where the problem is concentrated. We have insight into why these high schools have low graduation rates. We know why most students drop out of […]

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The Promise of New Mexico’s Youth

The Promise of New Mexico’s Youth

Lieutenant Governor’s Statewide Graduation Summit | September 10, 2009 Las Cruces, New Mexico What’s unique about New Mexico, the system of schooling, and the communities? How can learning from national reform efforts best be adapted to meet New Mexico needs? How can youth voice effectively inform school improvement? How can adult wisdom best inform school […]

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How Your Community Can Meet Its Graduation Challenge

How Your Community Can Meet Its Graduation Challenge

Alabama Summit  |  May 2009 Graduation Nation contains research-based guidance for addressing the dropout crisis in your community, with ready-to-print tools and links to additional online resources. One size does not fit all, so you will not find step-by-step instructions, rather you will find tools to create a customized solution that’s right for your community. […]

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Putting Middle Grades Students on the Graduation Path

Putting Middle Grades Students on the Graduation Path

Keynote Address NMSA Middle Levels Essential Conference  |  April 23, 2009 President Obama has challenged the nation to eliminate dropping out as an option.The middle grades, particularly in high-poverty neighborhoods, have a vital role in meeting this challenge. At least half of eventual dropouts can fall off the path to graduation in the middle grades. […]

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Improving Educational Opportunities: A Randomized Evaluation Study of a High School Dropout Prevention Program

Improving Educational Opportunities: A Randomized Evaluation Study of a High School Dropout Prevention Program

American Educational Research Association  |  April 2009 Common Characteristics of Effective Dropout Prevention Programs personalizing the experience of high school to increase student engagement through mentoring or counseling programs focusing on increasing student attendance and achievement (tutoring or other academic support) helping students to see a connection between high school work and life after high […]

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Closing Middle Grade Achievement Gaps: Indicators and Enablers: Findings from a Decade of Work

Closing Middle Grade Achievement Gaps: Indicators and Enablers: Findings from a Decade of Work

NYC DOE Closing Achievement Gap Series  |  March 24, 2009 Finding 1: To realize the results we desire, interventions in middle grades schools must be comprehensive. Finding 2: We have underestimated the intensity and scale of the educational challenge in high-poverty middle schools. Finding 3: Creating high-poverty middle schools that prepare all students for success […]

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