Strategies To Help Solve Our School Dropout Problem

Author: Franklin P. Schargel
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317923650
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This book will help you reduce the number of young adults who leave school without completing a high school program. These successfully proven strategies were identified through research conducted by The National Dropout Prevention Center at Clemson University. The strategies are: - EARLY INTERVENTIONS - Family Involvement... reach out to all families - Early Childhood Education... begin positive learning environments early - Reading and Writing Programs... establish this foundation to all learning THE BASIC CORE STRATEGIES - Mentoring/Tutoring... increase competency with a supportive adult or peer - Service Learning... implement academic learning connected to service - Alternative Schooling... provide options beyond the traditional setting - Out-of-School Enhancement... develop after-care, summer school, and extended hours MAKING THE MOST OF INSTRUCTION - Professional Development... provide resources & training for innovative, research-based techniques - Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences... implement proven methods for a diverse student population - Instructional Technologies... integrate technology into daily curriculum - Individualized Learning... provide customized work plans for each student MAKING THE MOST OF THE WIDER COMMUNITY - Systemic Renewal... change rules, roles, and relationships to effect school improvement - Community Collaboration... engage businesses and organizations - Career Education and Workforce Readiness... provide applied training and instruction for today's workplace - Conflict Resolution and Violence Prevention... teach the strategies of fair engagement and safety

Dropping Out

Author: Russell W. Rumberger
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674063163
Size: 74.85 MB
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Most kids in the developed world finish high school—but not in the United States. More than a million drop out every year, and the numbers are rising. Dropping Out provides answers to fundamental questions: Who drops out, and why? What happens to them when they do? How can we prevent at-risk kids from short-circuiting their futures?

Dropout Prevention

Author: C. Lee Goss
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462516203
Size: 20.96 MB
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"Subject Areas/Keywords: academic achievement, adolescents, at-risk students, attendance, behavior problems, children, dropout prevention, early identification, early intervention, elementary, high school completion, interventions, middle school, MTSS, multi-tiered systems of support, response to intervention, retention, RTI, school reform, school success, secondary, student engagement, students Description: Meeting a crucial need, this book presents effective prevention and intervention methods that can help all students stay--and succeed--in school. The authors emphasize that dropout is a process, not an event. They provide tools for identifying dropout risk (including academic, behavior, and attendance problems) and strategies for problem-solving and data-based decision making at the elementary and secondary levels. Illustrative case examples and reproducible checklists and tools enhance this user-friendly resource. The print book has a large-size format with lay-flat binding to facilitate photocopying. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. "--

Creating Safe Schools

Author: Franklin P. Schargel
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317820703
Size: 50.48 MB
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Students, parents, and school staff deserve a safe learning environment. Yet recent headlines of violence, bullying, and drug abuse have shown the vulnerability of schools. In this timely and important resource, leading expert Franklin Schargel provides leaders, teachers, counselors, parents, and students with the necessary information to address and diminish safety problems in schools. Creating Safe Schools explores the background and data about the severity of safety issues facing schools today and also provides the strategies and tools to address them. Clearly organized according to issue, this book allows for easy reference and is packed with tools, activities, checklists, strategies, and tips. Coverage includes: Bullying Driving Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco Internet Safety Violent School Incidents Sexual Activity Suicide Truancy/Suspension Youth Gambling This important resource will help educators prevent violence from happening in their schools and provide children with a safe and secure learning environment. Helpful templates and additional resources for educators and parents are available as free downloads at www.routledge.com/9780415734790.

Saving Our Students Saving Our Schools

Author: Robert D. Barr
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452294763
Size: 35.53 MB
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This field-tested resource outlines effective approaches for improving student learning, proficiency, and achievement at all levels through learning-focused priorities, results-driven practices, and high academic expectations.

Dropout Prevention Tools

Author: Franklin P. Schargel
Publisher: Eye On Education
ISBN: 1930556527
Size: 17.63 MB
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In print and on CD-ROM, Dropout Prevention Tools presents resources and worksheets used at schools and communities across the country. These tools and techniques demonstrate how to apply the Fifteen Strategies identified through research conducted by The National Dropout Prevention Center at Clemson University.

Helping Students Graduate

Author: Franklin Schargel
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317925823
Size: 42.98 MB
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This book describes the fifteen strategies identified through research reviewed by The National Dropout Prevention Center and Network at Clemson University. Each chapter in this book was written by a nationally recognized authority in that field. Research has shown that these 15 strategies have been successfully implemented in all school levels from K - 12 in rural, suburban, and urban centers; as stand-alone programs or as part of systemic school improvement plans. Helping Students Graduate: A Strategic Approach to Dropout Prevention also covers No Child Left Behind and its effects on dropout rates; Dealing with Hispanic dropouts; Differences and similarities between rural and urban dropouts. These fifteen strategies have been adopted by the U.S. Department of Education. They are applicable to all students, including students with disabilities.

From At Risk To Academic Excellence

Author: John Bell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317925580
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This book brings together the wisdom and experience from over 50 schools that have been categorized as "high performing, high minority, high poverty." It shows us how the leaders of those schools succeeded -- in their own words. From At-Risk to Academic Excellence: What Successful Leaders Do shows that you too can be a turnaround specialist. Included are actual examples and real life stories which illustrate how the leaders at these schools raised academic achievement, motivated students, boosted parent and community involvement, and applied the 3 r's – rigor, relevance, & relationships.