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Document Number: 5505

The Dropout Crisis: Promising Approaches in Prevention and Recovery - This brief describes current practice in both dropout prevention and outreach to dropouts, highlighting promising approaches in each area that can help reduce stubbornly high dropout rates. Suggestions for how state policymakers can help promote a more systemic approach to the dropout crisis include getting accurate dropout counts, providing funding for programs that meet the needs of dropouts and establishing connections between high school and postsecondary education, especially community colleges. [Free registration required to access report.] (Adria Steinberg and Cheryl Almeida, Jobs for the Future, June 2004) ...

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