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Document Number: 6649

Essential Tools -- Increasing Rates of School Completion: Moving From Policy and Research to Practice - This report examines what we know on dropout prevention including how dropout rates are measured, who drops out and why, and what components should be included in dropout prevention programs and provides details about 11 dropout prevention programs or strategies whose success is supported by high-quality research. Part IV of the report provides information on resources, organizations or Web sites related to dropout prevention initiatives or conducting dropout prevention research. The Appendix includes one-pagers that can be reproduced as handouts on national dropout/school completion statistics, who drops out and why, and preventing dropout and promoting school completion. (Camilla A. Lehr, David R. Johnson, Christine D. Bremer, Anna Cosio and Megan Thompson, National Center on Secondary Education and Transition, Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota, May 2004)...

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