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Document Number: 7533

The Progress of Education Reform 2007: Dropout Prevention PDF - This issue of The Progress of Education Reform summarizes the findings of five recent studies that address:
  • Early predictors for dropping out of school
  • 9th-grade predictors of risk in an urban environment
  • School characteristics linked to higher graduation rates
  • Economic benefits of several programs that positively influence high school completion rates
  • A synthesis of the research on dropping out and the importance of state data systems to support dropout prevention efforts.
(Jennifer Dounay, Education Commission of the States, August 2007)
Author: Jennifer Dounay
Publication: Progress of Reform
Publisher: Education Commission of the States

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