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Document Number: 9499

State Policies to Reengage Dropouts - Each year, 390,000 young drop out of school. Reengaging dropouts is challenging for school systems for three reasons: (1) Information is limited on who has dropped out and where why can be located; (2) traditional comprehensive high schools are not well equipped to serve students who are returned to complete a degree; and (3) recovering youth who have dropped out can be expensive and time consuming. (NGA Center for Best Practices, July 2011)...

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At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)

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