A national middle school model focuses on detecting potential dropouts in 6th grade and provides wraparound support to help them complete high school.
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December 14, 2009
December 10, 2009
Absences are found to be a key factor in raising the dropout risk for Chicago 9th graders with disabilities.
November 18, 2009
The Alliance for Excellent Education calculates how much the 50 largest metropolitan areas are losing in wages and in property, sales, and income taxes because students don't graduate from high school.
November 16, 2009
Report details the "9th grade bulge" in six states.
October 27, 2009
A Des Moines school board committee considers reducing credits needed for graduation.
October 12, 2009
A new study finds that one in four black male high school dropouts are in custody on an average day.
September 24, 2009
The bill would create a fund to help states combat the dropout problem and to expand the supply of secondary schools that help at-risk students.
August 13, 2009
A Dallas middle school uses a time capsule project to keep kids in school.
August 10, 2009
Texas proposes a workplace ban on hiring high school dropouts.
July 23, 2009
A new report shows that high school dropout factories are concentrated in 17 states.