Mentoring young men of color with professional work experience can significantly boost their likelihood of graduating and going on to college, but the program is less effective for girls.
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Close attention to early warning signs in middle school can help students stay on track to graduate, but does less to help students who are already struggling, a new study finds.
May 02, 2016
Rising preschool enrollment and falling dropout rates are helping to kick up the number of students in public schools.
November 28, 2014
Federal agencies request proposals for partnerships to help disconnected youth.
November 26, 2014
Among different special education categories, emotionally disturbed students are at highest risk of dropping out, according to a study of 41,000 Utah students.
September 29, 2014
U.S. Census data shows nearly 1 million fewer high school graduates enrolled in college in 2013 than in 2011.
July 09, 2014
A new report suggests "dual generation" anti-poverty programs could boost the achievement and prosperity of parents and children alike.
January 10, 2014
New federal data show nearly half of people who were 10th graders in 2002 have not earned any college degree or certification a decade later.
August 30, 2013
High school dating violence can reduce young women's educational attainment longterm, a new study suggests.
June 14, 2013
A federal interagency initiative hopes to test new policies and programs to support disconnected youth.