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5 ways to make dropout recovery work - Education Dive

5 ways to make dropout recovery work - Education Dive | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
As states work to raise grad rates, efforts to re-engage dropouts and help them across the finish line are gaining importance.
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Is there a link between dropout rates and how students thrive? - eCampus News

Is there a link between dropout rates and how students thrive? - eCampus News | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
Numerous misconceptions about student success in higher education contribute to middle-low-to-low thriving among college students.
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Major study confirms effectiveness of dropout prevention strategies

Major study confirms effectiveness of dropout prevention strategies | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
The technical report of a new, major research study of dropout prevention strategies provides evidence of the effectiveness of these strategies in addition to presenting educators with valid scientific evidence that will enable them to select the...
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Edwards Introduces Dropout Prevention Bill

Edwards Introduces Dropout Prevention Bill | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
Introduced dropout prevention bill based on study showing a $127,000 benefit per student of graduating high school http://t.co/EKRNPVaccj
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The True Cost of High School Dropouts

The True Cost of High School Dropouts | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
Proven educational strategies to increase high school completion provide returns to the taxpayer that are two to four times their cost.

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Son's birth inspires dropout to return to school - Victoria Advocate

Son's birth inspires dropout to return to school - Victoria Advocate | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
The smell of fresh popcorn kernels filled the living room air as Victoria College student Desmond Johnson studied for his pre-calculus final. "Daddy needs quiet ...
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Under new dropout law, high school students must return - SFGate

Under new dropout law, high school students must return - SFGate | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
School districts across Kentucky are tracking down dropouts to tell them they must return to school this fall because of a new state law, The Lexington Herald-Leader reports (http://bit.ly/1FwIAm3). Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday...
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Seeking second chance, a Lowell dropout embraces education - Boston Globe (subscription)

A high school dropout at 16, David Prak of Lowell draws strength from his past to carve himself a future.
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Seventh-grade dropout transforms into high school graduate - The Bakersfield Californian

Seventh-grade dropout transforms into high school graduate - The Bakersfield Californian | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
Alejandro Duran, who just turned 18 May 25, said he’s never been to high school — traditional high school, that is. Yet he and 265 other alternative education students met graduation requirements to graduate from high school.
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Dropout prevention seminar - WTVA

Dropout prevention seminar - WTVA | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
The Mississippi Department of Education requires that 80 percent of students should graduate from public high schools in Mississippi .
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Jobless Rate for Poor Black Teen Dropouts? Try 95 Percent

Jobless Rate for Poor Black Teen Dropouts? Try 95 Percent | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
By Paul Solman The United States has slid in rankings of industrialized nations putting youth to work. Jobless rates for young black dropouts are especiall

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Thomas Wentzel's curator insight, June 5, 2015 7:06 PM

Why should we continue to bring in a million permanent immigrant workers (plus 700,000 guest workers) every year when teenagers today are increasingly finding themselves without economic opportunities?

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10 Truths About College Dropouts Hidden Behind Negative Stereotypes - Elite Daily (blog)

10 Truths About College Dropouts Hidden Behind Negative Stereotypes - Elite Daily (blog) | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
What works for one person doesn't always work for the next.
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From Dropout To Dean, Hartford Educator A Study in Hard Work - Hartford Courant

From Dropout To Dean, Hartford Educator A Study in Hard Work - Hartford Courant | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
HARTFORD — The salve of hard work flowed like a river for Iris Ramos, trying to drown the decades-old shame that rippled in her life.
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High school dropout now an aspiring chef - Idaho EdNews

High school dropout now an aspiring chef - Idaho EdNews | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
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“My grandparents were upset when I decided to dropout of high school, but now they have seen how far I've come,” Goldy said.
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Dropout bill to return to General Assembly in January - Delaware First Media

Dropout bill to return to General Assembly in January - Delaware First Media | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
Delaware lawmakers are reviving efforts to keep kids from dropping out of school before they’re adults.
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Push-Up & Up contest draws 43 teams, raises $45,000 for local dropout prevention program

Push-Up & Up contest draws 43 teams, raises $45,000 for local dropout prevention program | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
Those who made it to the Charleston Farmers Market on May 2 might have noticed a little morning craziness going on on the other side of Marion Square.
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CIS of Los Angeles: Whatever It Takes

Communities In Schools (CIS) is the nation's leading high school dropout prevention organization. Working nationally with 1.3 million students in 27 states, CIS ...
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Former dropout wins top scholarship - U-T San Diego

Former dropout wins top scholarship - U-T San Diego | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
Former high school dropout Colin Skinner earned a $120,000 scholarship.
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Former high school dropout dedicates graduation to his mom - 9NEWS.com

Former high school dropout dedicates graduation to his mom - 9NEWS.com | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
A former high school dropout graduated Saturday after losing his mom, who encouraged him to go back to school.
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How A Tragic Fall Inspired This High School Dropout To Become A College ... - Huffington Post

How A Tragic Fall Inspired This High School Dropout To Become A College ... - Huffington Post | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
An eye-opening experience propelled this student to completely reshape his life

After his parents' divorce, Michael Moubarek, a now-22-year-old from Germantown, Maryland, had a rough time in high
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To reduce the dropout rate, family engagement is key - Charleston Post Courier

To reduce the dropout rate, family engagement is key - Charleston Post Courier | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
If you start skipping classes at Summerville High School, your parents will likely hear from assistant principal Valerie Blunt.
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I'm a High School Dropout -- and I'm OK With That - Huffington Post

I'm a High School Dropout -- and I'm OK With That - Huffington Post | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
On May 27, 2015 I should have graduated from high school, but I did not. I am a dropout. Many would be disheartened to learn I was unable to accomplish something so simple, so necessary. But actually, I am fine.
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America's most famous college dropout thinks you should go to college - Deseret News

America's most famous college dropout thinks you should go to college - Deseret News | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
The Deseret News National Edition fills a void in the American media landscape through rigorous journalism for family- and faith-oriented audiences.
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LIFT Academy lowering city's dropout rates and social costs - Charlotte Observer (blog)

LIFT Academy lowering city's dropout rates and social costs - Charlotte Observer (blog) | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
Alternative high school run by Project LIFT is saving the city millions by slashing dropout rates.
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Manatee dedicates school workers to dropout prevention - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Manatee dedicates school workers to dropout prevention - Sarasota Herald-Tribune | Dropout re-engagement | Scoop.it
Students at risk of dropping out in Manatee County will soon have staff members at their schools dedicated to ensuring they make it to graduation.
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