What if one of the most effective tools in reducing dropouts is sitting right next to the student who needs help the most?
In a recent article from the BBC ( 595 more words
Who are the difference-makers?
Someone has made a difference. There’s a lot to celebrate in the realm of dropout prevention. The graduating class of students in the US in 2016 reached a new record, with a graduation rate of 83.2%, continuing an upward trend of over four percentage points since 2010. 369 more words
In yesterday’s blog, we talked about 21 factors that might predict which students are most at-risk of dropping out. Today, the antidote: fifteen effective strategies for dropout prevention, based on the research of the National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC). 368 more words
When I was in primary school it was recognized that I finished my schoolwork quickly. The school was well prepared for high achievers, and once a week a small group of us would be shipped off to a special class to challenge our minds. 945 more words