Dropout Prevention | Edutopia
Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Dropout Prevention

Learn about programs and share ideas to support at-risk students and keep all young people in school.

Middle School's Role in Dropout Prevention

Anne O'Brien shares research and resources for helping secondary students stay in school.

Discuss

Strategies for Reaching Apathetic Students

Last comment 5 days 20 hours ago
9 3,806 12,503 views

Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup

Last comment 3 weeks 4 days ago
16 2,721 32,134 views

Dyslexia in the General Education Classroom

Last comment 2 weeks 6 days ago
43 25,108 80,730 views

Strategies for Reaching Apathetic Students

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 07:58
9 3,806 12,503 views

Dyslexia in the General Education Classroom

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:44
43 25,108 80,730 views

Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 10:02
16 2,721 32,134 views

Browse

article

Seven Steps to Building School-to-Industry Partnerships

Meeting your match for mentors, internships and expert assistance.

51 5,925 views
article

Funding a Career Tech/College Prep Start-Up

Locating the pots of money designated for career tech academies and pathways.

1 2 790 views
article

Career Tech Meets College Prep: Ten Tips to Get Going

Practical advice for taking those first steps.

2 10 9,345 views
Connecting High School to College and Career
video

Connecting High School to College and Career

A new approach to career and technical education is engaging high school students by combining rigorous academics with hands-on learning in specific fields of professional study and training.

80 7,900 views
Academies Raise the Bar at a Comprehensive High School
video

Academies Raise the Bar at a Comprehensive High School

Focusing on careers in green energy and manufacturing technology improves attendance and test scores at Laguna Creek High School in Elk Grove, California.

1 20 2,238 views
article

Career and Technical Education: Research Roundup

Evidence of success in lowering the dropout rate and raising grades.

1 40 7,637 views

Pages

blog

The Link Between Suspension and Dropout

Robyn Gee of Youth Radio presents evidence linking student suspensions with student dropouts, and looks at programs that may help prevent both.

4 427 6,188 views
article

Resources and Downloads for Online Learning

Free tools, web links and other resources to help bring online learning to your school.

1 46 6,188 views
Project Learning: Expeditions in Portland, Maine
video

Project Learning: Expeditions in Portland, Maine

Project learning combined with 1-to-1 laptops creates a rich and rigorous environment for learning at a middle school and a high school in Portland, Maine.

5 42 6,188 views
blog

Strategies to Prevent the Neurotoxic Impact of School Stress

Neurologist, teacher, author and Edutopia blogger Judy Willis presents evidence that boredom can actually be bad for our students' brain development.

4 269 6,057 views
blog

Inside the Classroom and Mind of an Extraordinary Teacher

Inside the classroom and mind of an extraordinary teacher, a biography of Albert Cullum

7 105 6,057 views
article

Shop Classes Return -- with a 21st-Century Twist

Teaching life skills such as high tech welding could be one antidote to the economic crisis.

11 24 6,057 views
blog

Senioritis -- or an Opportunity for Growth?

Guest blogger Lori Desautels looks at senioritis as a time of wasted opportunity and asks pointed questions about how we can engage rather than lose students during the final months of their high school careers.

7 175 5,925 views

Pages