An enhanced version of the Persistence to Graduation Tool is expected to more accurately predict when a student is likely to leave school early.
While Kentucky schools have reason to celebrate their efforts to keep students from leaving school before age 18, their dropout prevention efforts are far from over.
On Feb. 28 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. ET, the U.S. Department of Education, with Jobs for the Future, is sponsoring a webinar on rural dropout prevention and recovery, Utilizing the Village: Effective Reengagement and Recovery Programming in Rural Communities. Presenters will highlight lessons learned about effective use of curriculum, building partnerships, and helping students transition to postsecondary opportunities or careers. These [...]
Teachers can keep both students and parents engaged throughout school year.
Educators now have a new tool to help fight rising high school dropout rates in Kentucky and encourage students to stay in school and plan for their future careers. Forward in the Fifth and the Center for Rural Development are launching a new dropout prevention video and discussion guide, the “Stay in School Toolkit,” which shares candid stories of eight [...]