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CE Credit Hours: 5.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
Dropping out of high school is a perpetual and serious problem that leads to numerous economic and social challenges. This intermediate continuing education course, developed using information from the U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences, offers educators specific, evidence-based recommendations that address the challenges of preventing dropout in secondary schools. The prevalence and consequences of dropout are discussed, as well as actionable prevention strategies, examples of how to implement the recommended practices in schools, advice on how to overcome potential obstacles, and a description of the supporting evidence.
1. Identify various factors related to high school dropout, including prevalence, characteristics, and consequences.
2. Discuss the overarching themes that have emerged with the facilitation of evidence-based dropout prevention practices.
3. Evaluate ways to monitor the progress of all students, and proactively intervene when early signs of attendance, behavior, or academic problems appear.
4. Outline strategies to provide intensive, individualized support to students who have fallen off track and face significant challenges to success.
5. Summarize how to engage students by offering curricula and programs that connect schoolwork with college and career success and that improve their capacity to manage challenges.
6. Describe how small, personalized communities can be created to monitor and support at-risk students.
7. Review examples, definitions, and other evidence-based concepts of research to support dropout prevention.
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