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Attendance. Dropouts

  • Applying the College Completion Agenda to Practiceby Katherine L. Hughes; Andrea Venezia

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    This volume profiles some of the innovative reforms community college practitioners are engaged in, focusing on supporting students through to graduation. While much has been written at the federal and state levels about the need to improve student completion rates, this volume translates that imperative into action at the campus level. It presents... more...

  • Schools & Persistent Absenteesby D. Galloway

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Drawing on an extensive study of persistent absentees, their families and their schools, David Galloway explores the prevalence of absence from schools and the underlying causes. He shows that a majority of poor attendees remain at home with their parents' knowledge, and often with their consent, and argues that the disadvantaged circumstances of... more...

  • Best Practices to Help At-Risk Learnersby Franklin Schargel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    This book presents 46 research-based tools, worksheets, and resources which have been field-tested at schools and dropout prevention programs across the country. For teachers, administrators, counselors, and special educators who work with at-risk learners, it helps you apply the Fifteen Strategies identified by The National Dropout Prevention Center... more...

  • Strategies to Help Solve Our School Dropout Problemby Franklin Schargel; Jay Smink

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    This book will help you reduce the number of young adults who leave school without completing a high school program. These successfully proven strategies were identified through research conducted by The National Dropout Prevention Center at Clemson University. more...

  • Retentionmanagement für die Praxisby DGFP e.V.

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 25.47

    Retention, die Bindung der erfolgsentscheidenden Mitarbeiter, ist eine Schlüsselaufgabe von Unternehmen in Zeiten des Fachkräftemangels. Nach einem Überblick erarbeiten die Autoren ein analytisches und praktikables Vorgehensmodell für das strategische und das operative Retentionmanagement. Fachleute im Personalmarketing und Führungskräfte erhalten... more...

  • Helping Students Graduateby Franklin Schargel; Jay Smink

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    This book describes the fifteen strategies identified through research reviewed by The National Dropout Prevention Center and Network at Clemson University. Each chapter in this book was written by a nationally recognized authority in that field. Research has shown that these 15 strategies have been successfully implemented in all school levels from... more...

  • Rethinking College Student Retentionby John M. Braxton; William R. Doyle; Harold V. Hartley; Amy S. Hirschy; Willis A. Jones; Michael K. McLendon

    Wiley 2013; US$ 45.00

    Drawing on studies funded by the Lumina Foundation, the nation's largest private foundation focused solely on increasing Americans' success in higher education, the authors revise current theories of college student departure, including Tinto's, making the important distinction between residential and commuter colleges and universities, and thereby... more...

  • Dropout Prevention Fieldbookby Franklin Schargel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    Reduce your school's dropout rate, help improve teaching and learning, and develop stronger relationships with parents and the community. This book showcases the collected efforts of dedicated educators from across the country, selected and presented by one of today's leading experts in dropout prevention, Franklin Schargel. Easily indexed according... more...

  • Caring For Kidsby Rodney R Cocking; Richard J. Altenbaugh; David E. Engel; Don T. Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95

    The official school drop-out figure in the US in recent years has been 25 per cent of the cohort. Estimates from large cities are often double these rates, and in some areas 60 per cent or worse. This text focuses on this problem in US schools, but from an unusual perspective. It is a study gained from in-depth interviews of 100 "stop-outs" - that... more...

  • Composing Lives in Transitionby D. Jean Clandinin; Pam Steeves; Vera Caine

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 49.99

    Composing Lives in Transition: A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Early School Leavers is structured around ten narrative accounts, each one offering glimpses into the lives of early school leavers from different backgrounds. Framed by the puzzling question of why someone would want to leave school early, the authors worked alongside youths... more...