Decreasing the Dropout Rate in the United States

Decreasing the Dropout Rate in the United States

Oct 2006

Panel Discussion Presenters:

Terry Cash, National Dropout Prevention Center, Clemson University, SC
Stephen B. Plank, Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University
Samuel Coburn Stringfield, University of Louisville

Abstract:

This webcast provides an overview of the national perspective on dropout, including why students drop out, some strategies that we have looked at (15 effective strategies for dropout prevention), some research findings we've tabulated on CTE impact, and some major initiatives across the nation.