Local Education Agencies

Building Authentic Relationships with Youth At Risk

McGrane, G. (2010).  Building Authentic Relationships with Youth At Risk. Effective Strategies. Clemson, SC : National Dropout Prevention Center/Network.

Service-Learning Passport for Life

Service-Learning Passport for Life. (1996).  Linking Learning with Life Series.

Career and Technology Education (CTE) Resources

Publications

González-Rivera, C. (2014).  Bridging the Disconnect. Center for an Urban Future.
Connected Counseling: Connecting Students to Success. (2008).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (2008).  Video: Connected Counseling in Action.
ACT Inc. (2006).  Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different?. Iowa City, IA : Author.
Plank, S., DeLuca, S., & Estacion, A. (2005).  Dropping Out of High School and the Place of Career and Technical Education: A Survival Analysis of Surviving High School. National Dissemination Center for Career and Technical Education.
Plank, S., DeLuca, S., & Eustacion, A. (2005).  Dropping out of high school and the place of career and technical education: A survival analysis of surviving high school. Columbus, OH : National Dissemination Center for Career & Technical Education.
Smink, J., & Schargel, F. P. (Eds.). (2004).  Helping Students Graduate: A Strategic Approach To Dropout Prevention. Larchmont, NY : Eye On Education.
Smink, J., & Reimer, M. S. (2002).  Career and Technical Education and the 15 Effective Strategies for Increasing Graduation Rates. Clemson, SC : National Dropout Prevention Center.
Phelps, R. P., Parsad, B., & Farris, E. (2001).  Features of occupational programs at the secondary and postsecondary education levels. Washington, DC : National Center for Educational Statistics.
Schmitz, E., Prescott, C., & Hunt, L. (1996).  Learning technology: Effective use of technology in education; A report on the status of technology in preparing students for the workplace. Waco, TX : Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD).
Hamby, J. V., & Monaco, F. A. (1993).  Enhanced Vocational Education: Developing a District-Wide Dropout Prevention Program. Solutions and Strategies.

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Individualized Instruction Resources

Publications

Griffith, C. A. (2011).  Research-Based Remedial Reading Strategies for Teens. Effective Strategies. National Dropout Prevention Center/Network.
Improving Graduation Rates through Virtual Schooling. (2009).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
Smink, J., & Schargel, F. P. (Eds.). (2004).  Helping Students Graduate: A Strategic Approach To Dropout Prevention. Larchmont, NY : Eye On Education.
Nagel, J., & Smith, P. (2001).  The art of personalized learning. NASSP News, 2(3)
Gerstle, L., & French, D. (1991).  Structuring schools for student success: A focus on instructional improvement. Quincy, MA : Massachusetts Department of Education.

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Educational Technology Resources

Publications

Software and Information Industry Association (2010).  Results of the Spring 2010 SIAA Vision K-20 Survey.
Dropout Prevention in the Digital Society. (2009).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
Improving Graduation Rates through Virtual Schooling. (2009).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (2009).  Video: NDPN Board Member Rob York talks about virtual learning options.
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (2009).  Video: Student Success Stories With Virtual Learning.
Picciano, A. G., & Seaman, J. (2008).  K-12 Online Learning: A 2008 Follow-up of the Survey of U.S. School District Administrators. Newburyport, MA : The Sloan Consortium.
CSTA Curriculum Improvement Task Force (2006).  The new education imperative: Improving high school computer science education.
Smink, J., & Schargel, F. P. (Eds.). (2004).  Helping Students Graduate: A Strategic Approach To Dropout Prevention. Larchmont, NY : Eye On Education.
Falba, C. J., Grove, K. J., Anderson, D. G., & Putney, L. G. (2001).  Benefits of laptop computers for elementary teachers. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 33(5)
Lehman, S., Kauffman, D. F., White, J. J., Horn, C. A., & Bruning, R. H. (2001).  Teacher interaction: Motivating at-risk students in web-based high school courses. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 33(5)
Behrman, R. E., & Shields, M. K. (2000).  Children and computer technology. The Future of Children, 10(2)
Sivin, K. J., Bialo, E., & Rosso, J. L. (2000).  Online and electronic research by middle school students.

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Active Learning Resources

Publications

Service-Learning: A Dropout Prevention Strategy and MORE!. (2009).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
Keeping Youth In School - How Service-Learning Can Help!. (2008).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
Smink, J., & Schargel, F. P. (Eds.). (2004).  Helping Students Graduate: A Strategic Approach To Dropout Prevention. Larchmont, NY : Eye On Education.
Pauley, J. A., Bradley, D. F., & Pauley, J. F. (2002).  Here's how to reach me: Matching instruction to personality types in your classroom. Baltimore : Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co..
Duckenfield, M., & Wright, J. N. (2001).  Pocket Guide to Service-Learning. Linking Learning with Life Series.
Nagel, J., & Smith, P. (2001).  The art of personalized learning. NASSP News, 2(3)
Wilson, D., & Conyers, M. (2000).  Courageous learners: Unleashing the brain power of students from at-risk situations. Winter Park, FL : BrainSmart.
Shirley, L. (1998).  Pocket Guide to Multiple Intelligences. Clemson, SC : National Dropout Prevention Center.
Waxman, H. C., Walker de Felix, J., Anderson, J. E., & Baptiste, H. P. (1992).  Students at risk in at-risk schools: Improving environments for learning. Newbury Park, CA : Corwin Press.
Texas Education Agency (1989).  Learning styles of at-risk youth: A schoolwide study skills program. Austin, TX : Texas Education Agency.

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Professional Development Resources

Publications

Gail M. Sullivan, MD, M. P. H., & Richard Feinn, P. D. (2012).  Using Effect Size—or Why the P Value Is Not Enough. Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 4(3), 279–282. Abstract
McGrane, G. (2011).  Building Authentic Relationships With Youth At Risk. Professional Development Series.
Hirsh, S. (2009).  A New Definition. Journal of Staff Development, 30(4), 10-16.
Building Authentic Relationships with Youth At Risk. (2009).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
Call Me MISTER. (2009).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
Simonsen, B., Fairbanks, S., Briesch, A., Myers, D., & Sugai, G. (2008).  Evidence-based Practices in Classroom Management: Considerations for Research to Practice. Education and Treatment of Children, 31(3), 351-380.
The Role of the Principal in Dropout Prevention. (2008).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
Hammond, C., Smink, J., & Drew, S. (2007).  Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report. National Dropout Prevention Center.
Consider These Critical Questions to Strengthen Your School Improvement Plan. (2006).  Journal of Staff Development, 27(4), 59-60.
Smink, J., & Schargel, F. P. (Eds.). (2004).  Helping Students Graduate: A Strategic Approach To Dropout Prevention. Larchmont, NY : Eye On Education.
Sparks, D. (2002).  Designing powerful professional development for teachers and principals. Oxford, OH : National Staff Development Council.
Mizell, H. (2001).  How to Get There from Here. Journal of Staff Development, 22(3)
Garet, M., Porter, A. C., Desimone, L., Birman, B. F., & Yoon, K. S. (2001).  What makes professional development effective? Results from a national sample of teachers. American Educational Research Journal, 38(4), 915-945.
Peixotto, K., & Fager, J. (1998).  High-quality professional development: An essential component of successful schools. Portland, OR : Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NREL).

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