Dropout Prevention Fieldbook

A book of action – tools, tips, worksheets, and checklists. There are 71 best practices from practitioners in the field to practitioners in the field. The book is designed to 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, Franklin Schargel. Easily indexed according to strategy, grade level, and job title, it allows for quick access to tools, tips, worksheets, and checklists including:

  • Graduation Credit Cards
  • Ninth-Grade Academies
  • Early Warning Signs Matrix
  • Deterring Truancy User-Guide
  • Student Action Plan Agreement
  • and more!

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The Dropout Prevention Fieldbook: Best Practices from the Field addresses a broad range of educational challenges, including school safety, cyberbullying, and poor attendance. Teachers, administrators, counselors, and special educators can use this book to predict and prevent student dropouts, improve the quality of their schools and raise student achievement.


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  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • 15 Effective Strategies
  • Family Engagement
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Literacy Development
  • Mentoring and Tutoring
  • Service Learning
  • Alternative Schooling
  • After-School Opportunities
  • Professional Development
  • Educational Technology
  • Active Learning
  • Individualized Instruction
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Systemic Renewal
  • School-Community Collaboration
  • Safe Learning Environments
  • Index By Strategy
  • Index By Grade Level
  • Index for Administrators
  • Index for Counselors
  • Index for Special Educators

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