Interventions

New CCRS Center Brief: Improving College and Career Readiness for Students with Disabilities

The National Longitudinal Studies and other data demonstrate how students with disabilities are lagging behind their peers. Students with disabilities graduate from high school at lower rates, attend and graduate from postsecondary institutions less frequently, and achieve lower rates of competitive employment.

EWS Team Members Present at 24th Annual At-Risk Youth Forum

Michelle Perry and Matthew Hauenstein from the National High School Center’s Early Warning System (EWS) Team recently presented on the Early Warning Intervention and Monitoring System (EWIMS) implementation process and EWS Middle Grades and High SchoolTools at the 24th Annual At-Risk Youth Forum, held February 19-22 in Myrtle Beach, SC.

NDTAC Highlights Truancy Prevention Programs

On Thursday, January 12, 2012, the National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At Risk (NDTAC) hosted a Webinar highlighting two school- and community- centered truancy prevention programs that target youth who are at risk of dropping out of school, and recovering those who have already dropped out.

Indicators of Dropout for Students with Disabilities

In our previous post, we noted that the Consortium on Chicago School Research (CCSR) identified four predictors of risk for dropout during ninth grade: course grades, course failures, absences, and “on-track” status.[1]  This post explains how these indicators apply to students with disabilities.

Course Grades: