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Best Practice Guide for Dropout Prevention References

All References

Attendance

Community Engagement

Counseling and Mentoring

Course Completion and Credit Recovery

Data Analysis

Discipline and Behavior

Early Warning Systems

Family Partnering

Multiple Pathways

Outreach (tracking) Out-of-School Youth

Policies and Practices

Re-engagement

School Climate

Transition Programs

 

All References

Almeida, C., Steinberg, A., Santos, J., & Le, C. (2010). Six pillars of effective dropout prevention and recovery: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it. Jobs for Future. Retrieved from http://www.jff.org/publications/six-pillars-effective-dropout-prevention-and-recovery-assessment-current-state-policy

Attendance Works. (2015). Count us in! Working together to show that every school day matters. Retrieved from http://awareness.attendanceworks.org/wp-content/uploads/Count-Us-In-toolkit-2015_Final.pdf

Barrat, V. X., Berliner, B., & Fong, A. B. (2012). When dropping out is not a permanent high school outcome: Student characteristics, motivations, and re-enrollment challenges. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 17(4), 217-233. doi:10.1080/10824669.2012.717028

Bowers, A., Sprott, R., & Taff, S. (2013). Do we know who will drop out? A Review of the predictors of dropping out of high school: precision, sensitivity and specificity. The High School Journal, Vol. 96, Columbia University Academic Commons, Retrieved from https://academiccommons.columbia.edu/catalog/ac%3A163941

Bruce, M., Bridgeland, J.M., Fox, J.H., & Balfanz, R. (2011). On track for success: The use of early warning indicator and intervention systems to build a grad nation. Retrieved from https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED526421

Burd-Sharps, S., & Lewis, K. (2017). Promising gains, persistent gaps: Youth disconnection in America. Measure of America of the Social Science Research Council. Retrieved from https://ssrc-static.s3.amazonaws.com/moa/Promising%20Gains%20Final.pdf

CDE Office of Dropout Prevention and Student Engagement. (2011). Dropout prevention and student engagement. Colorado Department of Education. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/documents/dropoutprevention/resources/2011dpseprogrampolicyreport.pdf

CDE Office of Dropout Prevention and Student Re-engagement. (2016). 2014-2015 State policy report: Dropout prevention and student engagement. Colorado Department of Education. Retrieved from: http://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/2015dropoutpreventionpolicyreport

CDE Office of Dropout Prevention and Student Re-engagement. (2017). 2015-2016 State policy report: Dropout prevention and student engagement. Retrieved from: http://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/2015-16statepolicyondpse

Center for Promise. (2016). Don't quit on me: What young people who left school say about the power of relationships. America’s Promise Alliance. Retrieved from http://www.americaspromise.org/report/dont-quit-me?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Don%27t%20Quit%20on%20Me%20Landing%20Page&utm_campaign=DQOM%20Blast%20Email%209/16/2015  

Center for Promise. (2014). Don’t call them dropouts; understanding the experiences of young people who leave high school before graduation. America’s Promise Alliance. Retrieved from http://www.americaspromise.org/report/dont-call-them-dropouts

Colorado Children’s Campaign. (2018). Creating safe school environments in Colorado. Retrieved from https://www.coloradokids.org

Colorado Department of Education. (2016). Colorado Multi-Tiered System of Supports Overview. Retrieved from: https://www.cde.state.co.us/mtss/mtssessentialcomponentsdefinitionsjune2016 

Colorado Department of Education. (2010). Dropout prevention and student re-engagement. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/documents/cdeprevention/download/pdf/cdedpsepolicybriefjec2010final%20%282%29.pdf

Colorado Department of Education. (2014). Colorado Department of Education performance plan 2013–14. Retrieved from http://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/CDEPerformancePlanJan2014_0.pdf

Corrin, W., Sepanik, S., Rosen, R. & Shane, A. (2016). Addressing early warning indicators: Interim impact findings from the Investing in Innovation (i3) evaluation of Diplomas Now. MDRC Publications. Retrieved from http://diplomasnow.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/DiplomasNow-3rd-2016.pdf

Darling-Hammond, L., Bae, S., Cook-Harvey, C., Lam, L., et al. (2016). Pathways to new accountability through the Every Student Succeeds Act. Learning Policy Institute. Retrieved from https://learningpolicyinstitute.org/sites/default/files/product-files/Pathways_New-Accountability_Through_Every_Student_Succeeds_Act_04202016.pdf

D'Agustino, S. (2013). Providing innovative opportunities and options for credit recovery through afterschool and summer learning programs. The Expanded Learning and Afterschool Project. Retrieved from http://www.expandinglearning.org/expandingminds/article/providing-innovative-opportunities-and-options-credit-recovery-through

DePaoli, J. L., Balfanz, R., & Bridgeland, J. (2016). Annual Update 2016: Building a grad nation: progress and challenge in raising high school graduation rate. Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from http://new.every1graduates.org/2016-building-a-grad-nation-report/

DePaoli, J. L., Balfanz, R., Bridgeland, J., Atwell, M., & Ingram, E.S. (2017). Annual Update 2017: Building a grad nation: progress and challenge in raising high school graduation rates. Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from https://gradnation.americaspromise.org/report/2017-building-grad-nation-report

Deyé, S. (2011). A path to graduation for every child: State legislative roles and responsibilities. A report of The NCSL task force on school dropout prevention and recovery. National Conference of State Legislatures. Retrieved from http://www.ncsl.org/documents/educ/ncsldropouttaskforcereport.pdf

Dockery, D. (2012). School dropout indicators, trends, and interventions for school counselors. Journal of School Counseling, 10(12), 1-33. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ978868.pdf

Donnell-Kay Foundation. (2012). Alternative education in Colorado: Recommendations for improving state outcomes for opportunity youth. Retrieved from http://dkfoundation.org/assets/files/2012-Alternative-Education-in-Colorado.pdf

Donnell-Kay Foundation & Colorado Children's Campaign. (2010). Answering the call: A report on Colorado's high school dropouts and best practices for improving educational outcomes. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED538786.pdf

DuPont, R. L., Caldeira, K. M., DuPont, H. S., Vincent, K. B., Shea, C. L., & Arria, A. M. (2013). America’s dropout crisis: The unrecognized connection to adolescent substance use. Rockville, MD: Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc. Retrieved from http://www.cls.umd.edu/docs/AmerDropoutCrisis.pdf

Education Commission of the States. (2011). Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility. Retrieved from http://www.ecs.org/clearinghouse/94/23/9423.pdf

Engelman, A. (2017). 2017 Legislative report Colorado school counselor corps grant program. CREED Connections, Inc. Retrieved from http://www.cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/2017sccgannualreport

Every Student Succeeds Act. (2016). Every student succeeds act primer: High school dropout prevention and reengagement of out-of-school youth. Retrieved from https://www.all4ed.org/reports-factsheets/every-student-succeeds-act-primer-high-school-dropout-prevention-and-reengagement-of-out-of-school-youth/

Faria, A., Sorensen, N., Heppen, J., Bowdon, J., Taylor, S., Eisner, R., & Foster, S. (2017). Getting students on track for graduation: Impacts of the Early Warning Intervention and Monitoring System after one year. Regional Educational Laboratory Program. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/projects/project.asp?projectID=388

Frazelle, S. & Nagel, A. (2015). A practitioner’s guide to implementing early warning systems. U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED552306.pdf

Freeman, J., & Simonsen, B. (2015). Examining the impact of policy and practice interventions on high school dropout and school completion rates: A systematic review of the literature. Review of Educational Research, 85(2), 205-248. doi:10.3102/0034654314554431

Healthy Kids Colorado. (2015). Healthy kids Colorado survey executive summary. University of Colorado Denver Community Epidemiology & Program Evaluation Group. Retrieved from https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/sites/default/files/PF_Youth_HKCS-2015-Exec-Summary.pdf

Henry, K., Cavanagh, T., & Oetting, E. (2011). Perceived parental investment in school as a mediator of the relationship between socio-economic indicators and educational outcomes in rural America. Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 40(9), 1164-1177. doi:10.1007/s10964-010-9616-4

Henry, K., Knight, K., & Thornberry, T. (2012). School disengagement as a predictor of dropout, delinquency, and problem substance use during adolescence and early adulthood. Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 41(2), 156-166. doi:10.1007/s10964-011-9665-3

Kena, G., Musu-Gillette, L., Robinson, J., Wang, X., Rathbun, A., Zhang, J., . . .Velez, E. (2015). The condition of education 2015 (NCES 2015-144). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC. Retrieved from https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015144.pdf

Kim, S., Chang, M., Singh, K., & Allen, K. R. (2015). Patterns and factors of high school dropout risks of racial and linguistic groups. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 20(4), 336-351. doi:10.1080/10824669.2015.1047019

Mac Iver, M., & Wang, A. (2011). Reengaging dropouts in Colorado. Baltimore, Maryland: The Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/reengagementreport

Mac Iver, M.A., Balfanz, R. & Byrnes, V. (2009). Advancing the "Colorado Graduates" agenda: Understanding the dropout problem and mobilizing to meet the graduation challenge. The Center for Social Organization of Schools John Hopkins University. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED539116.pdf

Martinez, J., Fritz, P., & Krueger, J. (2013). 2011-2012 State policy report: Dropout prevention and student engagement. Colorado Department of Education. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/documents/dropoutprevention/download/pdf/2012_dpse_legislative_reportv3.pdf

Martinez, J., Fritz, P., & Rosa, J. (2014). 2012-2013 State policy report: Dropout prevention and student engagement. Colorado Department of Education. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/2013_dpse_report_to_the_legislature

Moore, K.A. (2014). Making the grade: Assessing the evidence for integrated student supports. Child Trends. Retrieved from https://childtrends-ciw49tixgw5lbab.stackpathdns.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/2014-07ISSPaper2.pdf

Morales, L., Jaross, M., Rimando, A., Shtivelband, A., Davlyn, A., & Vanderburg, J. (2014). Opportunity youth in Denver: Environmental scan. JVA Consulting for Rose Community Foundation. Retrieved from https://joiningvisionandaction.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/OpportunityYouthinDenverEnvironmentalScan-March2014.pdf

Morgan, L. (2014). Review of the literature in dropout prevention. Colorado Department of Education, USDE High School Graduation Initiatives Project. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/cgpbestpracticeguide

National Center for Education Statistics. (2015). ED School climate surveys (EDSCLS), National benchmark study. Retrieved from https://safesupportivelearning.ed.gov/sites/default/files/Appendix_D_2015_EDSCLS_Pilot_Test_Report%20%281%29.pdf 

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. 15 effective strategies for dropout prevention. Retrieved from http://dropoutprevention.org/effective-strategies/

National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research. (2011). National high school center early warning system tool v2.0 technical manual. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED521687.pdf

O'Cummings, M. & Therriault, S. (2015). From accountability to prevention: Early warning systems put data to work for struggling students. Early Warning Systems in Education, American Institutes for Research. Retrieved from http://www.earlywarningsystems.org/tools-supports/

 OSEP Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. (2017).     PBIS in the classroom. Retrieved from: www.pbis.org

REFT Institute, Inc. (2010). Girls' dropout prevention report. Retrieved from https://www.wfco.org/document.doc?id=69

REL Central. (2011). Dropout prevention and intervention strategies. Retrieved from: http://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/resources

Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy. (2012). Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery. Cambridge, MA: Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy. Recovered from http://www.renniecenter.org/sites/default/files/2017-01/ForgottenYouth.pdf

Rennie-Hill, L., Villano, J., Feist, M., Legters, N., Thomases, J., & Williams, P. (2014). Bringing students back to the center: A resource guide for implementing and enhancing re-engagement centers for out-of-school youth. Youth for a Change. Retrieved from http://youthforachange.org/services/colorado-reengagement-network/resources/student-reengagement-resources.html

Roderick, M., Kelley-Kemple, T., Johnson, D., & Beechum, N. (2014). Preventable failure: Improvements in long-term outcomes when high schools focused on the ninth-grade year. University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research. Retrieved from https://consortium.uchicago.edu/news-item/preventable-failure-new-report-demonstrates-how-focus-ninth-grade-track-rates-has-led

Rumberger, R., Addis, H., Allensworth, E., Balfanz, R., et al (2017). Preventing dropout in secondary schools. Washington D.C.: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/PracticeGuide/wwc_dropout_092617.pdf

Therriault, S. B., Heppen, J., O'Cummings, M., Fryer, L., & Johnson, A. (2010). Early warning system implementation guide. National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research. Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED521686.pdf

Tice, P., Lipari, R. N. & Van Horn, S. L. (2017). Substance use among 12th grade aged youths, by dropout status. The CBHSQ Report: August 15, 2017. Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, MD. Retrieved from https://www.samhsa.gov/data/sites/default/files/report_3196/ShortReport-3196.html

Tromski-Klingshirn, D. & Miura, Y. (2017). School counselors’ role in dropout prevention and credit recovery. Journal of School Counseling, 15(4), 1-17. Retrieved from http://jsc.montana.edu/articles/v15n4.pdf

  U.S. Department of Education, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. (2016). Issue brief: Early warning systems. Policy and Program Studies Service. Retrieved from https://www2.ed.gov/rschstat/eval/high-school/early-warning-systems-brief.pdf

  What Works Clearinghouse. (2015). WWC intervention report: Check and connect. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/InterventionReports/wwc_checkconnect_050515.pdf

What Works Clearinghouse. (2017). Preventing dropout in secondary schools: Practice guide summary. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/practiceguide/wwc_dp_summary_101717.pdf

 

Community Engagement

Center for Promise. (2016). Don't Quit on Me: What young people who left school say about the power of relationships. Retrieved from http://www.americaspromise.org/report/dont-quit-me?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Don%27t%20Quit%20on%20Me%20Landing%20Page&utm_campaign=DQOM%20Blast%20Email%209/16/2015  

Center for Promise. (2014). Don’t Call them dropouts; understanding the experiences of young people who leave high school before graduation. America’s Promise Alliance. Retrieved from http://www.americaspromise.org/report/dont-call-them-dropouts

DePaoli, J. L., Balfanz, R., & Bridgeland, J. (2016). Annual Update 2016: Building a grad nation: progress and challenge in raising high school graduation rate. Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from http://new.every1graduates.org/2016-building-a-grad-nation-report/

DePaoli, J. L., Balfanz, R., Bridgeland, J., Atwell, M., & Ingram, E.S. (2017). Annual Update 2017: Building a grad nation: progress and challenge in raising high school graduation rates. Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from http://gradnation.americaspromise.org/report/2017-building-grad-nation-report

Freeman, J., & Simonsen, B. (2015). Examining the impact of policy and practice interventions on high school dropout and school completion rates: A systematic review of the literature. Review of Educational Research, 85(2), 205-248. doi:10.3102/0034654314554431

Henry, K., Cavanagh, T., & Oetting, E. (2011). Perceived parental investment in school as a mediator of the relationship between socio-economic indicators and educational outcomes in rural America. Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 40(9), 1164-1177. doi:10.1007/s10964-010-9616-4

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. 15 effective strategies for dropout prevention. Retrieved from http://dropoutprevention.org/effective-strategies/

REFT Institute, Inc. (2010). Girls' dropout prevention report. Retrieved from https://www.wfco.org/document.doc?id=69

Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy. (2012). Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery. Cambridge, MA: Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy. Recovered from http://www.renniecenter.org/sites/default/files/2017-01/ForgottenYouth.pdf

Tice, P., Lipari, R. N. & Van Horn, S. L. (2017). Substance use among 12th grade aged youths, by dropout status. The CBHSQ Report: August 15, 2017. Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, MD. Retrieved from https://www.samhsa.gov/data/sites/default/files/report_3196/ShortReport-3196.html

What Works Clearinghouse. (2017). Preventing dropout in secondary schools: Practice guide summary. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/practiceguide/wwc_dp_summary_101717.pdf

 

Counseling and Mentoring

Attendance Works. (2015). Count us in! Working together to show that every school day matters. Retrieved from http://awareness.attendanceworks.org/wp-content/uploads/Count-Us-In-toolkit-2015_Final.pdf

Dockery, D. (2012). School dropout indicators, trends, and interventions for school counselors. Journal of School Counseling, 10(12), 1-33. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ978868.pdf

Engelman, A. (2017). 2017 Legislative report Colorado school counselor corps grant program. CREED Connections, Inc. Retrieved from http://www.cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/2017sccgannualreport

Morales, L., Jaross, M., Rimando, A., Shtivelband, A., Davlyn, A., & Vanderburg, J. (2014). Opportunity youth in Denver: Environmental scan. JVA Consulting for Rose Community Foundation. Retrieved from https://joiningvisionandaction.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/OpportunityYouthinDenverEnvironmentalScan-March2014.pdfMorgan, L. (2014). Review of the literature in dropout prevention. Colorado Department of Education, USDE High School Graduation Initiatives Project. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/cgpbestpracticeguide

REL Central. (2011). Dropout prevention and intervention strategies. Retrieved from: http://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/resources

REFT Institute, Inc. (2010). Girls' dropout prevention report. Retrieved from https://www.wfco.org/document.doc?id=69

Tice, P., Lipari, R. N. & Van Horn, S. L. (2017). Substance use among 12th grade aged youths, by dropout status. The CBHSQ Report: August 15, 2017. Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, MD. Retrieved from https://www.samhsa.gov/data/sites/default/files/report_3196/ShortReport-3196.html

Tromski-Klingshirn, D. & Miura, Y. (2017). School counselors’ role in dropout prevention and credit recovery. Journal of School Counseling, 15(4), 1-17. Retrieved from http://jsc.montana.edu/articles/v15n4.pdf

What Works Clearinghouse. (2015). WWC intervention report: Check and connect. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/InterventionReports/wwc_checkconnect_050515.pdf

What Works Clearinghouse. (2017). Preventing dropout in secondary schools: Practice guide summary. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/practiceguide/wwc_dp_summary_101717.pdf

Wilkins, J., & Huckabee, S. (2014). A literature map of dropout prevention interventions for students with disabilities. Clemson, SC: National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities, Clemson University. Retrieved from http://www.ndpc-sd.org/documents/wilkins-huckabee-lit-review.pdf

 

Course Completion and Credit Recovery Options

Barrat, V. X., Berliner, B., & Fong, A. B. (2012). When dropping out is not a permanent high school outcome: Student characteristics, motivations, and re-enrollment challenges. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 17(4), 217-233. doi:10.1080/10824669.2012.717028

Bowers, A., Sprott, R., & Taff, S. (2013). Do we know who will drop out? A Review of the predictors of dropping out of high school: precision, sensitivity and specificity. The High School Journal, Vol. 96, Columbia University Academic Commons, Retrieved from https://academiccommons.columbia.edu/catalog/ac%3A163941

Burd-Sharps, S., & Lewis, K. (2017). Promising gains, persistent gaps: Youth disconnection in America. Measure of America of the Social Science Research Council. Retrieved from https://ssrc-static.s3.amazonaws.com/moa/Promising%20Gains%20Final.pdf

D'Agustino, S. (2013). Providing innovative opportunities and options for credit recovery through afterschool and summer learning programs. The Expanded Learning and Afterschool Project. Retrieved from http://www.expandinglearning.org/expandingminds/article/providing-innovative-opportunities-and-options-credit-recovery-through

DePaoli, J. L., Balfanz, R., & Bridgeland, J. (2016). Annual Update 2016: Building a grad nation: progress and challenge in raising high school graduation rate. Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from http://new.every1graduates.org/2016-building-a-grad-nation-report/

DePaoli, J. L., Balfanz, R., Bridgeland, J., Atwell, M., & Ingram, E.S. (2017). Annual Update 2017: Building a grad nation: progress and challenge in raising high school graduation rates. Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from http://gradnation.americaspromise.org/report/2017-building-grad-nation-report

Education Commission of the States. (2011). Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility. Retrieved from http://www.ecs.org/clearinghouse/94/23/9423.pdf

Mac Iver, M.A., Balfanz, R. & Byrnes, V. (2009). Advancing the "Colorado Graduates" agenda: Understanding the dropout problem and mobilizing to meet the graduation challenge. The Center for Social Organization of Schools John Hopkins University. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED539116.pdf

McCabe, J. & St. Andrie, R. (2012). Credit recovery programs: Full report. The Center for Public Education. Retrieved from http://www.centerforpubliceducation.org/Main-Menu/Staffingstudents/Credit-recovery-programs/Credit-recovery-programs-full-report.html

Morales, L., Jaross, M., Rimando, A., Shtivelband, A., Davlyn, A., & Vanderburg, J. (2014). Opportunity youth in Denver: Environmental scan. JVA Consulting for Rose Community Foundation. Retrieved from https://joiningvisionandaction.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/OpportunityYouthinDenverEnvironmentalScan-March2014.pdfREL Central. (2011). Dropout prevention and intervention strategies. Retrieved from: http://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/resources

Reyna, R. (2011). State policies to reengage dropouts. NGA Center for Best Practices. Retrieved from https://www.nga.org/files/live/sites/NGA/files/pdf/1107REENGAGEDROPOUTS.PDF

Tromski-Klingshirn, D. & Miura, Y. (2017). School counselors’ role in dropout prevention and credit recovery. Journal of School Counseling, 15(4), 1-17. Retrieved from http://jsc.montana.edu/articles/v15n4.pdf

 

Data Analysis

Attendance Works. (2015). Count us in! Working together to show that every school day matters. Retrieved from http://awareness.attendanceworks.org/wp-content/uploads/Count-Us-In-toolkit-2015_Final.pdf

CDE Office of Dropout Prevention and Student Re-engagement. (2017).  2015-2016 State policy report: Dropout prevention and student engagement. Retrieved from: http://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/2015-16statepolicyondpse

CDE Office of Dropout Prevention and Student Engagement. (2011). Dropout prevention and student engagement. Colorado Department of Education. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/documents/dropoutprevention/resources/2011dpseprogrampolicyreport.pdf

Colorado Department of Education. (2010). Dropout prevention and student re-engagement. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/documents/cdeprevention/download/pdf/cdedpsepolicybriefjec2010final%20%282%29.pdf

Colorado Department of Education. (2014). Colorado Department of Education performance plan 2013–14. Retrieved from http://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/CDEPerformancePlanJan2014_0.pdf

Dockery, D. (2012). School dropout indicators, trends, and interventions for school counselors. Journal of School Counseling, 10(12), 1-33. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ978868.pdf

DuPont, R. L., Caldeira, K. M., DuPont, H. S., Vincent, K. B., Shea, C. L., & Arria, A. M. (2013). America’s dropout crisis: The unrecognized connection to adolescent substance use. Rockville, MD: Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc. Retrieved from http://www.cls.umd.edu/docs/AmerDropoutCrisis.pdf

Frazelle, S. & Nagel, A. (2015). A practitioner’s guide to implementing early warning systems. U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED552306.pdf

Healthy Kids Colorado. (2015). Healthy kids Colorado survey executive summary. University of Colorado Denver Community Epidemiology & Program Evaluation Group. Retrieved from https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/sites/default/files/PF_Youth_HKCS-2015-Exec-Summary.pdf

Henry, K., Cavanagh, T., & Oetting, E. (2011). Perceived parental investment in school as a mediator of the relationship between socio-economic indicators and educational outcomes in rural America. Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 40(9), 1164-1177. doi:10.1007/s10964-010-9616-4

Kim, S., Chang, M., Singh, K., & Allen, K. R. (2015). Patterns and factors of high school dropout risks of racial and linguistic groups. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 20(4), 336-351. doi:10.1080/10824669.2015.1047019

Kena, G., Musu-Gillette, L., Robinson, J., Wang, X., Rathbun, A., Zhang, J., . . .Velez, E. (2015). The condition of education 2015 (NCES 2015-144). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC. Retrieved from https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015144.pdf

Mac Iver, M.A., Balfanz, R. & Byrnes, V. (2009). Advancing the "Colorado Graduates" agenda: Understanding the dropout problem and mobilizing to meet the graduation challenge. The Center for Social Organization of Schools John Hopkins University. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED539116.pdf

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. (2016). Issue brief: Early warning systems. Policy and Program Studies Service. Retrieved from https://www2.ed.gov/rschstat/eval/high-school/early-warning-systems-brief.pdf

What Works Clearinghouse. (2017). Preventing dropout in secondary schools: Practice guide summary. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/practiceguide/wwc_dp_summary_101717.pdf

 

Early Warning Systems

Attendance Works. (2015). Count us in! Working together to show that every school day matters. Retrieved from http://awareness.attendanceworks.org/wp-content/uploads/Count-Us-In-toolkit-2015_Final.pdf

Bowers, A., Sprott, R., & Taff, S. (2013). Do we know who will drop out? A Review of the predictors of dropping out of high school: precision, sensitivity and specificity. The High School Journal, Vol. 96, Columbia University Academic Commons, Retrieved from https://academiccommons.columbia.edu/catalog/ac%3A163941

Bruce, M., Bridgeland, J.M., Fox, J.H., & Balfanz, R. (2011). On track for success: The use of early warning indicator and intervention systems to build a grad nation. Retrieved from https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED526421

CDE Office of Dropout Prevention and Student Re-engagement. (2016).  2014-2015 State policy report: Dropout prevention and student engagement. Colorado Department of Education. Retrieved from: http://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/2015dropoutpreventionpolicyreport

Colorado Department of Education. (2010). Dropout prevention and student re-engagement. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/documents/cdeprevention/download/pdf/cdedpsepolicybriefjec2010final%20%282%29.pdf

Colorado Department of Education. (2014). Colorado Department of Education performance plan 2013–14. Retrieved from http://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/CDEPerformancePlanJan2014_0.pdf

Corrin, W., Sepanik, S., Rosen, R. & Shane, A. (2016). Addressing early warning indicators: Interim impact findings from the Investing in Innovation (i3) evaluation of Diplomas Now. MDRC Publications. Retrieved from http://diplomasnow.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/DiplomasNow-3rd-2016.pdf

DePaoli, J. L., Balfanz, R., & Bridgeland, J. (2016). Annual Update 2016: Building a grad nation: progress and challenge in raising high school graduation rate. Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from http://new.every1graduates.org/2016-building-a-grad-nation-report/

DePaoli, J. L., Balfanz, R., Bridgeland, J., Atwell, M., & Ingram, E.S. (2017). Annual Update 2017: Building a grad nation: progress and challenge in raising high school graduation rates. Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from http://gradnation.americaspromise.org/report/2017-building-grad-nation-report

Deyé, S. (2011). A path to graduation for every child: State legislative roles and responsibilities. A report of The NCSL task force on school dropout prevention and recovery. National Conference of State Legislatures. Retrieved from http://www.ncsl.org/documents/educ/ncsldropouttaskforcereport.pdf

DuPont, R. L., Caldeira, K. M., DuPont, H. S., Vincent, K. B., Shea, C. L., & Arria, A. M. (2013). America’s dropout crisis: The unrecognized connection to adolescent substance use. Rockville, MD: Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc. Retrieved from http://www.cls.umd.edu/docs/AmerDropoutCrisis.pdf

Faria, A., Sorensen, N., Heppen, J., Bowdon, J., Taylor, S., Eisner, R., & Foster, S. (2017). Getting students on track for graduation: Impacts of the Early Warning Intervention and Monitoring System after one year. Regional Educational Laboratory Program. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/projects/project.asp?projectID=388

Frazelle, S. & Nagel, A. (2015). A practitioner’s guide to implementing early warning systems. U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED552306.pdf

Freeman, J., & Simonsen, B. (2015). Examining the impact of policy and practice interventions on high school dropout and school completion rates: A systematic review of the literature. Review of Educational Research, 85(2), 205-248. doi:10.3102/0034654314554431

Henry, K., Knight, K., & Thornberry, T. (2012). School disengagement as a predictor of dropout, delinquency, and problem substance use during adolescence and early adulthood. Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 41(2), 156-166. doi:10.1007/s10964-011-9665-3

Kim, S., Chang, M., Singh, K., & Allen, K. R. (2015). Patterns and factors of high school dropout risks of racial and linguistic groups. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 20(4), 336-351. doi:10.1080/10824669.2015.1047019

Mac Iver, M.A., Balfanz, R. & Byrnes, V. (2009). Advancing the "Colorado Graduates" agenda: Understanding the dropout problem and mobilizing to meet the graduation challenge. The Center for Social Organization of Schools John Hopkins University. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED539116.pdf

Morales, L., Jaross, M., Rimando, A., Shtivelband, A., Davlyn, A., & Vanderburg, J. (2014). Opportunity youth in Denver: Environmental scan. JVA Consulting for Rose Community Foundation. Retrieved from https://joiningvisionandaction.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/OpportunityYouthinDenverEnvironmentalScan-March2014.pdf

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. 15 effective strategies for dropout prevention. Retrieved from http://dropoutprevention.org/effective-strategies/

National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research. (2011). National high school center early warning system tool v2.0 technical manual. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED521687.pdf

O'Cummings, M. & Therriault, S. (2015). From accountability to prevention: Early warning systems put data to work for struggling students. Early Warning Systems in Education, American Institutes for Research. Retrieved from http://www.earlywarningsystems.org/tools-supports/

REL Central. (2011). Dropout prevention and intervention strategies. Retrieved from: http://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/resources

  REFT Institute, Inc. (2010). Girls' dropout prevention report. Retrieved from https://www.wfco.org/document.doc?id=69

Roderick, M., Kelley-Kemple, T., Johnson, D., & Beechum, N. (2014). Preventable failure: Improvements in long-term outcomes when high schools focused on the ninth-grade year. University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research. Retrieved from https://consortium.uchicago.edu/sites/default/files/publications/On-Track%20Validation%20RS.pdf

Rumberger, R., Addis, H., Allensworth, E., Balfanz, R., et al (2017). Preventing dropout in secondary schools. Washington D.C.: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/PracticeGuide/wwc_dropout_092617.pdf

Rumberger, R. (2011). Dropping out: Why students drop out of high school and what can be done about it. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. Retrieved from http://mina.education.ucsb.edu/rumberger/book/ch1.pdf

Therriault, S. B., Heppen, J., O'Cummings, M., Fryer, L., & Johnson, A. (2010). Early warning system implementation guide. National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research. Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED521686.pdf

Tromski-Klingshirn, D. & Miura, Y. (2017). School counselors’ role in dropout prevention and credit recovery. Journal of School Counseling, 15(4), 1-17. Retrieved from http://jsc.montana.edu/articles/v15n4.pdf

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. (2016). Issue brief: Early warning systems. Policy and Program Studies Service. Retrieved from https://www2.ed.gov/rschstat/eval/high-school/early-warning-systems-brief.pdf

What Works Clearinghouse. (2017). Preventing dropout in secondary schools: Practice guide summary. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/practiceguide/wwc_dp_summary_101717.pdf

 

Family Partnerships

Attendance Works. (2015). Count us in! Working together to show that every school day matters. Retrieved from http://awareness.attendanceworks.org/wp-content/uploads/Count-Us-In-toolkit-2015_Final.pdf

DuPont, R. L., Caldeira, K. M., DuPont, H. S., Vincent, K. B., Shea, C. L., & Arria, A. M. (2013). America’s dropout crisis: The unrecognized connection to adolescent substance use. Rockville, MD: Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc. Retrieved from http://www.cls.umd.edu/docs/AmerDropoutCrisis.pdf

Frazelle, S. & Nagel, A. (2015). A practitioner’s guide to implementing early warning systems. U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED552306.pdf

Freeman, J., & Simonsen, B. (2015). Examining the impact of policy and practice interventions on high school dropout and school completion rates: A systematic review of the literature. Review of Educational Research, 85(2), 205-248. doi:10.3102/0034654314554431

Henry, K., Cavanagh, T., & Oetting, E. (2011). Perceived parental investment in school as a mediator of the relationship between socio-economic indicators and educational outcomes in rural America. Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 40(9), 1164-1177. doi:10.1007/s10964-010-9616-4

Morgan, L. (2014). Review of the literature in dropout prevention. Colorado Department of Education, USDE High School Graduation Initiatives Project. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/cgpbestpracticeguide

REFT Institute, Inc. (2010). Girls' dropout prevention report. Retrieved from https://www.wfco.org/document.doc?id=69

Tice, P., Lipari, R. N. & Van Horn, S. L. (2017). Substance use among 12th grade aged youths, by dropout status. The CBHSQ Report: August 15, 2017. Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, MD. Retrieved from https://www.samhsa.gov/data/sites/default/files/report_3196/ShortReport-3196.html

 

Multiple Pathways to Graduation

Burd-Sharps, S., & Lewis, K. (2017). Promising gains, persistent gaps: Youth disconnection in America. Measure of America of the Social Science Research Council. Retrieved from https://ssrc-static.s3.amazonaws.com/moa/Promising%20Gains%20Final.pdf

CDE Office of Dropout Prevention and Student Engagement. (2011). Dropout prevention and student engagement. Colorado Department of Education. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/documents/dropoutprevention/resources/2011dpseprogrampolicyreport.pdf

DePaoli, J. L., Balfanz, R., & Bridgeland, J. (2016). Annual Update 2016: Building a grad nation: progress and challenge in raising high school graduation rate. Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from http://new.every1graduates.org/2016-building-a-grad-nation-report/

DePaoli, J. L., Balfanz, R., Bridgeland, J., Atwell, M., & Ingram, E.S. (2017). Annual Update 2017: Building a grad nation: progress and challenge in raising high school graduation rates. Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from http://gradnation.americaspromise.org/report/2017-building-grad-nation-report

Deyé, S. (2011). A path to graduation for every child: State legislative roles and responsibilities. A report of The NCSL task force on school dropout prevention and recovery. National Conference of State Legislatures. Retrieved from http://www.ncsl.org/documents/educ/ncsldropouttaskforcereport.pdf

Morales, L., Jaross, M., Rimando, A., Shtivelband, A., Davlyn, A., & Vanderburg, J. (2014). Opportunity youth in Denver: Environmental scan. JVA Consulting for Rose Community Foundation. Retrieved from https://joiningvisionandaction.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/OpportunityYouthinDenverEnvironmentalScan-March2014.pdf

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. 15 effective strategies for dropout prevention. Retrieved from http://dropoutprevention.org/effective-strategies/

Rumberger, R., Addis, H., Allensworth, E., Balfanz, R., et al, (2017). Preventing dropout in secondary schools. Washington D.C.: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/PracticeGuide/wwc_dropout_092617.pdf

Rumberger, R. (2011). Dropping out: Why students drop out of high school and what can be done about it. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. Retrieved from http://mina.education.ucsb.edu/rumberger/book/ch1.pdf

Wilkins, J., & Huckabee, S. (2014). A literature map of dropout prevention interventions for students with disabilities. Clemson, SC: National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities, Clemson University. Retrieved from http://www.ndpc-sd.org/documents/wilkins-huckabee-lit-review.pdf

 

Outreach to Out-of-School Youth

Barrat, V. X., Berliner, B., & Fong, A. B. (2012). When dropping out is not a permanent high school outcome: Student characteristics, motivations, and re-enrollment challenges. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 17(4), 217-233. doi:10.1080/10824669.2012.717028

Burd-Sharps, S., & Lewis, K. (2017). Promising gains, persistent gaps: Youth disconnection in America. Measure of America of the Social Science Research Council. Retrieved from https://ssrc-static.s3.amazonaws.com/moa/Promising%20Gains%20Final.pdf

Donnell-Kay Foundation. (2012). Alternative education in Colorado: Recommendations for improving state outcomes for opportunity youth. Retrieved from http://dkfoundation.org/assets/files/2012-Alternative-Education-in-Colorado.pdf

Donnell-Kay Foundation & Colorado Children's Campaign. (2010). Answering the call: A report on Colorado's high school dropouts and best practices for improving educational outcomes. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED538786.pdf

Kena, G., Musu-Gillette, L., Robinson, J., Wang, X., Rathbun, A., Zhang, J., . . .Velez, E. (2015). The condition of education 2015 (NCES 2015-144). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC. Retrieved from https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015144.pdf

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. 15 effective strategies for dropout prevention. Retrieved from http://dropoutprevention.org/effective-strategies/

 

Policy and Practices Review

Almeida, C., Steinberg, A., Santos, J., & Le, C. (2010). Six pillars of effective dropout prevention and recovery: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it. Jobs for Future. Retrieved from http://www.jff.org/publications/six-pillars-effective-dropout-prevention-and-recovery-assessment-current-state-policy

Barrat, V. X., Berliner, B., & Fong, A. B. (2012). When dropping out is not a permanent high school outcome: Student characteristics, motivations, and re-enrollment challenges. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 17(4), 217-233. doi:10.1080/10824669.2012.717028

Bowers, A., Sprott, R., & Taff, S. (2013). Do we know who will drop out? A Review of the predictors of dropping out of high school: precision, sensitivity and specificity. The High School Journal, Vol. 96, Columbia University Academic Commons, Retrieved from https://academiccommons.columbia.edu/catalog/ac%3A163941

CDE Office of Dropout Prevention and Student Re-engagement. (2017).  2015-2016 State policy report: Dropout prevention and student engagement. Retrieved from: http://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/2015-16statepolicyondpse

CDE Office of Dropout Prevention and Student Re-engagement. (2016).  2014-2015 State policy report: Dropout prevention and student engagement. Colorado Department of Education. Retrieved from: http://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/2015dropoutpreventionpolicyreport

CDE Office of Dropout Prevention and Student Engagement. (2011). Dropout prevention and student engagement. Colorado Department of Education. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/documents/dropoutprevention/resources/2011dpseprogrampolicyreport.pdf

Center for Promise. (2016). Don't Quit on Me: What young people who left school say about the power of relationships. Retrieved from http://www.americaspromise.org/report/dont-quit-me?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Don%27t%20Quit%20on%20Me%20Landing%20Page&utm_campaign=DQOM%20Blast%20Email%209/16/2015  

Center for Promise. (2014). Don’t call them dropouts: Understanding the experiences of young people who leave high school before graduation. America’s Promise Alliance. Retrieved from http://www.americaspromise.org/report/dont-call-them-dropouts

Colorado Department of Education. (2010). Dropout prevention and student re-engagement. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/documents/cdeprevention/download/pdf/cdedpsepolicybriefjec2010final%20%282%29.pdf

Colorado Department of Education. (2014). Colorado Department of Education performance plan 2013–14. Retrieved from http://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/CDEPerformancePlanJan2014_0.pdf

Darling-Hammond, L., Bae, S., Cook-Harvey, C., Lam, L., et al. (2016). Pathways to new accountability through the Every Student Succeeds Act. Learning Policy Institute. Retrieved from https://learningpolicyinstitute.org/sites/default/files/product-files/Pathways_New-Accountability_Through_Every_Student_Succeeds_Act_04202016.pdf

DePaoli, J. L., Balfanz, R., & Bridgeland, J. (2016). Annual Update 2016: Building a grad nation: progress and challenge in raising high school graduation rate. Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from http://new.every1graduates.org/2016-building-a-grad-nation-report/

DePaoli, J. L., Balfanz, R., Bridgeland, J., Atwell, M., & Ingram, E.S. (2017). Annual Update 2017: Building a grad nation: progress and challenge in raising high school graduation rates. Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from http://gradnation.americaspromise.org/report/2017-building-grad-nation-report

Deyé, S. (2011). A path to graduation for every child: State legislative roles and responsibilities. A report of The NCSL task force on school dropout prevention and recovery. National Conference of State Legislatures. Retrieved from http://www.ncsl.org/documents/educ/ncsldropouttaskforcereport.pdf

Dockery, D. (2012). School dropout indicators, trends, and interventions for school counselors. Journal of School Counseling, 10(12), 1-33. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ978868.pdf

DuPont, R. L., Caldeira, K. M., DuPont, H. S., Vincent, K. B., Shea, C. L., & Arria, A. M. (2013). America’s dropout crisis: The unrecognized connection to adolescent substance use. Rockville, MD: Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc. Retrieved from http://www.cls.umd.edu/docs/AmerDropoutCrisis.pdf

Every Student Succeeds Act. (2016). Every student succeeds act primer: High school dropout prevention and reengagement of out-of-school youth. Retrieved from https://www.all4ed.org/reports-factsheets/every-student-succeeds-act-primer-high-school-dropout-prevention-and-reengagement-of-out-of-school-youth/

Frazelle, S. & Nagel, A. (2015). A practitioner’s guide to implementing early warning systems. U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED552306.pdf

Freeman, J., & Simonsen, B. (2015). Examining the impact of policy and practice interventions on high school dropout and school completion rates: A systematic review of the literature. Review of Educational Research, 85(2), 205-248. doi:10.3102/0034654314554431

Mac Iver, M.A., Balfanz, R. & Byrnes, V. (2009). Advancing the "Colorado Graduates" agenda: Understanding the dropout problem and mobilizing to meet the graduation challenge. The Center for Social Organization of Schools John Hopkins University. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED539116.pdf

Martinez, J., Fritz, P., & Krueger, J. (2013). 2011-2012 State policy report: Dropout prevention and student engagement. Colorado Department of Education. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/documents/dropoutprevention/download/pdf/2012_dpse_legislative_reportv3.pdf

Martinez, J., Fritz, P., & Rosa, J. (2014). 2012-2013 State policy report: Dropout prevention and student engagement. Colorado Department of Education. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/2013_dpse_report_to_the_legislature

Moore, K.A. (2014). Making the grade: Assessing the evidence for integrated student supports. Child Trends. Retrieved from https://childtrends-ciw49tixgw5lbab.stackpathdns.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/2014-07ISSPaper2.pdf

Reyna, R. (2011). State policies to reengage dropouts. NGA Center for Best Practices. Retrieved from https://www.nga.org/files/live/sites/NGA/files/pdf/1107REENGAGEDROPOUTS.PDF

 

Reengagement of Out-of-School Youth

Barrat, V. X., Berliner, B., & Fong, A. B. (2012). When dropping out is not a permanent high school outcome: Student characteristics, motivations, and re-enrollment challenges. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 17(4), 217-233. doi:10.1080/10824669.2012.717028

Burd-Sharps, S., & Lewis, K. (2017). Promising gains, persistent gaps: Youth disconnection in America. Measure of America of the Social Science Research Council. Retrieved from https://ssrc-static.s3.amazonaws.com/moa/Promising%20Gains%20Final.pdf

CDE Office of Dropout Prevention and Student Re-engagement. (2017).  2015-2016 State policy report: Dropout prevention and student engagement. Retrieved from: http://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/2015-16statepolicyondpse

Center for Promise. (2016). Don't quit on me: What young people who left school say about the power of relationships. Retrieved from http://www.americaspromise.org/report/dont-quit-me?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Don%27t%20Quit%20on%20Me%20Landing%20Page&utm_campaign=DQOM%20Blast%20Email%209/16/2015  

Darling-Hammond, L., Bae, S., Cook-Harvey, C., Lam, L., et al. (2016). Pathways to new accountability through the Every Student Succeeds Act. Learning Policy Institute. Retrieved from https://learningpolicyinstitute.org/sites/default/files/product-files/Pathways_New-Accountability_Through_Every_Student_Succeeds_Act_04202016.pdf

Deyé, S. (2011). A path to graduation for every child: State legislative roles and responsibilities. A report of The NCSL task force on school dropout prevention and recovery. National Conference of State Legislatures. Retrieved from http://www.ncsl.org/documents/educ/ncsldropouttaskforcereport.pdf

Donnell-Kay Foundation. (2012). Alternative education in Colorado: Recommendations for improving state outcomes for opportunity youth. Retrieved from http://dkfoundation.org/assets/files/2012-Alternative-Education-in-Colorado.pdf

Donnell-Kay Foundation & Colorado Children's Campaign. (2010). Answering the call: A report on Colorado's high school dropouts and best practices for improving educational outcomes. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED538786.pdf

Henry, K., Knight, K., & Thornberry, T. (2012). School disengagement as a predictor of dropout, delinquency, and problem substance use during adolescence and early adulthood. Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 41(2), 156-166. doi:10.1007/s10964-011-9665-3

Mac Iver, M., & Wang, A. (2011). Reengaging dropouts in Colorado. Baltimore, Maryland: The Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/reengagementreport

Morales, L., Jaross, M., Rimando, A., Shtivelband, A., Davlyn, A., & Vanderburg, J. (2014). Opportunity youth in Denver: Environmental scan. JVA Consulting for Rose Community Foundation. Retrieved from https://joiningvisionandaction.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/OpportunityYouthinDenverEnvironmentalScan-March2014.pdf

REL Central. (2011). Dropout prevention and intervention strategies. Retrieved from: http://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/resources

REFT Institute, Inc. (2010). Girls' dropout prevention report. Retrieved from https://www.wfco.org/document.doc?id=69

Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy. (2012). Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery. Cambridge, MA: Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy. Recovered from http://www.renniecenter.org/sites/default/files/2017-01/ForgottenYouth.pdf

Rennie-Hill, L., Villano, J., Feist, M., Legters, N., Thomases, J., & Williams, P. (2014). Bringing students back to the center: A resource guide for implementing and enhancing re-engagement centers for out-of-school youth. Youth for a Change. Retrieved from http://youthforachange.org/services/colorado-reengagement-network/resources/student-reengagement-resources.html

Rumberger, R., Addis, H., Allensworth, E., Balfanz, R., et al (2017). Preventing dropout in secondary schools. Washington D.C.: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/PracticeGuide/wwc_dropout_092617.pdf

Rumberger, R. (2011). Dropping out: Why students drop out of high school and what can be done about it. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. Retrieved from http://mina.education.ucsb.edu/rumberger/book/ch1.pdf

 

School Climate

Attendance Works. (2015). Count us in! Working together to show that every school day matters. Retrieved from http://awareness.attendanceworks.org/wp-content/uploads/Count-Us-In-toolkit-2015_Final.pdf

Barrat, V. X., Berliner, B., & Fong, A. B. (2012). When dropping out is not a permanent high school outcome: Student characteristics, motivations, and re-enrollment challenges. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 17(4), 217-233. doi:10.1080/10824669.2012.717028

Center for Promise. (2016). Don't quit on me: What young people who left school say about the power of relationships. Retrieved from http://www.americaspromise.org/report/dont-quit-me?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Don%27t%20Quit%20on%20Me%20Landing%20Page&utm_campaign=DQOM%20Blast%20Email%209/16/2015  

Corrin, W., Sepanik, S., Rosen, R. & Shane, A. (2016). Addressing early warning indicators: Interim impact findings from the Investing in Innovation (i3) evaluation of Diplomas Now. MDRC Publications. Retrieved from http://diplomasnow.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/DiplomasNow-3rd-2016.pdf

DePaoli, J. L., Balfanz, R., & Bridgeland, J. (2016). Annual Update 2016: Building a grad nation: progress and challenge in raising high school graduation rate. Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from http://new.every1graduates.org/2016-building-a-grad-nation-report/

DePaoli, J. L., Balfanz, R., Bridgeland, J., Atwell, M., & Ingram, E.S. (2017). Annual Update 2017: Building a grad nation: progress and challenge in raising high school graduation rates. Everyone Graduates Center. Retrieved from http://gradnation.americaspromise.org/report/2017-building-grad-nation-report

Deyé, S. (2011). A path to graduation for every child: State legislative roles and responsibilities. A report of The NCSL task force on school dropout prevention and recovery. National Conference of State Legislatures. Retrieved from http://www.ncsl.org/documents/educ/ncsldropouttaskforcereport.pdf

Freeman, J., & Simonsen, B. (2015). Examining the impact of policy and practice interventions on high school dropout and school completion rates: A systematic review of the literature. Review of Educational Research, 85(2), 205-248. doi:10.3102/0034654314554431

Mac Iver, M. A., Balfanz, R. & Byrnes, V. (2009). Advancing the "Colorado Graduates" agenda: Understanding the dropout problem and mobilizing to meet the graduation challenge. The Center for Social Organization of Schools John Hopkins University. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED539116.pdf

Moore, K. A. (2014). Making the grade: Assessing the evidence for integrated student supports. Child Trends. Retrieved from https://childtrends-ciw49tixgw5lbab.stackpathdns.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/2014-07ISSPaper2.pdf

Morgan, L. (2014). Review of the literature in dropout prevention. Colorado Department of Education, USDE High School Graduation Initiatives Project. Retrieved from https://www.cde.state.co.us/cgpbestpracticeguide

National Center for Education Statistics. (2015). ED School climate surveys (EDSCLS), National benchmark study. Retrieved from https://safesupportivelearning.ed.gov/sites/default/files/Appendix_D_2015_EDSCLS_Pilot_Test_Report%20%281%29.pdf 

What Works Clearinghouse. (2017). Preventing dropout in secondary schools: Practice guide summary. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/practiceguide/wwc_dp_summary_101717.pdf

Wilkins, J., & Huckabee, S. (2014). A literature map of dropout prevention interventions for students with disabilities. Clemson, SC: National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities, Clemson University. Retrieved from http://www.ndpc-sd.org/documents/wilkins-huckabee-lit-review.pdf

 

Transition Programs

CDE Office of Dropout Prevention and Student Re-engagement. (2016).  2014-2015 State policy report: Dropout prevention and student engagement. Colorado Department of Education. Retrieved from: http://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/2015dropoutpreventionpolicyreport

Dockery, D. (2012). School dropout indicators, trends, and interventions for school counselors. Journal of School Counseling, 10(12), 1-33. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ978868.pdf

Donnell-Kay Foundation. (2012). Alternative education in Colorado: Recommendations for improving state outcomes for opportunity youth. Retrieved from http://dkfoundation.org/assets/files/2012-Alternative-Education-in-Colorado.pdf

Donnell-Kay Foundation & Colorado Children's Campaign. (2010). Answering the call: A report on Colorado's high school dropouts and best practices for improving educational outcomes. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED538786.pdf

REL Central. (2011). Dropout prevention and intervention strategies. Retrieved from: http://www.cde.state.co.us/dropoutprevention/resources

Roderick, M., Kelley-Kemple, T., Johnson, D., & Beechum, N. (2014). Preventable failure: Improvements in long-term outcomes when high schools focused on the ninth-grade year. University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research. Retrieved from https://consortium.uchicago.edu/sites/default/files/publications/On-Track%20Validation%20RS.pdf

Wilkins, J., & Huckabee, S. (2014). A literature map of dropout prevention interventions for students with disabilities. Clemson, SC: National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities, Clemson University. Retrieved from http://www.ndpc-sd.org/documents/wilkins-huckabee-lit-review.pdf