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Secondary Student Resources

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Instruction and intervention for secondary students in response to the COVID-19 pandemic should involve consideration of student engagement and dropout prevention. This page provides resources to help school and district leaders with strategies to support their secondary students.

Dropout Prevention in the Time of COVID-19

This short paper provides a number of concrete interventions that schools and districts can implement immediately to support dropout prevention in the COVID-19 era. Multiple links to other resources are available for deeper understanding.

Colorado COVID Related Dropout Prevention Framework

This framework includes information shared by schools and districts across Colorado that have identified strategies and promising practices as related to student engagement and dropout prevention. This resource is complementary to the Colorado Dropout Prevention Framework.

Back to School- Exploring Promising Practices for Re-engaging Young People in Secondary Education

A comprehensive resource that provides multiple proven strategies for re-engaging secondary students. This white paper "explores the ways to strengthen and expand re-engagement options for young people who need more time or different pathways in order to finish high school."

Postsecondary and Workforce Ready

The Office of Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness supports districts, BOCES, and schools in thinking through the personalization of a pathway through high school and on to college and career for every student in Colorado. The webpage includes resources on individualizing education via career guidance and pathway development to increase student engagement and build relevancy for student learning. It also includes programs that help students to earn college credit while in high school.