Student Supports & Graduation Readiness
Community Schools Exchange Newsletter
Source: Coalition for Community Schools
Source: Collins, Chris, Baker City Herald, 10.2.15
Improving Student Outcomes Through Collective Impact
A promising approach to education reform has emerged in more than 100 communities across the country where partnerships of cross-sector leaders are using evidence based strategies and existing resources to improve outcomes for students.
Collective Impact for Policymakers
This report examines how federal, state and local policies impede collaboration in the child and youth field – and how they can enhance collaboration instead.
The University of Chicago’s website featuring the findings of the Consortium on Chicago School Research examining ninth grade on track indicators. Informative site to become familiar with much of the initial work done on ninth grade on track indicators.
Connecting Entrance and Departure
An article examining the transition to ninth grade and eventual high school dropout. Research indicates that ninth grade academic outcomes are not simply proxies for student characteristics measured prior to ninth grade and that the transition to ninth grade is critical.
School Disengagement as a Predictor of Dropout, Delinquency, and Problem Substance Use
An article examining measures of school disengagement as a predictor of negative outcomes in young adulthood.