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Author Goss, C. Lee.

Title Dropout prevention / C. Lee Goss, Kristina J. Andren.

Publication Info. New York : The Guilford Press, 2014.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Internet  WORLD WIDE WEB E-BOOK EBSCOEBC    Downloadable
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Description 1 online resource.
Series The guilford practical intervention in the schools series
Guilford practical intervention in the schools series.
Summary "Subject Areas/Keywords: academic achievement, adolescents, at-risk students, attendance, behavior problems, children, dropout prevention, early identification, early intervention, elementary, high school completion, interventions, middle school, MTSS, multi-tiered systems of support, response to intervention, retention, RTI, school reform, school success, secondary, student engagement, students Description: Meeting a crucial need, this book presents effective prevention and intervention methods that can help all students stay--and succeed--in school. The authors emphasize that dropout is a process, not an event. They provide tools for identifying dropout risk (including academic, behavior, and attendance problems) and strategies for problem-solving and data-based decision making at the elementary and secondary levels. Illustrative case examples and reproducible checklists and tools enhance this user-friendly resource. The print book has a large-size format with lay-flat binding to facilitate photocopying. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. "-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Systemwide Dropout Prevention -- 1. The Dropout Crisis -- 2. School, Family, and Community Partnerships -- 3. Academic and Behavior Links to Inform Dropout Prevention Methods -- II. Dropout Prevention at the Elementary Level -- 4. A Process, Not an Event: Early Identification of Dropout Risk -- 5. Tier 2 and Tier 3 Problem Solving at the Elementary Level: Are We Closing the Gap? -- 6. Early Intervention: Elementary Evidence-Based Resources (with Jennifer L. Robert) -- III. Dropout Prevention in Middle School and High School -- 7. Time Is of the Essence: Early Warning Systems for Middle School and High School -- 8. Tier 2 and Tier 3 Problem Solving at the Secondary Level -- 9. Middle School and High School Evidence-Based Resources (with Jennifer L. Robert) -- 10. The Role of Technical Education, Alternative High Schools, and Postsecondary Options in Dropout Prevention -- Conclusion: Time for a Change -- Appendix: Reproducible Materials -- Appendix A. Checklist for Monitoring and Improving Family Engagement -- Appendix B. Academic Intervention Record Form -- Appendix C. Building an Early Warning System -- Appendix D. Evidence-Based Interventions -- Appendix E. Online Resources for Dropout Prevention and Intervention Methods.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject High school dropouts -- United States.
Dropout behavior, Prediction of.
Youth with social disabilities -- Education -- United States.
School improvement programs -- United States.
Educational change -- United States.
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Child & Adolescent.
EDUCATION / Educational Psychology.
EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General.
EDUCATION / Administration / General
EDUCATION / Organizations & Institutions
Dropout behavior, Prediction of. (OCoLC)fst00898360
Educational change. (OCoLC)fst00903371
High school dropouts. (OCoLC)fst00956087
School improvement programs. (OCoLC)fst01107461
Youth with social disabilities -- Education. (OCoLC)fst01183667
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Andren, Kristina J.
Other Form: Print version: Goss, C. Lee. Dropout prevention 9781462516209 (DLC) 2014013581 (OCoLC)863196332
ISBN 9781462516254 (electronic bk.)
1462516254 (electronic bk.)
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