Doing 'Whatever It Takes'
A new report documents what creative educators, policymakers, and community leaders are doing to across the country reconnect out-of-school youth to the social and economic mainstream. The publication, Whatever It Takes: How Twelve Communities Are Reconnecting Out-of-School Youth, provides background on the serious high school dropout problem and describes in-depth what twelve communities are doing to reconnect dropouts to education and employment training.
The report also includes descriptions of major national program models serving out-of-school youngsters. Click here to download the report, which is provided by the American Youth Policy Forum.
Tags: Graduation, Graduation Rates, Dropouts, Student Achievement, Achievement Gap, Urban Education, K-12, Education, Education by Sistrunk