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Strategies to Help Solve Our School Dropout Problem


reviewed by Franklin P. Shargel & Jay Smink 2004

coverTitle: Strategies to Help Solve Our School Dropout Problem
Author(s): Franklin P. Schargel and Jay Smink
Publisher: Eye on Education, Larchmont
ISBN: 1930556144 , Pages: 252, Year: 2001
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Conceptualized and authored by Franklin Schargel and Jay Smink with chapter contributions by senior staff at the National Dropout Prevention Center at Clemson University, this book outlines fifteen research based strategies that have been effective in preventing dropouts. Arguing that dropout issues are among the most urgent problems currently facing society and schools, the authors go beyond merely describing the problem to offering a variety of solutions – an aspect of the book that will prove refreshing for practitioners seeking research based solutions to  implement in classrooms and schools.   This book will prove useful reading for high school teachers as well as teachers at alternative schools. Administrators may also find it handy since the authors offer some useful pointers on how to implement systemic reform. Perhaps the most valuable contribution of the book is the information on a wide array of services, successful programs, and agencies along with their addresses and websites at the end of each chapter. This feature serves as a useful starting point for all... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 106 Number 12, 2004, p. 2338-2341
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 11334, Date Accessed: 7/23/2017 10:49:12 PM

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