This What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) practice guide provides six specific recommendations for reducing dropout rates in high schools and middle schools. Designed for school- and district-level administrators, the guide offers processes for diagnosing dropout problems, intervention practices, and schoolwide reforms that can be of use to educators, school boards, and policymakers in implementing dropout prevention strategies.
Dropout Prevention: A Practice Guide
CCRS Center Publication
U.S. Department of Education