Dropout Prevention

Dropout Prevention and Intervention

America's Promise Alliance

With more than 300 national partners, America's Promise Alliance is devoted to improving the lives of young people. Together we ensure that young people receive the Five Promises they need to graduate high school prepared for success.

Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in
school

This publication is a practice guide that provides educators with basic information and strategies for implementing cognitive-behavioral interventions in the classroom.

Evidence-Based Dropout-Prevention Programs (NDPC-SD)

The National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities is committed to identifying evidence-based programs and disseminating them to stakeholders. For a list of these programs click on the link above.

National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities

The National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities (NDPC-SD) was established in 2004 by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) as part of OSEP’s Technical Assistance and Dissemination (TA&D) Network, which supports the implementation of IDEA. NDPC-SD was specifically established to assist in building states’ capacity to increase school completion rates for students with disabilities through knowledge synthesis, technical assistance, and dissemination of interventions and practices that work. NDPC-SD is located at the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N) at Clemson University.

What Works Clearinghouse for Dropout Prevention

The WWC offers a range of publications that evaluate school and community-based dropout prevention interventions and instructional strategies for middle and/or high schools. Reviewed interventions and strategies are designed to help students stay in school and/or complete school and may include services and activities that mitigate factors impending progress in school.