More High School Graduates: How Schools Can Save Students From Dropping Out (Paperback)
  • More High School Graduates: How Schools Can Save Students From Dropping Out (Paperback)

More High School Graduates: How Schools Can Save Students From Dropping Out (Paperback)

Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 19/01/2012
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A proven system to boost high school graduation ratesMore High School Graduates is a comprehensive guide for school leaders and government policymakers committed to boosting high school graduation rates. Drawing from his knowledge as an education official and professor, author Ben Levin presents a system to turn around secondary schools that is adaptable for local-, district-, and state-level decision making.Offering a road map for improvement, this bookAEs practical and specific recommendations have increased graduation rates across hundreds of high schools. Components includeKeeping track of all studentsAE progress and intervening early to prevent failureEstablishing curriculum and graduation requirements that support increased student successImproving teaching and learningConnecting with the community to engage families, local businesses, and other stakeholders in improving graduation ratesImplementing methods for planning, communicating, and winning supportThe stigma of odropout factoriesoe hangs over school districts and education agencies. This book helps turn any school or district into a success factory producing more graduates and better learning outcomes.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781412992244
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 15 mm

"This is a thought-provoking book for school improvement teams and high school faculties to use in jump-starting their school reform. Many popular myths are debunked and out-of-the-box thinking will challenge current paradigms in education." -- Kelly VanLaeken, Principal
"Electrifying. Addresses the reasons why the graduation rate in the United States has declined over the years and explains how this injustice to students can and must be rectified." -- Belinda J. Raines, Principal
"This book offers specific strategies for enhancing the probability that students will fulfill graduation requirements and attain the necessary skills to be successful in life. More importantly, the book captures the essence of what every student needs in order to reach these successful outcomes: To feel connected and valued." -- John Rice, Director of Science, and Technology Education
"Ben Levin's book is a positive and convincing call to action for every teacher, principal, superintendent, and school board member who wants to make high schools better for learners." -- Canadian Education Association, Vo1 52 No. 4, Fall 2012

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