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The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems
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The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems

Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, and Paula Allen-Meares

Abstract

Here, readers will find an overview of the factors that put students at risk for missing school and dropping out. This Concise Companion presents strategies to improve school attendance and to engage under-served student populations such as those who are pregnant or in foster care. Each chapter is filled with charts, checklists, and cases and is organized around What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Key Points to Remember.

Keywords: attendance problems, missing school, dropping out, school attendance, under-served student populations, foster care

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195370577
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370577.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cynthia Franklin, editor
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Mary Beth Harris, editor

Paula Allen-Meares, editor

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