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Research-Based Trauma-Skilled Schools Model Jointly Released by Two National Organizations

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Research-Based Trauma-Skilled Schools Model Jointly Released by Two National Organizations Model Addresses Strong Links Between Childhood Trauma, School Violence, Truancy, Low Grades, and Dropping Out of School Anderson, SC (October 24, 2018)—In response to an alarming rise in the number of students who have experienced trauma and mental health issues and who do not succeed… Read more »

National Dropout Prevention Center Names Five Additional Research Fellows

Monday, September 17th, 2018

National Dropout Prevention Center Names Five Additional Research Fellows Fellows Crucial to Nationwide Dropout Prevention Research Anderson, SC—(September 17, 2018)—The National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) announces the addition of five Research Fellows who will join existing NDPC Research Fellows from across the nation. Fellows are selected based on academic research and expertise in dropout prevention…. Read more »

National Dropout Prevention Center Announces Achieve3000 as Innovation Partner

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Innovation Partners’ Missions Support and Enhance National Dropout Prevention Center’s Work  Anderson, SC—(August 9, 2018)—The National Dropout Prevention Center announces Achieve3000, a provider of online education-related professional learning experiences, as its latest Innovation Partner. Innovation Partners are businesses, individuals or companies whose dedication in advancing efforts to reduce dropout rates nationwide align closely with the… Read more »

America Is Powered by Graduates—And There Aren’t Enough of Them

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

By Dr. Sandy Addis, Director, National Dropout Prevention Center Anderson, S.C. (August 7, 2018) – The American economy is prospering, it’s back-to-school time, October is National Dropout Prevention Month, and our future depends on how we understand and connect the three. Multiple indicators reflect a welcome degree of prosperity in many sectors of the American economy…. Read more »

National Dropout Prevention Center and the Institute for Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Education (EDIE) Partnership Announced

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

National Dropout Prevention Center and the Institute for Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Education (EDIE) Partnership Announced  Research Fellows to Play Key Role in Continuing EDIE Mission Anderson, S.C. (August 1, 2018) – The National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC), the nation’s leading dropout prevention resource, announces its partnership with the Institute for Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Education (EDIE),… Read more »

National Dropout Prevention Center Joins National Innovation Initiative

Monday, July 16th, 2018

The National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) has found that a concentrated, leadership-driven focus on overarching student outcome goals produces improved graduation rates of local school systems.  For that reason, NDPC encourages local school districts to join the 2018-19 Innovation and Transformational Leadership Network offered by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) and to consider… Read more »

Nation’s Leading School Improvement Non-Profits Join Forces

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Nation’s Leading School Improvement Non-Profits Join Forces  National Dropout Prevention Center Merges With Successful Practices Network Anderson, SC—(June 13, 2018)—The states of South Carolina and New York have formally approved the merger of two nationally recognized non-profit organizations that have historically guided and supported much of the nation’s school improvement efforts. This merger brings together… Read more »

National Dropout Prevention Network Board Member Chosen to Helm Nationwide Education Company

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

National Dropout Prevention Network Board Member Chosen to Helm Nationwide Education Company Stuart Udell, Longtime Board Member, Now CEO of Achieve3000 Anderson, SC—(May 2, 2018)—Stuart Udell, longtime National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) Board member and former Board Chair, has been named the Chief Executive Officer of Achieve3000, a company that developed an advanced online model… Read more »

Lawmakers weigh raising high school dropout age

Monday, March 19th, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WSPA) – Students who want to drop out of high school may be disappointed about a new bill at the Statehouse. It would increase the dropout age from 17 to 18 years old. Representative Wendell Gilliard from Charleston County is a member of the subcommittee that unanimously passed the bill onto its next… Read more »