NDPC/N Headlines

National Dropout Prevention Month Recognized During October

Friday, September 30th, 2016

National Dropout Prevention Center Launches Nationwide Dropout Prevention Awareness Campaign Clemson, SC (September 29, 2016)-October is National Dropout Prevention Month, a time to focus on increasing awareness of the long-term effects on students, the economy, and society when students drop out of school. National Dropout Prevention Month challenges our nation to become better informed about how to… Read more »

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network Names DeeperDive Learning Inc. as Innovation Partner

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Online Education Professional Development Product Developer Joins Growing Group  Clemson, S.C. (August 16, 2016) – The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N) announces DeeperDive Learning Inc., 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… Read more »

Every Student Succeeds Act

Friday, July 29th, 2016

To National Dropout Prevention Network Members and NDPC/N Friends, The U.S. Department of Education is encouraging feedback on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and has provided a public comment period that extends through Monday, August 1, 2016. The full text of the ESSA is available at https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-114s1177enr/pdf/BILLS-114s1177enr.pdf . In addition, the full text of the… Read more »

McClarin Success Academy and the NDPS Certification Program

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Dr. Lateshia Woodley, Principal of McClarin Success Academy in Fulton County, Georgia, discusses the successful efforts of the McClarin team in increasing their school graduation rate from 19% to 50% in two years. Dr. Woodley spoke at the recent Reaching the Wounded Student Conference: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Helping Youth Beyond At Risk in Kissimmee,… Read more »

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network Unites Efforts in Combatting Dropout

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network Unites Efforts in Combatting Dropout Significant Enrollment Gains for National Dropout Prevention Specialist Certification Program CLEMSON, S.C. (07/05/2016)—The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N) notes significant growth in participation in the National Dropout Prevention Specialist (NDPS) certification program indicating that the program has been widely accepted and is meeting the needs of… Read more »

Radio Interview with NDPC Director Dr. Addis

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Listen to this radio Interview with NDPC Director Dr. Addis on dropping out and the 15 Effective Strategies. This interview took place on KCPS radio May 25, 2016. Interview Part One: Start at the 11 Minute Mark Interview Part Two

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network and K12 Inc. Are Taking Solutions Show on the Road!

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Sponsorship Enables Increased Awareness of Dropout Prevention Programs and Policies Clemson, S.C. (April 20, 2016) The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N) is pleased to announce that K12, Inc., a technology-based education company and leading provider of proprietary curriculum and online school programs for students in pre-K through high school, is now sponsoring Solutions to the… Read more »

Edgenuity and National Dropout Prevention Network Partner to Increase High School Graduation Rates

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Educators Receive Network Membership to Foster Best Practices and Research-Based Solutions for At-Risk Youth Clemson, SC April 18, 2016 In an effort to help increase high school graduation rates, Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced a partnership with the National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN). The partnership builds on Edgenuity’s… Read more »

National Dropout Prevention Network Board Member Named Superintendent of Schools for Los Angeles County Office of Education

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Clemson, S.C. (April 8, 2016) – The National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) is pleased to recognize Dr. Debra Duardo’s appointment as superintendent of the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE). Dr. Duardo serves as the current NDPN Vice Chair, Executive Committee, and was formerly the Recording Secretary, Executive Committee. In August 2016, Dr. Duardo… Read more »