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Toyota USA Foundation Awards Grant to National Dropout Prevention Network for Three-State Career Readiness Program

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Toyota USA Foundation Awards Grant to National Dropout Prevention Network for Three-State Career Readiness Program  Multiyear Initiative Aims to Decrease Dropout Rates and Provide 21st Century Workforce Readiness Skills to 24,000 High School Students in New York, Kentucky, and Mississippi  Clemson, SC—(September 3, 2015)—The Toyota USA Foundation announced a three-year, $1.5 million grant for the National… Read more »

Dr. Steven L. Paine, Former West Virginia Superintendent of Schools, Elected to Board of Directors of National Dropout Prevention Network

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Clemson, SC—(August 24, 2015)—Dr. Steven L. Paine has joined the Board of Directors of the National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN). Paine, who served for six years as West Virginia’s 25th superintendent of schools, is a nationally recognized educator credited with transforming the state’s public school instructional program. “We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Paine as a… Read more »

New Webinar: Recovery and Reengagement Strategies in Rural Contexts

Friday, July 17th, 2015

Webinar Date: July 23, 2015 Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm EDT Register Here About the Webinar:  In rural settings, recovery and reengagement programs must adapt to remote locations, transportation issues, scarce funding resources, and small populations. Local cultural and value systems must also be considered and addressed if dropouts are to be attracted to and… Read more »

WIN Learning & National Dropout Prevention Center/Network Partnership

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

CLEMSON, SC—In an effort to close the large and lingering gaps in graduation rates for many groups of disengaged or disadvantaged students, WIN Learning, developers of the WIN Career Readiness System, and the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N), the nation’s leader in school dropout prevention, have formed a strategic partnership to help students recognize the… Read more »

Sandy Addis named Director of the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY NEWSSTAND — Sandy Addis has been named director of the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network at Clemson University. Addis joined the NDPC/N staff as associate director in 2013, bringing with him more than 40 years of experience in public education as a teacher, counselor, coach, principal, system-level administrator and regional educational service agency director. Addis has… Read more »

AdvancePath Academics & National Dropout Prevention Center/Network Partnership

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

CLEMSON, SC – AdvancePath Academics, Inc., a leading provider of K-12 alternative education solutions, and the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N), the nation’s leader in school dropout prevention resources, have launched a School Service Partnership. The agreement reflects the shared mission of both organizations to provide enhanced academic and life opportunities for disengaged and disenfranchised… Read more »

Bob Collins Elected Chairman of the Board of the National Dropout Prevention Network

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

CLEMSON, SC — Bob Collins, former Superintendent of the Grossmont Union High School District, and retired Chief Academic Officer and Regional Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified  School District, has been elected Chairman of the Board of the National Dropout Prevention Network, a national nonprofit agency located at Clemson University, Clemson, SC. Collins is a… Read more »

Major Research Study Confirms Effectiveness of Dropout Prevention Strategies

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

CLEMSON, SC — The technical report of a new, major research study of dropout prevention strategies provides evidence of the effectiveness of these strategies in addition to presenting educators with valid scientific evidence that will enable them to select the best options for combating dropout problems in their schools and school districts.NDPC/N logo The widely… Read more »