National Dropout Prevention Center
Different students have a variety of unique needs. One of the most important alternatives to graduating from a traditional high school is graduating from an alternative school. Learn more about how high quality alternative school programs keep students in school and some of the characteristics of these programs that make the difference.
This course is part of the 15 Effective Strategies for Dropout Prevention online courses, based on the National Dropout Prevention Center’s 15 Effective Strategies for Dropout Prevention. If you are using this course towards the twelve professional learning credits necessary to complete the National Dropout Specialist Certification Program, please download your certificate upon the successful completion of all activities relating to the course, and email it to