This program comes to you as a public service of Clemson University. There is no fee, and no registration is required. You may listen to the program and view the supplementary materials using only your computer. Solutions to the Dropout Crisis airs on the second Tuesday of every month at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time, covering a variety of topics related to dropout prevention efforts. Solutions to the Dropout Crisis is sponsored by K12 Inc. View a full list of episodes.

Episode 57

Making Sense of the Evidence: A Review of Dropout Prevention Strategies

Aired on: December 9th, 2014

Over the past three decades, researchers and organizations have sought to identify those factors that put students at risk of dropping out of high school. As we become familiar with dropout risk factors, it has also become clear that we need to determine the best strategies to reduce or eliminate the risks. Although numerous evaluations… Read more »

Episode 56

Reaching and Teaching the Reluctant Learner

Aired on: November 11th, 2014

Judith Ann Pauley and Joseph Pauley of Process Communications, Inc., are regarded nationally and internationally for their effective, research-based approaches to dropout prevention. In a follow up to their presentation at the 26th Annual National Dropout Prevention Network Conference, the Pauleys will provide additional insights on establishing positive relationships with students, and how to motivate… Read more »

Episode 55

Dropout Recovery Model for Youth: An Innovative Partnership Between a School District and City Government

Aired on: October 14th, 2014

In an effort to address the dropout rate, LAUSD Pupil Services and the City of Los Angeles Economic Workforce Development Department collaborated on a comprehensive dropout recovery model in high-need communities to reengage youth back into an educational setting. Duardo and Sainz will discuss how the innovative model, cited by the U.S. Department of Education… Read more »

Episode 54

A Place Where They Want To Be (Encore)

Aired on: September 9th, 2014

Students do better in school, are more likely to stay in school, and graduate from school when they find school to be a place they want to be. Simple enough, but how is it achieved? In this edition of NDPC Solutions, we explore “How To” build a culture of success and engagement at school. Dr…. Read more »

Episode 54

A Place Where They Want To Be

Aired on: June 4th, 2014

Students do better in school, are more likely to stay in school, and graduate from school when they find school to be a place they want to be. Simple enough, but how is it achieved? In this edition of NDPC Solutions, we explore “How To” build a culture of success and engagement at school. Dr…. Read more »

Episode 53

Community Education

Aired on: April 23rd, 2014

Dr. Larry Allen, Dean of Clemson University’s College of Health, Education, and Human Development, provides an overview of community-based education, stressing shared ownership of the education and success of our young people across all sectors of every community. This framework will provide you with a new way of looking at education—which does not stop, nor… Read more »

Episode 52

How to Create and Sustain World Class Alternative Schools

Aired on: March 20th, 2014

This session will provide best practices for creating, developing, and sustaining successful alternative programs and schools. Using a combination of standards based instruction and assessment, data-driven school improvement plans, and integrated approaches to academic school counseling, practices will be highlighted that are student centered, rigorous, and account for the varying ability levels of students accessing… Read more »

Episode 51

The Life-Changing Impact of Life Skills Instruction

Aired on: March 4th, 2014

Research continually shows that life skills instruction is critical to dropout prevention and to ensuring our young people’s success. Without knowing how to communicate effectively, set and achieve goals, and make sound decisions, our children cannot realize their potential, achieve academically, or find meaningful careers. Fortunately, there are tools out there to bring these skills… Read more »

Episode 50

Strategies for Creating Socially Inclusive School Communities for ALL Students

Aired on: November 19th, 2013

In this presentation, participants will be navigating connections between inclusive school climate strategies and dropout prevention initiatives. We will also be exploring strategies for achieving authentic inclusion in schools as developed through Special Olympics Project UNIFY models. Project UNIFY is an education- and sports-based program started by Special Olympics in 2008, designed to build an… Read more »

Solutions is produced by Clemson University Broadcast Productions in partnership with NDPC/N, with support from K12 Inc, and FuelEducation.

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