Resource: Preventing Dropout in Secondary Schools

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance

This practice guide provides four evidence-based recommendations for reducing dropout rates in middle and high schools, and improving high school graduation rates. School educators and administrators can use the guide to find specific, actionable strategies for dropout prevention, examples of how to implement the recommended practices in schools, advice on how to overcome potential obstacles, and a description of the supporting evidence. Learn more.