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Identifying At-Risk Students. The Best of ERIC on Educational Management, Number 85 [microform]
Bib ID 5472320
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, Eugene, OR
Online Versions
Description Eugene, OR : ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, 1986 
5 p. 

Presented in this annotated bibliography of 12 publications on students at risk are descriptions of (1) a study of 100 Austin, Texas, dropouts that identifies characteristics and conditions of high-risk students; (2) a study recommending a variety of programs to improve the progression of high-risk high school and college students; (3) a manual for recognizing potential dropouts and constructing a prevention program; (4) a pilot study in helping students correct impulsive behavior linked to delinquency; (5) findings from a national study of 30,000 high schol sophomores identifying high-risk characteristics and causal relatonships leading to dropping out; (6) a report from Kentucky that defines 32 variables for identifying high-risk high school students; (7) a manual of a Sacramento, California, high-risk behavior prevention program; (8) an analysis of educational policies arguing that many programs designed to help high-risk students lead to inequity in public education; (9) a report on characteristics of successful retention programs; (10) a report from Oregon of a two-year first-grade program aimed at preventing later grade failures; (11) a report recommending reforms in school policies as a means of preventing dropout; and (12) a research agenda of studies to be conducted by the National Center on Effective Secondary Schools on implementation strategies that are effective with at-risk students. (IW)


Availability: Publications, ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, University of Oregon, 1787 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403 (free).

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: 400-86-0003.

Educational level discussed: High Schools.


May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Delinquency.  |  Delinquency Prevention.  |  Dropout Characteristics.  |  Dropout Prevention.  |  Dropout Programs.  |  Dropout Research.  |  Dropouts.  |  Educational Change.  |  Educational Innovation.  |  Educational Policy.  |  High Risk Students.  |  High Schools.  |  Identification.  |  Literature Reviews.  |  Potential Dropouts.  |  High School and Beyond (NCES)
Form/genre ERIC Publications.  |  Reference Materials, Bibliographies.
Other authors/contributors ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management
Available From ERIC 

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