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Truancy and Dropout

Restorative Justice Approaches

Project Director Consortia January 2009
January 9, 2009 - 2:45pm - 4:00pm

Participants will hear an overview of restorative justice philosophy and three core practices.

Attendance and Truancy Prevention

Project Director Consortia January 2009
January 8, 2009 - 11:15am - 12:30pm

Poor school attendance is a major issue for many districts and communities, and can have a major impact on school culture, district funding, and academic performance.

Project Director Consortia January 2009

January 08, 2009
Orlando, Florida

This Project Director Consortia meeting allowed project directors from 2005, 2006, and 2007 SS/HS sites to meet and learn from each other

Every Day, Every Child - On Time, A System-Wide Strategy for Reducing Truancy & Improving Attendance

Date/Time (ET): 
April 24, 2007 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

This first in a series of three teleconferences is specially designed to address the concerns of law enforcement and juvenile justice partners in the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative.

Latino Networking Group: Dropout Prevention

Date/Time (ET): 
January 18, 2007 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Many grantees have expressed concern about the dropout rate for Latino/Hispanic students in your districts.

Reconnecting Youth

Date/Time (ET): 
February 27, 2007 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

This Webinar provides grantees with the opportunity to discuss the challenges and successes around implementing Reconnecting Youth (RY).

Truancy Prevention

Authored By: 
National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

Compulsory school attendance is a reflection of the importance our nation places on education as well as a recognition that regular attendance is necessary if education is to effectively prepare a child for adulthood.

Reconnecting Youth (RY)

Date Published: 

Reconnecting Youth: A Peer Group Approach to Building Life Skills (RY) is a school-based prevention program for youth in grades 9 through 12 (ages 14–18) at risk for potential school dropout.