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Putting Middle Grades Students on the Graduation Path: A ...

Mac Iver, D. J., Ruby, A., Balfanz, R., Jones, L., Sion, F., Garriott, M., et al. (in press). The Talent Development Middle Grades Model: A design for improving early adolescents' developmental trajectories in high-poverty schools.

An Early Warning System // Ruth Curran Neild, Robert Balfanz ...

October 2007 October 2007 | Volume 65 | Number 2 Early Intervention at Every Age Pages 28-33 An Early Warning System By promptly reacting to student distress signals, schools can redirect potential dropouts onto the path to graduation.

Early Warning and Intervention Systems: Promise and ...

Early Warning and Intervention Systems: Promise and Challenges for Policy and Practice Draft-Oct 20, 2008 Prepared for National Academy of Education and National Research Council Workshop on Improved Measurement of High School Dropout and Completion Rates Robert Balfanz Center ...

Unfulfilled Promise: The Dimensions andCharacteristics of ...

Unfulfilled Promise: The Dimensions andCharacteristics of Philadelphia 'sDropout Crisis, 2000-2005 Ruth CurranNeild, Ph. D. Robert Balfanz, Ph. D. ** Advance Copy ** NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION EMBARGOED UNTIL 10/19/06

Tennessee Dropout Policy Scan

Center for Research in Educational Policy March 2011 Tennessee Dropout Policy Scan 6 related to the three key academic behavior indicators identified by Balfanz, Wang, & Byrnes (2010b): attendance, student behavior code and disciplinary consequences, and grade promotion requirements. o In addition to ...

Keeping Early Secondary Grade Students on the Graduation Path

For More Information •Visit www.gradgap.org •E-mail rbalfanz@csos.jhu.edu •Thanks to Anna and Benjamin Levy Balfanz for Graphic Design and Animation

Preventing Student Disengagement and Keeping Students on the ...

224 BALFANZ, HERZOG, MAC IVER high-poverty schools to implement these models—it became clear to us that most of the students who eventually dropped out began disengaging from school long before.

LOCATING THE DROPOUT CRISIS Which High Schools Produce the ...

Neild, R., Balfanz, R. (2001) An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational challenge of the ninth grade in Philadelphia's neighborhood high schools.

Failing High Schools: How Many Are There, Where Are They ...

How Many Central City High Schools Have A Severe Dropout Problem, Where Are They Located, and Who Attends Them? Initial Estimates Using the Common Core of Data by Robert Balfanz and Nettie Legters Center for Social Organization of Schools JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY Prepared for Dropouts in ...

An Extreme Degree of Difficulty: The Educational Demographics ...

In Philadelphia, about 70%of all students in non-charter public high schools are enrolled in neighborhood high schools; in Chicago, the figure is 83%; and in Baltimore, an estimated 67%attend these schools (Balfanz&Legters, 2004; Consortium on Chicago School Research, personal communication, April 16 ...