School Holding Power for Every Child – Podcast Episode 5 | Classnotes Podcast 5
Classnotes Podcast (January 4, 2007) Schools are losing a student every three minutes. This lack of school holding power affects everyone. But when parents, families and others are actively involved as partners with their schools, students thrive and the community itself is made stronger. Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, IDRA’s executive director, discusses the essence of the problem and what can be taken to guarantee graduation for every student. Cuca is interviewed by Bradley Scott, Ph.D., director of the IDRA South Central Collaborative for Equity.
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Show length: 32:34
IDRA School Holding Power Web Site
Attrition and Dropout Rates in Texas
What’s Behind the Numbers: “From Dropping Out to Holding On – Seven Lessons from Texas”
By María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel
Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program
Losing Our Kids: What is the Evidence? A Reference Guide Prepared by the Center for Education at Rice University
Includes list of research studies (with links) and links to related organizations.
Increasing School Holding Power for All Students Podcast Series
Teleseminar by Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, hosted by the National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities
The Civil Rights Project at Harvard University
National Dropout Prevention Center
National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities
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