Colorado OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME NETWORK

Links

Drop-out Prevention links.

CDE - Office of Dropout Prevention and Student Re-engagement

New efforts to support dropout prevention and student engagement at the Colorado Department of Education are being initiated with State Fiscal Stabilization Funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which was awarded for fiscal years 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 from the office of Gov. Bill Ritter. This effort is authorized by Colorado Revised Statute 22-14-101 and builds on the state’s commitment to ensure graduation and school success for all students and re-engaging out of school youth.

http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeprevention/DropoutPrevention1.htm

Check and Connect - A Comprehensive Student Engagement Intervention

Check & Connect is a model of sustained intervention for promoting students' engagement with school and learning. Demonstrated outcomes include: decrease in truancy, decrease in dropout rates, increase in accrual of credits, increase in school completion, and impact on literacy.

http://checkandconnect.org/

Communities in Schools

A nationwide network of passionate professionals working in public schools to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

http://www.communitiesinschools.org/

Forum for Youth Investment, The

A nonprofit, nonpartisan "action tank" dedicated to helping communities and the nation make sure all young people are Ready by 21®: ready for college, work and life. Informed by rigorous research and practical experience, the Forum forges innovative ideas, strategies and partners to strengthen solutions for young people and those who care about them. A trusted resource for policy makers, advocates, researchers and program professionals, the Forum provides youth and adult leaders with the information, connections and tools they need to create greater opportunities and outcomes for young people.

http://forumforyouthinvestment.org

National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth

The National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth is an information resource of the Family and Youth Services Bureau within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. We help current and prospective FYSB grantees – and anyone else who works with at-risk youth and families – to realize their goals, better serve their communities and improve the lives of young people and their families

http://ncfy.acf.hhs.gov/

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network

Provides knowledge and promotes networking for researchers, practioners, policymakers, and families to increase opporunities for youth in at-risk situations to recieve the quality education and services necessary to successfully graduate from high school. The Center/Network is located at Clemson University.

http://www.dropoutprevention.org/