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This webinar, part of a series of WestEd-sponsored webinars related to the education goals of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), presented new information from REL West about a previously overlooked student population group: those who drop out but subsequently reenroll.


For more information, please contact:

BethAnn Berliner

510-302-4209

WEBINAR (archived): What Happens to High School Dropouts Who Return to School?

December 08, 2009


Access the archived webinar:

http://www.schoolsmovingup.net/cs/smu/view/e/4074

The webinar included a discussion of findings from Reenrollment of High School Dropouts in a Large, Urban School District, an Issues & Answers report prepared by REL West that follows a cohort of first-time 9th graders in one large urban school district from 2001-02 to 2005-06 and documents dropout, reenrollment, and graduation rates. A better understanding of the challenges, demographics, reenrollment histories, and outcomes of reenrollees can provide educators and policymakers with critical information to shape dropout prevention and intervention practices and policies.

Presenters:

Vanessa Barrat

Senior Research Associate, Regional Educational Laboratory West; WestEd

BethAnn Berliner

Senior Research Associate, Regional Educational Laboratory West; WestEd

Paul Shirk

Assistant Superintendent of Research and Technology;
San Bernardino City Unified School District


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