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Destination Graduation: Sixth Grade Early Warning Indicators for Baltimore City Schools: Their Prevalence and Impact
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Destination Graduation: Sixth Grade Early Warning Indicators for Baltimore City Schools: Their Prevalence and Impact

Destination Graduation: Sixth Grade Early Warning Indicators for Baltimore City Schools: Their Prevalence and Impact examines the 2000-01 cohort of sixth grade students from Baltimore City Schools to determine whether there were indicators that predicted eventual dropout with a reasonable level of certainty and identified enough students to justify intervention efforts. The indicators include chronic absence […]

Gradual Disengagement: A Portrait of the 2008‐09 Dropouts in the Baltimore City Schools
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Gradual Disengagement: A Portrait of the 2008‐09 Dropouts in the Baltimore City Schools

Gradual Disengagement: A Portrait of the 2008-09 Dropouts in the Baltimore City Schools examined eight years of student-level data to paint a collective portrait of the process of disengagement that leads to student dropout. The study found that the majority of students who eventually drop out of Baltimore high schools enter ninth grade with a pattern […]

The Challenge of On-Time Arrival: The Seven-Year Flight Paths of Baltimore’s Sixth Graders of 1999-2000
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The Challenge of On-Time Arrival: The Seven-Year Flight Paths of Baltimore’s Sixth Graders of 1999-2000

By: Martha Abele Mac Iver, Stephen B. Plank, Rachel E. Durham, Elizabeth Farley-Ripple Published: May 13, 2008 “The Challenge of On-Time Arrival: The Seven-Year Flight Paths of Baltimore’s Sixth Graders of 1999-2000” a study that retrospectively followed a cohort of students forward from sixth grade to several years past their on-time high school graduation year. It identified characteristics of middle […]