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Subject Description

Dropout Prevention

Programs that develop educational strategies and practices including special instructional methods and materials to encourage children and adolescents to remain in school and complete their elementary and secondary education. Also included are programs which are often staffed by representatives from a variety of organizations including the school, the police, the probation department, family counseling agencies and delinquency diversion agencies which monitor and/or investigate a young person's school attendance and jointly develop and implement interventions which encourage the young person to remain in school or to return to school if already a dropout.

Taxonomy Code: HH-160.160

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