Developing the GraduateFIRST Action Steps as aligned with the School Improvement Plan
developing the action plan
National Dropout Prevention Center-Student with Disabilities (NDPC-SD)Intervention Framework
NDPC-SD Intervention Framework for Dropout Prevention provides the 4 steps or phases necessary to implement a graduation project. The accompanying PowerPoint gives more detail as each of the phases is implmented at the school level.
NDPC-SD Intervention framework
National Dropout Prevention Center-SD Improving School Climate
This PowerPoint developed by National Dropout Prevention Center-SD presents interventions to improve the school climate
school climate, interventions
Spotlight on: GraduateFIRST
Georgia's GraduateFIRST program has redefined the state's approach to raising graduation rates for students with disabilities with dramatic results-an increase of 37 percent in four years.
Click on the attachment below to access the Student Performance and Achievement (SPA) Priority Team Spotlight Brief which is intended to provide State Education Agency (SEA) and Local Education Agency (LEA) educators with a brief overview of the key components of graduateFIRST, a Georgia program targeting issues impacting school completion for students with disabilities.
spotlight, GraduateFIRST Spotlight Brief
Areas of Student Engagement
Academic, behavioral, affective, and cognitive engagement indicators are summarized and examples of universal and targeted strategies are provided.
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