How a dropout factory raised its graduation rate from 53 percent to 75 percent in three years
The Hechinger Report
DECEMBER 5, 2017
Talent Development Secondary, a nonprofit that grew out of a Johns Hopkins University study on dropout rates, is the data-driven arm of the Diplomas Now model; it identifies kids at risk of dropping out and establishes a schoolwide process of intervention and support services to keep them on track to graduate. Related: How one district solved its special education dropout problem. Together they review a list of students for whom the data indicates a dropout risk.