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Ninth Grade Course Performance Found to Be the Strongest Predictor of High School Graduation for Chicago English Language Learners (May 30, 2012)

National High School Center's Enhanced Early Warning System Tool Identifies Potential High School Dropouts and Monitors Efforts to Keep Students On Track to Graduate (October 6, 2010)

National High School Center Releases Resource on Using Data to Determine if High School Interventions are Preparing Students for College and Careers (January 20, 2010)

Freshman Year Course Performance and Absenteeism Predict High School Graduation Rates for Students with Disabilities (December 7, 2009)

National High School Center Offers Resources on Educating English Language Learners at the High School Level (April 29, 2009)

Interactive Map Compares High School Graduation and College Entrance Requirements for 50 States and the District of Columbia (November 12, 2008)

National High School Center Details Strategies to Support Successful Postsecondary Pathways (August 5, 2008)

New High School Dropout Prevention Report Sheds Light on Early Warning Signs and Appropriate Interventions (October 31, 2007)

National High School Center Issue Brief Outlines the Need for Better High School Dropout Data and More Accurate Graduation Rates (August 20, 2007)

New Report by the National High School Center Examines Response to Intervention at the High School Level (August 2, 2007)

National High School Center Releases Guidance on Dropout Prevention for Students with Disabilities (May 24, 2007)

National High School Center Releases Resources on Ensuring a Smooth Transition into High School (May 16, 2007)