Provide educational and social services in an alternative setting for students at-risk of dropping out of traditional high schools
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Education", "Government ", and "Scientifically Supported"
Support interventions that provide chronically absent students with resources to improve self-esteem, social skills, etc. and address familial and school-related factors that can contribute to poor attendance
Provide career and technical education (CTE) as an integrated part of an academic curriculum for students at risk of dropping out of high school; also called vocational training
Provide preschool education and comprehensive support to low income families, including small classes, student meals, and home visits with referrals for social service support as needed
Help underrepresented students prepare academically for college, complete applications, and enroll, especially first generation applicants and students from low income families
Provide teen mothers with services such as remedial education, vocational training, case management, health care, child care, and transportation assistance to support high school completion
Provide child care, parent education, physical health and mental health services, and other family supports to pregnant women and parents with low incomes and children aged 0 to 3
Offer kindergarten programs for 4 to 6-year-old children, five days per week for at least five hours per day
Recruit and train minority students for careers in health fields via information about health careers, classes, practicum experiences, advising about college or medical school admissions, etc.
Emphasize high expectations for all students, parent and student commitment, empowered principals, and regular student assessments that inform continuous improvement in a lengthened school-year and school-day