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Report: Summer Bridge Programs

Categories

School: Summer School Programs

Authors

Warger, Eavy & Associates.

Published

2009

Publisher

Learning Point Associates

Abstract

Across the nation, school policymakers are grappling with what to do about the increasing numbers of students who do not advance beyond ninth grade
(Wheelock & Miao, 2005). National estimates put the student attrition rate before tenth grade at between 11 and 33 percent (Dedmond, 2008; Education Week, 2007). Only about 70 percent of ninth graders make it to graduation four years later (Education Week, 2007; Gossage, 2007).

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