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  NCJ Number: NCJ 176343     Find in a Library
  Title: Youth Out of the Education Mainstream: A North Carolina Profile
  Document URL: PDF 
  Author(s): Pam Riley ; Joanne McDaniel
  Corporate Author: North Carolina Ctr for the Prevention of School Violence
United States of America
  Date Published: 1999
  Page Count: 12
  Series: OJJDP Youth Out of the Education Mainstream Series
  Annotation: This report describes a North Carolina program to prevent young people from leaving mainstream schools or to return those who have dropped out.
  Abstract: Lessons learned from the Youth Out of the Education Mainstream (YOEM) project in North Carolina include: (1) Project planning gives direction to those who have only good intentions; (2) Setting goals is essential in project development but modifications to goals and activities should be expected; (3) Freedom to choose how to apply project resources is important to site personnel; (4) Students should participate in project planning; (5) Grant projects can benefit greatly from technical assistance from the Center for the Prevention of School Violence; (6) An evaluation component can bolster project performance; (7) It is difficult for evaluations to isolate project impacts; and (8) Safe and stable learning environments, small classes, one-on-one instruction, caring teachers and administrators and access to resources are the keys to success in education today. Figures, notes
  Main Term(s): Juveniles
  Index Term(s): High school education ; Public education ; Educational benefits ; Public schools ; Children at risk ; School dropouts ; Educational incentive systems ; Violence prevention ; North Carolina
  Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
  Grant Number: 94-JS-CX-0009
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Program/Project Description
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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