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Accelerated Middle Schools Dropout Prevention Progressing in school 35 Positive Effects Medium to Large 3 0 2 14 848 6, 7, 8 Whole School July 2008
Accelerated Middle Schools Dropout Prevention Staying in school 18 Potentially Positive Effects Medium to Large 3 1 2 14 848 6, 7, 8 Whole School July 2008
ALAS Dropout Prevention Staying in school 42 Potentially Positive Effects Small 1 1 0 1 94 7, 8, 9 Individual October 2006
ALAS Dropout Prevention Progressing in school 19 Potentially Positive Effects Small 1 1 0 1 94 7, 8, 9 Individual October 2006
Career Academies Dropout Prevention Progressing in school 13 Potentially Positive Effects Small 7 1 0 9 1764 9, 10, 11, 12 Whole School October 2006
Career Academies Dropout Prevention Staying in school 13 Potentially Positive Effects Small 7 1 0 9 1764 9, 10, 11, 12 Whole School October 2006
Check & Connect Dropout Prevention Progressing in school 30 Potentially Positive Effects Small 6 1 0 7 94 9, 10, 11, 12 Individual September 2006
Check & Connect Dropout Prevention Staying in school 25 Positive Effects Small 6 1 1 7 238 9, 10, 11, 12 Individual September 2006
Financial Incentives for Teen Parents to Stay in School Dropout Prevention Staying in school 6 Potentially Positive Effects Medium to Large 2 1 1 11 1819 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Individual December 2006
High School Redirection Dropout Prevention Progressing in school 4 Potentially Positive Effects Medium to Large 5 1 1 2 732 9, 10, 11, 12 Whole School April 2007
Job Corps Dropout Prevention Completing school 13 Potentially Positive Effects Small 2 1 0 105 8597 9, 10, 11, 12 Individual April 2008
JOBSTART Dropout Prevention Completing school 14 Potentially Positive Effects Small 1 1 0 13 1941 10, 11, 12 Individual March 2008
National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program Dropout Prevention Completing school 22 Potentially Positive Effects Small 14 1 0 10 1196 10, 11, 12 Whole Class September 2010
New Chance Dropout Prevention Completing school 8 Potentially Positive Effects Small 1 1 0 16 2079 9, 10, 11, 12 Individual January 2008
Talent Development High Schools Dropout Prevention Progressing in school 7 Potentially Positive Effects Small 4 0 1 11 nr 9, 10, 11, 12 Whole School July 2007
Talent Search Dropout Prevention Completing school 17 Potentially Positive Effects Medium to Large 7 0 2 10 9854 11, 12 Individual December 2006
Twelve Together Dropout Prevention Staying in school 13 Potentially Positive Effects Small 2 0 1 9 500 8 Small Group March 2007

na = not applicable, nr = not reported