Virginia Family Impact Seminar #1

Truancy and Dropout Prevention Policies: Strategies for Virginia’s Youth

October 22, 2008

Download the Full Report (pdf)
Download the Executive Summary (pdf)

Featured Speakers

Frank Somerville, Culpeper/Orange Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judge, Culpeper, Virginia
The Community Approach to Truancy

John Tyler, Associate Professor of Economics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Dropout Prevention Programs: What Research Has to Say About What Works

James Kemple, Director of K-12 Education Policy Area, MDRC, New York, New York
Challenges to Improving Low-performing High Schools

Additional Chapters/Materials

Virginia Commission on Youth Legislative Studies, by the Virginia Commission on Youth