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The following references were cited in this introductory video:
Grannis, J. C. (1994). The dropout prevention initiative in New York City: Educational reforms for at-risk students. In R. J. Rossi (Ed.), Schools and students at risk: Context and framework for positive change (pp. 182–206). New York: Teachers College Press.
Sinclair, M. F., Christenson, S. L., Evelo, D. L., & Hurley, C. M. (1998). Dropout prevention for youth with disabilities: Efficacy of a sustained school engagement procedure. Exceptional Children, 65(1), 7–21.
Sinclair, M. F., Christenson, S. L., & Thurlow, M. L. (2005). Promoting school completion of urban secondary youth with emotional or behavioral disabilities. Exceptional Children, 71(4), 465–482.
What Works Clearinghouse [WWC]. (2006). WWC intervention report: Dropout prevention: Check & Connect. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved from http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/WWC/pdf/intervention_reports/WWC_Check_Connect_092106.pdf