The Dropout Problem In Pennsylvania: Why Communities In Schools Should be a State's piece s Answer

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The Dropout Issue In Pennsylvania: Why Groups In Schools Ought to be a piece of the State's Answer. April 20, 2005 Morton D. Stanfield, State Executive. How Enormous is the Issue in the US. NCES, Class of 2001 (Kaufman, Alt, and Chapman, 2004) Occasion (one year) Dropout Rate = 5.0%

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´╗┐The Dropout Problem In Pennsylvania: Why Communities In Schools Should be a piece of the State's Answer April 20, 2005 Morton D. Stanfield, State Director

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How Big is the Problem in the US NCES, Class of 2001 (Kaufman, Alt, & Chapman, 2004) Event (one year) Dropout Rate = 5.0% Status Completion Rate (All Races) = 86.5% More Conservative Estimates of the 4-Year Graduation Rate: 74.4% (2000-01) National Board on Educational Testing and Public Policy (Haney et al.,2004) 71% CPI Grad Rate (2002) Manhattan Institute (Greene & Winters, 2005) 68% CPI Grad Rate (2001) Harvard Civil Rights Project & Urban Institute (Swanson, 2004; Orfield, et al, 2004) Bottom Line: 25% - 30% of America's young people neglect to procure a general secondary school confirmation, and the dropout issue has not decreased in the course of recent years . (Total & Harrington, 2003).

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PA Graduation Rates by Race or Ethnicity *HCRP Researchers encourage alert with respect to this figure because of restricted accessible information. enrollees.

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Social Costs: Dropouts and Crime Dropouts will probably get captured: HS Dropouts are 3.5 circumstances more probable than HS graduates to be captured in their lifetimes (Catterall, 1987) Dropouts will probably be sentenced tranquilize related offenses: Nearly half of medication guilty parties don't have a HS certificate or GED (Harlow, 2003) Dropouts are over-spoken to in Prison : Of U.S. Detainees Harlow (2003) : 75% of state jail detainees are HS dropouts 59% of government jail prisoners are HS dropouts. 68% of all detainees never got a HS certificate 83% of prisoners 24 or more youthful never earned a HS confirmation PA State Prison costs $31,900 every year per prisoner in 2001, with 37,105 detainees (Stephan, 2004)

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Social Costs: Education & Welfare Estimated assess income misfortune from male dropouts matured 25 and 34 = about $944 billion AND, extra expenses because of open welfare and wrongdoing come to about $24 billion (Riggs, Carruthers, & Thorstensen, 2002) Welfare costs per individual drop as instructive achievement increments, with the biggest reserve funds in welfare costs happening as accomplishment increments from dropout to secondary school graduate (Vernez, Krop, & Rydell, 1999, p. 22)

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Social Costs: Education & Health Dropouts have Worse Health : The demise rate (all causes) for grown-ups with under 12 years of training was more than 2.5 circumstances higher than the rate for those with no less than 13 years of instruction (NCHS, 2004) Low-Performing Teens will probably get to be moms: Teen young ladies performing at the most minimal levels in fundamental perusing and math are 5 times more inclined to conceive an offspring over a 2-year secondary school period than high performing youngster young ladies (SIECUS, 2002)

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Education and Work: Personal Income $9,425 less every year = evaluated contrast in yearly profit between HS Diploma and No Diploma (Donald, 2001) Greene (2002) recommended the distinction in middle yearly salary between HS certificate workers and dropouts was nearer to $14,000 Over $300,000 = Lifetime procuring picks up for finishing a secondary school recognition versus dropping out (Employment Policy Foundation 2004)

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Education and the Labor Force US organizations spend more than $60 billion every year on preparing, a lot of that on healing perusing, composing, and math (National Association of Manufacturers, 2001) Pennsylvania Employers can hope to burn through $500,000,000 to $766,000,000 to rectify the inadequacies of specialists who leave PA secondary schools without essential aptitudes (Hauk, McGraw, & Montarti, 2004)

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Last Four Years of Dropouts: Cost to PA in Millions of Dollars 9

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What are the advantages of the Communities In Schools National system? CIS has worked for more than 27 years to procure its place as the country's driving group based association helping kids prevail in school and get ready forever. 985K youngsters straightforwardly, with access to 2M kids Almost 3000 government funded schools through almost 200 neighborhood projects and 14 state workplaces 54K volunteers, who gave more than 2.5M hours of administration CIS is productive, powerful, and cheap Nationally, CIS costs about $176 every year for every understudy served

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Effective State Offices help protect the money related and political wellbeing of Local CIS Programs secured by a successful SO were twice as liable to stay operational over the 1993-2002 period than projects in states with no SO Note: Analysis tracks just those nearby workplaces working in 1993 Source: EOY Reports (1993; 2002) BOD last Jan o05

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CIS of PA serves Students 5 neighborhood programs: CIS of Laurel Highlands, Inc. CIS of Philadelphia, Inc. CIS of Pittsburgh & Allegheny County, Inc. CIS of Southwest Pennsylvania, Inc. CIS of the Lehigh Valley, Inc. 94 school destinations. 13,697 understudies are specifically associated with administrations through CIS. 85,852 understudies are selected in banding together schools and have admittance to administrations.

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CIS of PA Student Outcomes