The GradNation Community Guidebook contains research-based guidance for raising your community’s high school graduation rates and preparing all your young one for success. It compiles proven solutions and best practices , including school and community interventions, and provides a comprehensive framework to help communities design local dropout prevention efforts.
This material falls into three main categories:
- The main description, which highlights key issues and ideas that will shape your community’s work
- Deeper Looks, which provide references to additional resources and resources on specific topics
- Tools, which offer handouts, form and charts to guide specific action
We recognize that one size does not fit all, and so there are step-by-step instructions for a standardized program. Instead, the Community Guidebook provides information and tools for developing a program customized for the needs aspirations of your community.