Issue Brief: Social Services

Presents the results of the National Survey on High School Strategies Designed to Help At-Risk Students Graduate (HHS), which aimed to provide descriptive information on the prevalence and characteristics of dropout prevention strategies for at-risk students. The study included a nationally representative sample of 2,142 public high schools and focused on 13 specific high school improvement strategies. This brief in particular focuses on the work of social services in schools and its impact on dropout prevention for at-risk students.

Sponsored By: 
U.S. Department of Education Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development