Online Program

Deconstructing Dropout: The Causes, Location, and Consequences of the Nation’s Dropout Crisis

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Robert Balfanz, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Baltimore, MD
An overview of the high school dropout crisis in America. This scan will include the influences of poverty, race and geography.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Discuss dropout in the historical and contemporary context of prevalence, socioeconomics, geography, race and impact.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am co-director of the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins which focuses on the barriers to graduation.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.