With statistics showing that more males than females drop out of school, schools are looking for programs that encourage high school (especially minority) males to stay in school and reach their full potential, and reduce the likelihood that young men will become involved in the criminal justice system by addressing several areas of minority males academic and social development.
Descriptors for this indicator are:
- high-risk peer group
- high-risk social behavior
- retention/overage for grade
- early aggression
- poor attendance
- low educational expectations
- lack of effort
- low commitment to school
- no extracurricular participation
- high number of work hours
The listing of external links does not constitute an endorsement from the Kentucky Department of Education.
Exemplary Programs that Address Male Gender Issues:
Programs listed below are part of the Model Programs database identified by the National Dropout Prevention Center
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