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Dropout Prevention and Engagement

Dropout Prevention & Student Re-Engagement.

Dropout Prevention and Engagement is dedicated to strengthening, coordinating and aligning resources to reduce the Colorado dropout rate and ensure graduation and school completion and will advance efforts across the state to support planning and implementation of effective practices at the local level. The Dropout Prevention and Student Engagement Unit includes six programs and initiatives and in 2010-11 represents over $31 million in funding to support districts, schools, educators and students.

Latest News & Updates

Colorado Continues Steady Gains on Graduation Rate

Data released Thursday, January 23, 2014 by the Colorado Department of Education shows the statewide on-time graduation rate for the class of 2013 increased 1.5 percentage points to 76.9 percent as compared to last year.

Resources and Tools for Graduation and Dropout Rates

2012-13 Annual Dropout Rate

Annual dropout rate at lowest since 2003. The 2012-13 dropout rate is 2.5 percent - a 0.4 percentage point improvement over the prior year. Colorado's public schools generated 1592 fewer dropouts in 2012-13 than in the 2011-12 school year.

School Closure Support Tool Now Available

September is Attendance Awareness Month!

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