Additional Resources

Current population survey, March 2000. U.S. Census Bureau, Government Printing Office, 2001.

Dropout Rates in the United States: 1999. National Center for Education Statistics, 2001. Available on-line at http://nces.gov/pubs2001.htm, [Accessed October 28, 2001].

From First Grade Forward: Early Foundations of High School Dropout. Alexander, Karl L., Entwisle, Doris R and Horsey, Carrie S. (1997). Sociology of Education, 70, (2), 87-107.

Habits Hard to Break: A New Look at Truancy in Chicago’s Public High Schools. M. Roderick, J. Chiong, M. Arney, K. DaCosta, M. Stone, L. Villarreal- Sosa and E. Waxman. Research in Brief: University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration, 1997.

Manual to Combat Truancy. U. S. Department of Education and the Department of Justice, 1996. Available on-line at http://www.ed.gov/pubs/Truancy/index.html [Accessed October 28, 2001].

Reaching Out to Youth Out of the Education Mainstream. S. Ingersoll and D. LeBoeuf. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 1997.

Risk Focused Prevention: Using the Social Development Strategy. J. D. Hawkins, and R. Catalano. Developmental Research and Programs Inc., 1995.

Supportive Communication and School Outcomes for Academically At-Risk and Other Low Income Middle School Students. Lawrence, B. Rosenfeld, Jack, M. Richman, and Gary, L. Bowen (1998). Communication Education, 47, (4), 309-325.

Truancy Reduction: Keeping Students in School. Myriam L. Baker, Jane N. Sigmon and M. Elaine Nugent. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2001.

Violence and Discipline Problems in U. S. Public Schools: 1996–1997. S. Heaviside, C. Rowand, C. Williams and E. Farris. U. S. Department of Education, 1998.

Young Children who Commit Crime: Epidemiology, Developmental Origins, Risk Factors, Early Interventions, and Policy Implications. Richard Loeber and David Farrington (2000). Development and Psychopathology, 12 (4), 737-762.

Organizations

Home School Legal Defense Association

P.O. Box 3000
Purcellville, VA 20134-9000 USA
URL: http://www.hslda.org

Kansas City In School Truancy Prevention Project

1211 McGee Street
Kansas City, MO 64106 USA
Phone: (816) 418-7946
URL: http://www.kcmsd.k12.mo.us/truancy/index.html

National Home Education Research Institute

P.O. Box 13939
Salem, OR 97309 USA
Phone: (503) 364-1490
Fax: (503) 364-2827

Project Intercept

1101 South Race Street
Denver, CO 80210 USA
Phone: (303) 777-5870

The National Center for Juvenile Justice

710 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3000
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 USA
Phone: (412) 227-6950
Fax: (412) 227-6955
URL: http://brendan.ncjfcj.unr.edu/homepage/ncjj/ncjj2/index.html

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention U. S. Department of Justice

Washington, DC USA
URL: http://www.ojjdp.ncjrs.org

United States Department of Education, OERI At Risk

555 New Jersey Avenue NW, Room 610
Washington, DC 20005 USA
Phone: (202) 208-5521