Alternative Secondary School and Dropout Recovery Services
Alternative secondary school services, one of the 14 program elements for the WIOA youth program, are services that assist youth who have struggled in traditional secondary education. Dropout recovery services are those that assist youth who have dropped out of school. Both types of services help youth to re-engage in education that leads to the completion of a recognized high school equivalent.
- Basic education skills training
- Individualized academic instruction
- English as a Second Language training
- Credit recovery
- Counseling and educational plan development
Check out the resources below for information and ideas on alternative secondary school and dropout recovery services.
Promising Practices and Program Models
Guides and Toolkits
- Bringing Students Back to the Center: A Resource Guide for Implementing and Enhancing Re-Engagement Centers for Out-of-School Youth
- Building Roads to Success: Key Considerations for Communities and States Reconnecting Youth to Education
- Building Capacity to Promote College and Career Readiness for Secondary Level English Language Learners
- Building a Skilled and Educated Workforce - Exploring Multiple Pathways to Community College for Out-of-School Youth
- Broadening the Benefits of Dual Enrollment: Reaching Underachieving and Underrepresented Students with Career-Focused Programs