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Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success


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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Children Succeeding in School

Indicators
Students graduating from high school

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Middle Childhood (9-12)
     Type of Setting
       Middle School
     Type of Service
       Mentoring
       Parent Education
       Youth Development
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Cognitive Development / School Performance

Evidence Level  (What does this mean?)
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Program Overview

Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success is an intervention program designed to reduce dropout among middle school Latino students. The program assigns a counselor to each student to monitor attendance, behavior, and academic achievement. The counselor provides feedback as well as advocates and intervenes for the student when necessary. Training in problem-solving is also provided to students and parents.

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Program Reviews

The Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.

This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below:

USDOE What Works Clearinghouse


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