Methodology and Use of
Early Warning Systems
The SERVE Center sponsored a one day event to share information with key state and district staff about the research on the development and use of early warning systems to identify students at risk of dropping out of high school. The event included discussion around issues associated with implementing and using early warning systems.
Presentations and materials from the one-day conference are available below. Methodology and Use of Early Warning Systems
Dr. Julie Edmunds, Sr. Research Specialist, SERVE Center Methodology and Use of Early Warning Systems: Setting the Context
Dr. Becky Smerdon, AED Dropout Early Warning: Who, What, When, and How
Ralph Thibodeaux, Deputy Director, HS Redesign, Louisiana Department of Education Student Attendance: Impact on Grades and Graduation
Dr. Camille Long-Coleman, West Area Director The On-Track Indicator as a Predictor of High School Graduation
Dr. Elaine Allensworth, Interim Co-Director, Consortium on Chicago School Research Access the full report - The On-Track Indicator as a Predictor of High School Graduation EBE Request #387
- a summary of the research on early warning indicator systems for secondary schools. EBE Request #470
- summary of the ways that data are used in schools, districts, and states, and by researchers to identify students at-risk for not graduating and/or not achieving career and college readiness.