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    Programs that develop educational strategies and practices, including special instructional methods and materials, learning activities and diagnostic and assessment procedures which encourage children and adolescents to maintain an acceptable grade point average, avoid excessive absenteeism or disruptive behaviors which put them at risk for suspension or expulsion and remain in school through completion their elementary and secondary education. Included are school-based dropout prevention and academic intervention programs which lead to improved performance in the areas of academic achievement, attendance, and discipline; and community based programs, often staffed by representatives from a variety of organizations including the school, the police, the probation department, family counseling agencies and delinquency diversion agencies, which monitor and/or investigate a young person's school attendance and jointly develop and implement interventions which encourage the young person to remain in school or to return to school if already a dropout.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Alternative High School - Harold Ferguson High SchoolOffers an alternative for at risk students seeking a high school diploma. Students must provide their own transportation. Also offers the Secondary Options for Achievement Resulting in Success (SOARS) program, an online learning platform where students must attend a minimum of 15 hours per week. Online learning platform through Thompson Online is also available. School work is completed at home with phone and email support with a Thompson School District teacher. Students can get extra support from teachers at the Thompson On-line learning lab located at the Hilltop Campus. Regular diploma is obtained when required credits are completed. Teen parent program and day care center available as well.Larimer CountyHarold Ferguson High SchoolHarold Ferguson High School
    Alternative School - Centennial High SchoolCentennial High School serves as Poudre School District's Alternative High School. Available for students who are looking for a smaller school setting that provides non-traditional means of instruction, high relationship based culture, and closed campus. Centennial High School incorporates six, six week schedules into Poudre School District's school calendar start and end times. There are six enrollment opportunities each year and students must begin the process through orientation dates publicized on the website. Centennial is an accredited diploma granting program serving students in grades 9-12.Larimer CountyCentennial High SchoolCentennial High School
    Dropout Outreach and Recovery - Colorado Youth For A ChangeOffers a chance to explore school and re-engage for youth who have dropped out of school. Provides assistance with the enrollment process as well as coordinates support with local agencies to ensure success and graduation.Denver CountyColorado Youth for a ChangeColorado Youth For A Change
    Dropout Prevention and Recovery - Jefferson County Public SchoolsRe-engages students who are at risk of dropping out or who have dropped out of school, by connecting students to education, social and community supports.Jefferson CountyJefferson County Public SchoolsJefferson County Public Schools
    Dropout Prevention Program - I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder CountyIdentifies groups of low-income children (in elementary school) deemed to be at high risk of eventually becoming school dropouts. Once identified, IHAD establishes a comprehensive long-term program of support for the entire group for the duration of their school years, a 10+ year commitment. Eight learning centers operate after-school and throughout the summer, providing: - Intensive Counseling and Case Management - Academic and Literacy Development - Social Enrichment and Cultural Programs - Access to Individualized Tutoring - Participation in a Mentoring Program - Career and College Preparation Programs - Daily Hands-On Guidance from Full-Time Bilingual StaffBoulder CountyI Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder CountyI Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County
    Dropout Prevention Services - Zero DropoutsAssists school districts in dropout prevention and recovery, and assists young people ages 18 - 24 in exploring the next step in their education and careers. Case management is provided for navigating each step of the way.Denver CountyZero DropoutsZero Dropouts
    Educational Counseling Program - Denver KidsOffers preventive Educational Counseling for Denver Public Schools students utilizing adult volunteers along with Educational Counseling staff. Denver Kids provides year-round Educational Counseling, a one-to-one relationship-based, long-term preventive approach dedicated to building character, academic achievement, and positive development of the whole child. Creating trusting and collaborative relationships with our students, Denver Kids works with them to overcome barriers to academic success. Denver Kids also recruits and trains adult volunteers to serve as mentors to students in the program. Activities, special events and educational programs are provided throughout the year for the mentors and students. Each Denver Kids mentor commits to the program for one year and agrees to see the student twice a month. The professional counseling staff works closely with each mentor - providing them with expertise and guidance.Denver CountyDenver KidsDenver Kids
    Online High School - GOAL AcademyFree public high school, concurrent enrollment opportunities (earn high school diploma along with college credits). Also offers a drop-in center for tutoring, academic advising, or to meet other students.Larimer CountyGOAL AcademyGOAL Academy
    Reflections for Youth Academy - Reflections for YouthReflections for Youth School gives students options for enhancing their educational needs while receiving treatment in a day or residential therapeutic environment. Depending upon age/grade level and credit needs, high school students can earn credit toward a high school diploma through their home school district or study for the GED while receiving support in academic areas of weakness.Larimer CountyResidential Program - Reflections for YouthReflections for Youth
    The Waverly School (N CR 15) - Turning Point Center for Youth and Family Development - Fort CollinsProvides an educational program, approved by the Colorado Department of Education, designed to accommodate students with diverse academic needs who are learning at varying educational levels. Larimer CountyN CR 15 - Turning Point Center for Youth and Family DevelopmentTurning Point Center for Youth and Family Development

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