The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) NCSET identifies the ALAS Program as effective for youth with disabilities at risk for school dropout. The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) was established to create opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures. NCSET promotes the use of research-based practices and strategies and disseminates promising or proven programs. [...]
The National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities (NDPC-SD) NDPC-SD was established in 2004 by the Office of Special Education Programs to provide technical assistance to assist states in building capacity to design, select and implement effective, eveidence-base3d intervention programs to address dropout among students with disabilities. NNDPC-SD identified ALAS as an effective evedence-based dropout prevention strategy.
University of California, Santa Barbara The University of Calif. Santa Barbara supported research and researchers to develop and test the ALAS Dropout Program which was found to reduce dropout by 88 percent.[...]
The Center for Public Education The Center for Public Education (Center) is a national resource for accurate, timely, and credible information about public education and its importance to the well-being of our nation. The Center is an initiative of the National School Boards Association (NSBA). The Center provides up-to-date research, data, and analysis on current education issues and explores ways to improve student achievement and engage public support for public schools. The Center for Public Education states in its review that ALAS "yielded some of the best results seen for any intervention to date.[...]