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Archive | At-risk students

MOST COMMON SOURCES OF HOPE: • Friends, family, and community • Opportunities for growth and learning • Seeing others succeed • Sense of control over one’s life MOST COMMON SOURCE OF DISCOURAGEMENT:• Economy or finances • Poor work ethic and immaturity of their generation • Government, politics, and world events • People disrespecting each other

The Voice of New Hampshire’s Young Adults

Feb 10, 2017 The Voice of New Hampshire’s Young Adults (PDF, 125 pages) executive summary (PDF, 6 pages) is the report of a study that surveyed more than 4,330 young adults living in New Hampshire about their attitudes and perceptions surrounding substance misuse. The themes that emerged from the study have wide applicability in transition planning as well because they […]

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Transition Planning Guide for NH’s Highly Mobile Youth

A new transition planning guide, Transition Planning for New Hampshire’s Highly Mobile Youth, has just been completed by the New Hampshire Department of Education, Office of Homeless Education. Developed over two years by two VISTA volunteers, its purpose is to improve the opportunities available to homeless youth in New Hampshire. The authors used the concept of a subway […]

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WorkReadyNH Offers Free Skills Training Program

WorkReadyNH is a free, federally-funded program to help job-seekers and career builders improve their skills and add two nationally recognized credentials to their resume. It’s a three week course, completely free to participants, offered almost monthly on NH Community College campuses. Participants attend 60 hours of classroom instruction in a simulated workplace setting where they learn and practice […]

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Earn and Learn Program Helps Students Gain Credits and Skills

Granite State Independent Living’s Earn and Learn Opportunities Program provides extended learning opportunities (ELO’s) that combine soft skills training and education with on-the-job training for at-risk high school students with disabilities. Students are matched with professions in which they have an interest and learn more about the skills and education required to be successful in […]

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