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Winner of the National Dropout Prevention Center’s Crystal Star Award

Winner of the National Dropout Prevention Center’s 2013 Crystal Star Award of Excellence in Dropout Recovery, Intervention, and Prevention.

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Overcoming Obstacles increases attendance, decreases violence, and boosts graduation rates.

Educators teaching Overcoming Obstacles see increased attendance rates, improved academic performance, reduction in school violence, higher graduation rates, and stronger college and career preparedness.