WhitePaper: The Dropout Dilemma

Learn about the role AchieveEnglish plays in student success

Dropout_Whitepaper-coverStruggling language learners often slide into the cycle of poor attendance, poor behavior, course failure – the ABCs of student failure – that often ends in their eventual disengagement from school. Early intervention breaks the cycle and reverses the decline.

Dr. Marcella L. Bullmaster-Day, Ed.D, writing in “The Dropout Dilemma,” reports current research and trends and explores ways to ensure that your students reach proficiency and succeed in the challenging academic environment and in the workplace beyond. AchieveEnglish can play a leading role in improving outcome, reducing failure, and keeping your English language learner in the classroom and headed for success.





BullmasterDayPhotoCroppedAbout the Author

Dr. Marcella L. Bullmaster-Day is an Associate Professor and the Associate Director of the Touro College Lander Center for Educational Research in New York City. She has worked as a teacher, principal, researcher, university professor, corporate executive, curriculum designer, and professional development consultant in urban educational contexts for over three decades.

Dr. Bullmaster-Day served as Executive Director of Curriculum for Kaplan K12 Learning Services and was Program Chair for Kaplan University’s Graduate School of Education where she developed the conceptual framework and innovative online courses for the University’s Masters Degree in Education. Dr. Bullmaster-Day holds a doctorate in Curriculum and Teaching from Columbia University Teachers College.