Dreams Deferred: High School Dropouts in the United States

Coley, Richard J.
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Dropout rate large school districts National Education Longitudinal Study (NALS)


This Policy Information Report pulls together data to characterize the dropout problem in the U.S. Various dropout rates are provided and discussed for the nation as a whole, for states, and for large school districts. Data from the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 are analyzed to describe the characteristics of recent high school dropouts. While supplies last, print copies can be ordered from the Policy Information Center for $5.00. ED 392 818.