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Dreams Deferred: High School Dropouts in the United States

Author(s):
Coley, Richard J.
Publication Year:
1995
Source:
ETS Policy Information Center Report
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
30
Subject/Key Words:
Dropouts Educational Policy High School Students Student Characteristics Trend Analysis

Abstract

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.

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