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One-Third of a Nation: Rising Dropout Rates and Declining Opportunities

Barton, Paul E.
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ETS Policy Information Center Report
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Education Reform Dropouts Barton, Paul E. General Educational Development (GED) Tests Employment Policy Information Center (PIC) High School Graduates Listening. Learning. Leading. Job Corps Nettles, Michael T. Socioeconomic Influences School Completion Rates Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed At Risk (CRESPAR) Maryland Career Development National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Federal Funding Urban Education Family Income


This Policy Information Report documents high and rising high school dropout rates, declining investments in second-chance programs, and deteriorating opportunities for dropouts in the job market.

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