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

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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