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Comparison of High School Dropout Rates in 1982 and 1992 Philip   Kaufman

Comparison of High School Dropout Rates in 1982 and 1992

Philip Kaufman

Published June 28th 1996
ISBN : 9780788148385
Paperback
110 pages
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Examines the changing demographics of high school students over the last decade & investigates the impact these changes may have had on high school dropout rates. Makes comparisons of the characteristics & dropout rates based on demographic & family characteristics, academic background, & risk factors of the sophomore & sophomore to senior classes of 1980 & 1990. From 1980-1990 there was a 5% increase in the proportion of sophomores living in families below the poverty line- there was a greater proportion of minority students- there was a 6% decrease in students from intact families. Numerous charts & tables.