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Document Number: 5364

Locating the Dropout Crisis MS Word - Using data compiled by the National Center for Education Statistics, the authors measured the "promoting power" of 10,000 regular and vocational high schools that enroll more than 300 students. The researchers found that Montana, Utah and West Virginia stand out as states in which all groups of students attend high schools with decent promoting power except for Native Americans. This executive summary highlights other central findings of the study. (Robert Balfanz and Nettie Legters, Center for Social Organization of Schools, Johns Hopkins University, June 2004)...
Author: Robert Balfanz and Nettie Legters
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Publisher: Center for Social Organization of Schools, Johns Hopkins University


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