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Dropping out : why students drop out of high school and what can be done about it

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., p.380 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LC146.6 .R86 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9393112

Keywords:

High school dropouts--United States, High school dropouts--United States--Prevention

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction -- The varying requirements and pathways for completing high school -- The nature and extent of the dropout crisis -- The individual consequences of dropping out -- The social consequences of dropping out -- Understanding why students drop out -- Predictors of dropping out -- Learning from past efforts to solve the dropout crisis -- What should be done to solve the dropout crisis.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

"Dropping Out offers a comprehensive overview by one of the country's leading experts, and provides answers to fundamental questions: Who drops out, and Why? What happens to them when they do? How can we prevent at-risk kids from short-circuiting their futures?"