Characteristics of at-risk students in NELS: 88. Contractor report. Statistical analysis report (NCES 92-042)

Citation

Kaufman, P., & Bradbury, D. (1992). Characteristics of at-risk students in NELS: 88. Contractor report. Statistical analysis report (NCES 92-042). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

Abstract

Using NELS:88 Base Year data this report will document the size of the At-Risk population in the eighth grade cohort. This report will identify the factors associated with At-Risk students and highlight the characteristics of this At-Risk population. Family characteristics such as SES, parent education, and parent participation in student activities will be examined. Student variables will include: single parent, limited English proficiency, sibling dropped out, school absences and tardiness, test scores, handicapping conditions, etc.This publication has new title - old title "Portrait of the At-Risk Eighth Grader.