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Dropout rates in the United States: 1997 (NCES 1999-082)

Citation

Kaufman, P., Klein, S., & Frase, M. (1999). Dropout rates in the United States: 1997 (NCES 1999-082). Washington, DC: National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES); U.S. Department of Education.

Abstract

This report presents national data on high school dropout rates and high school completion rates from 1972 to 1997. It also provides state level information for the 1990's. It examines the relationship between student characteristics and the likelihood of dropping out and of completing high school.