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ERIC Number: ED019150
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962-Aug
Pages: 14
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Reference Count: 0
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EDUCATIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL PROGRESS OF RURAL YOUTH IN UTAH--A FOLLOW-UP STUDY.
CHRISTIANSEN, JOHN R.; AND OTHERS
THE PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY WAS TO ANALYZE THE EDUCATIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCES OF THE 1959 HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS AT JUAB, SANPETE, AND SEVIER COUNTIES UTAH. INFORMATION WAS GATHERED AS OF OCTOBER 1960, AND APRIL 1961, THROUGH THE USE OF MAIL QUESTIONNAIRES AND PERSONAL INTERVIEWS. FINDINGS INCLUDED--(1) RATES OF COLLEGE ATTENDANCE ON THE PART OF THESE RURAL SENIORS WERE BELOW THOSE CHARACTERISTIC OF UTAH, (2) MANY OF THE YOUTH WHO ENROLLED IN COLLEGE WERE ATTENDING A TWO-YEAR COLLEGE, (3) EARLY MARRIAGE WAS CHARACTERISTIC OF THE GIRLS WHO DID NOT ATTEND COLLEGE, AND (4) THE YOUNG MEN NOT IN COLLEGE HAD EXPERIENCED DIFFICULTY IN OBTAINING FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT IN THE JOBS TO WHICH THEY ASPIRED. (ES)
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Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.; Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT.
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