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ERIC Number: ED502300
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
Pages: 152
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 23
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
High School Dropout and Graduation Rates in the Central Region. Issues & Answers. REL 2008-No. 040
Randel, Bruce; Moore, Laurie; Blair, Pam
Regional Educational Laboratory Central
This report presents comprehensive and detailed information on grades 7-12 dropout rates and on high school graduation rates in the Central Region. Dropout and graduation rates are presented for the region as a whole and for each state in the region, by gender, race/ethnicity, locale, and grade. The rates provide a comprehensive reference for state and local educators and policymakers on the student subgroups most at risk of not completing high school. The analyses conducted in this study yield dropout rates and high school graduation rates for the region as a whole, each state in the region, and subgroups of students in the region and in each state using the most recent data available when this study was conducted, that for the 2001/02 school year. The results tables in appendix C serve as a comprehensive reference for state and local educators and policymakers interested in dropout and high school graduation for student subgroups (such as gender and race/ethnicity) within their states and within specific settings, such as large cities or rural areas. (Contains 3 boxes, 6 figures, 80 tables, and 3 notes.) [This report was prepared for the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) by Regional Educational Laboratory Central administered by Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning.]
Regional Educational Laboratory Central at McREL. 4601 DTC Boulevard Suite 500, Denver, CO 80237-2596. Tel: 303-337-0990; Fax: 303-337-3005; Web site: http://www.mcrel.org
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 10; Grade 11; Grade 12; Grade 7; Grade 8; Grade 9; High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Regional Educational Laboratory Central (ED)
IES Funded: Yes