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ERIC Number: ED565682
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jan
Pages: 50
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 20
Creating an Early Warning System: Predictors of Dropout in Delaware. REL Mid-Atlantic Technical Assistance Brief. REL MA 1.2.75-10
Uekawa, Kazuaki; Merola, Stacey; Fernandez, Felix; Porowski, Allan
Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic
This Technical Brief presents an historical analysis of key indicators of dropout for Delaware students in grades 9-12. Cut points for key risk indicators of high school dropout for the State of Delaware are provided. Using data provided by the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE), relationships between student dropout and several student indicators were empirically evaluated. Three key indicators of dropout were identified: (1) students' attendance,; (2) students' math course grades; and (3) students' English language arts (ELA) course grades. The following are appended: (1) Detailed Description of Methodology; (2) Descriptive Statistics; (3) Detailed Logistic Regression Results; (4) Robustness of Cut Points; (5) State-Level Cut Points; and (6) District-Level Cut Points.
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education; Middle Schools; Junior High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic (ED)
Identifiers - Location: Delaware
IES Funded: Yes
IES Cited: ED552306