ERIC Number: EJ232797
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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Dropouts: A Comparison of Their General Feelings of Alienation and Attitudes toward School with Those of Persisters.
Hershaff, Stuart M.
Southern Journal of Educational Research, v24 n4 p247-54 Fall 1980
Describes a study to identify differences in alienation feelings and attitudes toward school between dropouts and persisters. Indicates that dropouts have greater feelings of alienation, meaninglessness, and powerlessness, and more negative attitudes toward school and former teachers than do persisters. Briefly describes Focus, a dropout prevention program. (SB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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