ERIC Number: EJ289066
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Dropping Out of High School: The Influence of Race, Sex, and Family Background.
Rumberger, Russell W.
American Educational Research Journal, v20 n2 p199-220 Sum 1983
The high school dropout problem in 1979 and the reasons students leave school were examined. Results indicated that women were more likely to leave because of pregnancy or marriage and men because of work. Family background strongly influenced dropout behavior and accounted for almost all racial differences in dropout rates. (Author/LC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Cited: ED363671; ED375222