ERIC Number: EJ363055
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Obstacles to High School Graduation: The Real Dropout Problem.
Phelan, William T.
Journal of Educational Equity and Leadership, v7 n3 p223-34 Fall 1987
An explanatory model of dropping out of school is presented. A test of the model in four high schools revealed the following: (1) data on dropouts underestimate the true figures; (2) junior high experiences are important correlates of dropping out; (3) institutional procedures need to be changed; and (4) outreach programs are needed. (VM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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