ERIC Number: EJ363376
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Looking at America's Dropouts: Who Are They?
Barber, Larry W.; McClellan, Mary C.
Phi Delta Kappan, v69 n4 p264-67 Dec 1987
Policymakers at state and district levels disagree on definitions for terms such as "dropout,""withdrawn,""removed," and "early leaver." Until these terms acquire generally accepted meanings allowing comparisons across school district and state lines, existing information processing technology will be only marginally beneficial. Includes three references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
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