ERIC Number: EJ435844
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
A Comparative Analysis of the "Holding Power" of General and Exceptional Education Programs.
Bartnick, William M.; Parkay, Forrest W.
Remedial and Special Education (RASE), v12 n5 p17-22 Sep-Oct 1991
Data on 8,800 tenth grade students were analyzed to evaluate effectiveness of exceptional education programs on dropout prevention. Compared to the general education program, the holding power of the specific learning disabilities program was lower, the gifted program was higher, and the emotionally handicapped and educable mentally handicapped programs were not significantly different. (JDD)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Disabilities, Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, Emotional Disturbances, Gifted, High Schools, Learning Disabilities, Mild Mental Retardation, Program Effectiveness, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Relationship, School Holding Power, Special Education, Student Attrition, Withdrawal (Education)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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