ERIC Number: EJ440504
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Carrots or Sticks for High School Dropouts?
Toby, Jackson; Armor, David J.
Public Interest, n106 p76-90 Win 1992
Traces strategies for preventing high school dropouts from the traditional reliance on remediation or incentives to recent negative sanctions (e.g., West Virginia's "no school, no drive" law). The General Educational Development Program serves those who return voluntarily to school after having realized the importance of education. (JB)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Dropout Attitudes, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Programs, Dropouts, High Risk Students, High School Equivalency Programs, High School Students, High Schools, Incentives, Intervention, Potential Dropouts, Public Schools, Remedial Instruction, Sanctions, State Programs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: New York (New York); West Virginia
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests