ERIC Number: EJ447922
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Policy, School Structure, and Sociodemographic Effects on Statewide High School Dropout Rates.
Fitzpatrick, Kevin M.; Yoels, William C.
Sociology of Education, v65 n1 p76-93 Jan 1992
Examines the effects of state policy, sociodemographic composition, and school structure on high school dropout rates in 1980. Reports that total educational expenditures per students' average daily attendance is a significant determinant of school structure with indirect effect on dropout rates. Concludes that family structure is a critical predictor of both school structure and dropout rates. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
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