ERIC Number: EJ455099
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Paths to High School Graduation or Dropout: A Longitudinal Study of a First-Grade Cohort.
Ensminger, Margaret E.; Slusarcick, Anita L.
Sociology of Education, v65 n2 p95-113 Apr 1992
Reveals findings of a longitudinal study concerning high school dropout rates among African-American students. Identifies a link between maternal educational attainment and the likelihood that a child will complete high school. Concludes that initially poor academic performance, aggressive behavior, and poverty increase the likelihood of subsequent dropout. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Researchers; Practitioners
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IES Cited: ED502502; ED565682