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ERIC Number: EJ551245
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0038-0407
From First Grade Forward: Early Foundations of High School Dropout.
Alexander, Karl L.; Entwisle, Doris R.; Horsey, Carrie S.
Sociology of Education, v70 n2 p87-107 Apr 1997
Presents the results of a study that tracked the educational progress of a group of first graders from 1982 to 1996. Examines the children's personal qualities, first-grade experiences, and family circumstances as precursors to dropping out in high school. Identifies dropping out as a long-term process of disengagement. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Cited: ED502502