ERIC Number: EJ558888
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Are Students Being Pulled Out of High School? The Effect of Adolescent Employment on Dropping Out.
McNeal, Ralph B., Jr.
Sociology of Education, v70 n3 p206-20 Jul 1997
Analyzes data from the "High School and Beyond" survey and presents significant findings concerning the relationship between working and dropping out of high school. Discovers that the type of employment and the student's gender significantly impact the drop out statistics. Discusses previous research and includes statistical and tabular data. (MJP)
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Adolescents, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Research, Dropouts, Economic Factors, Education Work Relationship, High School Students, High Schools, Labor Force, Occupational Aspiration, Potential Dropouts, Social Influences, Withdrawal (Education), Youth Employment, Youth Problems
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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