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ERIC Number: EJ599109
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Behind the Statistics: Urban Dropouts and the GED.
Brouillette, Liane
Phi Delta Kappan, v81 n4 p313-15 Dec 1999
Interviews with 40 students planning to take the General Education Development test disclosed that less than half had been involved with gangs. Most saw urban teachers as powerless, mentioned adverse circumstances and feelings of hopelessness, and viewed the GED program as a rite of passage and achievable goal. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests