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ERIC Number: EJ619298
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0192-513X
The Effects of Change in Family Structure and Income on Dropping Out of Middle and High School.
Pong, Suet-Ling; Ju, Dong-Beom
Journal of Family Issues, v21 n2 p147-69 Mar 2000
Using a longitudinal sample of eighth graders who lived with both biological parents in 1988, study estimates the increased risk of dropping out among students whose two-parent families experienced disruption over the subsequent four years. Results suggest that income is a significant contributor to the risk of dropping out for adolescents whose families became mother-only families. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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