ERIC Number: EJ627357
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Factors Influencing Dropouts' GED and Diploma Attainment.
Wayman, Jeffrey C.
Education Policy Analysis Archives, v9 n4 Feb 2001
Examined correlates of degree attainment (GED certificate or high school diploma) in high school dropouts of Mexican American or non-Latino white descent. Results for data from 519 dropouts indicate that 59.2% of dropouts return to obtain high school credentials, and that school capability, age at dropout, and socioeconomic status significantly predicted degree attainment. (SLD)
Descriptors: Correlation, Dropouts, Educational Attainment, High School Equivalency Programs, High School Students, High Schools, Mexican Americans, Reentry Students, Socioeconomic Status, White Students
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests