ERIC Number: EJ640323
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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"Second-Chance" Strategies for Female School Dropouts.
Boudett, Katheryn Parker; Murnane, Richard J.; Willett, John B.
Monthly Labor Review, v123 n12 p19-31 Dec 2000
Young female dropouts may make several kinds of educational investments, all of which enhance earned income. Completing the General Educational Development (GED) Test increases income 25%; GED plus 1 year of training or college increases it 50%. How4ver, the increase in earnings is not enough to lift a family out of poverty. (Contains 312 notes and references.) (JOW)
Descriptors: Dropouts, Educational Attainment, Females, Job Training, Low Income, Poverty, Secondary Education, Tables (Data)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests