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ERIC Number: EJ666780
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0018-1498
Urban American Indians "Dropping" Out of Traditional High Schools: Barriers & Bridges to Success.
Jeffries, Rhonda; Nix, Mary; Singer, Carson
High School Journal, v85 n3 p38-46 Feb-Mar 2002
Case studies of three urban American Indian high school dropouts found that alienation in school, family values, and a need for economic independence contributed to dropping out. An alternative high school in Milwaukee (Wisconsin) for at-risk and American Indian students emphasizes wellness, school-to-work programs, service learning, culturally relevant curricula, and student participation in school decisions. (TD)
Journals Department, University of North Carolina Press, 116 South Boundary Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3808; Tel: 919-966-3561; E-mail: uncpress journals@unc.edu (annual subscription: ind. $28.00, inst. $40.00; single issue: $10.00).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin (Milwaukee)