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National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC. – 1994
Differences in education and labor market outcomes across groups completing high school at different ages and by different means (e.g., by graduation as compared with receiving a general education development diploma) may be due to a variety of factors, including all those that influence a person to leave school early. For an early school-leaver,…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Educational Attainment, Educational Indicators, Educational Trends
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Murnane, Richard J.; And Others – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 1995
Data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth for 1979 through 1991 are used to demonstrate that acquisition of the General Educational Development (GED) credential is associated with an increase in the rate of wage growth for male high school dropouts. (SLD)
Descriptors: Dropouts, Economic Opportunities, Educational Certificates, Employment Patterns