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ERIC Number: EJ511048
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-3737
Do High School Dropouts Benefit from Obtaining a GED?
Murnane, Richard J.; And Others
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, v17 n2 p133-47 Sum 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)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests; National Longitudinal Survey of Youth