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McFarland, Joel; Cui, Jiashan; Rathbun, Amy; Holmes, Juliet – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
The report draws on a wide array of surveys and administrative datasets to present statistics on high school dropout and completion rates at the state and national levels. The report includes estimates of the percentage of students who drop out in a given 12-month period (event dropout rates), the percentage of young people in a specified age…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, High School Students, Dropout Rate, Dropouts
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Lewis, Laurie; Gray, Lucinda – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
The 2015-16 survey "Programs and Services for High School English Learners" provides the first nationally representative data on this topic. This report is based on that survey and presents data on programs and services for high school English learners (ELs), including instructional approaches, newcomer programs, online or computer-based…
Descriptors: High School Students, English Language Learners, Second Language Instruction, Public Schools
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McFarland, Joel; Stark, Patrick; Cui, Jiashan – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
Dropping out of high school is related to a number of negative outcomes. For example, the median income of persons ages 18 through 67 who had not completed high school was roughly $26,000 in 2013. By comparison, the median income of persons ages 18 through 67 who completed their education with at least a high school credential (i.e., a regular…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, High School Graduates, Dropout Rate
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Stark, Patrick; Noel, Amber M. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2015
This report builds upon a series of National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports on high school dropout and completion rates that began in 1988. It presents estimates of rates in 2012, provides data about trends in dropout and completion rates over the last four decades (1972-2012), and examines the characteristics of high school…
Descriptors: Dropout Rate, High School Students, Graduation Rate, Student Characteristics
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Lauff, Erich; Ingels, Steven J. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
The Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002) tracks the educational and developmental experiences of a nationally representative sample of high school sophomores in the United States. This First Look report provides a descriptive portrait of these 2002 tenth-graders a decade later, when most were about 26 years old and had been out of high…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, High School Students, Grade 10, Outcomes of Education
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Ingels, Steven J.; Pratt, Daniel J.; Alexander, Christopher P.; Jewell, Donna M.; Lauff, Erich; Mattox, Tiffany L.; Wilson, David – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
This report provides guidance and documentation for users of the combined base-year to third follow-up data of the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002). ELS:2002 is sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) of the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. The base-year and follow-up studies…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, High School Students, Grade 10, Outcomes of Education
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Malkus, Nathaniel; Sen, Anindita – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
The General Educational Development (GED) credential is often considered to be the equivalent of a high school diploma for students who do not graduate from high school. A GED credential can expand opportunities in the labor market (Song and Hsu 2008) and in postsecondary education for those who obtain it. Nearly all postsecondary institutions (98…
Descriptors: High School Equivalency Programs, Student Characteristics, Adult Students, High School Students
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Chapman, Chris; Laird, Jennifer; Ifill, Nicole; KewalRamani, Angelina – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
This report updates a series of NCES reports on high school dropout and completion rates that began in 1988. The report includes national and regional population estimates for the percentage of students who dropped out of high school between 2008 and 2009, the percentage of young people who were dropouts in 2009, and the percentage of young people…
Descriptors: High Schools, Dropouts, Dropout Rate, Young Adults
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Laird, Jennifer; Cataldi, Emily Forrest; KewalRamani, Angelina; Chapman, Chris – National Center for Education Statistics, 2008
This report builds upon a series of National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports on high school dropout and completion rates that began in 1988. It presents estimates of rates in 2006, provides data about trends in dropout and completion rates over the last 3 decades (1972-006), and examines the characteristics of high school dropouts…
Descriptors: Credentials, High Schools, Family Income, Graduation Rate
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Kienzl, Gregory; Kena, Grace – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
This Issue Brief uses data from the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88) to compare the economic outcomes of high school completers at three different points in time with the outcomes of individuals who did not complete high school. Differences by sex and the type of credential earned are also examined. The findings suggest that…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Dropouts, Educational Status Comparison, Economic Status