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ERIC Number: EJ488737
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Abstractor: N/A
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ISSN: ISSN-0018-2680
Origins of the "Dropout Problem."
Dorn, Sherman
History of Education Quarterly, v33 n3 p353-73 Fall 1993
Reviews the origins and development of the 20th-century term "drop-out." Asserts that the social construction of the drop-out problem explicitly marks the time when secondary education became a common expectation in the United States. Contends that secondary education's success created the concept of a drop-out "problem." (CFR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Language: English
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