`Could do better,' say drop-outs
- Reports Spotlight Latino Dropout Rates, College Attendance. Zehr, Mary Ann // Education Week;6/18/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 41, p12
A report by the Pew Hispanic Center provides new insight into the troubling statistic often cited by the federal government that one of every three Latino youths in the United States is a high school dropout. But, by analyzing the trends among subgroups of Latinos who make up that stunning...
- Residential location and youth unemployment: The economic geography of school-to-work transitions
Riphahn, Regina T. // Journal of Population Economics;Jan2002, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p115 Regina T. Riphahn Department of Economics, University of Mainz, D-55099 Mainz, Germany (Fax...
Investigates the post-secondary school transitions of school leavers in response to increased international policy attention to youth unemployment in Germany. Discussion of youth unemployment in an international perspective; Distribution of school leavers across destination states by...
- Innovative paths to improved learning. Weis, Charles // Leadership;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p7
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses an article on the significance of knowledge and skills on the learning process, the reduction of dropout rate in California and the importance of multiple pathways to post-secondary education, careers and successful...
- Determining dropout rates in large city school districts: Problems and accomplishments. Frymier, Jack // High School Journal;Oct/Nov96, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p1
Determines the dropout rates in large city schools in the United States. Factors that affect school completion; Differences that exist among schools and districts that affect efforts to study dropouts; Disinterest of teachers and administrators in potential dropouts.
- School dropout rates: Are we sure they are going down? Fossey, Richard // Phi Delta Kappan;Oct96, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p140
Opinion. Asserts that evidence exists for higher dropout rates in some American schools than generally acknowledged. Possibility that these rates may be going up; Data from the 1995 edition of the `Digest of Education Statistics,' by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES); Reasons...
- DROPOUTS DROP OFF. // Business North Carolina;Jun2010, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p22
The article presents statistics on school dropouts in North Carolina for the period 2008-2009.
- A drop in the dropout rate. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;6/7/93, Vol. 20 Issue 25, p59
Cites figures from Statistics Canada which found the report of a 30 percent high school dropout rate may have been overestimated. Three new surveys using different measurement techniques peg the figure at only 18 percent.
- Dropping in on dropping out. Bracey, Gerald W. // Phi Delta Kappan;May94, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p726
Provides statistics of the dropout rates in the United States for 1993. Analysis of the indication of the statistics; Reasons for dropping out; Factors influencing students' motivation; Effect of teacher behavior in students participation in the classroom.
- Where kids do and don't drop out. Doyle, Rodger // U.S. News & World Report;2/5/96, Vol. 120 Issue 5, p16
Provides a map indicating drop out rates of people 16 to 19 not enrolled in school and not high school graduates across the United States. Dropout rates decrease from 90 percent in the 1890s to the less than 10 percent in the 1990s; Mexican-American, non-Hispanic whites and African-American rates.