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Author Rumberger, Russell W

Title Dropping out : why students drop out of high school and what can be done about it / Russell W. Rumberger

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011
 CCRI-Prov.  LC146.6 .R86 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  LC146.6 .R86 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  LC146.6 .R86 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  LC146.6 .R86 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 380 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction -- The varying requirements and pathways for completing high school -- The nature and extent of the dropout crisis -- The individual consequences of dropping out -- The social consequences of dropping out -- Understanding why students drop out -- Predictors of dropping out -- Learning from past efforts to solve the dropout crisis -- What should be done to solve the dropout crisis
LC subject High school dropouts -- United States
High school dropouts -- United States -- Prevention
ISBN 9780674062207 (alk. paper)
0674062205 (alk. paper)