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2007 Spotlight

High School Coursetaking

References

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Allensworth, E.M., and Easton, J.Q. (2005). The On-Track Indicator as a Predictor of High School Graduation. Chicago: Consortium on Chicago School Research.

Center on Education Policy. (2006). State High School Exit Exams: A Challenging Year. Washington, DC: Author.

Chaney, B., Burgdorf, K., and Atash, N. (1997, Fall). Influencing Achievement Through High School Graduation Requirements. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 19(3): 229–244.

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Hampden-Thompson, G., Kienzl, G., Daniel, B., and Kinukawa, A. (2007). Course Credit Accrual and Dropping Out of High School (NCES 2007-018). U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.

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Shettle, C., Roey, S., Mordica, J., Perkins, R., Nord, C., Teodorovic, J., Brown, J., Lyons, M., Averett, C., and Kastberg, D. (2007). The Nation’s Report Card: America’s High School Graduates (NCES 2007-467). U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.

Waits, T., Setzer, J.C., and Lewis, L. (2005). Dual Credit and Exam-Based Courses in U.S. Public High Schools: 2002–03 (NCES 2005-009). U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.

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