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Figure CL-6. Percentage of 12th-grade students with definite plans to graduate from a 4-year college, by parents' highest level of education: 1990, 2000, and 2010


Percentage of 12th-grade students with definite plans to graduate from a 4-year college, by parents' highest level of education: 1990, 2000, and 2010

NOTE: Percentages reflect students who indicated that they "definitely will" graduate from a 4-year college. Parentsí highest level of education reflects a combination of responses for father's and mother's level of education. For more information on parentsí education, please see Appendix C - Commonly Used Measures. For more information on the Monitoring the Future study, please see Appendix B - Guide to Sources.
SOURCE: University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, Monitoring the Future, 1990, 2000, and 2010, http://www.monitoringthefuture.org/.

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