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Dropout Rates in the United States: 1995 / Appendix A: Table A28

Table A28.  Standard errors for Table 28: Rate and distribution of status dropouts, ages 1624, by timing of first retention: October 1995

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                                          Percent      Percent
                              Status      of all         of
Characteristics                rate      dropouts    population
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 Number of retentions
  never                        0.29        1.13         0.30
  one grade                    1.13        1.02         0.27
  two or more grades           3.87        0.51         0.10
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SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, October 1995, unpublished data.



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