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Dropout Rates in The United States: 2002 and 2003

NCES 2008-053
September 2008

References

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Kaufman, P., Alt, M.N., and Chapman, C. (2004). Dropout Rates in the United States: 2001 (NCES 2005-046). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

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