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Trends in High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 19722008

NCES 2011-012
December 2010


The authors would like to recognize the time and effort volunteered by household respondents to the Current Population Survey (CPS). The report also relies on voluntary reporting by local and state officials to compile the rates reported through the Common Core of Data on public schools.

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