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Title:  Dropout Rates in the United States: 1997
Description: This report presents national data on high school dropout rates and high school completion rates from 1972 to 1997. It also provides state level information for the 1990's. It examines the relationship between student characteristics and the likelihood of dropping out and of completing high school.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: April 1999
Web Release: March 18, 1999
Print Release: March 18, 1999
Publication #: NCES 1999082
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Mary Frase, Phil Kaufman, Steve Klein
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: Annual Reports Program (Annual)
Common Core of Data (CCD)
Current Population Survey, October (CPS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
Chris Chapman.
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