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Title:  Dropout Rates in the United States: 2002 and 2003
Description: This report continues the dropout rate report series. The report is based on several sources of data and provides details on high school dropouts and high school completers for 2002 and 2003. Apart from provide characteristics of dropouts and completers in these years, the report also provides information about trends in high school dropout and completion rates going back to the 1970s. Among other findings, the report shows that young people (16-24 year olds) of Hispanic origin have been more likely to be out of high school without a high school credential than young White- and Black, non-Hispanics over the past 30 years.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: June 2006
Web Release: June 22, 2006
Print Release: This Publication will only be available online.
Publication #: NCES 2006062
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Laird, J., Lew, S., DeBell, M., and Chapman, C.
Type of Product: First Look / ED TAB
Survey/Program Areas: Annual Reports Program (Annual)
Common Core of Data (CCD)
Current Population Survey, October (CPS)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this First Look / ED TAB, please contact:
Chris Chapman.
 
 
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