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Title:  Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in Grades 9-12: 200203 and 200304
Description: The report summarizes and compares event dropout rates for public high school students, by state, for 2002-03 and 2003-04. Among reporting states in 2003-04, the rates ranged from a low of 1.8 percent in Connecticut and New Jersey to a high of 7.9 percent in Louisiana. The event dropout rate measures the percentage of high school students who drop out in a given year. A dropout is a student who was enrolled at the beginning of the year, not enrolled at the beginning of the next year, and who did not graduate from high school or complete some other district- or state-approved educational program.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: May 2007
Web Release: May 8, 2007
Print Release: Currently only available online, print version forthcoming.
Publication #: NCES 2007026
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Chapman, C., and Hoffman, L.
Type of Product: First Look / ED TAB
Survey/Program Areas: Common Core of Data (CCD)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this First Look / ED TAB, please contact:
Chris Chapman.
 
 
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