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Title:  Early High School Dropouts: What Are Their Characteristics?
Description: This Data Point uses data from the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09) to examine the extent to which high school students drop out of school between the ninth and eleventh grade and how dropout rates vary by sex, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. HSLS:09 is a nationally representative, longitudinal study of more than 23,000 ninth-graders in 2009. HSLS:09 surveyed students, their parents, math and science teachers, school administrators, and school counselors.
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Cover Date: February 2015
Web Release: February 19, 2015
Publication #: NCES 2015066
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Jeffrey A. Rosen, Xianglei Chen, and Steven Ingels, RTI International
Type of Product: Data Point
Survey/Program Areas: High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Data Point, please contact:
Elise Christopher.