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Title:  Confronting the Odds: Students At Risk and the Pipeline to Higher Education
Description: The purpose of this report is twofold. First, it aims to understand the critical junctures in the pipeline to college enrollment where at-risk high school graduates leave at substantially higher rates than their counterparts not at risk. Second, it identifies factors that contribute to at-risk students' successful navigation of the pipeline to college enrollment.
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Cover Date: January 1998
Web Release: January 7, 1998
Print Release: January 7, 1998
Publication #: NCES 98094
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Laura J. Horn (MPR)
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: High School Transcript Studies (HST)
National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88)
Postsecondary Education Descriptive Analysis Reports (PEDAR)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
Aurora M. D'Amico.
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