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Title:  Dropout Rates in the United States: 1996
Description: This report, the ninth in the series, presents data for 1996 on high school dropout and persistence rates, and examines high school completion and graduation rates. In addition to extending time series data reported in earlier years, this report focuses on the characteristics of high school dropouts and high school completers in 1996.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: December 1997
Web Release: December 16, 1997
Print Release: December 16, 1997
Publication #: NCES 98250
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Marilyn McMillen (NCES) and Phillip Kaufman (MPR)
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: Annual Reports Program (Annual)
Common Core of Data (CCD)
National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
Marilyn M. Seastrom.
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