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Title:  Do Gatekeeper Courses Expand Education Options?
Description: This report examines the relationship between selected eighth-grade characteristics (e.g. enrollment in algebra as an 8th grader) and high school course taking patterns with student outcome variables (e.g. applying to college) that may lead to academic success.
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Cover Date: March 1999
Web Release: March 1, 1999
Print Release:
Publication #: NCES 1999303
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Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Statistics in Brief
Survey/Program Areas: High School Transcript Studies (HST)
National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88)
Achievement (Student)
Higher Education
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistics in Brief, please contact:
Elise Christopher.