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[IWS] NCES: Early High School Dropouts: What Are Their Characteristics? [19 February 2015]
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National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Early High School Dropouts: What Are Their Characteristics? [19 February 2015]
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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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