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someone who quits school before graduation

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someone who withdraws from a social group or environment

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A number of correlational studies have also examined the relationship of school dropout and family SES.
Because event dropout rates look at what happened over a relatively short period of time, they are not well suited for the study of broader and less time-sensitive educational issues such as the general educational attainment level of a population.
If homework drives out marginal students, a school's rating goes up as long as dropout numbers are fudged.
He turns one aspect of the conventional wisdom about dropouts on its head, noting that "the dropout stereotype .
Bridgeland's report agrees the nation should be committed to seeing students graduate through senior year of high school and raising the legal dropout age from 16 or 17 to 18.
Although dropout rates among students with and without disabilities is an area of concern, it remains difficult to determine the severity of the problem given the current lack of a uniform definition and calculation method (Bartnick & Parkay 1991; Hammack, 1986; Morrow, 1986; Phelan, 1987; Rumberger, 1987; Sinclair, 1994).
Dropout rates generally remain higher in rural areas and in small towns than in urban areas, especially in Quebec, Manitoba and Alberta.
Students placed in an educational institution had a lower-than-expected dropout rate, regardless of suspension length.
To hide the actual dropout rate, most school districts report as dropouts those who entered the year as seniors but did not remain in school until the end of that year.
That's going to be hard, that's going to be a challenge," said Thurston High School Principal Ed Mendelssohn, whose school posted a dropout rate of just 1 percent - down from 1.
According to the report, "The High Cost of High School Dropouts: What the Nation Pays for Inadequate High Schools," the average annual income for a high school dropout in 2005 was almost $10,000 less than that earned by a high school graduate.
27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Education officials from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Tajikistan and Timor-Leste will join approximately 200 experts and government representatives at a two-day summit here to explore drivers of school dropout and strategies to keep children in classrooms, the U.
27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 200 education experts and government officials will gather for a two-day summit here to explore drivers of school dropout and strategies used in the United States and other countries, the U.
Among all individuals in this age group, status dropout rates trended downward between 1972 and today, declining from 14.