The NELS:88/94 data contain information on 1988 eighth graders who were identified as aquot;at riskaquot; of dropping out of high school ... Overall, 55 percent of NELS :88 participants showed no at-risk factors, 25 percent had one, and almost one- fifth ... A smaller percentage of Asians and whites, in comparison to blacks and Hispanics, had two or more risk factors (Table 7A). ... By contrast, only 5 percent of high tested achievement students had two or more risk factors, as did 16 percent ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Descriptive summary report with an essay on access and choice in postsecondary education|
|Author||:||C. Dennis Carroll, Allen R. Sanderson|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing -|