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Title:Dropout and Resilient Students: A Focus on a Chicago Urban High School
Author(s):Little, Lavern Wallace
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Rodgers, Frederick A.
Department / Program:Education
Discipline:Education
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Education, Sociology of
Abstract:This study concerns interviews of high school persisters, transfer students, and dropouts. The intention of this research was to examine reasons why some students at a Chicago urban high school succumb to the negative influences of their environment and drop out or transfer while other students persist through graduation, despite the same general conditions. Parents and teachers' perceptions are also examined to get their views on dropping out and persistence and their roles as parents and teachers. What follows is an opportunity to use a wealth of information from the interviews and to make generalizations about how the issues link to dropping out or persisting.
Issue Date:1998
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:258 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/80261
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9904527
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:1998


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