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Teen dropouts

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Published by Lucent Books in San Diego, CA .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • High school dropouts -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Dropouts.

    • About the Edition

      Uses four case studies of teenagers who dropped out of high school to explain who drops out and why and to examine the economic and social consequences of such a decision.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 107) and index.

      Statementby Gail B. Stewart ; photographs by Carl Franzén.
      SeriesThe other America
      LC ClassificationsLC146.6 .S74 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p. :
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL366586M
      ISBN 101560063998
      LC Control Number98027051

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