Public and Private High Schools: The Impact of Communities

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Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents v
  • List of Figures vii
  • List of Tables x
  • Acknowledgments xxi
  • Prologue xxiii
  • 1 - Two Orientations to Schooling 3
  • 2 - The Design and the Clientele of Public and Private Schools 28
  • 3 - Achievement Outcomes of Schooling 57
  • 4 - Dropping out of High School 96
  • 5 - Achievement and Dropout in Disadvantaged and Deficient Families 118
  • 6 - Beyond High School: the Path Chosen 149
  • 7 - Success in College or Work 177
  • 8 - Schools, Families, and Communities 211
  • References 245
  • Index 247
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