The Path to Dropping Out: Evidence for Intervention

By Melissa Roderick | Go to book overview

Index
A Nation At Risk,9, 155
Academic difficulty, as reason for dropping out, 37 Adjustment difficulties (following school transitions): impact on school membership, 90-91; measured by grades, impact on school dropout, 94-98; potential causes of, 91, 133-135, 146; programs to facilitate adjustment, 146-152
Adler, Mortimor, 9
Adolescence, developmental changes during, 131-132
Adolescents: developmental needs of, 135, 140; school attachment during middle school, xvi, xxi, 131-132
Advisory periods, 149, 151, 152
Age in grade: effect on school attachment/withdrawal, xx, xxii, 116-120, 135; effect on timing of withdrawal, 120-124; policy implications, 119, 158-163
Alexander, Karl, 32
Alternative schools: as dropout prevention, 139; for overage students, 162
Asian Americans, young adult population, trends, 13
Atlanta public schools, grade retention in, 156
Attendance: changes during middle school and school dropout, 99-100, 130; and school engagement, Fall River cohort, ix, 75-76, 81; trends by grade of dropout and graduating class rank, 62, 68-69; trends by timing of transition to middle school, 72
Bachman, Jerald G., 17, 124
Baltimore public schools, 32
Basic skills testing, and grade retention, 156
Black dropouts: and discipline problems in school, 30; earnings and economic status of, historical trends, 11-12
Blacks: dropout and educational attainment rates, 5; dropout and educational attainment rates, historical trends, 8-9; family background influences on dropout, 34; grade changes following school ransitions, 88; reasons for

-209-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
The Path to Dropping Out: Evidence for Intervention
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 214

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.