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An Analysis Of School Drop-Outs At Tooele High School, Franklin Whitehouse May 1953

An Analysis Of School Drop-Outs At Tooele High School, Franklin Whitehouse

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This study of approximately 50 early school drop-outs is an effort to find out why so many boys and firls leave school before they complete their high school course. We need to know the basic reason that prompt their decisions, not the superficial excuses that appear on many school records. The study was undertaken in the belief that when the causes are understood, they can be remedied through measures to provide adequate programs of student aid. If it is because of lack of interest in school, this, too, can be remedied through changes in school programs to make them mean ...