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East Tennessee State University

1995

Continuing education

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Comparative Characteristic Lifestyle Approaches Of Persisters And Dropouts In Adult High Schools In Tennessee, Samuel J. Shepherd May 1995

Comparative Characteristic Lifestyle Approaches Of Persisters And Dropouts In Adult High Schools In Tennessee, Samuel J. Shepherd

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The problem of this study was that no data existed on characteristics of life style management as related to persisters and dropouts among adult high school students in the state of Tennessee. The purpose of the study was to determine the characteristic life style approaches most prevalent among persistent enrollees, graduates, and dropouts of selected adult high school programs in Tennessee. Five hundred fifty-nine persisters and 868 dropouts were surveyed by mail, by telephone, or by school site visits. There were 419 participants in the study, 311 persisters and 108 dropouts. The research was descriptive in nature and utilized data …