Date of Award
Master of Science
Master of Science in Educational Administration
The purpose of this paper is to review the extent to which the problem of drop-outs is a national problem; consider the factors which appear to be contributing to the problem in this country among secondary students from the literature survey; where possible, point out the characteristics of drop-outs; and, as a result of a study of a select group of drop-outs and in-school students, recommend procedures which may be utilized in the reduction of elimination of the problem of drop-outs which occur before the completion of high school.
The problem of drop-outs considered in this paper will be those found among students in the eighth through the twelfth grades.
The data treated in this paper are those related to sixty-five drop-outs from the Booker T. Washington Technical High School as contained in the official records of the Dallas Independent School District, and the results of a survey conducted on a total of one hundred twenty-five potential drop-outs in the Booker T. Washington Technical High School, Dallas, Texas.
Carl C. Weems
Prairie View A&M College
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Date of Digitization
John B Coleman Library
City of Publication
Chisum, E. M. (1959). The Characteristics of Drop-Outs at the Booker T. Washington Technical High School, Dallas, Texas. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.pvamu.edu/pvamu-theses/1055