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Gradual Disengagement: A Portrait of the 2008‐09 Dropouts in the Baltimore City Schools
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Gradual Disengagement: A Portrait of the 2008‐09 Dropouts in the Baltimore City Schools

Gradual Disengagement: A Portrait of the 2008-09 Dropouts in the Baltimore City Schools examined eight years of student-level data to paint a collective portrait of the process of disengagement that leads to student dropout. The study found that the majority of students who eventually drop out of Baltimore high schools enter ninth grade with a pattern […]

Keeping On Track in Ninth Grade and Beyond: Baltimore’s Ninth Graders in 2007-08
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Keeping On Track in Ninth Grade and Beyond: Baltimore’s Ninth Graders in 2007-08

To address the factors related to high school success, BERC announces the release of the report,”Keeping On Track in Ninth Grade and Beyond: Baltimore’s Ninth Graders in 2007-08.” Focusing on a recent Baltimore City ninth grade cohort, the report examines the behavioral factors identified in previous research as key predictors of high school graduation, particularly […]