School Dropout Predictors Annotated Bibliography

As part of United Way's Collective Impact Initiative for Children & Youth, The Larry King Center of the Council for Children's Rights conducted a comprehensive literature review of factors that influence school dropout and graduation rates.  This annotated bibliography is one of three products from this research and presents more than 40 peer-reviewed journal articles that found predictors with a statistically significant relationship to dropping out of or completing high school.

The following information is included for each article that was reviewed:

  • Citation
  • Description of sample
  • Methodology
  • Outcome(s)
  • Predictors
  • Summary, including the strongest predictors

 

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