Withdrawing From School

  title={Withdrawing From School},
  author={J. Finn},
  journal={Review of Educational Research},
  pages={117 - 142}
  • J. Finn
  • Published 1989
  • Psychology
  • Review of Educational Research
Research on dropping out of school has focused on characteristics of the individual or institution that correlate with the dropout decision. Many of these characteristics are nonmanipulable, and all are measured at one point in time, late in the youngster’s school career. This paper describes two models for understanding dropping out as a developmental process that may begin in the earliest grades. The frustration-self-esteem model has been used for years in the study of juvenile delinquency… Expand

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