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Factors involved in high school completion and non-completion of Native Americans
This study is a survey of sixty Native Americans between 12-24 years of age. Thirty were graduates and thirty were non-graduates. The four sets of variables examined were: early pregnancy, drug and alcohol use, cultural values, and mentoring. The reliability of three factors (mentors, substance abuse and cultural factors) were consistent with what might be expected in a random scale of 60 participants with a researcher developed scale. It was, however, the category developed to address having or not having children that proved to be of the most statistical significance. ^
Education, Sociology of|Education, Guidance and Counseling|Native American Studies
"Factors involved in high school completion and non-completion of Native Americans"
(January 1, 2006).
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