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Relevant Population Characteristics for New Mexico Population - Education, No High School Diploma

Relevant Population Characteristics

Students who come from low-income families, who are the children of single, young, unemployed mothers, or who have experienced high degrees of family stress are more likely than other students to drop out of school. Of those characteristics, low socioeconomic status has been shown to bear the strongest relationship to students' tendency to drop out.

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Content updated: Fri, 3 May 2019 12:25:46 MDT