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Date of Award
Master of Arts (M.A.)
Lawrence E. Turner
First Committee Member
J. Marc Jantzen
Second Committee Member
Walter R. Gore
Third Committee Member
Willis N. Potter
The problem for the study of Corcoran Joint Union High School can be stated in its simplest form with three closely related questions: Why did the students drop out? Where are they living now? What are they doing now?
Until these questions can be answered, until the various causes of drop-outs can be determined, little or beneficial changes can be made either in or out of schools to solve the problem or, at least, alleviate the tendency for students to leave high school before graduation.
The problem which this particular study has attempted to solve is to determine why high school students dropped out of Corcoran Joint Union High School last year. This study attempts to answer what these drop-out students are doing now, where they are now living, and if school helped them in their present work.
Wheat, Emmit Rowland. (1951). A study of Corcoran Joint Union High School drop-outs for the school year of 1949-1950. University of the Pacific, Thesis. https://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/uop_etds/1166