VARIABLES THAT IMPACT DROPOUT RATES AMONG BLACKS IN RURAL SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI HIGH SCHOOLS

1. Which variables among race, gender. socioeconomic status. and percentage of students with disabilities
are likely to increase the dropout rates of black students in rural southwest Mississippi high schools?

2. To what extent does high school attendance impact the black dropout rates in rural southwest Mississippi
high schools?

3. Does parental involvement impact the dropout rates among blacks in rural southwest Mississippi high
schools?

4. Does the percentage of black students in rural southwest Mississippi drop out of high school due to
expulsion?