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ERIC Number: ED554481
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 130
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: 978-1-3032-0632-0
A Study on the Impact of Military Parent Deployment on Student Performance; Academic Achievement, Absenteeism, Discipline, and Counselor Visits
Arnold, Hilda
ProQuest LLC, D.Ed. Dissertation, Tarleton State University
The purpose of the study was to determine if parents' military deployment had an impact on the academic achievement of their children. The study examined if there were a parallel between parental military deployment and absenteeism, parental deployment and discipline, and parental deployment and counselor visits. The study also examined if there were any relationship between parental deployment and academic achievement, absenteeism, discipline, and counselor visits. Data were used from the 2010-2011 school year. Participants in the study included 75 students whose parents were deployed and 75 students whose parents were not deployed during the 2010-2011 school year. The study controlled for socio-economic status. This study found an impact of military deployment status on math academic achievement, but no impact on reading academic achievement. No difference was found between parental deployment status and absenteeism and discipline. The study found there was a difference between parental deployment status and academic achievement. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
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Language: English
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