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ERIC Number: EJ1086967
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jan
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 42
ISSN: ISSN-1694-609X
Causes of Student Absenteeism and School Dropouts
Sahin, Seyma; Arseven, Zeynep; Kiliç, Abdurrahman
International Journal of Instruction, v9 n1 p195-210 Jan 2016
The aim of the study is to investigate the causes of student absenteeism and school dropouts at primary, secondary and high school level in Düzce Province and to develop suggestions for solving these problems. A "case study" design, which is one of the qualitative research approaches, was used in this study. The study group consisted of 64 school principals working at primary, secondary and high schools in the province center and districts of Düzce. A semi-structured interview form consisting of nine questions was used as the data collection tool. The collected data was analyzed by content analysis method. 15 main themes were formed under five categories. Certain suggestions were developed based on the findings obtained as the result of the study.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey