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Bhat, Nazir Ahmad – Shanlax International Journal of Education, 2020
The Government of India is viewing with concern the fact that even after 73 years of independence, the constitutional directive contained in Article 45, which enjoys that "The state shall provide free and compulsory education for all children until they complete the age of 14 years" has not been achieved. No doubt, a large number of…
Descriptors: Dropout Rate, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Dropout Research
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Bibi, Aqsa; Ahmad, Waqar – Asian Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
Getting education is very important for both boys and girls. However, there are female children who do not complete school cycle and leave school before its completion which is one of the concerning issues for the Ministry of Education in Pakistan. To know why these girls drop out of school, the study provides some brief information on it. To get…
Descriptors: Females, Dropout Research, Dropouts, Foreign Countries
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Radovan, Marko – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Supporters of distance education highlight the many advantages of online learning as compared to face-toface education, such as greater openness, diversity of teaching materials, adjustment to student learning styles, the speed of learning, and more. Despite the advantages, the growing number of programs, and the increased acceptance of distance…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Models, Distance Education, Electronic Learning
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Glazer, Jeremy – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
For most teachers in the United States, teaching is no longer a career-long occupation. This article examines the narratives of a particular group of leavers, former teachers who made significant investments in their teacher training and who taught for at least three years before making the decision to exit. The accounts of these invested leavers…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching (Occupation), Professional Autonomy
Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2018
Since creating the first comprehensive study of school dropouts in Texas in 1985-86, the Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) has conducted attrition analyses to assess schools' abilities to hold on to their students until they graduate. This year's study is the 33rd in a series of annual reports on trends in dropout and attrition…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Student Attrition, Dropout Rate, Dropout Research
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Lewis, Kendra M.; Ewers, Timothy; Miller, JoLynn C.; Bird, Marianne; Borba, John; Hill, Russell D.; Rea-Keywood, Jeannette; Shelstad, Nancy; Trzesniewski, Kali – Journal of Extension, 2018
Research on retention in the 4-H youth development program has consistently shown that one of the primary indicators for youths' dropping out of 4-H is being a first-year member. Extension 4-H professionals from California, Idaho, Wyoming, and New Jersey formed a team to study this issue. Our team surveyed first-year members and their…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, Dropout Research
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Kattan, Raja Bentaouet; Székely, Miguel – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
This study examines recent trends and factors in school dropout at the upper secondary education level across Latin America. The methodology employs repeated cross sections of data to track the life cycle path of cohorts of individuals in 18 countries. A key finding is that while upper secondary enrollment rates increased in the region, dropout…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Cohort Analysis, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Research
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Sekiya, Takeshi; Ashida, Akemi – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2017
This study hypothesized that repeating a grade is one reason why Honduran primary students drop out of school but not the main reason. Using longitudinal data, we analyzed student enrollment patterns up until students left school. The results revealed that many students dropped out suddenly without having previously repeated a grade, although many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Dropout Rate, Dropout Research
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Vallée, Daniel; Ruglis, Jessica – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2017
This article discusses how student disengagement is conceptualized by English-speaking youth attending English urban public schools in Montreal, Quebec. School dropout is theorized as being a culminating event in a process of school disengagement (Rumberger, 2011). Using 2 qualitative methods (maps and interviews) in a grounded theory approach…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Participation, Qualitative Research, Secondary School Students
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Adelman, Melissa A.; Székely, Miguel – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
School dropout is a growing concern in Central America, and in Latin America as a whole, because of its consequences for economic productivity, the inclusiveness of growth, social cohesion, and increasing youth risks. This paper utilizes more than two decades of household survey data to construct a systematic overview of school dropout at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropouts, Dropout Rate, Potential Dropouts
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Godor, Brian P. – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2017
Student drop-out remains a critical issue facing educational professionals. For higher education, the vast research in the past 40 years has been influenced by the work of Tinto and his model of student persistence. In this model are several elements that have proven to sharpen the focus of student drop-out research such as the concept of…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Social Theories, Dropouts, Dropout Research
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Halvorsrud, Kristoffer – London Review of Education, 2017
This article presents a review of extant research on student dropout in Norway, originally undertaken as part of a systematic review. The article contextualizes the foundational principle of equality as championed by the welfare state and identifies the significance of dropout in upper secondary education in Norway. The article then assesses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Secondary Education, Dropouts
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Beilmann, Mai; Espenberg, Kerly – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2016
Dropping out of school before achieving any qualification is a serious problem both at an individual and societal level. This study provides an insight into the lives of young people who have dropped out or are at a risk of dropping out of vocational schools in Estonia and gives an overview of the reasons behind the interruption of their studies.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Research
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Templeton, Robert – Australian Universities' Review, 2016
Intrinsic motivation is considered the dominant factor in the motivation of adult students in continuing postgraduate education. However, the strength of an intrinsic motivation to learn does not explain the phenomenon of dropout where the student withdraws and does not return or where the student withdraws and then recommences their postgraduate…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Qualitative Research, Doctoral Programs, Withdrawal (Education)
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Leijen, Ä.; Lepp, L.; Remmik, M. – Studies in Continuing Education, 2016
Recent reforms in higher education have provided material for researching different aspects of doctoral studies in a variety of ways. Much of the current literature concentrates on characteristics of effective supervision and doctoral students' experiences. Less attention has been paid to the study experiences of non-completers--former doctoral…
Descriptors: Dropout Attitudes, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Research, Doctoral Programs
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