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Ramchander, Manduth – Africa Education Review, 2017
Student absenteeism at higher education institutions (HEIs) is a cause for concern as it has implications for students' academic performance and therefore graduation rates. Graduation rates to some extent influence funding to which universities are entitled. This study aimed to establish the contextual factors that influenced student absenteeism…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Context Effect, Performance Factors
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Grinshteyn, Erin; Yang, Y. T. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: We examined the relationship between exposure to electronic bullying and absenteeism as a result of being afraid. Methods: This multivariate, multinomial regression analysis of the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey data assessed the association between experiencing electronic bullying in the past year and how often students were absent…
Descriptors: Bullying, Secondary School Students, Attendance Patterns, Fear
Cook, Philip J.; Dodge, Kenneth A.; Gifford, Elizabeth J.; Schulting, Amy B. – Grantee Submission, 2017
Frequent absences in the primary grades are associated with school disengagement, academic failure, and eventual dropout. The Early Truancy Prevention Project (ETPP) was designed to improve attendance of primary grade children by facilitating communication between teachers and parents and giving the teachers the lead role in intervening with…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Attendance, Prevention, Pilot Projects
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Mac Iver, Martha Abele; Mac Iver, Douglas J. – Urban Education, 2019
This article reports findings from a quasi-experimental study of the impact of a summer robotics program for urban middle-grade students. The study focuses on student engagement, measured by school attendance rate the year following the program. Program students, who were nearly all low-income minority students, were matched to comparison students…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Robotics, Attendance, Attendance Patterns
Durborow, Angela – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Student attendance would seem to be a vital link in measuring student success in school. If students are not in school, they miss instruction from the teacher. Without instruction it seems incredibly difficult to complete the work needed to pass classes and be successful in school. The research explored the problem of practice of student…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Attendance, Mixed Methods Research, Parent Attitudes
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Balfanz, Robert; Byrnes, Vaughan – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2018
Following a 2008 report that documented the extent of chronic absenteeism in New York City's schools, the city organized an interagency task force to develop and implement a citywide effort to reduce chronic absenteeism. Given the size of the city school system and the scope of chronic absenteeism, the effort became the nation's most comprehensive…
Descriptors: Attendance, Urban Schools, Public Schools, Agency Cooperation
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Gottfried, Michael A. – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2017
Little is known about the effects of attending full-day versus part-day kindergarten for children with disabilities, and nothing is known about how these settings link to differences in children's school absences. This is concerning, given that children with disabilities have higher absence rates compared to children in the general population. To…
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, Children, Kindergarten, School Schedules
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Bermejo-Toro, Laura; Prieto-Ursúa, María – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2014
Although numerous studies have been carried out confirming high levels in symptomatology of stress and depression in the teaching profession, research focusing on sex differences in these problems has been both scarce and inconclusive. The aim of this study is to analyse differences with regards to sex in the incidence of absenteeism, work-related…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attendance, Teacher Burnout, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Cepada, Charry Mae P.; Grepon, Benzar Glen S. – Online Submission, 2020
Educational attainment is an important determinant of one's success. Yet, absenteeism among adolescents jeopardizes chances of achieving their educational goals. Absenteeism can lead to an increasing disinterest in school and the chance of dropping out in school. Thus, this study determined how parental involvement affects absenteeism among 60…
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, Parent Participation, Middle School Students, Public Schools
Tash, Michael Jay – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Chronic absenteeism affects the majority of schools in the United States. An assessment of centers of learning illustrates that a majority of students miss a month of learning in an academic year through excused or unexcused absences. The majority of schools exhibit 95% average daily attendance rates, as the learners tend to not miss school, on…
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, Dropout Rate, Graduation Rate, Postsecondary Education
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Kostyo, Stephen; Cardichon, Jessica; Darling-Hammond, Linda – Learning Policy Institute, 2018
This policy brief is part of a larger research report, "Making ESSA's Equity Promise Real: State Strategies to Close the Opportunity Gap," that describes how states are using opportunities in ESSA [Every Student Succeeds Act] to better support historically underserved students through the thoughtful selection of specific equity measures…
Descriptors: Accountability, State Standards, Equal Education, Suspension
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Nedungadi, Prema; Mulki, Karunya; Raman, Raghu – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Reduction of teacher and student absenteeism, together with consistent teacher support and training, are critical factors in improving the quality of education in rural India. As part of an ongoing project involving schools and educational centers in rural areas spread across 21 Indian states, this study investigated how implementation of two…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Rural Areas, Foreign Countries, Attendance
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Da'as, Rima'a; Qadach, Mowafaq – World Journal of Education, 2018
This paper builds upon the theoretical framework developed by Zahra and George (2002) to empirically explore, first, the moderator effect of principals' inspirational vision content as a social mechanism that reduces the gap between potential absorptive capacity (PACAP; the ability to acquire and assimilate external knowledge) and realized…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attendance
Santibanez, Lucrecia; Guarino, Cassandra – Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, 2020
In March 2020, most schools in the United States closed their doors and transitioned to distance learning in an effort to contain COVID-19. During the transition a significant number of students did not fully engage in these learning opportunities due to resource or other constraints. An urgent question for schools around the nation is how much…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Distance Education
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Coetzee, Susan; Venter, Rienie – South African Journal of Education, 2016
Learner absenteeism often occurs involuntarily due to learners' social and economic circumstances. Notwithstanding this fact, there is a worldwide trend towards a more punitive and retributory management approach to address learner absenteeism. Because such an approach neglects to consider absentees' specific circumstances, it fails to address…
Descriptors: Attendance, Educational Policy, Risk, Laws
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