TITLE

FREQUENT ABSENCES?: Help Students Keep Up, Not Drop Out

AUTHOR(S)
Butts, Patricia H.
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Summer2009, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p163
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents strategies for teachers to help returning students from frequent absences, make-up their workloads and maintain grades in the U.S. It explores the four factors which caused absenteeism among students as provided by the Department of Education, and relates the challenges of the teachers in assisting students returning from absences, to complete the missed lessons and to give them available resources to cope up with their grades. It also reminds the teachers to extend extra effort and to show their care for the student's success.
ACCESSION #
41142306

 

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