- The Whining Center. Bippus, Stan // School Administrator;Oct2008, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p50
The author reflects on the issue of school attendance. He argues that schools and parents should be more strict about school attendance and explains that often, students are permitted to use excuses for absences. He also discusses the examples set by parents and teachers in maintaining good...
- From the book of numbers. // U.S. Catholic;May98, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p9
Cites the results of a University of North Carolina study showing that thirty percent of United States residents attend church. Comparison of results with telephone surveys; Implications of the surveys; Phone polls' flawed methods of counting Protestants going to worship services.
- Seven Steps to Successful Trade Show Attendance. Weisgal, Margit B. // Welding Design & Fabrication;Oct2002, Vol. 75 Issue 10, p30
Presents suggestions on how to ensure a successful trade show attendance. Organization of a time-plan; Finalization of schedule; Conversation with the exhibitors; Evaluation of the show results.
- Cracking down on truants. // Current Events;10/23/95, Vol. 95 Issue 7, p3
Reports on the law ticketing of truants in the United States. Penalty imposed to ticketed truants; Concerns on the ticketing of truants.
- Staying or leaving the course. McGivney, Veronica // Adults Learning;Feb96, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p133
Presents a the results of a study on student attendance and withdrawal patterns in Great Britain. Factors associated with low attendance and non-completion of course post-compulsory education; Requirement for institutions to monitor student retention rates; Loss of some funds as penalties for...
- Community-college enrollments decline. Mercer, Tenisha // Crain's Detroit Business;11/18/96, Vol. 12 Issue 47, p18
Reports on the decline of community college enrollments at schools across the state of Michigan. Views from Kent Phillippe, research associate at the American Association of Community Colleges in Washington D.C.; Reason for the decrease; Sum of money which will be lost as a result of the decline.
- A non-nonsense policy for school attendance. Kube, B.A.; Ratigan, G. // Education Digest;Dec91, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p67
Examines how in October 1988, North Scott High School (9-12, 900 students), in Eldridge, Iowa, formed a committee of 15 teachers and the principal to review student attendance patterns, school policy, and administrative procedures for handling student absences. Results; Student realization;...
- Shifting College Enrollments Shift Demands on Schools. Martinez, Tony P.; Martinez, Alison P. // Education Digest;Apr2003, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p50
Presents a summary of the article 'Shifting College Enrollments Shift Demands on Schools,' which appeared in the February 10, 2003 issue of 'The Hispanic Outlook on Higher Education.'
- Sit-in museum isn't standing up to its goal for attracting visitors. // Business North Carolina;Nov2010, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p28
The article reports that the International Civil Rights Center and Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina is struggling to meet its museum attendance goal for 2010.
- Study of attendance comes under attack. // Christian Century;9/22/93, Vol. 110 Issue 26, p892
Reports on criticisms to a study on the rate of church attendance in the United States. Use of telephone polls; Implications for assumptions on American religious practice; Attack from Catholic priest and sociologist Andrew Greeley.