Student attendance and academic achievement: A research note
- Attending to Attendance. Hoachlander, Gary; Dykman, Ann; Godowsky, Steven // Education Week;05/16/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 36, p40
Comments on the need to encourage school attendance to increase levels of academic achievement in the United States. Studies indicating the correlation between the two factors; Cases in various cities illustrating the importance of school attendance to higher achievement levels.
- Inequalities in Mexican Children's Schooling. Ter�n Rocha, Marta Mier Y; Romero, Cecilia Rabell // Journal of Comparative Family Studies;Summer2003, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p415
In this article we measure the evolution of inequalities in basic school attendance and educational attainment of Mexican children from 1960 to 2000. During this time, the Mexican government made great efforts to extend education to the most disadvantaged sectors of society, particularly rural...
- Student attendance as an independent variable in education production function: Evidence from... Coley, Basil G.; Sakana, Ryoichi // Atlantic Economic Journal;Mar1994, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p79
Comments on the paper `Student Attendance as an Independent Variable in Education Production Function: Evidence from Baltimore Public Elementary Schools,' by Douglas J. Lamdin. Effect of socioeconomic factors on attendance and test scores; Family income and attitude towards education; Attendance...
- Raising School Attendance. // Education Digest;Feb2002, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p54
Discusses the methods that teachers could use in improving the attendance rate of students. Attendance patterns in class; Impact of absenteeism on academic performance; Importance of informing parents about the attendance policy of schools.
- Student Spotlight. // Confederated Umatilla Journal;Mar2010, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p21
The article recognizes several elementary students for excelling in their education including Tyree Burke for acquiring perfect attendance for the first semester, Wilbur Oatman for obtaining a 3.5 grade point average and Jessica Kirskey for making it at the honor roll at Wes ton-McEwen High...
- BCISD Board accomplishments to remember. MCBURNETT, KEITH // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);6/5/2013, Vol. 140 Issue 23, p6A
The author focuses on the accomplishments of Burnet Consolidated Independent School District (BCISD) in the school year 2012-2013, which include growth in student achievement, development of systems to support climate and strong customer service, and improvement in student attendance.
- "Flaking Out: Student Absences and Snow Days as Disruptions of Instructional Time". STAINBURN, SAMANTHA // Education Week;7/9/2014, Vol. 33 Issue 36, p5
The article reports on the findings of the educational research study "Flaking Out: Student Absences and Snow Days as Disruptions of Instructional Time," conducted by Joshua Goodman of Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, discussing standardized test scores in Massachusetts.
- ABSENTEEISM. BRENNEMAN, ROSS // Education Week;5/25/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 32, p5
The article discusses "The Detrimental Effects of Missing School: Evidence From Urban Settings," a paper published by the think tank RAND Corp. in the February 2011 issue of the "American Journal of Education" regarding the correlation between student attendance and academic performance.
- As Studies Stress Link to Scores, Districts Get Tough on Attendance. Johnston, Robert C. // Education Week;10/18/2000, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p1
Reports on a study by the public school district in Minneapolis, Minnesota on the link between school attendance and student achievement. Passage of state tests by students who attend classes regularly; Efforts by administrators to meet their attendance goals; Role of the community in getting...