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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- Inequalities in Mexican Children's Schooling. TerÁn 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...
- "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.
- The relationship of student evaluations of faculty to student performance on a common final... Sheets, Doris F.; Topping, Elizabeth E. // Journal of Economics (03616576);Fall95, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p55
Examines the relationship between students' evaluations of teaching and student learning on a common final examination in the principles of economic courses. Hypothesis that the correlation between student achievement and student evaluations of faculty can be explained by the relationship of...
- School Absenteeism Among Children and its Correlates: A Predictive Model for Identifying Absentees. UPPAL, PREENA; PAUL, PREMILA; SREENIVAS, V. // Indian Pediatrics;Nov2010, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p925
Objectives: To determine the magnitude of absenteeism and its correlates and to develop a model to predict absenteeism in school children. Design: A cross-sectional study. Setting: Three government schools in Delhi. Participants: 704 students, aged 10 to 15 years. Methods: Students were...