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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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...