North Carolina teen graduates without missing a day of school in 13 years
- PERSEVERANCE PAYS OFF. // Jet;7/12/2004, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p40
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- Enrollment soars. // Reading Today;Apr/May92, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p3
Reports that U.S. Department of Education data shows school enrollment is nearing recordbreaking figures. The all-time high of 45.6 million students was set in 1969.
- Foggy truancy numbers. Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia;Mar1996, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p8
Reports on the incidence of truancy in Australian schools based on a report entitled `Truancy and Exclusion from School.' Inability of schools to solve the problem; Shuffling problem children between high schools; Recommendation of measures to curb the problem.
- 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...
- 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;...
- Truancy Again -- and Again. Harvey, A.D. // Education Journal;Apr2003, Issue 69, p17
Looks at a century of failure to tackle the root causes of truancy in Great Britain. Ultimate sanction detailed in the procedures set up in 1876 to legally enforce school attendance; Truancy rates in the early 1970s; Possibility that the biggest single case of truancy is the schools themselves.
- Jail Time is Last Option for Parents of Truants. Pascopella, Angela // District Administration;Dec2003, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p10
Reports on the implementation of a program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to hire Parent Truant Officers. Absenteeism problem of students; Family Court judge's vow to imprison some parents to ensure students go to class.
- Showered with an accolade. Klose, Robert // Christian Science Monitor;6/26/97, Vol. 89 Issue 148, p17
Recounts the author's experience of winning a perfect attendance award from his high school. What the award means to him; Why it is more important than other awards he has received.