Citations with the tag: ABSENTEEISM (School)

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  • Over 23,000 pupils a day playing truant from primaries.
     // School Leadership Today; 2012, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p5 

    The article reports increase in absence rates of primary school students with 23,000 absentees recorded during a single day of spring term for the year 2012 in Great Britain.

     // Children & Young People Now; 9/6/2011, p12 

    The article reports on the rate of absenteeism in primary and secondary schools in Great Britain which fell by 1.01 percent in Spring 2011.

  • Largest public ad campaign to fight chronic absenteeism.
    Bloomberg, Michael R. // Filipino Reporter; 5/18/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 24, p24 

    The author reflects on the public advertising (ad) campaign he launched on May 10, 2012 to fight chronic absenteeism and truancy among students in New York City.

  • Study confirms that living with a smoker increases absenteeism in school children.
    Bloomberg, Michael R. // Biomedical Market Newsletter; 9/12/2011, Vol. 21, p178 

    The article reports on a study which has identified that absenteeism increases for school children in U.S. households which have cigarrette smokers.

  • Stress text.
    Bloomberg, Michael R. // World (0888157X); 11/29/2014, Vol. 29 Issue 24, p18 

    The article reports on the panic induced by a clerical error at John Adams Elementary in Corona, California on October 23, 2014 when a text message indicating the absence of the student was sent to every parent rather than to the small group of parents of the absent children.

  • R Kids Count to three.
    Bloomberg, Michael R. // Confederated Umatilla Journal; Dec2014, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p13 

    A photograph is presented depicting Washington Elementary School Indian Education Counselor Sally Kosey, who works with children in the R Kids Count Project which addresses chronic absenteeism.

    VIADERO, DEBRA // Education Week; 10/19/2011, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p4 

    The article discusses "Does Contact by a Family Nurse Practitioner Decrease School Absence?," a study published in the October 2011 issue of "The Journal of School Nursing" regarding the impact of school nurses contacting students at home on student absenteeism.

  • Study probes causes of school absenteeism Results will help guide needed services at Hays CISD.
    HILSENBECK, KIM // Free Press (Buda, TX); 1/23/2013, Vol. 110 Issue 42, p3B 

    The article reports on the research study at Hays CISD schools that aims to gather data to help school districts decide what services and support are needed for families whose children are absent from school in Texas.

  • Combatting student truancy.
    Sanders, Ramona C. // Collinsville Herald; 11/2/2011, Vol. 53 Issue 44, pA6 

    The article reports on the new law being implemented in the state of Illinois that lowers the number of unexcused absences that can be incurred by an student before he will be considered as a chronically absentee in a bid to enhance truancy rates in the state.

  • Keeping students in school.
    Sanders, Ramona C. // Granite City Press-Record; 11/16/2011, Vol. 53 Issue 81, pA4 

    The article reports on the dealing with the issue of school absenteism in the schools in Granite City, Illinois. There are two district truancy interventionists who help keep students in school. A city ordinance makes it an offense for public school students to be absent without valid cause....

  • Sticky-Situation Solver.
    Sanders, Ramona C. // Parenting School Years; Mar2012, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p32 

    The article presents tips from clinical psychologist Julia Simens on how to persuade a child to go to school when he is pretending to be sick to absent himself.

  • Increased attendance equates to more money.
    HILSENBECK, KIM // Free Press (Buda, TX); 12/12/2012, Vol. 110 Issue 37, p3B 

    The article informs that schools based in Central Texas in conjunction with E3 Alliance, a non-profit organization, has started the competition titled "Get Schooled Fall Attendance Challenge" to combat issues of absenteeism.

  • Truancy Costs Estimated In the Millions in Calif.
    HILSENBECK, KIM // Education Week; 10/9/2013, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p4 

    The article discusses the impact of elementary school student truancy and absenteeism on California's economy, crime, and poverty rates, according to an October 2013 report released by the state's attorney general's office.

  • Elazig Ilindeki Ilk�gretim Ikinci Kademe �grencilerinin Devamsizlik Sebeplerinin Incelenmesi.
    Yildiz, Murat; Sanli Kula, Kamile // Firat University Journal of Science; Dec2011, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p133 

    Primary school students' absenteeism problems have been subject of academic researches as an important problem in education process. Prevention of student absenteeism is also addressed as one of the main agenda in planning processes of schools that are seriously involved in absenteeism problem....

  • Pupil absence in decline.
    Hobson, John // 14-19 Learning & Skills Bulletin; 10/21/2011, Issue 34, p5 

    The author discusses a decrease in number of absentees in schools of Great Britain. He reflects that overall student absences have been in decline from 7 percent to 5.42 percent during the spring Term of 2011. He informs that actions of the coalition government will help in funding for many of...

    Hobson, John // Washington Informer; 1/31/2013, Vol. 48 Issue 16, p7 

    The article presents the views of several people from Washington D.C. including Adrienne Jackson, Abdi Bey, and Mildred Stewart on the issue whether parents should be criminally liable for absenteeism of students in schools.

  • VIDEO: Ad campaign fights chronic absenteeism.
    Hobson, John // American School & University Exclusive Insight; 11/12/2012, p2 

    The article provides a short information on a video advertising campaign on the prevention of chronic absenteeism in schools in the U.S. produced by the U.S. Army and the Advertising (Ad) Council as part of a continuing dropout prevention effort.

  • Why are they not in school? Study says it's acute illness.
    HILSENBECK, KIM // Free Press (Buda, TX); 6/19/2013, Vol. 111 Issue 12, p3B 

    The article focuses on the findings regarding the absenteeism in Hays Consolidated Independent School District (CISD) in Texas due to acute illnesses, including fever, ear aches, and vomiting. INSET: The Study Participants.

  • Why Kids Refuse to Go to School … and what schools can do about it.
    Wimmer, Mary // Education Digest; Nov2008, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p32 

    The article discusses the problem of chronic student absenteeism due to student anxiety disorders, focusing on strategies that schools can implement to address these issues, adapted by the April 2008 issue, volume 8, of the "Principal Leadership" journal, written by Mary Wimmer.

  • A Study of Causes Hampering Universalization of Primary Education in Pakistan.
    Noor, Safia; Iqbal, Mohammad // World Applied Sciences Journal; 2013, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p345 

    Social development is the basic human right of people as recognized in the universal Declaration of Human Right and in 1973 Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The study identified causes that hampered universalization of primary education, which included, but were not restricted...

    Noor, Safia; Iqbal, Mohammad // Monitoring the Future: National Survey Results on Drug Use; 2011, p521 

    An appendix is presented of the prevalence and trend estimates for absentees and dropouts in 8th, 10th, and 12th grades in the U.S. for the 2011 Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey of drug use by the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research.

  • Generating Ideas and Hope.
    Umphrey, Jan // Principal Leadership; Nov2013, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p4 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including student achievement, absenteeism and collaborative learning.

  • The Absence Note.
    Taber, Joan // Vocabula Review; Apr2013, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p1 

    An essay is presented on the importance of accuracy in writing. It mentions the personal experience of the author regarding the excuse letter written by her mother for his brother's absence in school. It also discusses issues on the public acts of intellectualism and high-stakes literacy for...

  • Truancy - Park Lane Primary School case study.
    Cameron, Val // E-Learning Update; 2012, Issue 34, p1 

    The article presents a case study of the Park Lane Primary School, Wembley, England with emphasis on patterns of absenteeism early in school. It analyzes the impact of tracking and monitoring software on attendance through the perspectives of its head teacher Val Cameron. It informs that she has...

  • Later start for high school makes sense.
    Cameron, Val // American School Board Journal; Jun2014, Vol. 201 Issue 3, p17 

    The article reports on the conclusions of a study conducted by the University of Minnesota that starting high school classes at a later hour improves students health and grades and leads to other good habits such as less absenteeism, less tardiness and less substance abuse.

  • Charge it!
    Cameron, Val // Governing; Oct2011, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p14 

    The article offers news briefs including the expansion of car-sharing programs in the U.S., an statistics on the number of ingredients contained in burrito served in Greeley, Colorado schools in 2011, and the amount paid by Camden, New Jersey to avoid students from skipping class.

  • Study Probes Absences.
    SPARKS, SARAH D. // Education Week; 9/14/2011, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p5 

    The article discusses "School Absenteeism Among Children Living With Smokers," a study conducted by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital's Mongan Institute for Health Policy, which found that students living with smokers may have increased absences due to secondhand smoke related illnesses.

  • Wyoming study: Native Americans twice as likely to miss school.
    SPARKS, SARAH D. // Confederated Umatilla Journal; Oct2014, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p33 

    The article offers information on the study conducted by the newspaper "Casper Star Tribune" from 2012-2013 which found that Native American students were likely to be absent from school compared to their peers.

  • Poverty of Mind Affects the Graduation Rate.
    ROLLINS, DON // Progressive Populist; 10/1/2014, Vol. 20 Issue 17, p11 

    The article talks about the growing evidence of the biological link between being impoverished and undervaluing formal education, environmental links between chronic poverty and chronic school absenteeism, and how poverty and its aftershocks results to cellular disposition for impaired learning.

  • Kız Çocuklarının Ok ullulaÅŸma EngellerÄ° ve Çözüm ÖnerÄ°lerÄ° (Åžanlıurfa ÖrneÄŸÄ°).
    ADIGÜZEL, Abdullah // Ekev Academic Review; yaz2013, Vol. 17 Issue 56, p325 

    The aim of this study to determine barriers of girls' schooling and to propose solutions to remove these barriers. The data were collected via semi-structured interview of qualitative method in study. In this study, which is one of the case study patterns "intertwined in a single case" design...

  • School Absenteeism As an Adjunct Surveillance Indicator: Experience during the Second Wave of the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic in Quebec, Canada.
    Mogto, Christelle A�cha Kom; De Serres, Gaston; Fradet, Monique Douville; Lebel, Germain; Toutant, Steve; Gilca, Rodica; Ouakki, Manale; Janjua, Naveed Zafar; Skowronski, Danuta M. // PLoS ONE; Mar2012, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p1 

    Background: A school absenteeism surveillance system was implemented in the province of Quebec, Canada during the second wave of the 2009 H1N1pandemic. This paper compares this surveillance approach with other available indicators. Method: All (3432) elementary and high schools from Quebec were...

  • Big Questions and Poor Economics: Banerjee and Duflo on Schooling in Developing Countries.
    Tooley, James // Econ Journal Watch; Sep2012, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p170 

    The article discusses the role of education in address different social problems in developing countries. He examines the structure of education in developing countries such as India where in there was a high rate of teacher absenteeism due to the lack of standards and policies. It also mentions...

  • The Importance of Being in School: A Report on Absenteeism in the Nation's Public Schools.
    BALFANZ, ROBERT; BYRNES, VAUGHAN // Education Digest; Oct2012, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p4 

    The article discusses student absenteeism in U.S. public schools, adapted from a May 2012 report entitled "The Importance of Being in School: A Report on Absenteeism in the Nation's Public Schools" by Robert Balfanz and Vaughan Byrnes of John's Hopkins University.

  • Una escuela abierta al barrio.
    FREIRE, HEIKE // Cuadernos de Pedagog�a; dic2012, Issue 429, p53 

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  • Truants miss 3.7 million school days.
    FREIRE, HEIKE // ATA News; 3/26/2013, Vol. 47 Issue 14, p2 

    The article offers information on a report released by the Britain's Department of Education according to which, 55,600 students skip class without permission on a typical school day.

  • More bad news in Wales.
    Reid, Ken // 14-19 Learning & Skills Bulletin; 5/31/2013, Issue 91, p5 

    The article discusses the truancy map released for the secondary schools in Wales. It notes that the truancy map revealed that education in Wales lags far behind from other countries in the international performance league tables. It indicates that schools in some of the largest and most...

  • Representing Court-Involved Youth in Education Cases.
    Shapiro, Rachel; Wakelin, Margie // Children's Rights Litigation; Fall2012, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p9 

    The article discusses how youth in the juvenile-justice system meet the criteria for mental health disorders on entry. It notes that court-involved youth have less developed cognitive social problem-solving skills and more likely to have behavioral and learning difficulties including high levels...

  • Comparison of efficacy of Saccharomyces boulardii strain in the treatment of acute diarrhea in children: A prospective, single-blind, randomized controlled clinical trial.
    Burande, Meeta Amit // Journal of Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics; Jul-Sep2013, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p205 

    The article discusses the study on the efficacy of Saccharomyces boulardii strain in treating acute diarrhea in children. It states that the average time for the recovery from loose motions for study group was 3.4 days while the control group was 5.5 days. It also mentions that the Saccaromyces...

  • Attending School Matters: Policies to Eliminate Chronic Absenteeism.
    Talbert-Johnson, Carolyn; Russo, Charles J. // School Business Affairs; Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 79 Issue 7, p37 

    The article discusses a growing concern over the rate at which students miss school as chronic absenteeism in elementary grades is one of the strongest and most often overlooked indicators of risk factors for students. Students can be chronically absent to factors such as parental neglect or...

  • Going Door to Door for Truants.
    ZUBRZYCKI, JACLYN // Education Week; 6/6/2013, Vol. 32 Issue 34, p11 

    The article discusses programs intended to address issues of U.S. student absenteeism as a means of preventing dropouts, particularly commenting on the efforts to address absenteeism in elementary school students and notes the importance of individual considerations.

    GÖMLEKSİZ, Mehmet Nuri; ÖZDAŞ, Faysal // Electronic Journal of Social Sciences; 2013, Vol. 12 Issue 47, p106 

    School absenteeism/ absence is one of the important problems in education especially in rural areas of Southeast Anatolia regions in Turkey. School absenteeism/absence of students is thought to be among the factors that affect students' academic achievement negatively. Determining the reasons of...

    Valeryevna, Shesternina Victoria // Theory & Practice of Social Development; 2013, Issue 10, p1 

    Under the circumstances of the computer technologies development the problems of the students' skills in geometry and graphics have become especially urgent. The article discusses questions of development of the students' professional competency in the course of the engineering and graphics...

  • The Impact of Class Absenteeism on Undergraduates Academic Performance: Evidence from an Elite Economics School in Portugal.
    Teixeira, Aurora A. C. // Working Papers (FEP) -- Universidade do Porto; Sep2013, Issue 503, preceding p1 

    The empirical literature focusing mainly on the USA suggests that class absenteeism undermines students' academic performance and that an enforced mandatory attendance policy may be beneficial. Based on a different cultural and economic context, and using data on 146 second-year management...

  • Manager's Briefcase Behaviour and safety of pupils.
    Teixeira, Aurora A. C. // School Leadership Today; 2012, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p109 

    The article informs about a report that will analyze school's promotion of spiritual, moral and cultural development in Great Britain. It informs about the report that will evaluate the effectiveness of schools by analyzing the views of students, parents and teachers regarding several factors...

    S. D. S. // Education Week; 8/8/2012, Vol. 31 Issue 37, p5 

    The article presents information on the study "Attendance and Chronic Absenteeism in Indiana: The Impact on Student Achievement" by Indiana University at Bloomington's Center for Evaluation and Education Policy on daily attendance and chronic absenteeism in the U.S.

    SPARKS, SARAH D. // Education Week; 5/23/2012, Vol. 31 Issue 32, p5 

    The article discusses the results of the study "The Importance of Being in School: A Report on Absenteeism in the Nation's Public Schools" by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Get Schooled Initiative and the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University.

  • 'Menstrual characteristics' and 'prevalence and effects of dysmenorrhea' on quality of life of medical students.
    Charu, Shrotriya; Amita, Ray; Sujoy, Ray; Thomas, George Aneesh // International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medi; Apr2012, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p276 

    Background: A common gynecological problem encountered among female medical students is dysmenorrhea, which also appears to be a leading cause of absenteeism from college. Hence arises a need to evaluate the menstrual characteristics, prevalence of dysmenorrhoea and its effect on daily routine...

  • Maintaining Lasting Improvements: One-Year Follow-Up of Children With Severe Chronic Pain Undergoing Multimodal Inpatient Treatment.
    Hirschfeld, Gerrit; Hechler, Tanja; Dobe, Michael; Wager, Julia; von Lützau, Pia; Blankenburg, Markus; Kosfelder, Joachim; Zernikow, Boris // Journal of Pediatric Psychology; Mar2013, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p224 

    Objective To investigate the long-term effectiveness of a 3-week multimodal inpatient program for children and adolescents with chronic pain. Methods 167 adolescents were evaluated at pretreatment baseline, 3-, and 12-month follow-up. Long-term effectiveness was investigated for pain-related...

  • Improve Attendance: Increase Success.
    Balfanz, Robert; Hedy Nai-Lin Chang // Principal Leadership; Nov2013, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p20 

    The article presents a reprint of the article "A Focus on Attendance is Key to Success" which appeared in the January 2013 issue of newsletter "Middle Level Leader." It discusses issue of chronic absenteeism which increases the dropout rates and decreases students achievements. It further...

  • Every School Day Counts.
    ARTHUR, HEIDI // Principal; Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p46 

    The article highlights the impact of chronic absenteeism on a student's academic performance. Chronic absenteeism is defined as missing at least 10% of school days in a year or about 18 days. A Johns Hopkins University Center for Social Organization of Schools study revealed that chronic...

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