Citations with the tag: SCHOOL attendance
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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.
Colman, Adrian // 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.
- Kentucky Study Urges Raising Attendance Age.
Klose, Robert // Education Week; 5/22/1985, Vol. 4 Issue 35, p2
The article report that a study commissioned by the superintendent of public instruction in Kentucky has urge raising the compulsory attendance age of schools in the state.
Klose, Robert // Youth Studies; May91, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p6
Presents summaries of articles about truancy of school children in Queensland. Summary of the article on the number of school children under 15 who wag school each day, from the `Courier Mail' dated March 14, 1991; Ordering of a Brisbane Year 6 student to go back to to full time schooling, from...
- Younger truants.
Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia; Spring1995, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p8
Reports on the prevalence of truancy among children in Australia.
- Tasmanian absentees.
Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia; Spring1995, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p8
Reports on the higher rate of absenteeism among girls than boys in Tasmania, Australia.
- Learnfare revisited.
Colman, Adrian // NEA Today; Apr92, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p29
Offers a look at Learnfare, the Wisconsin program initiated in 1988 to improve school attendance and reduce dropout among kids whose families are on welfare. When kids missed more than 2 days a month, welfare checks were reduced; Study conducted by the Employment and Training Institute (ETI);...
- Police to apprehend truants in Philadelphia.
Bradley, Ann // Education Week; 1/26/94, Vol. 13 Issue 18, p5
Reports that students in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who are truant from school will be handcuffed by police and taken to one of four regional truancy centers. Cuts in the number of unexcused absences; Reduction of youth-related crime; Truancy centers' use of reading materials; Cost of...
- Should you have to go to school?
Bradley, Ann // Current Events; 1/22/96, Vol. 95 Issue 15, p3
Discusses the issue of required school attendance in the United States. Features of Colorado Senator Russell George's proposal; Negative effects of forcing children to school; Criticisms of the proposal.
- Tough on truancy.
Bradley, Ann // Teacher Magazine; May/Jun95, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p10
Reports that a justice of the peace in Helena, Montana, has fined a mother and father for their daughter's chronic truancy. Warning of jailing of parents for child's future unexcusable absence.
- Fee for failure.
Bradley, Ann // Teacher Magazine; Mar97, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p10
Focuses on Colorado school district's imposition of $100 charge for students for each required course they fail because of poor attendance. Rationale for imposing the charge.
- Urban districts step up efforts to nab truant students.
Lawton, Millicent // Education Week; 4/6/94, Vol. 13 Issue 28, p3
Reports on police departments' and school districts' efforts in cracking down on school truancy. Implementation of such programs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York City, New York, Fresno, California and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
- Districts cracking down on tardy students.
Gamble, Cheryl // Education Week; 2/12/97, Vol. 16 Issue 20, p6
Focuses on the implementation of stricter attendance regulations by school districts in Virginia. Grade deductions for absences; Campaign to curb tardiness at the Washington Irving Middle School in Washington state; Reaction to the campaign.
- PHS establishes new attendance rules.
Gamble, Cheryl // Confederated Umatilla Journal; Mar2010, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p21
The article details the changes in the attendance rules at Pendleton High School, which aims to reduce unexcused absences by students as well as improve attendance, safety and achievement in Pendleton, Oregon.
- Students lose credits for cutting classes.
Gamble, Cheryl // Curriculum Review; May90, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p11
Discusses the deduction of academic credits from transcripts of students who cut classes by school officials in Lexington, Massachusetts. Purpose of the rule; Remarks of the school officials about the rules.
- One day at a time.
Portner, Jessica // Education Week; 1/25/95, Vol. 14 Issue 18, p3
Reports on the discovery of a two year truancy of two high school students of Corona, California.
- School roll call.
McKibbin, Brian // Bulletin with Newsweek; 12/20/94, Vol. 116 Issue 5951, p39
Reports on the increase in the number of school attendance in Australia as of December 1994.
- Ore. district bounty hunters out to bag truants.
Portner, Jessica // Education Week; 12/04/96, Vol. 16 Issue 14, p3
Focuses on the efforts of `learning opportunity coordinators' in the Central Linn school district in Eugene, Oregon to lure truants back into the classrooms. Encouraging results of the program; Enlistment of students in a community college; Financial benefits received by the district for each...
- On the measurement of unfairness An application to high school attendance in Argentina.
Gasparini, Leonardo C. // Social Choice & Welfare; Oct2002, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p795
This paper presents a framework to measure unfairness in certain outcomes, like education attendance or basic health services consumption. The determinants of an individual outcome are divided into socially acceptable and unacceptable sources of differences in that outcome. To detect an unfair...
- The Net Finds Subs Faster.
Raphael, Todd // Workforce; Feb2002, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p20
Reports on the use of the Internet to manage absenteeism in classrooms in the U.S. as of February 2002. Procedure used to manage absenteeism.
- Tabulating the Tardies.
St. Pierre, James // Techniques: Connecting Education & Careers; Sep2000, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p50
Describes an approach to dealing with high school student tardiness. Characteristics of students most susceptible to tardiness; Key elements of a tardiness policy; Ways to communicate to students the benefits of avoiding tardiness.
St. Pierre, James // Body Bulletin; Dec99, p2
Gives advice on deciding when to keep children home when they are not feeling well.
- Parents in Washington State Can Use the Internet to Track Their Children's Whereabouts.
St. Pierre, James // Curriculum Administrator; Jul2001, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p9
Focuses on the use of computer programs to allow parents to track the school attendance of children in Washington State. Benefits of the technology for the parents; Advantages of the computerized school system for administrators.
- Jazz up that old school bell.
St. Pierre, James // Curriculum Review; May2002, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p6
Focuses on the elimination of plain bells and buzzers between periods to motivate students to attend in-between classes in Phoenix, Arizona. Substitution of music and entertaining voice-overs; Aim of the school to keep transitional program; Selection of music to keep kids from being tardy.
Gavin, Tom // FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin; Mar1997, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p8
Focuses on truancy and what the law enforcement can do about it. The link between truancy and deliquency; Truancy Interdiction Program; The Truancy Center; Parents involvement in the program; Interviewing and counseling the truants; Implementation suggestions on the program; Promoting the...
- Truancy in Wales.
Gavin, Tom // Education Journal; Feb2003, Issue 67, p10
Reports on policies governing school attendance in Wales. Impact of school attendance on learning and life chances of pupils; Obligations of parents and teachers; Classifications used for marking attendance and absence in schools; Establishment of an attendance advisory group.
- Truancy: Secondary Schools.
Gavin, Tom // EPM Weekly Bulletin; 3/25/2002, Issue 84, p58
Focuses on the steps of Great Britain Education Department in preventing truancy in secondary school and grammar school children. Improvement on the school attendance of the pupils; Basis of poor attendance; Assessment on the education program of secondary school students.
- Split grades, staff issues force parents.
JONES, JESSICA // Alberta Sweetgrass; Oct2011, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p13
The article focuses on the decline in the number of students attending the Ta-Otha Community School due to discontent with how it operates in Alberta.
- MISSING THE GOLD STANDARD.
Bonnick, Helen // Community Care; 4/22/2010, Issue 1815, p8
The article presents the author's statement regarding the condition of schoolchildren's attendance and attitude and the role of the parents in Great Britain.
- Student attendance and academic achievement: A research note.
Snell, Joel; Mekies, Saul // Journal of Instructional Psychology; Jun95, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p126
Focuses on the relationship between student attendance and academic achievement. Ratio level analysis assignment to grades and attendance; Cross curriculum and multi-campus comparison; Statistical measurement error; Summary of the lecture.
- Hooky Under Glass.
Noble, Harry P. // Good Old Days; Dec2007, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p38
The article discusses the author's experience when he skipped school to watch a picture show downtown.
- The Kid-Catcher.
Ball, Julie C. // Louisville Magazine; Feb2001, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p44
Reports on the involvement of Connie Usher, Jefferson County, Kentucky, Public School assistant director of pupil personnel, in efforts to prevent truancy among local students.
- Too sick for school?
Ball, Julie C. // Las Vegas Business Press; 07/27/98, Vol. 15 Issue 30, Health Scene p13
Presents guidelines when not to send a child to school when he complains of illness. Patterns to a child's complaints; Teacher-parent cooperation. INSET: Home-alone kids need to know safety rules..
- PERFECT ATTENDANCE AT HOBART INSTITUTE.
Ball, Julie C. // World of Welding; Winter2007, p18
A list of the welding students at the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology with perfect attendance is presented.
Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia; Mar1998, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p6
Highlights an article published in the November 20, 1997 issue of the magazines `Age' and `West Australian' discussing juvenile crime in Australia. Links between truancy and crime; Risk of youth and children for truancy; Scarcity of data on truancy; Estimated of number of students who evade...
- Should police nab truants?
Colman, Adrian // Current Events; 4/25/94, Vol. 93 Issue 25, following p3
Reports on Mayor Rudolph Guiliani's program to crackdown on truants in New York City. Reason for the action; Criticism against, and support for, the program.
- New truancy laws: Right or wrong?
Colman, Adrian // Current Events; 10/14/96, Vol. 96 Issue 6, p3
Focuses on the controversy regarding truancy laws in the United States. Grants from US President Bill Clinton to fund antitruancy programs; Reasons cited by supporters; Criticism.
- Colo. bill would kill compulsory age for school.
Miller, Laura // Education Week; 11/15/95, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p1
Reports on Colorado lawmakers' reconsideration of a state compulsory-attendance law which requires children between 7 and 16 to attend school. Arguments for and against the law; Allowing for parental option to send children to school; School dropouts' probabilities of turning into social...
- For Which Youngsters Are the Reform?
Mion, Renato // European Education; Spring2001, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p39
Presents the processes of reorganization of the formative system in Italy. Adaptation to the needs of the productive system; Relationship of young people with school and various formative paths; Effect of family status on school attendance and obtaining a diploma.
- Urban Education.
Gewertz, Catherine // Education Week; 2/26/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 24, p9
Reports on addition of parents to a school program that engage school staff and police to find truants to decrease the truancy rate in schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Need for criminal-background checks for participants in the program; Four-days training to participants from contracted...
- Parents Nail Truants.
Gewertz, Catherine // District Administration; Apr2003, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p15
Reports on the state designation of parent-truant officers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Management of truancy; Provision of information to parents; Percentage of student absences.
- Town puts $300 price on heads of truants.
Finnin-Day, Julie // Christian Science Monitor; 11/6/96, Vol. 88 Issue 240, p3
Focuses on truancy, and students who drop out of school in Oregon. Information on learning opportunity coordinators Donna Bronson, and Marie Ekenberg, who search for dropouts, and truants; Reference to case involving student of Central Linn High school; Relation between truancy, and dropping...
- Private schools gain in enrollment and technology.
Smith, Nevada // San Diego Business Journal; 04/07/97, Vol. 18 Issue 14, p21
Looks at how private schools in San Diego, California gain in enrollments and technology. Statistical information on enrollment figures of some schools; Examination of programs offered by schools; Reason for enrollment growth of schools.
- What to do when kids don't want to go back to school.
Smith, Nevada // USA Today Magazine; Jul97, Vol. 126 Issue 2626, p7
No abstract available.