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investigation of the causes of absenteeism in an inner-city school

Ronald L. Dexter

investigation of the causes of absenteeism in an inner-city school

by Ronald L. Dexter

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • High school attendance.,
  • High school students -- Attitudes.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAbsenteeism in an inner-city school.
    Statementby Ronald L. Dexter.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[13], 115 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17902944M

      Superintendent candidate Roderick Richmond presents a book, "Fight-Free Schools," to the school board at the Jackson-Madison County Board of Education during interviews for the superintendent Author: Lasherica Thornton. NIAID supports a network of 7 Cooperative Inner City Asthma Centers and a Data Coordinating Center. This program, now co-funded by NIEHS, represents an effort begun in , to reduce asthma morbidity in populations which have disproportionately high asthma morbidity: namely, inner-city, predominantly African-American and Hispanic, children.

    This is an important book for the field of Educational Management, unmasking the phantom who infuses the operas of school and college life. In exploring different aspects of what might be understood by culture in educational organisations, it makes readers keenly aware that this entity is shaped and formed from many levels and sites inside and outside schools. COVID is a form of Coronavirus disease due to the novel virus SARS-CoV-2 that causes acute infection with respiratory symptoms. This page will serve as a hub for all COVID related manuscripts published across all four ATS Journals. All the articles on this page are being made freely available under an open access license (CC BY NC ND).

    in the past 12 months, respectively. School absenteeism was defined as one or more missed school days by a child aged 5–17 years in the past 12 months. NHIS , , and data were also analyzed to assess changes in health care use (asthma-related routine care visit and hospitalization in. The Case for High School Activities INTRODUCTION. The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and its member state associations champion interscholastic sports and performing arts activities because they promote citizenship and sportsmanship in the 11 million students who participate nationwide.


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School building conditions 1–3 and school absenteeism 4–7 have been associated with student health. Asthma is one of the leading causes of student absenteeism, 4,8 and respiratory infections likely account for a substantial fraction of short-term illness-related absenteeism 8 among children with 9 and without asthma.

Poor building conditions may contribute to these respiratory Cited by: A brief glossary first defines 14 tens used in the literature. The author then surveys 14 publications on the causes of absenteeism, dlstingaishing students-level causes, such as personal characteristics or backgrounds, from school* and societal-level causes like school organization., teacher skills, peer pressure, or community values.

Scott and McClellan () write that the school level taught and the level of the teaching license were two primary predictors of teacher absences. Through their investigation, it was discovered that the higher the degree obtained by the teacher, the higher the number of days they were absent from the classroom.

Elementary teachersFile Size: 80KB. This habit causes a dilemma to the school administration when big figures are involve and may decrease the school’s performance.

On the other hand, contamination of sickness and disease can be avoidable because of the absences of a person (Marburger, D.,) A student’s attendance may be the grounds of the results of his or her learning.

School culture is related to school avoidance behaviors as well as student perceptions of the school. As stated previously, school-avoidance and refusal behavior has a noticeable effect on rates of chronic absenteeism and truancy (Kearney, ).

The school's culture often serves as a catalyst for school avoidance behaviors. Measuring the Effect Teacher Absenteeism Has on Student Achievement at A “Urban but not too urban: Through their investigation, it was discovered that the higher the degree with poor resource allocations in their schools and tend to desire to.

An Examination of the Factors Influencing Truancy among Upper School Students at an Inner City High School in St. James by A research submitted to the Department of Professional and Continuing Education in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the course EDU/ Introduction to Educational Research.

The authors of this paper became involved in a school–university collaborative classroom research project resulting in the development, implementation, and assessment of alternative teaching strategies. These strategies were designed to honor and motivate inner city African–American middle school by: C.

Hispanic children living in the inner city Significant disparities persist in health status of white children versus children of color. However, children living in suburban areas and most outer urban areas experience superior access to health services compared with children living in rural areas and inner cities, especially if they are poor.

3 The Root Causes of Health Inequity. Health inequity, categories and examples of which were discussed in the previous chapter, arises from social, economic, environmental, and structural disparities that contribute to intergroup differences in.

There may be many causes of stress in teachers. To investigate the causes and the nature of stress is of vital importance for improving the quality of education. The present study will be an effort to investigate the causes of stress and to get an orientation of.

Although a universally accepted definition of the term ''school health services" has not been adopted, the School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS) has described school health services as a "coordinated system that ensures a continuum of care from school to home to community health care provider and back" (Small et al., ).

In the inner cities 25% of secondary schools are losing 10% of their senior pupils; 12% of schools had absentee rates of more than 20%. Only 48% of pupils claimed that they had never played truant. 5% of teenagers was defined as a serious truant, missing school for several days, or even weeks, with the proportion doubled in inner city schools.

A careful attention to, and the exploration and investigation of the perceived effects of teachers’ absenteeism in private vs. public elementary schools in an urban school system. The research examined the absenteeism of full time classrooms of private and public school teachers.

Many public school teachers also cite student attitudes, such as apathy and disrespect for teachers, as a major problem facing schools today.

A poll from the National Center for Education Statistics cited that problems like apathy, tardiness, disrespect and absenteeism posed significant challenges for teachers. These issues were seen more. Although a universally accepted definition of the term ''school health services" has not been adopted, the School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS) has described school health services as a "coordinated system that ensures a continuum of care from school to home to community health care provider and back" (Small et al., ).

The goals and program Cited by: Dropping Out of High School: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Remediation Strategies By Jeremy Burrus and Richard D. Roberts No. 18 • February Editor’s note: Jeremy Burrus is a research scientist in the Research & Development division, where Richard D.

Roberts is a managing principal research by:   Additionally, it is the leading cause of school absenteeism—14 million school days lost each year—from chronic illness. The U.S. population, on the average, spends as much as 90% of its time indoors.

Consequently, allergens and irritants from the indoor environment may play a significant role in triggering asthma episodes. A preponderance of empirical evidence supports the theoretical connection between school mobility and urban youths' education outcomes.

Research. Journal of Youth and Adolescence provides a single, high-level medium of communication for psychologists, psychiatrists, biologists, criminologists, educators, and professionals in many other allied disciplines who address the subject of youth and adolescence.

The journal publishes papers based on quantitative analyses, theoretical papers, and comprehensive review articles. Over decades of study, problematic school absenteeism in youths has been associated with diverse terms such as truancy, psychoneurotic truancy, school refusal, school phobia, and separation anxiety.Addressing the many unique academic challenges that face black males—from low self-esteem, absenteeism, fatherlessness, and gangs to not accepting middle-class values, the impact of hip-hop culture, and drugs—this book provides answers and hope to teachers and the afflicted students and their families.

A follow-up report of children with elevated lead levels in their teeth noted a sevenfold increase in the odds of failure to graduate from high school, lower class standing, greater absenteeism, more reading disabilities, and deficits in vocabulary, fine motor skills, reaction time, and hand-eye coordination 11 years later.