A Correlation Study on Attachment Style and GPA of Students at an Alternative Education Center

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Cindy L. Burdick;
  • Journal: International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development, volume 3, issue 4 October, pages 237-290
  • Subject: Attachment Style, Grade Point Average, Alternative Education Center, Correlation
    mesheuropmc: education

Adolescents in America are dropping out of school in alarming rates. In the school year 2009- 2010, 514,238 adolescents dropped out of high school. While alternative education centers have been created to meet the needs of these individuals, they are not always successf... View more
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    1.8.5. Grade Point Average (GPA). Grade point average.

    1.8.6. Negative Attachment Behaviors and Feelings as Measured by the AFAS

    dependence on others (Wilkinson, 2004).

    1.8.8. Positive Attachment Behaviors and Feelings as Measured by the AFAS.

    Secure--closeness with people, ability to share and talk and confidence (Wilkinson, 2004).

    1.8.9. School Attachment. Refers to the degree in which a student feels part of their school or

    a sense of belongingness (Johnson et al., 2001). Support Seeking Behaviors. Ability to seek out the support of others when problems Truant Students. Students who do not attend school for regular periods of time for

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