publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Factors Associated with Absenteeism in High Schools

Kamile Demir; Yasemin Akman Karabeyoğlu;
Open Access
  • Published: 15 Feb 2016
  • Publisher: Anı Yayıncılık Eğitim ve Danışmanlık Ltd. Şti.
Abstract
Problem Statement: There are many factors that affect student achievement directly and indirectly at the secondary educational level. Lower attendance rates have been cited as detrimental to academic achievement; therefore, it is suggested that improved attendance is a direct indicator, rather than determinant of students’ academic achievement.Purpose of Study: The main purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of individual, family and school variables on absenteeism among high school students.Method: Data for this study was collected via a survey of 581 students from the 9th – 11th grades, selected with cluster sampling from secondary schools in Burd...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
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