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Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes, and Cindy E. Sweigart

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Research has shown that truancy is frequently associated with juvenile crime and dropping out of school altogether. With the high dropout rate in the U.S. and the No Child Left Behind Act holding ... More


Impact of Truancy

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes, and Cindy E. Sweigart

in Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Truancy negatively impacts students in several ways. Students who are truant are more likely to fall behind academically, drop out of school, use drugs and alcohol, and be involved with the criminal ... More


Solution-Focused, Brief Therapy Interventions for Students at Risk to Drop Out

Cynthia Franklin, Johnny S. Kim, and Stephen J. Tripodi

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370577
eISBN:
9780199893386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370577.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences reports that high school dropout is a continuing problem for schools. The percentage of students who do not graduate from high ... More


Educational Achievements

Peter J. Pecora, Ronald C. Kessler, Jason Williams, A. Chris Downs, Diana J. English, James White, and Kirk O'Brien

in What Works in Foster Care?: Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195175912
eISBN:
9780199865628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175912.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents the educational experience and achievements of the Northwest alumni. Children in foster care are at high risk for school failure because of childhood deprivation and other ... More


Garza: A Solution-Building High School

Michael S. Kelly, Johnny S. Kim, and Cynthia Franklin

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Schools: A 360-Degree View of Research and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366297
eISBN:
9780199864010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366297.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter gives a brief history of Garza High School and the training process that helped the school staff learn the solution-focused model. It describes important characteristics of the school ... More


Conclusion

Cindy Dell Clark

in In A Younger Voice: Doing Child-Centered Qualitative Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195376593
eISBN:
9780199865437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376593.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

The conclusion recaps the importance of coming to know the young on their own terms in the here and now. While children’s views and experiences are sometimes glossed over in theories and policy work, ... More


Trends in the Well-Being of American Women: 1970–1995

Francine D. Blau

in Gender, Inequality, and Wages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665853
eISBN:
9780191745805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665853.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This chapter delineates the trends in the well-being of American women over the last quarter century of the 1900s, painting a picture of substantial progress toward gender equality across a number of ... More


Guides for Designing and Establishing Alternative School Programs for Dropout Prevention

David R. Dupper

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370577
eISBN:
9780199893386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370577.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes best practices in designing and establishing alternative education schools and programs for students who are at risk of dropping out of school as a result of truancy, poor ... More


Schooling for All: Can We Neglect the Demand?

V. Santhakumar, Namita Gupta, and Rama Murthy Sripada

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467051
eISBN:
9780199087167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467051.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The central message of this book can be summarized in one sentence: It is still important to create adequate demand for education, especially from certain sections of society, along with improvements ... More


Education at a Glance: Selected Indicators Based on the Egypt Labor Market Surveys of 1988, 1998, and 2006

Ragui Assaad

in The Egyptian Labor Market Revisited

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162480
eISBN:
9781617970313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162480.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter represents the educational attainment of the Egyptian population and characterizes participation in schooling. To that end, education indicators such as the rate of literacy, educational ... More


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