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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


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


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


Educational Outcomes in Odisha: Trends and Issues

Narayan Chandra Nayak, Sharmita Dhar, and Pratap Kumar Mahakur

in The Economy of Odisha: A Profile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199464784
eISBN:
9780199086801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464784.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The objectives of this study are to analyse the trend and status of education in Odisha, and to examine transition rates, retention rates and dropout rates and other important performance indicators ... More


The Mexican American Second Generation in Census 2000: Education and Earnings

Joel Perlmann

in The Next Generation: Immigrant Youth in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707425
eISBN:
9780814705384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707425.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter deploys a methodological innovation to address the often-feared possibility that the Mexican American second generation will assimilate “downward” and develop into an underclass. To ... More


Marisa—with Charisma

Janet Grossbach Mayer

in As Bad as They Say?: Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234165
eISBN:
9780823240814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234165.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

Marisa was an extremely talented young teenager with an outgoing personality and uncommon singing ability. She could have been written off as not having gifts of any kind because of her weakness in ... More


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