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

Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, and Paula Allen-Meares (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370577
eISBN:
9780199893386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370577.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Here, readers will find an overview of the factors that put students at risk for missing school and dropping out. This Concise Companion presents strategies to improve school attendance and to engage ... More


Best Practice in Truancy Prevention: Tier 1 School-wide Universal Interventions

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/9780195398496.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews resources for identifying research-based programs that address truancy prevention, criteria to consider when selecting a program, readiness for program implementation, and offers ... More


Increasing School Attendance: Effective Strategies and Interventions

Johnny S. Kim and Calvin L. Streeter

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/9780195370577.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter begins with a discussion of how truancy is a significant early warning sign that students are headed for potential delinquent activity, social isolation, and educational failure. It then ... More


Literacy and School Attendance

R. D. Anderson

in Education and the Scottish People 1750–1918

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205159
eISBN:
9780191676529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205159.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the demand for schools and examines what families sought from schooling and how they used it as well as estimating the extent of literacy and school attendance. The general ... More


Best Practice in Truancy Prevention/Intervention: Tier 2 and Tier 3

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/9780195398496.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The previous chapter addressed the selection of evidence-based practices and the implementation of strategies to address attendance/truancy at the Tier 1 school-wide level. This chapter addresses ... More


Education in a Pandemic: The Needs of School-aged Children

Xiaoming Li and Yan Guo

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Children’s life chances are dramatically shaped by the extent to which they succeed in school. Because of this, it is crucial for programs to be able to support the successful school entry of ... 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


Scottish Education before 1800

R. D. Anderson

in Education and the Scottish People 1750–1918

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205159
eISBN:
9780191676529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205159.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Historians have been working to establish a comparative context for schooling and literacy in Europe, and this work makes Scotland look rather less exceptional. This chapter examines Scottish ... More


Who Does Not Attend School Regularly?

V. Santhakumar, Namita Gupta, and Rama Murthy Sripada

in Schooling for All: Can We Neglect the Demand?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467051
eISBN:
9780199087167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467051.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter analyses the issue of irregular attendance based on existing literature, secondary data, and also based on micro-study conducted in north-east Karnataka. This is important since despite ... 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


School Meals

Jean Drèze

in Sense and Solidarity: Jholawala Economics for Everyone

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198833468
eISBN:
9780191871900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833468.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter makes the case for free midday meals in Indian schools. School meals have wide‐ranging social benefits. First, they help to ensure regular school attendance. Second, they contribute to ... More


Education

Brian A’Hearn

in Measuring Wellbeing: A History of Italian Living Standards

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199944590
eISBN:
9780190218850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944590.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Italians of prime working age have completed eleven years of schooling on average. Compared with 1861, when the figure was less than one year and three-quarters of the population reported themselves ... More


Emerging Challenges for Indian Education Policy

Anjini Kochar (ed.)

in Economic Policy Reforms and the Indian Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454528
eISBN:
9780226454542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454542.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter investigates the supply-side factors that influence the decision to extend children's school attendance to longer periods. The differential effect of school quality on households from ... More


Economic Status and Child Deprivation: Findings from Village Surveys1

Madhura Swaminathan and Venkatesh Athreya

in India's Children: Essays on Social Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199455287
eISBN:
9780199085316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199455287.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores selected dimensions of child deprivation and variations in these dimensions across households of different economic status, using wealth as a proxy for long-term economic ... More


Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan

Dana Burde

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169288
eISBN:
9780231537513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169288.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Foreign-backed funding for education does not always stabilize a country and enhance its state-building efforts. This book shows how aid to education in Afghanistan bolstered conflict both ... More


The Impact of Migration on Child Labour: Theory and Evidence from Brazil

Garance Genicot, Anna Maria Mayda, and Mariapia Mendola

in Markets, Governance, and Institutions in the Process of Economic Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198812555
eISBN:
9780191850356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812555.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates the impact of internal migration on child labour outcomes in Brazil. In our model, migration impacts child labour through changes in the local labour market, which is made ... More


Other Factors Influencing Religious Vocations

Thu T. Do

in Pathways to Religious Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190878153
eISBN:
9780190878184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878153.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents an overview of aspects that may influence women and men religious on their religious vocational decision during their childhood with their family and parish, their attendance of ... More


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