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Recent Graduates' Attitudes and Perceptions Regarding Truancy in Cairo School District #1
by Evers, Andrea M., Ed.D., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 2016, 108; 10130130
Abstract (Summary)

Cairo School District has a chronic truancy rate that far exceeds the State of Illinois’ average. The purpose of the study was to understand the reasons for truancy at Cairo School District. Through data review and semi-structured interviews, the researcher was able understand recent graduates attitudes and perceptions regarding school attendance. Based on the finding of this research study, implications for practice emerged, and will provide the foundation to establish the necessary structures to improve educational and social emotional practices to improve student attendance.

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Advisor: Reeves, Alison
Commitee: Buckley, Phillip, Puchner, Laurel
School: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Department: Educational Leadership
School Location: United States -- Illinois
Source: DAI-A 77/12(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: School administration
Keywords: Absenteeism, At risk students, Chronic truancy, Drop out, Truancy
Publication Number: 10130130
ISBN: 978-1-339-87993-2
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