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Type of Document Dissertation
Author Jeter, DeWayne
URN etd-10142005-135807
Title Home and school factors associated with high school truancy in a southeastern Virginia urban school district
Degree Doctor of Education
Department Educational Administration
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Conley, Houston Committee Chair
Fortune, Jimmie C. Committee Member
McKeen, Ronald L. Committee Member
Proctor, Ronald Committee Member
Richards, Robert R. Committee Member
Keywords
  • School attendance Virginia
  • High school attendance Virginia
Date of Defense 1991-07-12
Availability restricted
Abstract
The purpose of the study was to identify which additional factors that have been related to truancy are perceived by chronic truant students; additionally, the researcher wanted to know how demographic differences among chronic truant students (i.e., gender, socio-economic status, parental education, and their own education aspirations) related to these attitudes.

The research questions were: (1) What are chronic truant students' perceptions of student participation in school activities? (2) What are chronic truant students' perceptions of school curriculum? (3) What are chronic truant students' perceptions of relationships with counse1ors? ( 4 ) What are chronic truant students' perceptions of relationships with teachers? (5) What are chronic truant students' perceptions with administrators (6) What are chronic truant students' perceptions of family education expectations and goals? (7) What are chronic truant students' perceptions of parental involvement?

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