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  • Increasing Persistenceby Wesley R. Habley; Jennifer L. Bloom; Steve Robbins

    Wiley 2012; US$ 50.00

    What really works in student retention? Increasing Persistence offers a compendium on college student persistence that bridges the gaps between theory, research, and successful practice. Anchored by ACT, Inc.’s 2010 What Works in Student Retention survey of 1,100 colleges and universities, which provides insights on the causes of attrition... more...

  • Understanding and Reducing College Student Departureby John M. Braxton; Amy S. Hirschy; Shederick A. McClendon

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00

    Student departure is a long-standing problem to colleges and universities. Approximately 45 percent of students enrolled in two-year colleges depart during their first year, and approximately one out of four students departs from a four-year college or university. The authors advance a serious revision of Tinto's popular interactionalist theory to... more...

  • Schools & Persistent Absenteesby D. Galloway

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Drawing on an extensive study of persistent absentees, their families and their schools, David Galloway explores the prevalence of absence from schools and the underlying causes. He shows that a majority of poor attendees remain at home with their parents' knowledge, and often with their consent, and argues that the disadvantaged circumstances of... more...

  • Truancy and Schoolsby Ken Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    At present about one million pupils truant from their schools on a daily basis and this book examines why they do it. The numerous reasons for truanting discussed are: * disadvantageous home backgrounds * problems with settling in socially at school * poor performance in school * experiencing bullying in school * not coping with the transition... more...

  • Tackling Truancy in Schoolsby Ken Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 135.00

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Understanding School Refusalby Karen J. Grandison; M. S. Thambirajah; Louise De-Hayes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 34.95

    School refusal is a crippling condition in which children experience extreme anxiety or panic attacks when faced with everyday school life. This book aims to explore, raise awareness of the problem and provide plans and strategies for education, health and social care professionals for identifying and addressing this problem more...

  • Matrona Doctaby Emily A. Hemelrijk

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Matrona Docta presents a unique study of the education of upper-class women in Roman society in the central period of Roman history, from the second century BC to AD 235. Emily A. Hemelrijk reconstructs women's opportunities to acquire an education, the impediments they faced, the level of education they could reach and the judgement on educated... more...

  • Working with Disaffected Studentsby Kathryn Riley; Elle Rustique-Forrester

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 30.00

    `The book stresses the importance of early (and real) inter-agency co-operation, and of good initial and on-going teacher training' - Michael Duffy, The Times Educational Supplement more...