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    DescriptionHow can we make schools more attractive to students? How do we engage them in their own education? This book treats the fundamental issue of whether students are 'conscripts' required by law to attend school, or whether (due to non-attendance) we should begin to see them as 'consumers' of their education. Key questions are asked to determine when students choose to skip school, how often, and why. Topics include: gender, ethnic/racial differences, academic standing, grade level, and school rules. This is an excellent book for administrators and supervisors, teachers, parents, school board members, and policy-makers who set programs for schools that affect attendance.


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    Title
    Truancy Revisited
    Subtitle
    Students as School Consumers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rita E. Guare, By (author) Bruce S. Cooper
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 120
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780810845534
    ISBN 10: 0810845539
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17230
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JNK, JNL
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    B&T General Subject: 340
    BISAC V2.8: EDU024000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: EDU001000
    BIC subject category V2: JNHT
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 371.2/9/0973
    LC classification: LB3081 .G89 2003
    DC22: 371.290973
    DC21: 371.290973
    Thema V1.0: JNK, JNF, JNL
    Illustrations note
    references, index
    Publisher
    ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
    Imprint name
    Rowman & Littlefield Education
    Publication date
    01 June 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Lanham
    Author Information
    Rita E. Guare is an associate professor in the Division of Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy, at the Fordham University Graduate School of Education in New York City. In addition, she is president of the university's Faculty Senate. Bruce S. Cooper is professor and vice chair, Division of Administration, Policy and Urban Education (APUE), at the Fordham University Graduate School of Education, New York City.
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1 List of Figures and Tables Chapter 2 Foreword Chapter 3 1 Truancy Revisited: From a Student Deficit Model to Rational Choice Theory Chapter 4 2 Truancy Analyzed: The Students' View Chapter 5 3 Fighting Truancy: A Three-Pronged Approach Chapter 6 Appendix: Student Truancy & Attendance Review (STAR-II) Chapter 7 References Chapter 8 Index Chapter 9 About the Authors