Chapter a couple of
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
Presented in chapter two is a synthesis of research that facilitates the analysis of the attendance policy and
attendance system of Newport News General public Schools. Within the chapter is actually a historical summary of attendance, the
importance of presence, overview of Newport cigarettes News General public Schools, scholar theoretical absenteeism, framework, causes of or predictors of
policies/ applications, and an assessment perceptions and attitudes regarding attendance policies/programs as mentioned by books review.
Early homesteading laws allowed the settlers cost-free land on which usually to build educational institutions. Schooling was perceived as the key
to success for individuals and the superiority of society (Mitchell, 1993). Free and compulsory education came to
Great britain and Wales following the Primary Education Acts of
1870 and 1876, while not always on a full time basis. Education Action of 1918 finally abolished half time
training, and made primary education completely free and compulsory 14th until the end of the term in after most the parts child's of the
United States the problem of illegal deficiency dates coming from 1876 (Galloway, 1985). In the 1850s downtown schools suffered from an extremely substantial turnover of students. A large number of students were
needed at your home to do a lot of the chores, particularly if they lived on a farmville farm. Other students worked beyond the home to Poor attendance was a difficulty to
support support the family.
educators and parents prior to school attendance became mandatory (Pallister, 1969). Pallister remarks that excitement
for education varied while using standards of the school; good schools quickly obtaining the support of parents, and
similarly poor schools, least in the sight of parents, quickly losing support. School facilitators were quickly faced with new concerns due to the fact in 1900 only 6 percent of Americans had a diploma or degree (Wise, 1994; Kay, 1991). It is crystal clear that
attendance rates various little among 1904 and 1938, apart from in 1920 when decrease average presence followed the social upheaval of the First World Warfare. Galloway observed that there is
little evidence that attendance rates over the last ten to twelve to fifteen years (1970-1985) differ very much from individuals earlier inside the century (Galloway, 1985). In spite of the increased
presence and the increased graduation prices over the last a century, education is comparatively the same. A glaring
sort of this is the discharge of pupils for farmville farm work in incredibly industrialized society. the reasons pertaining to excused Our culture has changed but they have not improved (Wise,
1994). College attendance was obviously a problem just before education started to be free and compulsory, and based on the researcher's experience and knowledge as a teacher, it has always been one from the time. The specialist notes that attendance figures can be There may be little facts that
construed in different ways.
school presence rates have got changed significantly throughout the 20th century.
Importance of Attendance
Government officials, teachers' groups, and individual parents all have got voiced their particular concerns over the need to
develop policies and practices to counteract the difficulties facing our nation's schools today like the dropout level, drug abuse, and declining education performance (Bernstein, 1990). teachers, Poor school attendance arouses strong thoughts in father and mother, members with the educational support
services, educational administrators, political figures, and learners. These strong feelings will be expressed in several and often
perspective (Galloway, 1985). The statistics related to school absenteeism are unbelievable. Each university day, two, 500, 000 students will be reported The dropout charge is predicted at 27...