International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 11, Part D (2017)
Causes of truancy with special reference to school factors
Truancy is any intentional, unjustified, unauthorized, or illegal absence from compulsory education. It is absence caused by own free will of the students, and usually does not refer to proper excused absences. This study attempts to describe the socio-demographic variables and the influence of school variables on truancy. This study was conducted in a government higher secondary school, Karur District. The truant children from sixth standard to twelfth standard constituted the universe of this study. They were identified with the help of the head master and the school teachers. Census method was adopted and complete enumeration of all the 70 students were the sample of this study. The researcher used structured interview schedule as tool to collect the required data from the respondents. The detailed findings of this study is discussed in the full paper.
How to cite this article:
S Prabha, Dr. K Kavitha Maheswari. Causes of truancy with special reference to school factors. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(11):236-238.