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Essays in Education

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2007

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Relationships More Important Than Money? A Study Of What Keeps Teachers Going When The Going Get Tough, Debi Katkus Sep 2007

Relationships More Important Than Money? A Study Of What Keeps Teachers Going When The Going Get Tough, Debi Katkus

Essays in Education

The purpose of this study was to compare two large school districts to national studies on what teachers believe is good and bad about their jobs and what affects a decision to stay at or leave a position. The study consisted of five interviews of special education teachers in varying positions, backgrounds, and years of experience. Data was collected using a series of open-ended questions and then compared to researched literature. Although several common themes were found, there were several significant differences. Implications for findings were discussed. It was suggested that fostering positive relationships among teachers in a district can ...


Factors Affecting The Enrollment And The Retention Of Students At Primary Education In Andhra Pradesh - A Village Level Study, Ravinder Rena Sep 2007

Factors Affecting The Enrollment And The Retention Of Students At Primary Education In Andhra Pradesh - A Village Level Study, Ravinder Rena

Essays in Education

There is an imperative need to change the education pattern to achieve universal primary education in India. Even after 60 years of Independence, India faces obstacles in providing Education For All. This study was conducted in a primary school of Errabelly village of Karimnager district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The study revealed that children dropped out of school so as to assist in household and agricultural activities. It also reveals that the dropout rate of girls is more than that of boys. The study recommended that budgetary allocations should be increased so as to encourage the primary school participation and ...