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Some factors associated with reading achievement in Western Australian primary schools.

Western Australia. Education Dept.

Some factors associated with reading achievement in Western Australian primary schools.

A study conducted with the support of the Australian Advisory Committee in Research and Development in Education.

by Western Australia. Education Dept.

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Published in [Perth, Australia] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Perth (W.A.)
    • Subjects:
    • Reading,
    • Education -- Australia -- Perth (W.A.) -- Curricula

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 107-112.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB1050 .W42 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p.
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5095870M
      LC Control Number74167640

      Institute for Child Health Research) using unique data provided by the Western Australian Department of Education (WA DoE). The primary aims of the study were to assess patterns of attendance over time, how these patterns vary across schools and students . Risk factors include exhibiting a developmental disability (e.g. oral language impairment, mental retardation, hearing impairment), having a parent with a history of a reading disability, speaking a language or dialect that differs from the local academic curriculum, and/or living in a household in which experiences with oral and written.

      Later we outline some psychosocial factors — factors related to personality and motivation — found to be associated with dropping out of high school. Table 1 displays a summary of these factors. Predictors of Dropout Risk: Early Warning Indicators Students at risk for dropping out display certain easily identifiable characteristics, some. improving primary and secondary education in the United States. Indeed, one of the primary goals of the No Child Left Behind law is to have a “highly qualified teacher” in every classroom. Despite decades of research, however, there is no consensus on what factors enhance, or even signal, teacher quality

        In Australia, as John Ainley and Eveline Gebhardt observe in their report Measure for Measure, between-school variance increased from 18 per cent to 24 per cent, suggesting that our schools became more different from each other over this time. Significant between-school increases also were recorded in New Zealand, Sweden and the United States. between absenteeism and academic achievement. Some authors noted that students who attend school regularly have higher academic achievement than students with high absences (e.g. Klem & Connell, ). The other group authors believed that student with low level of academic achievement were more likely to have a higher.


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