Dropout in Higher Secondary School Students-Modeling a case study in the Cuddalore District, Tamilnadu, India

  • S Anjalmose Research and Development Centre, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • M Arumugam Government College of Education, Katpadi, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Attitude, punishment, poverty, drug addict, migration, slow learners, dropout, educators

Abstract

In this study looks at the factors that underlie dropout in higher Secondary schools in the Cuddalore district. A random sample of 10 villages was selected from 40 villages which have higher Secondary schools. A census of higher Secondary school dropouts in these 10 villages was conducted. About 32 dropouts were obtained and interviewed. Applying Chi Square Test, this study shows that poor performance, attitude, punishment, poverty, drug addict, migration and pregnancy are the factors affecting dropout in Cuddalore district, and recommends that educators encourage to the learners to develop positive attitudes and will improve the higher secondary level school curriculum.

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2018-06-29
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Anjalmose, S., & Arumugam, M. (2018). Dropout in Higher Secondary School Students-Modeling a case study in the Cuddalore District, Tamilnadu, India. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 6(3), 15-19. Retrieved from http://www.shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/education/article/view/35
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