Early truancy intervention: Results of an evaluation using a regression discontinuity design
AbstractThis study evaluates the effectiveness of a truancy reduction program. A Regression Discontinuity design was used to assess attendance outcomes for 700 children. Approximately half received a case management intervention, while the other half received a warning letter, only. Truancy rates in the control group remained at the pre-intervention levels, while truancy in the treatment group significantly declined (pÂ
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Elsevier in its journal Children and Youth Services Review.
Volume (Year): 33 (2011)
Issue (Month): 9 (September)
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Program evaluation Regression discontinuity Truancy Early intervention;
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