Thesis About Drop-Out Students

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Chapter I

THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND

I. Introduction

Many young people make decisions in their early years that can affect not

only their personal welfare, but also their society as a whole. Some students fail to

complete school and may become unemployed instead of becoming productive

member of the society. One of the major problem the Philippine education is facing

right now, especially in the public schools is the high percentage in the drop – out rate.

Each year, the Department of Education introduces different methods to

answer the continuous decrease in the internal efficiency especially the drop – out rate

in different schools. There is really a need for an advocacy to further supplement the

idea of “
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Out of the 1500 students of Betis High School, 50 students were used as a

sample in conducting a survey.

This study limits its coverage to the first and second year students only. Its main

purpose is to identify the common problems that the drop-out students encounter and

to propose possible solutions regarding this problem.

This study considers every aspects of students personal information that has an

impact on their academic performances such as their parents educational background,

their parents income, their gender and age. Each of the respondents are given same

questionnaires to answer. And this study focus on the current first and second year

students of Betis High School S.Y 2011-2012.

VIII. Definition of Terms

1. Delimited - to establish the limits or boundaries of demarcate.

2. Hindrance - something that hinders : obstacle

3. Supplement - something added to complete a thing make up for deficiency or extend or strengthen the whole.

4. Swifter - quick to act or react.

5. Respondents - one who responds.

6. Efficiency - quality of being efficient.

7. Personal Welfare - financial or aid provided especially by the government to

people in need.

8. Drop – out - one who quits school.

9. Economic Stability - the condition of being stable.

Chapter II
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