Date of Award
Department of Counselor Education
Students, who are at risk of academic failure and truancy, are at an increased risk of school dropout. Understanding why academic failure and truancy occurs, may lead to the development of comprehensive prevention and intervention programs in order to best support these students. Teachers and staff have unique insights as to the needs of students and their barriers to success. Results of this research found, family support is vital in student success and often is an area lacking for students who are at risk of academic failure and/or truancy. Furthermore, providing comprehensive support, school resources, family engagement, and student engagement were identified by participants as possible areas of potential implications for school counselors.
Parry-Gurak, Allison, "Teacher and Staff Perspectives on the Needs of High School Students who are At Risk of Academic Failure and Truancy" (2017). Counselor Education Capstone. 48.