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Probing Reasons of High Student Dropout Rate in Grade 5-6 at Public Schools of District Thatta, Sindh-Pakistan

Journal: Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (Vol.3, No. 1)

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Page : 158-168

Keywords : Dropout; students; teachers; parents; social & economic conditions;

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The research aims at seeking out various reasons behind the high dropout rate of students in Grade 5-6 at public schools of district Thatta during 2010-11. It involves an analysis of a number of possible factors and indicators that are social, political, geographical and economic in nature to gauge their impact on the increasing student dropout tendency in target districts. In this particular instance, 30 schools from district Thatta were conveniently selected; covering each Taluka of the District. The data was collected through implementation of a close ended questionnaire for the teachers alongside which the interviews of the community members and parents were taken while percentage of responses is used to statistically analyze the data. The overall results of the study depict specific reasons behind the tendency of high dropout rates in the target district.

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