Connecting Students to Schools to Support Their Emotional Well-Being and Academic Success
Sulkowski, Michael L., Demaray, Michelle K., Lazarus, Philip J., National Association of School Psychologists. Communique
Students' sense of belonging to school communities decreases as they progress through primary and secondary education (Marks, 2000; Ryan 8c Patrick, 2001). In fact, approximately half (4096-60%) of students are chronically disengaged from school by the time they reach high school (Byrk 8c Schneider, 2002; Furrer 8c Skinner, 2003; Klem 8c Connell, 2004). Furthermore, chronic school disengagement contributes to school dropout (Wehlage, Rutter, Smith, Lesko, 8c Fernandez, 1990), which is a significant social problem, as 28% of U.S. students do not graduate from high school (Editorial Projects in Education Research Center, 2011).
Thus, a lack of school …
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Publication information: Article title: Connecting Students to Schools to Support Their Emotional Well-Being and Academic Success. Contributors: Sulkowski, Michael L. - Author, Demaray, Michelle K. - Author, Lazarus, Philip J. - Author. Magazine title: National Association of School Psychologists. Communique. Volume: 40. Issue: 7 Publication date: May 2012. Page number: 1+. © National Association of School Psychologists Oct 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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