Example sentences for: absenteeism

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  • The most consistent finding from the literature on employee marijuana use is its association with increased absenteeism.

  • A school-based violence prevention curriculum reportedly reduced self-reported aggressive behaviors among middle school boys in 2 of 6 classes only [ 2 ] . On the other hand, an 18-session violence-prevention curriculum [ 3 ] , resulted in decreased frequency of self-reported violence and other problem behaviors in 6 thgrade boys, but not in girls [ 4 ] . Few studies have focused on observable behavioral outcomes and findings have been mixed [ 5 ] . 'Students for Peace', a multi-component violence prevention project with 9000 middle school students, failed to reduce fights at school and absenteeism due to feeling unsafe at school [ 6 ] . Violence prevention education has been reported to reduce suspension rates [ 7 ] .

  • … A piece questions a new approach to cracking down on school absenteeism: In California, Florida, and Michigan, prosecutors are imprisoning the parents of chronic truants for up to 90 days.

  • Based on previous findings it was predicted that youth who practiced TM would exhibit greater decreases in school absenteeism, rule infractions, and days suspended from pre-test to 4 month post-test than controls.

  • Black college students and adults increased significantly on an overall mental health factor and showed a greater reduction in self-reported anxiety and neuroticism after one year of TM practice [ 24 ] . Although findings have not been entirely consistent [ 25 ] , improved academic performance has been reported in high school students practicing TM [ 26 ] , and in African American college students practicing a simple meditation process [ 27 ] . In a medium-sized chemical manufacturing company, with employees practicing TM over a six-year period, days lost through illness or injury decreased by 50 per cent and absenteeism declined by 89 per cent [ 28 ] . These findings suggest that examination of the effects of TM on improving school-related behaviors in youth is warranted.


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