The Effect of Socio Economic Status On School Dropout Rates in Secondary Schools: A Case Study of Butebo Sub County Pallisa District.

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TABLE OF CONTENT

DECLARATION

APPROVAL

DEDICATION

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

TABLE OF CONTENT

LIST OF ACRONYMS

ABSTRACT

LIST OF TABLES ix

RATIONALE FOR THE STUDY

CHAPTER ONE i

1.0 Background 1

1.2 problem statement 2

1.3 Objective of the study 3

1.4 Specific objectives 3

1.5 Research questions 4

1.6 Hypotheses 4

1.7 Scope of the study 4

1.8 Significance of the study 5

CHAPTER TWO 6

LITERATURE REVIEW 6

2.0 Introduction 6

2. 1 Socio economic causes of school dropout 6

2.2 Conceptualization of the study 10

2.3 Conceptual frame work of the study 12

CHAPTER THREE 13

3.0 Introductions 13

3.1 Research design 13

3.2 Target population 13

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3,3 Sample selection .13

3.4 Data collection instruments 14

3.4. 1 Questionnaires 14

3.4.3 Observation method 15

3.5 Procedure of data collection 15

3.6 Data analysis and processing 15

3.7 Limitations of the study 1.5

CHAPTER FOUR 17

DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS 17

4.0 Introduction 17

4.1 Profile of respondents 17

4.2 Causes of school dropout among students 18

4.3 Family pressure that cause students to dropout of school 21

4.4 How school dropout affects students future welfare 23

4.5 Challenges faced by students who dropout of school 24

4.6 Measures against the practice of school dropout 25

CHAPTER FiVE 27

DISCUSSIONS, CONCLUSSIONS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS 27

5.0 Introduction 27

5. 1 Discussions 27

5.2 Conclusions 29

5.3 Recommendations 29

5.4 Areas for further research 31

REFERENCES 33

APPENDICES 34

APPENDIXA 34

APPENDIX B 36

ABSTRACT The study carried out a critical analysis on the effects of socio economic status on school dropout of students in secondary schools. The study was carried out from Butebo sub county Pallisa district. Previous studies indicate that the socio economic causes of school dropout include; poverty, indirect costs, unwanted pregnancies drug abuse, illness and lack of proper medical care, improper education that does not change the learners among others. Research findings revealed that the causes of school dropout among students include; poverty, class challenges, addiction to drugs, peer influence, death of parents, child labor and neglect, among others. On the effect of the practice to learners research findings revealed out that they become thieves, addicted to drugs, gamblers in life ,poverty strikes them, failure to secure jobs in future, failure to manage homes effectively and worst part of it watching pornographic materials. A number of measures have been drawn up basing on the researchers observation and conclusions of research findings. These include among others; the provision of free education to all, sensitization of the parents, arresting idle and disorderly children in the streets and community support services.

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Frontiers, E. & JAMES, M (2022). The Effect of Socio Economic Status On School Dropout Rates in Secondary Schools: A Case Study of Butebo Sub County Pallisa District.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-socio-economic-status-on-school-dropout-rates-in-secondary-schools-a-case-study-of-butebo-sub-county-pallisa-district

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Frontiers, Edu, and MUKUNGU JAMES "The Effect of Socio Economic Status On School Dropout Rates in Secondary Schools: A Case Study of Butebo Sub County Pallisa District." Afribary. Afribary, 05 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-socio-economic-status-on-school-dropout-rates-in-secondary-schools-a-case-study-of-butebo-sub-county-pallisa-district. Accessed 07 Aug. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and MUKUNGU JAMES . "The Effect of Socio Economic Status On School Dropout Rates in Secondary Schools: A Case Study of Butebo Sub County Pallisa District.". Afribary, Afribary, 05 Aug. 2022. Web. 07 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-socio-economic-status-on-school-dropout-rates-in-secondary-schools-a-case-study-of-butebo-sub-county-pallisa-district >.

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Frontiers, Edu and JAMES, MUKUNGU . "The Effect of Socio Economic Status On School Dropout Rates in Secondary Schools: A Case Study of Butebo Sub County Pallisa District." Afribary (2022). Accessed August 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-socio-economic-status-on-school-dropout-rates-in-secondary-schools-a-case-study-of-butebo-sub-county-pallisa-district