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Attendance Reforms Still Needed in Schools & Universities of the Arab World

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Attendance Reforms Still Needed in Schools & Universities of the Arab World, i.e. to ensure progress, development, jobs, and empowerment of populace

 

By Kevin Stoda

 

 

I have written previously on the issue of whether attendance is important at the tertiary level of education around the world.

 

http://www.opednews.com/articles/How-important-is-Classroom-by-Kevin-Anthony-Stod-120425-216.html

 

As I have taught in the Middle East most of the past 13 years, I am particularly concerned about the relationship between poor attendance practices in schools and universities in Arab lands and the lack of achievement there academically  due to lost time-on-task-spent practicing.

 

This morning, I came across a two year old article from Yemen which reveals how one government in the regiona has tried to encourage female students to attend classes over the past half-decade.

 

http://www.irinnews.org/Report/89381/YEMEN-Paying-girls-is-paying-off-for-school-attendance

 

The article notes: "A two-year-old government scheme offering financial incentives to parents in the rural areas of two of the country's poorest governorates to send their daughters to school or to prevent them from dropping out is paying off as girls' enrollment rates have increased by around 9 percent in the targeted schools, according to education officials."

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