Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline

Science in Educational Administration


The purpose of this study is to seek some of the contributing factors that are affecting the attendance at Booker T. Washington School in Galveston, Texas. a. To Identify and classify the factors for the improvement of attendance.

In the public schools of Galveston, "Pupils who are absent four days In four consecutive weeks without unavoidable excuses or causes are to be reported by the principals to the director of public school attendance."1 There have been 54 cases of non-attendance reported from Booker T. Washington School during the school year 1941-42; these chronic cases are included in the average membership stated in Table I. After extracting 54 less chronic cases of non-attendance from Booker T. Washington School during the school year 1941-42, the two groups of chronic and less chronic cases are compared for determining some of the contributing factors which cause non-attendance. The total number of cases of non-attendance included in the study are 108.

Committee Chair/Advisor

A. C. Preston

Committee Member

G. W. Reeves

Committee Member

J. H. Windom


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View




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