A Study on School Drop-outs in Rural Settings

  title={A Study on School Drop-outs in Rural Settings},
  author={Rajesri Govindaraju and Srikanth Venkatesan},
A cross sectional survey of school drop-outs in rural settings was carried out using open-ended interview formats and demographic data sheet on a sample of 120 parents, teachers and drop-out children. Their perceived/reported reasons for school dropout yielded nearly sixty causes. Their empirical domain wise classification revealed three major clusters with significant differences in the reported causes in relation to gender, occupation and educational status of teachers; SES and education of… CONTINUE READING


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