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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1993

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Home Economics

First Advisor

Delores Kluckman

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of part-time employment of South Dakota high school students on their academic performance, school attendance and involvement in extracurricular activities. To accomplish this purpose, the following objectives have been selected: 1. To compare the number of teens involved in paid part-time employment in large schools versus small schools in South Dakota. 2. To evaluate the effect of part-time employment of high school students in South Dakota on their academic performance. 3. To evaluate the effect of part-time employment of high school students in South Dakota on school attendance. 4. To evaluate the effect of part-time employment of high school students in South Dakota on their involvement in extracurricular activities. 5. To examine students [sic] attitudes toward work, school and school activities.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

High school students -- Employment -- South Dakota
Academic achievement -- South Dakota
High school attendance -- South Dakota
High school students -- South Dakota -- Recreation

Format

application/pdf

Publisher

South Dakota State University

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