Effect of Absentee Parent

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CHAPTER I
THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
Absentee parent is a person who has a dependent child and widowed, divorced, and unmarried. The researchers propose this problem to conduct a study to determine whether absentee parent affects academic performance of their children. Absentee Parent of the Respondents

RESEARCH PARADIGM:

Effects of Absentee Parent to the Academic Performance of the Students

Negative Effect of Absentee Parent
Good Effects of Absentee Parent

Academic Performance of the Students

STATEMENT OF THE STUDY
The researchers’ main objective in this project was to determine “The Effects of Absentee Parent on the Academic Performance of the High School Students of Marikina Christian Integrated School, School Year 2010 – 2011. This study is to sought answer the following questions: 1. What is the age of the respondents?

2. How many respondents have absentee parent?
3. What is the academic performance of the respondents?
4. Is there a significant difference between the academic performance of the respondents with absentee parents and those who have not?

HYPOTHESIS
There is no significant difference between the academic performance of the respondents with absentee parents and that of those who have not.

SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
The Students – for them to know the effects of absentee parent to their academic performance. The Teachers – for them to realize the situation of their students such as absence of parent can cause failing mark. The Parents – for them to understand the effects of their absence to the academic performance of their children.

SCOPES AND DELIMITATIONS
The primary objective of this project is to develop useful information for the first year to third year high school students of Marikina Christian Integrated School. The second objective of this project is to provide knowledge for the students, teachers as well as the parents to prevent failing marks due to absence of a parent.

CHAPTER III
RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY
A. Methods of Research and Research Design
The researchers used the Descriptive Method in making the research design. Their aim is to find out what prevail in the present — relationship or difference, opinions and beliefs, and developing trends.

B. Locale/Venue of the Study
The research was conducted at the Marikina Christian Integrated School.

C. Respondents/Subject of the Study
There were one hundred seventy (170) respondents whom the researchers asked to gather information. The respondents are the 1st year – 3rd year high school students of Marikina Christian Integrated School.

D. Research Instruments
A survey was conducted randomly to the respondents. The researchers utilize the use of questionnaires in collecting the research data.

E. Data Gathering Procedure
The method of collecting the data was by conducting a survey. They used the survey as a data gathering procedure to develop the instrument for gathering data.

F. Statistical Tools
The researchers used the mean (x), standard deviation (s), and the t – test to test if their hypothesis is accepted or rejected.

CHAPTER IV
PRESENTATION, INTERPRETATION AND ANALYSIS
1. Profile of the Respondents
Table 1
Frequency Distribution of the Respondents by Age
Age| f| Percent Distribution (%)|
16 – 18| 11| 6.47|
13 – 15| 143| 84.12|
10 – 12| 16| 9.41|
n| 170| 100.00|

The table shows that among one hundred seventy (170) respondents, sixteen (16) or 9.41% got ages ranging from 10 – 12 years. One hundred forty-three (143) or 84.12% of them were 13 – 15 years old and eleven (11) or 6.47% of the respondents were 16 – 18 years old.

2.
Table 2
Frequency Distribution of the Respondents with Absentee Parents and those who have not | f| Percent Distribution ( % )|
Respondents with Absentee Parent| 55| 32.35|
Respondents without Absentee Parent...
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