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A Study about the Relationship between the Proximity of the Residence And Tardiness among Third
Year Students

By:

Zeandrik Ray Reyes
Shiela May Aggabao
Hazel Mae Arpia
Marjorie Aviles
Annabelle Chavez
Kristelyn Jane de Leon
III-2 (Austere)

A Research Proposal Submitted
In Partial Fulfillment of English III

Rizal High School
Pasig City

Mrs. Resurreccion Cacnio
Adviser

Chapter I

Introduction

Background of the Study

High School students are required to go to school and must perform well in the class but some of the students are having hard time, one of the reasons is the distance of their house from their school which may result to negative effects on them like being tardy in the class. Some of the costs of being tardy may be emotional stress, lack of time management, and loss in personal activities.

Fulfilling needs may be beneficial, and denying these would be costly. If the students knew the relationship between the proximity of the residence and the tardiness, they will have a great opportunity to improve their selves and to enjoy their high school life more.

Statements of the Problem

This study attempts to find out the relationship between the proximity of the residence and tardiness of the third year pilot students of the Rizal High School.

It specifically answers the following questions:

1 What is the profile of the students in terms
Of

1.1 Address
1.2 Gender
1.3 Age

2 How far is your school from your house?
3 How often do you get tardy in school?

Hypotheses

There is no relationship on the proximity of the residence and the tardiness of the Third Year Pilot Students. This is tested at .05 level of significance. Significance of the Study

To the students
- The research helps the students to develop self-discipline given the fact that they live far from school.

To the teachers
- The research pondered the effects of the proximity of the student’s residence to their class performance or for being sluggish of the students that may lead to new ideas that the teacher may give consideration in giving activities.

To the administrators
- The research allows the administrators to explore on problems or issues of the students, such as positive self-image development, improving disciplined skills, and self- disciplined.

To the parents
- The research suggests personal understanding and support of the parents to their children for being tardy in the school or for having low performance.

Scope and Limitations

This study delves on the tardiness and proximity of the residence of the third year pilot students of Rizal High School, Pasig City S.Y. 2009-2010.

This is however limited to selected pilot third year level students because of the difficulty in conducting a study involving much larger population.

Chapter II

Theoretical/Conceptual Framework

Review Related Literature and Studies

Sometimes merely keeping track of the student’s tardies is motivation enough for them to cut them down. Require students to go to the office and get an admit to class before they can enter late. If a student accumulates three tardies he serves an hour after school detention. Surprisingly enough parents will make up a barrage of excuses for their child when he oversleeps or doesn’t feel like going in the morning. But it will cut down on those who “hang out” in the hallways or try to sneak outside for a quick smooch or smoke behind the addiction in the beck of the school. According to Jim Foerch (2009).

Thomas Murphy (2007) said, “What people realize is that our poor rural communities, particularly in Eastern Connecticut, are...
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