Academic Performance of Students with Absentee Parents Essay

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Academic Performance of Students with Absentee Parents

CHAPTER 1
INTRODUCTION
This study is made to understand the performance, specifically the academic performance, of students without the guidance of their parents or having absentee parents. In studying, parents are important to help guide, teach and lead their children because a child need supports from their loved ones and also discipline to be motivated. It is a parent’s responsibility to take care of their children, it is hard for a student to have no one to guide them especially in their studies because as a student you still need someone to teach you and it is best to learn from you parents. Now-a-days a lot of students live without parents due to certain reasons and in
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Future Researchers. This study will give them background to what are the effects in the academic performance of a student if he/she has an absentee parent and this can also be their basis in their future study.
Definition of Terms
The following are the conceptual and operational definition of the key terms used in the study:
Student. Is a person formally engaged in learning, especially the one enrolled in a school or college. In this study, a student is someone who goes to school and doesn’t have parents or they have absentee parents.

Parent. Is the one who begets, gives birth to, or nurtures and raises a child; a father or a mother. In this study, a parent is the mother/father of a student who is not around to support their children.
Academic performance. Refers to how students deal with their studies and how they cope with or accomplish different tasks given to them by their teachers. In this study, academic performance refers to how the students with absentee parents deal with their studies and how they cope different tasks given to them.
Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW). A person who is to be engaged, is engaged, or has been engaged in an enumerated activity in a state of which he or she is not a legal resident. A Filipino who often work as nurses, therapists, teachers, caregivers, "entertainers" and domestic helpers among others abroad. In this study, an OFW is referred to a parent of a

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