Drug Abuse and Students Performance in Kenya: A Case Study Makuyu Division Secondary Schools

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Kampala International University, school of special needs education
The purpose of this study aims at investigating whether there is any relation between drug abuse and student performance in Kenya, Makuyu division secondary schools. The researcher applied survey method that involved qualitative and quantitative approaches of collecting raw data. Thirty questionnaires were sent to thirty respondents who completed and returned all of them to the researcher. The respondents were randomly sampled. Frequency tables, bar graph and pie chart were used to assemble and analyze the raw data in percentages. The data analysis explain why students abuse drugs and to what extent effects of drugs on students performance and solutions to these effects. The research findings show that there is relationship between drug abuse and students performance. Therefore, there is need for the government and all the stakeholders to join hands in order to alleviate the issue of drug abuse in secondary schools
Research Report Submitted In Partial Fulfillment for the Requirement of the Award of A Degree in Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education
Drug Abuse and Students Performance, Makuyu Division