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ERIC Number: EJ1070823
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Sep
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 61
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0044-118X
Exclusionary Practices in Secondary Schools in the Netherlands: A Comparison between Students Sent to Out-of-School Facilities and Their Non-Referred Peers
Coskun, Begüm; van Geel, Mitch; Vedder, Paul
Youth & Society, v47 n5 p615-633 Sep 2015
The present study investigated differences between students sent to out-of-school facilities (N = 148), also called rebound facilities, and non-referred students (N = 411), in junior vocational high schools. Self-reports on externalizing and antisocial behaviors were used to compare the two samples. Referred students scored significantly higher on externalizing and antisocial behaviors than non-referred students. After controlling for age, gender, and socio-economic status (SES), an interaction effect between ethnicity and referral status was found, in which differences between referred and non-referred students on externalizing behavior were larger for national students than for immigrant students. No interaction effects were found for antisocial behaviors. In short, immigrant youths were more likely to be referred while reporting less externalizing behavior than their national peers. Practical implications in terms of possible intervention models are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Netherlands
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire