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Martinez, Jose Felipe; Stecher, Brian; Borko, Hilda – Educational Assessment, 2009
In this study we use data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey third- and fifth-grade samples to investigate teacher judgments of student achievement, the extent to which they offer a similar picture of student mathematics achievement compared to standardized test scores, and whether classroom assessment practices moderate the relationship…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Standardized Tests, Grade 5, Student Evaluation
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Gable, Sara; Krull, Jennifer L.; Chang, Yiting – Applied Developmental Science, 2009
The current study examines the social and behavioral development of school-age children with different histories of overweight onset. Eight thousand children from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten Cohort (ECLS-K) participated. Three groups of children were identified for analysis: (1) those who were persistently overweight from…
Descriptors: Obesity, Family Characteristics, Children, Kindergarten
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Reardon, Sean F.; Cheadle, Jacob E.; Robinson, Joseph P. – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2009
Prior research estimating the effect of Catholic schooling has focused on high school, where evidence suggests a positive effect of Catholic versus public schooling. In this article, we estimate the effect of attending a Catholic elementary school rather than a public school on the math and reading skills of children in kindergarten through fifth…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Catholic Schools, Mathematics Skills, Reading Skills
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Dyer, W. Justin; McBride, Brent A.; Jeans, Laurie M. – Journal of Early Intervention, 2009
With a representative sample of U.S. children born in 2001, growth curve modeling was used to investigate the association between father-child involvement and the developmental status of the child. Three groups of children, which varied by timing of developmental delay diagnosis, were compared for father involvement trajectories. These groups of…
Descriptors: Disability Identification, Developmental Delays, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship
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Graves, Scott L., Jr.; Frohwerk, April – School Psychology Quarterly, 2009
The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the state of multilevel modeling in the field of school psychology. The authors provide a systematic assessment of published research of multilevel modeling studies in 5 journals devoted to the research and practice of school psychology. In addition, a practical example from the nationally…
Descriptors: Psychologists, School Psychologists, School Psychology, Socioeconomic Status
Viadero, Debra – Education Week, 2009
This article reports that two programs for teaching mathematics in the early grades--Math Expressions and Saxon Math--emerged as winners in early findings released last week from a large-scale federal experiment that pits four popular, and philosophically distinct, math curricula against one another. But the results don't promise to end the…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
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Moon, Sung Seek; Lee, Joohi – Early Education and Development, 2009
Research Findings: A structural equation model (SEM) and multiple indicators and multiple causes (MIMIC) model were used to test family factors, parent psychological well-being, parent-child home activity, and parent school involvement in relation to children's school achievement. Data for this study were drawn from the Early Childhood…
Descriptors: Family Income, Family Involvement, Academic Achievement, Family Structure
Blazer, Christie – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2009
There is a strong relationship between students' socioeconomic status and their levels of academic achievement. Although educators should be held accountable for improving the performance of all students, including those living in poverty, schools alone can't eliminate the negative factors associated with poverty that lead to a large achievement…
Descriptors: Poverty, Socioeconomic Influences, Academic Achievement, Correlation
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Holt, Carleton R.; Range, Bret; Pijanowski, John – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2009
Literature on retention focuses on both short term and long term outcomes for retained students. Short term outcomes typically include academic achievement, self-esteem issues, and occurrence of behavior problems. Long term outcomes include academic growth and persistence to graduation. Regardless of the focus and intent of the study, research on…
Descriptors: Grade Repetition, Longitudinal Studies, Self Esteem, Academic Persistence
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Chang, Mido; Singh, Kusum; Filer, Kimberly; Sung, Youngji Y. – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2009
The study explored the longitudinal effects of all-day kindergarten program on the academic performance of students from diverse racial backgrounds and social class from kindergarten to the end of first grade. The study used three measures of reading and math scores from a nationally representative database of the USA, the Early Childhood…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Kindergarten, School Schedules, Longitudinal Studies
Bracey, Gerald W. – Principal Leadership, 2009
Although the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act refers to "low performing" schools as "in need of improvement," no one outside of the U.S. Department of Education uses that phrase. The term most commonly used is "failing." NCLB offers a single, explicit definition of a failing school: one that fails to make adequate…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Improvement, Federal Programs, Educational Indicators
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Flanagan, Kristin Denton; McPhee, Cameron – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
Using data from the final two rounds of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort (ECLS-B), a longitudinal study begun in 2001, this First Look provides a snapshot of the demographic characteristics, reading and mathematics knowledge, fine motor skills, school characteristics, and before- and after-school care arrangements of the cohort…
Descriptors: Child Development, Kindergarten, Longitudinal Studies, Cohort Analysis
National Board for Education Sciences, 2009
On November 5, 2002, Congress passed the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 (ESRA), establishing the Institute of Education Sciences (IES, or the Institute) and its board of directors, the National Board for Education Sciences (NBES, or the Board). The Institute reports to Congress yearly on the condition of education in the United States. The…
Descriptors: Public Agencies, Federal Programs, Educational Research, Federal Legislation
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Mulligan, Gail; Halle, Tamara; Kinukawa, Akemi – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
During a period when the school-age language-minority population grew, from 8.8 million in 1999 to 10.8 million in 2007 (U.S. Department of Education 2010, indicator 5), the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 (ECLS-K) tracked the educational experiences of a nationally representative sample of children who were in…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Science Achievement, Grade 8
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Snyder, Thomas D.; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
The 2011 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 47th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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