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Van Reusen, Anthony K.; Shoho, Alan R.; Barker, Kimberly S. – High School Journal, 2001
This article reports the general findings of a survey study designed to extend knowledge about high school teacher attitudes toward the inclusion of students with disabilities in general education classrooms. Specifically, the study examined the extent to which high school teacher attitudes toward inclusion are affected by classroom experience…
Descriptors: High Schools, Teacher Effectiveness, Inclusive Schools, General Education
Segel, David – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1934
The great growth in college enrollments, the changes in the availability of positions for college graduates, and the development in the science of testing go hand-in-hand in making the problem of the prediction of college success of greater importance than ever before. This bulletin brings the attention of educators upon the work which has been …
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Prediction, Guidance, College Freshmen
Gana, Rajaram; Hoerl, Arthur E. – Online Submission, 1994
Since the publication of the highly influential "Coleman Report" of 1966, researchers have tried to find inputs, such as school quality, that are associated with student achievement on standardized tests, but have found little. This study finds an underlying association between Scholastic Aptitude Test scores and several measures of…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Statistical Analysis, Standardized Tests, Measures (Individuals)
College Entrance Examination Board, 1998
The instructional schedule does affect student grades on the four AP Examinations in this study after they have been adjusted for group differences in student ability. The results from this study generally suggest that students, on average, obtain higher AP grades when instruction is given over an entire year rather than in a semesterized block…
Descriptors: Block Scheduling, Advanced Placement Programs, Academic Achievement, Statistical Analysis
Stricker, Lawrence J. – College Entrance Examination Board, 1998
Steele and Aronson (1995) found that the performance of African-American subjects on test items portrayed as a problem-solving task, in a laboratory experiment, was adversely affected when they were asked about their ethnicity. This outcome was attributed to "stereotype threat". Performance was disrupted by the subjects' concerns about…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Ethnic Groups, Test Items, Problem Solving
Gallagher, Ann M. – College Entrance Examination Board, 1990
Performance of high-scoring males and females on the mathematics section of three forms of the College Board's Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT-M) was examined to determine how item content, solution strategy, and speededness differentially affect performance. The mathematical and verbal sections of the SAT were also compared for similarities in the…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Gender Differences, Scores, Mathematics Tests
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Reardon, Michelle Turner – Online Submission, 1990
The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of peer counseling on high school students who have previously failed two or more classes in a nine week quarter. This study was constructed by comparing who previously failed and were subsequently given peer counseling with a matched group of students who failed and did not receive peer…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Grade Point Average, Academic Failure, Counseling Effectiveness
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