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McLoud, Rachael – ProQuest LLC, 2019
An increasing number of parents are opting-out their children from high-stakes. Accountability systems in education have used students' test scores to measure student learning, teacher effectiveness, and school district performance. Students who are opted-out of high-stakes tests are not being evaluated by the state tests, making their level of…
Descriptors: Evaluation, High Stakes Tests, Parent Attitudes, Decision Making
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Koshy, Paul; Dockery, Alfred Michael; Seymour, Richard – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper examines factors affecting parental expectations of higher education prospects for their children using Australian household survey data. We find that a variety of factors influence parental expectations, of which parents' assessment of their children's academic performance is the strongest. Factors known to impact upon actual higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Aspiration, Parent Child Relationship, Higher Education
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Chiarenza, Antonio; Horvat, Lidia; Lanting, Katja; Ciannameo, Anna; Suurmond, Jeanine – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: The global phenomenon of migration has dramatically changed the social context in which healthcare professionals operate. European states are facing a growing need to effectively train healthcare professionals to understand and respond appropriately to the diverse needs of migrants and ethnic minorities. While many European Union (EU)…
Descriptors: Health Services, Immigrants, Health Personnel, Immigration
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Massar, Michelle M.; McIntosh, Kent; Mercer, Sterett H. – Remedial and Special Education, 2019
Assessing fidelity of implementation of school-based interventions is a critical factor in successful implementation and sustainability. The Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) was developed as a comprehensive measure of all three tiers of School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) and is intended to measure the extent to…
Descriptors: Fidelity, Intervention, Program Implementation, Positive Behavior Supports
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Gil, Alfonso J.; Carrrillo, Francisco Javier; Fonseca-Pedrero, Eduardo – Management in Education, 2019
The main objective of this article is to analyse the four basic dimensions of the learning organization (LO) -- leadership towards learning, learning structure, learning opportunities and learning culture -- within the school organization context. A quantitative study utilizing a survey was carried out. By means of an ad hoc questionnaire,…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Lifelong Learning, Models, Teacher Attitudes
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Byers, Lynne Almerico – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2019
The challenge in dental hygiene education is to develop valid indicators with a reliable questionnaire to establish a qualifying list of dental hygiene program competencies that aligned with the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) standards. The first phase of the study was the creation of a questionnaire and performing a Cohen's Kappa…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Dentistry, Competence, Test Construction
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Morrill, Janet – Accounting Education, 2019
Internationally educated professionals (IEPs) encounter significant barriers to entry to their professions upon immigrating. Obtaining education in the new country is an effective means of improving their positions. While universities emphasize the need to attract and serve adult learners and a more diverse clientele, the specific needs of…
Descriptors: Accounting, Foreign Students, College Students, Transitional Programs
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Weiss, Samantha; Harder, Jeanette; Bratiotis, Christiana; Nguyen, Emily – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Academic mentoring programs promote high school completion for at-risk youth. The purpose of this study was to hear the voice of youth in order to inform program services and develop best practices for meeting their academic needs. Using a grounded theory approach, we conducted 14 focus groups to examine high school students' perceptions and…
Descriptors: Youth, Student Attitudes, Mentors, High School Students
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Grain, Kari; Katumba, Tonny; Kirumira, Dennis; Nakasiita, Rosemary; Nakayenga, Saudah; Nankya, Eseza; Nteza, Vicent; Ssegawa, Micheal – Journal of Experiential Education, 2019
Background: The social justice goals of service-learning programs are often contingent upon strong relationships with host community members. Given this common narrative, it is necessary to extend our understanding of relationships in international service-learning (ISL), particularly as they are conceptualized by host community members. Purpose:…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Community Involvement
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Inci, Sibel; Yildiz, Sevilay – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
We can assert that teachers have a key role for the success of program implementations. Also, the compatibility of beliefs and pedagogical practices of the teachers is significant. Analyzing the perceptions of teachers on programs in different countries may provide us with comparative lenses to comprehend how primary English programs are applied…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Elementary School Teachers, English Teachers
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Cuadrado, Francisco – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
"Music and Talent" is an educational project for children between 3 and 9 years old. The aim of the project is to use music and musical intelligence as resources for enhancing important skills in social and cognitive development. These skills are self-esteem, self-confidence, motivation, social and emotional relationships, and…
Descriptors: Music, Talent, Creativity, Program Descriptions
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Yuen, Lai Ha – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2019
The immigrant population in Hong Kong is steadily increasing every year. This immigrant population largely comprises families, most of whom have pre-school and school-age children. However, limited information is known on the practices that immigrant parents adopt when they become involved in their children's schooling. In the present study, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Parent Education, Parent Participation
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Green, Jennifer H.; Passarelli, Rebecca E.; Smith-Millman, Mills K.; Wagers, Keshia; Kalomiris, Anne E.; Scott, Madeline N. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Clinicians and training programs strive to implement evidence-based practices and manualized treatments with fidelity. However, the constraints of a local setting may limit the extent to which this is possible. In the current study, an adapted model of an evidence-based social-emotional learning small group curriculum, the Incredible Years…
Descriptors: Socialization, Social Development, Emotional Development, Evidence Based Practice
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Beutel, Denise; Tangen, Donna; Carrington, Suzanne – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
This paper reports on the implications of participation in an Australian Award Short Course Awards programme for inclusive educators from South Asia. Seventeen educators from Nepal, three from Bangladesh, and one from Sri Lanka participated in the short course in Brisbane, Australia with a follow up component in Kathmandu, Nepal. The aim of the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Awards, Program Descriptions
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Bonar, Erin E.; Rider-Milkovich, Holly M.; Huhman, Anne K.; McAndrew, Laura; Goldstick, Jason E.; Cunningham, Rebecca M.; Walton, Maureen A. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Preventing sexual assault in college and university settings is an important public health priority. The college campus is a high-risk setting for experiencing sexual assault while at university. Many campuses utilise brief educational programmes to prevent sexual assault, but these programmes are rarely evaluated. In this paper, we provide a…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Rape, Prevention
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