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Vermont Department of Education, 2011
The annual event dropout rate describes the proportion of students who leave school each year without completing a high school program. The event dropout rates for the school year 2009-2010 of 1.89% for grades 7 through 12th and 2.69% for grades 9 through 12th are consistent with the dropout rates for the past four years. The event completion rate…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Dropout Rate, Graduation Rate, Enrollment Trends
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Peck, Stephen C.; Brodish, Amanda B.; Malanchuk, Oksana; Banerjee, Meeta; Eccles, Jacquelynne S. – Developmental Psychology, 2014
Racial/ethnic (R/E) socialization is widely practiced in R/E minority families. However, only recently have models been developed to understand how parents' R/E socialization messages influence adolescent development. The primary goal of the present study was to clarify and extend existing work on R/E socialization in African American (Black)…
Descriptors: Racial Factors, Ethnicity, Socialization, Identification (Psychology)
Stephens, Summer Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2010
A problem exists in grading practices accurately measuring student achievement. Both students' academic achievements and nonacademic factors, such as effort, homework completion, and behaviors continue to factor into grades. This combination can lead to inaccurate representation of true academic ability, rendering a grade useless. While…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Feedback (Response), Homework, Rural Schools
Chaplin, Duncan; Bleeker, Martha; Booker, Kevin – Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., 2010
Roads to Success (RTS) is a school and career planning program designed to be implemented for 45 minutes per week in grades 7 through 12. Researchers at Mathematica Policy Research used a random assignment design to estimate the impacts of receiving RTS in grades 7 and 8. More than half of the students in these schools were eligible for free or…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Study Habits, Career Planning, Middle Schools
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Kinzer, Charles K. – Language Arts, 2010
This article (1) argues that literacy is being redefined as a result of the use of digital media, and (2) provides suggestions for policy makers, budget decision-makers, teachers, researchers, and interested others about literacy and language arts standards, assessment, and teaching related to "new literacies," including: (a) Maximize the…
Descriptors: Inservice Education, Language Arts, Privacy, Literacy
Tanner-McBrien, Laura – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Children who are homeless or in foster care change schools more often than their non-mobile peers. The impact of school mobility increases their risk of academic failure (Evans, 1996; Ingersoll, Scamman, & Eckerling, 1989; Mao, 1997, Mehana & Reynolds, 2003; Reynolds & Wolf, 1999). Laws enforcing the right of students to remain in…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Grade Point Average, State Legislation, Federal Legislation
Vermont Department of Education, 2010
The annual event dropout rate describes the proportion of students who leave school each year without completing a high school program. The event dropout rates for the school year 2008-2009 of 2.04% for grades 7 through 12th and 2.89% for grades 9 through 12th are consistent with the dropout rates for the past four years. The event completion rate…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Dropout Rate, Graduation Rate, Enrollment Trends
Arizona Department of Education, 2010
As part of compliance with with the federal No Child Left Behind Act, this document presents the State Report Card of Arizona for 2009-2010. The report card provides tables relating to percentage of students who passed AIMS in Arizona by subject and grade. The tables shown in this document include: (1) Mathematics Grade 3; (2) Reading Grade 3; (3)…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Definitions, Educational Improvement, Federal Programs
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Bowers, Alex J. – Journal of Educational Research, 2010
Studies of student risk of school dropout have shown that present predictors of at-risk status do not accurately identify a large percentage of students who eventually drop out. Through the analysis of the entire Grade 1-12 longitudinal cohort-based grading histories of the class of 2006 for two school districts in the United States, the author…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Dropouts, Graduation, At Risk Students
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Hubber, Peter; Darby, Linda; Tytler, Russell – Teaching Science, 2010
This is the first of two papers that draw on a study of the national BHP Billiton Science Awards, a peak competition funded by BHP Billiton and administered by CSIRO. BHP Billiton, CSIRO and ASTA together oversee the strategic direction of the Awards. This paper reports an analysis focussed on the outcomes for students of participation in open…
Descriptors: Investigations, Awards, Partnerships in Education, Science Instruction
Vermont Department of Education, 2009
The annual event dropout rate describes the proportion of students who leave school each year without completing a high school program. The event dropout rates for the school year 2006-2007 of 2.18% for grades 7 through 12th and 3.08% for grades 9 through 12th are consistent with the dropout rates for the past four years. The event completion rate…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Dropout Rate, Graduation Rate, Enrollment Trends
Vermont Department of Education, 2009
The annual event dropout rate describes the proportion of students who leave school each year without completing a high school program. The event dropout rates for the school year 2007-2008 of 2.30% for grades 7 through 12th and 3.25% for grades 9 through 12th are consistent with the dropout rates for the past four years. The event completion rate…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Dropout Rate, Graduation Rate, Enrollment Trends
Center on Education Policy, 2009
This general achievement trends profile includes information that the Center on Education Policy (CEP) and the Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO) obtained from states from fall 2008 through April 2009. Included herein are: (1) Bullet points summarizing key findings about achievement trends in that state at three performance…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Federal Legislation, Testing Programs, Academic Achievement
Center on Education Policy, 2009
This general achievement trends profile includes information that the Center on Education Policy (CEP) and the Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO) obtained from states from fall 2008 through April 2009. Included herein are: (1) Bullet points summarizing key findings about achievement trends in that state at three performance…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Federal Legislation, Testing Programs, Academic Achievement
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Mueller, Christian E. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2009
Despite continued efforts by researchers, a gap still exists in our understanding of the psychological, social, and emotional adjustment of gifted students. Historically, research and education of the gifted has focused on cognitive variables, with less attention given to the social and emotional needs of these students. The current study used…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Adolescents, Emotional Adjustment, Depression (Psychology)
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