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Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Kang, David – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2015
The Expanded Success Initiative (ESI), focuses on the issue of low college readiness among Black and Latino male students--a problem that has persisted in New York City (NYC) even as high school graduation rates have risen. ESI is providing funding and professional development to 40 NYC high schools, aimed at helping them improve outcomes,…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, African Americans, Males, Program Effectiveness
Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy, 2015
U.S. social programs, set up to address important problems, often fall short by funding specific models/strategies ("interventions") that are not effective. When evaluated in scientifically-rigorous studies, social interventions in K-12 education, job training, crime prevention, and other areas are frequently found ineffective or…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Small Schools, School Choice, Poverty Areas
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Kang, David – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2015
The Expanded Success Initiative (ESI), focuses on the issue of low college readiness among Black and Latino male students--a problem that has persisted in New York City (NYC) even as high school graduation rates have risen. ESI is providing funding and professional development to 40 NYC high schools, aimed at helping them improve outcomes,…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, African Americans, Males, Program Effectiveness
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Green, Rupert – SAGE Open, 2015
This descriptive study used nonparametric (Kruskal-Wallis and Mann-Whitney U) tests to determine the efficacy of New York City (NYC) small school initiative. A sample of 369 NYC high schools was tested on various performance indicators. The results: Large schools generated statistically significant higher performance scores and were more effective…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Small Schools, Urban Schools
Rosario, Gloria Yvette – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine transfer high schools within the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) and the instructional cultures developed by their principals. Transfer high schools reengage students who were previously truant and at risk of discontinuing their education. Four NYCDOE transfer high schools were studied…
Descriptors: High Schools, High School Students, Transfer Students, Transfer Programs
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Gryczka, Patrick; Klementowicz, Edward; Sharrock, Chappel; Maxfield, MacRae; Montclare, Jin Kim – Journal of Chemical Education, 2016
Lab instructors, for both high school and undergraduate college level courses, face issues of constricted time within the lab period and limited student engagement with prelab materials. To address these issues, an online prelab delivery system named LabLessons is developed and tested out in a high school chemistry classroom. The system…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Undergraduate Students, High Schools, Student Motivation
Rebell, Michael A.; Wolff, Jessica R.; Rogers, Joseph R., Jr. – Campaign for Educational Equity, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2012
In 2011, the Campaign for Educational Equity established the Safeguarding Sound Basic Education Project. One of the major components of this project has been to gather and analyze data about the availability of resources and services in high-needs schools both in New York City and around the state. A number of groups have issued statistical…
Descriptors: School Districts, Response to Intervention, At Risk Students, Educational Resources
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