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Özkan, Zekiye; Arslan, Ersin – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
Introduction: Hyperactivity and attention deficit are situations which have been seen in individuals recently and affect both academic and life quality of individual negatively. The aim of this study is to determine hyperactivity and attention deficit level of university student who sport regularly and do not sport. Method: Carried out with…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Reliability, Validity, College Students
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Cohen-Vogel, Lora; Little, Michael; Fierro, Christine – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2019
Recent research has demonstrated that elementary school leaders, under pressure to meet benchmarks set by state and federal governments, have begun "staffing to the test," moving to tested grades and subjects teachers whose previous students made substantive learning gains. This is particularly true in lower-performing schools or schools…
Descriptors: High Schools, Academic Achievement, Teacher Selection, Teacher Evaluation
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Yousef, Darwish Abdulrahman – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: The present study aims to investigate the effects of a number of demographic and academic factors, such as gender, age, nationality (Emirati vs non-Emirati), high school major (arts vs science) and high school score, on the academic performance -- measured by overall grade point average -- of undergraduate students majoring in statistics…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Statistics, Undergraduate Students, Generalization
Sampson, Charles; Moore, Jeff; Roegman, Rachel – Educational Leadership, 2019
After bringing hidden inequities to light, a high-performing school district set out to reverse course. The district adopted two key practices to center issues of equity: the development of a district-specific metric, the Opportunity Index, and deep analysis of deceleration patterns in course taking among certain groups. These practices, alongside…
Descriptors: Equal Education, School Districts, High Schools, Academic Achievement
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Pas, Elise T.; Ryoo, Ji Hoon; Musci, Rashelle; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – Grantee Submission, 2019
The three-tiered Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) framework promotes the development of systems and data analysis to guide the selection and implementation of evidence-based practices across multiple tiers. The current study examined the effects of universal (tier 1) or school-wide PBIS (SW-PBIS) in one state's scale-up of…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Behavior Modification, Intervention, Program Effectiveness
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Jones, Martin H.; Mueller, Christian E.; McCutchen, Krystal L. – Youth & Society, 2019
The study examined the relationship among students' focus in urban schools and three educationally relevant psychological factors: school engagement, achievement goals, and possible future self. A 1-year study at two urban high schools with a total of 212 participants suggested that academically focused students are more highly engaged with…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, High Schools, High School Students, Learner Engagement
Jacobs, James; Worth, Jennifer – Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2019
Postsecondary workforce development is one of the major innovations of the modern community college. In a workforce approach, curriculum is driven by the needs of local industry, course delivery systems are sufficiently flexible to meet the diverse needs of students and industry, and students experience a mixture of work-based and classroom…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Community Colleges, Role of Education, Educational Trends
Gates, Susan M.; Baird, Matthew D.; Master, Benjamin K.; Chavez-Herrerias, Emilio R. – RAND Corporation, 2019
Research across the decades has confirmed that effective school leadership is associated with better outcomes for students and schools. A high-quality school leader affects dozens of teachers and hundreds or thousands of students. It is a pivotal role. From 2011 to 2016, The Wallace Foundation, through its Principal Pipeline Initiative (PPI),…
Descriptors: Principals, Career Development, Program Effectiveness, Academic Achievement
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Calhoun, Yolanda; Snodgrass Rangel, Virginia; Coulson, Hilary L. – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2019
This study sought to explain student success at an Early College High School. Guided by previous research on Early College High Schools as well as by the construct of educational resiliency, 28 students were interviewed in focus groups. Through the analysis, we uncovered the key role that educational resilience played in their success as the…
Descriptors: High Schools, Acceleration (Education), Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence
Preston, Robert J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This paper is based on action research to help support an initiative in a NJ suburban high school of about 600 students aiming to improve student achievement. The main problem addressed is a recent trend of low test scores. Rather than look at socio- economic factors, school leaders as well as leaders at the district level are concerned that the…
Descriptors: Instructional Improvement, High Schools, High School Students, Suburban Schools
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Segedin, Lauren – Learning Professional, 2018
Many educators and education leaders have found implementing districtwide programming at the secondary level challenging. High schools are more organizationally complex than elementary schools (Grubb, 2010). High school teachers are deeply entrenched in subject specialties and tend to be resistant to change. This article describes how the Greater…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High Schools, School Districts, Boards of Education
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Yungul, Okan; Can, Ajda Aylin – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2018
In this research, it is aimed to present the applicability of Web Based Distance Education (WBDE) method in instrument (guitar) education for Fine Arts High Schools. In accordance with this purpose, a web-based experimental study is developed within the scope of synchronous and asynchronous models for guitar education. The research is carried out…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Music Education
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Borda, Emily; Warren, Shannon; Coskie, Tracy L.; Larson, Bruce E.; Hanley, Dan; Cohen, Jessica – School-University Partnerships, 2018
The Whole School Success Partnership (TWSSP) worked to develop practices and cultures that emphasized student success in five middle and high schools. Because this project took place in secondary schools where teachers have disciplinary specializations, the whole school approach came with unique opportunities and challenges. Here we describe how…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Change, Secondary Schools, Partnerships in Education
Klomp, Jonathan – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Enacting a vision and surviving as a first-year high school principal in a new suburban school district can be a complex and difficult journey. Secondary-level principals have varied roles, including the improvement of teachers' practice and student achievement, branding (or rebranding) the school, and acting as community leaders. This…
Descriptors: Standards, Principals, Beginning Principals, Administrator Role
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Kemple, James – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2018
The Expanded Success Initiative (ESI) evaluation was designed with two overlapping and interacting components: (1) a study of the initiative's implementation in the participating high schools; and (2) a study of its impact on student experiences and other outcomes. As the document of record evaluating an important, large-scale initiative, this…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
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