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Uzun, Naim; Gilbertson, Kenneth L.; Keles, Ozgul; Ratinen, Ilkka – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
The purpose of this study was to develop a valid and reliable "Environmental Attitude Scale" (EAS) for secondary school (5th, 8th grade), high school (11th) and undergraduate college students. The reliability and validity studies of the scale were carried out in three different countries (Finland, USA and Turkey). The sampling size was…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, High School Students, Undergraduate Students, Cross Cultural Studies
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Martin, Andrew J.; Collie, Rebecca J.; Durksen, Tracy L.; Burns, Emma C.; Bostwick, Keiko C. P.; Tarbetsky, Ana L. – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
This review explores predictors and consequences of students' growth goals and growth mindset in school with particular emphasis on how correlational statistical methods can be applied to illuminate key issues and implications. Study 1 used cross-sectional data and employed structural equation modelling (SEM) to investigate the role of growth…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Student Educational Objectives, Predictor Variables, Statistical Analysis
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Kirkiç, Kamil Arif – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
There is no special university entrance exam for gifted students in Turkey. Their only option is to complete the standard university entrance exam at the end of their final year in high school. This system of entrance exams does not benefit gifted students. Other universities around the world support such students in the following two ways:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Placement, Academically Gifted, Higher Education
Institute on Disability, University of New Hampshire, 2019
The "2018 Annual Report on People with Disabilities in America" is a companion volume to the "2018 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium" (ED595182) and "Supplement" (ED595183). While previous editions of the Annual Report highlighted state differences, the "2018 Annual Report" centers on national trends.…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Incidence, Employment, Income
Johnson, David R.; Thurlow, Martha L.; Qian, Xueqin; Anderson, Lindsay – National Center on Educational Outcomes, 2019
The present study was undertaken to update what is known about the status of graduation policies across the nation. It follows up on previous work, the last such study having been conducted in 2011 (Johnson, Thurlow, & Schuelka, 2012). Three research questions served as the focus of this national study of high school graduation requirements…
Descriptors: Graduation Requirements, Exit Examinations, Students with Disabilities, High School Students
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Miller, Paul – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2019
The recruitment of overseas trained teachers (OTTs) in England is a matter that has received as much attention inside the United Kingdom as outside. Education systems in small island and developing states, especially, were believed to have been placed 'at risk' following the departure of experienced and qualified teachers. Correspondingly, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Workers, Teacher Recruitment, Foreign Countries, Overseas Employment
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Vásquez, Rafael – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2019
Little research has been dedicated to Indigenous Mexican students' education and their sociocultural adaptation to U.S. schools, which includes their ethnic identity as significant to their schooling experiences. This study examines Zapotec-origin youth, original to the state of Oaxaca, Mexico, and how their Indigenous identity can positively…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Mexican Americans, Social Influences, Cultural Influences
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Anwaruddin, Sardar M. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2019
This article is concerned with teachers' engagement with educational research. It presents a subset of data from a larger study, which explored teachers' responses to educational research published in a peer-reviewed journal. In this article, I discuss four ways of reading that the participants employed while addressing the validity and usability…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Instructional Leadership, Holistic Approach, Inservice Teacher Education
McVey, Kaitlin Pennington; Trinidad, Justin – Bellwether Education Partners, 2019
Teacher shortages have real impact on schools, students, and communities. A gap of one teacher in a school means diminished opportunities for students. And, like many challenges in public education, the pain of teacher shortages is not distributed equitably: The communities that suffer the most from teacher shortages are often low-income and…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Educational Policy, State Policy, Preservice Teacher Education
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Fine, Adam D.; Kan, Emily; Cauffman, Elizabeth – Developmental Psychology, 2019
It is widely believed that there is a crisis of confidence in law enforcement in the United States. What remains to be seen, however, is whether adolescents actually differentiate between legal authorities and other types of authorities. Leveraging cross-sectional, nationally representative data of 12th graders from every year from 2006 to 2017…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, Differences, Grade 12
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Duraisingh, Liz Dawes; Sheya, Sarah; Kane, Emi – Global Education Review, 2018
How should educators teach about one of the most complex and pressing issues of our times? This paper presents an empirically-grounded framework to help educators understand the opportunities and challenges of engaging youth around the topic of migration, including migration involving refugees. It stresses the importance of inviting youth to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Public Policy, Immigration, Refugees
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Livni-Alcasid, Gur A.; Haskel-Ittah, Michal; Yarden, Anat – Education Sciences, 2018
In genetics education, symbols are used for alleles to visualize them and to explain probabilities of progeny and inheritance paradigms. In this study, we identified symbol systems used in genetics textbooks and the justifications provided for changes in the symbol systems. Moreover, we wanted to understand how students justify the use of…
Descriptors: Genetics, Science Instruction, Grade 9, Problem Solving
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Gray, Lucinda; Lewis, Laurie – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This report is based on the 2016-17 survey "Career and Technical Education Programs in Public School Districts" and provides nationally representative data on career and technical education (CTE) programs. The survey defines a CTE program as a sequence of courses at the high school level that provides students with the academic and…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Public Schools, School Districts, Sequential Approach
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Zakai, Sivan – Journal of Jewish Education, 2018
This "think-aloud" study examines how a group of American Jewish teenagers read historical documents that addressed what it has meant over time to be American and/or Jewish. It demonstrates that students use a variety of sense-making strategies as they read about the past, many of which fall beyond the boundaries of critical historical…
Descriptors: Jews, Adolescents, History Instruction, Documentation
Cass, Oren – Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, 2018
America's education system, from kindergarten through the state university, is designed to produce college graduates. Those who stop short of at least a community-college diploma are widely regarded as failures, or at least victims of a failed system. Yet most Americans fall into this category, and current trends offer little hope for improvement.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change, College Attendance, Dropouts
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