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Zhang, Anlan; Wang, Ke; Zhang, Jizhi; Oudekerk, Barbara A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
A joint effort by the National Center for Education Statistics and the Bureau of Justice Statistics, this annual report examines crime occurring in schools and colleges. This report presents data on crime at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, principals, and the general population from an array of sources--the National Crime…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, National Surveys, School Surveys, Crime
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Perrault, Evan K.; Albert, Cindy A. – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
Sustainability-related learning objectives in university curricula are becoming increasingly popular. While knowledge gain is usually a prevalent metric of success, this study assessed whether a project-based learning assignment could lead to attitudinal shifts in students regarding sustainability. After performing both primary…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Sustainability, Student Attitudes
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Henry, Brian; Cormier, Corinne; Hebert, Edward; Naquin, Mildred; Wood, Ralph – College Student Journal, 2018
Health and health-related behavior play a significant role in college students' academic performance. Unhealthy students and those who engage in risky health behaviors can have problems resulting in missed classes and lower grades. This study explored college students' health perceptions and behaviors, illness, and access to health care, and…
Descriptors: Health Services, Racial Relations, Gender Issues, Statistical Analysis
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Huang, Francis L. – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Black students are much more likely to be disciplined using out-of-school suspensions (OSS) compared with White students. One often-cited hypothesis, though relatively untested, is the role of misconduct and students attitudes that support deviant behavior. The differential involvement hypothesis suggests that disproportionate sanctioning may…
Descriptors: African American Students, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior, Suspension
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Lardier, David T., Jr.; Barrios, Veronica R.; Garcia-Reid, Pauline; Reid, Robert J. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
Hispanic urban youth experience high levels of violence, access to drugs and alcohol, and limited access to quality educational institutions, as well as a disproportionate use of substances. However, youth exposed to multiple sources of support, such as values related to family centrality (e.g., family cohesion or "familismo") and…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Youth, At Risk Persons, Substance Abuse