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Kendall, Lynne – Education 3-13, 2019
This study draws upon data gathered from five parents who have children with Down syndrome (DS), being educated in mainstream settings in England. The parental perspective of practices, both inclusive and otherwise, is explored through a qualitative lens. Findings suggest that early intervention, such as portage, is important. However, access to…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Mainstreaming, Parents, Foreign Countries
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Wodon, Quentin – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2019
Serving the poor is a prime component of the mission of Catholic and many other faith-based schools. Do the schools succeed in doing so? This paper and a companion paper focusing on learning aim to answer this question. In this paper, the focus is on schooling or enrolment in school. The paper considers first global and regional data on the number…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Poverty, Preschool Education
Arias, M. Beatriz, Ed.; Fee, Molly, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2018
In the last 20 years dual language education programs have increased in number and expanded in range. Whereas once they were predominantly focused at the elementary level, they now span from pre-K through to high school. This book examines the key attributes of successful dual language programs, as well as the challenges and opportunities involved…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Second Language Learning, Profiles, Educational Objectives
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Poulou, Maria S. – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2018
This postscript describes studies which address teachers' personal and professional characteristics, teacher-student relationships and students' social and emotional skills, in an attempt to investigate potential predictors of students' emotional and behavioral difficulties. Based on preschool, primary and secondary teachers and students'…
Descriptors: Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Behavior Problems, Emotional Disturbances
Palacios, Moses; Vignola, Eric; Cooper, Natalia; Lyons, Renata; Ison, Ashley; Hart, Ray; Casserly, Michael – Council of the Great City Schools, 2018
Over the years, the nation's large urban school districts have consistently learned from the progress of their peer districts across the country. In 2002, the board of directors of the Council of the Great City Schools (Council) authorized what became known as the Performance Measurement and Benchmarking Project to develop and implement key…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement
Byrd, Lindsey – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study was designed to investigate the meta-analytic effects of mindfulness in regards to mindfulness intervention and: self-regulation, ADHD, anxiety and executive function. The majority of mindfulness research has been conducted in adults and very few studies have examined the benefits of mindfulness and its impact on students in the…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Intervention, Self Management, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder