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Brown, Stephen; Birch, David; Teufel, James; Kancherla, Viajava – American Journal of Health Education, 2006
Children and adolescents in the United States are increasingly overweight at younger ages. Many studies have investigated the issue from the perspective of professionals and other adults. This study assessed early adolescents' perceptions regarding the magnitude of, effects of, causes of, solutions for, and learning preferences related to…
Descriptors: Obesity, Health Education, Children, Adolescents
Bloom, Howard S.; Richburg-Hayes, Lashawn; Black, Alison Rebeck – MDRC, 2005
This paper examines how controlling statistically for baseline covariates (especially pretests) improves the precision of studies that randomize schools to measure the impacts of educational interventions on student achievement. Part I of the paper introduces the concepts, issues, and options involved. Parts II and III present empirical findings…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Research Methodology