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Center on Education Policy, 2011
This paper profiles New Hampshire's test score trends through 2008-09. In 2006, the mean scale score on the state 4th grade reading test was 445 for non-Title I students and 438 for Title I students. In 2009, the mean scale score in 4th grade reading was 448 for non-Title I students and 441 for Title I students. Between 2006 and 2009, the mean…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Achievement Rating
ACT, Inc., 2011
Annually, ACT provides a snapshot of the college and career readiness of ACT-tested high school graduates. This report is offered as a service to inform policymakers and practitioners about selected indicators of effectiveness and how that translates into readiness. It is designed to stimulate discussion, inquiry, and action. This report for the…
Descriptors: Achievement Need, Achievement Rating, Achievement Tests, Academic Achievement
Often, Elizabeth – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J1), 2011
The quality of math standards within career paths is an important one, as it can indicate whether career and technical education (CTE) students are receiving a rigorous academic and technical curriculum. This is especially important as the CTE field has expanded to include technology and pre-engineering (often called STEM fields) as well as more…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, State Standards, Academic Achievement, Academic Standards
Duckenfield, Marty, Ed. – National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N), 2011
The "National Dropout Prevention Newsletter" is published quarterly by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. This issue contains the following articles: (1) Special Olympics Project UNIFY (Andrea Cahn); (2) The Impact of Project UNIFY; (3) Project UNIFY Brings Youth Together to Learn and Graduate (William H. Hughes); (4)…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Physical Education, Mental Retardation, Dropout Prevention
Duckenfield, Marty, Ed. – National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N), 2011
The "National Dropout Prevention Newsletter" is published quarterly by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. This issue contains the following articles: (1) Leading the Way in Dropout Prevention; (2) The 15 Effective Strategies in Action; (3) Technology Changes 1986-2011 (Marty Duckenfield); (4) 25 Years of Research and Support…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Educational Technology, Dropout Prevention, Newsletters
Stracuzzi, Nena F.; Mills, Meghan L. – Carsey Institute, 2010
Students who feel positively about their education, have a sense of belonging in school, and maintain good relationships with students and staff generally feel connected to their schools. In fact, 63 percent of Coos youth report feeling this way. It is one of the most important factors in promoting socio-emotional well-being and positive youth…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adolescent Development, Gender Differences, School Attitudes
Rebellon, Cesar J.; Stracuzzi, Nena F.; Burbank, Melissa – Carsey Institute, 2010
As Coos County youth age, their attachment to their communities may deteriorate. This brief presents new data from the Coos Youth Study. This research indicates efforts to keep young people in Coos may benefit from efforts to show students that their views matter to adults in their communities. (Contains 8 figures and 10 endnotes.) [This work was…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Youth, Opinions, Migration
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Malloy, JoAnne M.; Sundar, Vidyalakshmi; Hagner, David; Pierias, Leigh; Viet, Tara – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2010
This article describes the results of a research project designed to assess the efficacy of a secondary transition model, RENEW (Rehabilitation, Empowerment, Natural supports, Education and Work), on the social and emotional functioning of 20 youth at risk of dropping out of high school using the Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, High School Students, Individualized Programs, Transitional Programs
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Fleischer, Leonard – Reclaiming Children and Youth, 2010
Transition is a term typically used in education to refer to the significant shifts that students encounter before, during, and after their school experience. These changes can occur on a daily basis, as in the transition between classes and the associated behavioral outcomes that might be seen, or changes can be experienced on a larger scale when…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Independent Living, Disabilities, Educational Experience
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Caron, Darrell – Tech Directions, 2010
This article features Advanced Competitive Science (ACS), a two-year course introduced by a science teacher, Joe Pouliot, in 2004 at Trinity High School in Manchester, New Hampshire. More than a traditional STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) course, ACS harnesses the excitement of robotics competitions to promote student…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Student Projects, Physics, Active Learning
Gewertz, Catherine – Education Week, 2010
The latest administration of the assessment provides state-by-state results for 12th graders for the first time. Twelfth graders' reading and mathematics scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress have improved only modestly in the past four years, according to results from the latest administration, prompting renewed recognition…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, National Competency Tests, Grade 12
ACT, Inc., 2010
This report provides information about the performance of 2010 graduating seniors who took the ACT as sophomores, juniors, or seniors; and self-reported at the time of testing that they were scheduled to graduate in 2010 and tested under standard time conditions. This report focuses on: (1) Performance: student test performance in the context of…
Descriptors: High School Seniors, College Entrance Examinations, Academic Achievement, Core Curriculum
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National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
This report presents results of the 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in reading and mathematics at grade 12. Results for students in the nation and, for the first time, in the 11 states that volunteered to participate in the 2009 state pilot program are reported as average scores and as percentages of students performing at…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Pilot Projects, Student Participation, Second Language Learning
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National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
Each state and jurisdiction that participated in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2009 Grade 12 Reading and Mathematics State Pilot assessment receives a one-page snapshot report that presents key findings and trends in a condensed format. This report presents the results for New Hampshire's student achievement in…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, High School Students, Ethnic Groups, Gender Differences
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National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
Each state and jurisdiction that participated in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2009 Grade 12 Reading and Mathematics State Pilot assessment receives a one-page snapshot report that presents key findings and trends in a condensed format. This report presents the results for New Hampshire's student achievement in reading. In…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, High School Students, Ethnic Groups, Gender Differences
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