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Kabakci, Omer Faruk – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The purpose of the present study is to determine if high school students' character strengths composed of twenty-four different strengths, virtues including six dimensions and demographic characteristics predict risky behaviors. The participants of the study were 380 students aged between 14-19 years and enrolled in general high schools. The data…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, High School Students, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems
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West, Stephen G.; Hughes, Jan N.; Kim, Han Joe; Bauer, Shelby S. – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 2019
The Motivation for Educational Attainment (MEA) questionnaire, developed to assess facets related to early adolescents' motivation to complete high school, has a bifactor structure with a large general factor and three smaller orthogonal specific factors (teacher expectations, peer aspirations, value of education). This prospective validity study…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Educational Attainment, Questionnaires, Adolescent Attitudes
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Brown, Tara M.; Cook, Alice L. J.; Santos, Jesus – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background: Many "dropout" studies use the concept of risk as a framework for understanding the persistent problem of high school noncompletion among students of color in urban schools. This research, which frames risks as statistical probabilities and largely focuses on static and individual risk factors, does not account for the myriad…
Descriptors: High School Students, Dropouts, Urban Schools, Grade 9
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Sorensen, Lucy C. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2019
Purpose: In an era of unprecedented student measurement and emphasis on data-driven educational decision making, the full potential for using data to target resources to students has yet to be realized. This study explores the utility of machine-learning techniques with large-scale administrative data to identify student dropout risk. Research…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Dropouts, Data Collection, Data Analysis
Hill, Kathryn; Mirakhur, Zitsi – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2018
Over the past decade, New York City's high school graduation rate has risen dramatically, yet roughly a quarter of each entering 9th-grade class still does not graduate on time. Some of these students permanently drop out in their first four years, but a much larger percentage actually stay enrolled (or reenroll after temporarily leaving school)…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Academic Persistence, Graduation Rate, Grade 9
Hill, Kathryn; Mirakhur, Zitsi – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2018
Over the past decade, New York City's high school graduation rate has risen dramatically, yet roughly a quarter of each entering 9th-grade class still does not graduate on time. Some of these students permanently drop out in their first four years, but a much larger percentage actually stay enrolled (or reenroll after temporarily leaving school)…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Academic Persistence, Outcomes of Education, High School Students
Hill, Kathryn; Mirakhur, Zitsi – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2018
The document is the technical appendices for the report, "Persisting Students: Exploring the Pathways and Outcomes of Students Who Don't Graduate in Four Years, But Remain Enrolled in NYC High Schools." The appendices in this document include: (1) Additional Tables, Sample Information, Key Definitions; and (2) Sampling and Analysis for…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Outcomes of Education, Enrollment, High School Students
Miech, Richard A.; Johnston, Lloyd D.; O'Malley, Patrick M.; Bachman, Jerald G.; Schulenberg, John E.; Patrick, Megan E. – Institute for Social Research, 2018
Substance use is a leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality; it is in large part why, among 17 high-income nations, people in the U.S. have the highest probability of dying by age 50. Substance use is also an important contributor to many social ills including child and spouse abuse, violence more generally, theft, suicide, and more;…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Grade 10, Grade 12, Secondary School Students
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Atienzo, Erika E.; Campero, Lourdes; Marín, Eréndira; González, Guillermo – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2017
In impoverished communities in Mexico, most adolescent mothers do not attend school; but typically, they become pregnant once they dropped out. Understanding the experiences of adolescents who have had a pregnancy and continue in school is complicated since few manage to do it. The goal of this study is to describe experiences within the family…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Mixed Methods Research, Poverty, Mothers
Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2017
Since 1986, Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) has conducted an annual attrition study to track the number and percent of students in Texas who are lost from public secondary school enrollment prior to graduation. The study builds on the series of studies that began when IDRA conducted the first comprehensive study of school…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Student Attrition, Dropouts, School Holding Power
Schulenberg, John E.; Johnston, Lloyd D.; O'Malley, Patrick M.; Bachman, Jerald G.; Miech, Richard A.; Patrick, Megan E. – Institute for Social Research, 2018
The present volume presents new 2017 findings from the U.S. national Monitoring the Future (MTF) follow-up study concerning substance use among the nation's college students and adults from ages 19 through 55. The authors report 2017 prevalence estimates on numerous illicit and licit substances, examine how substance use differs across this age…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Grade 10, Grade 12, Secondary School Students
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Ecker-Lyster, Meghan; Niileksela, Christopher – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2016
This article reviews the literature on dropout trends, prevention, and intervention initiatives for school-aged children. Theoretical and consequential trends are highlighted to offer educators a perspective in which to view the dropout problem. This article also examines current trends in prevention and intervention initiatives aimed at reducing…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Intervention, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Rate
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Dooley, T. Price; Schreckhise, William D. – Youth & Society, 2016
This study evaluates the Youth Development Program (YDP), a component of the federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA). We examine whether the YDP reduced dropout rates among youth in secondary schools in seven school districts in the impoverished Mississippi River Delta in southeast Arkansas. Initially, the program seems to have an impact. Students…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Dropouts, Dropout Rate, Comparative Analysis
Rumberger, Russell W.; Losen, Daniel J. – Civil Rights Project - Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2016
School suspension rates have been rising since the early 1970s, especially for children of color. One body of research has demonstrated that suspension from school is harmful to students, as it increases the risk of retention and school dropout. Another has demonstrated that school dropouts impose huge social costs on their states and localities,…
Descriptors: Discipline, Suspension, Costs, Dropouts
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Henderson, Dawn X.; Barnes, Rachelle Redmond – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
Increasing disparities in out-of-school suspension and dropout rates have led a number of school districts to develop alternative models of education to include alternative learning centres (ALCs). Using an exploratory mixed methods design, this study explores dimensions of social inclusion among ALCs, located in the southeastern region of the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Social Integration, Nontraditional Education, Suspension
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