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Rodriguez, Awilda; McGuire, Keon M. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Despite policy efforts to increase Advanced Placement (AP) course-taking among Black students, gaps in AP course-taking persist. Many question whether offering more AP courses is a sufficient policy solution. However, few studies have examined the effect of course offerings on disparities within racially diverse high schools. Using national…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Racial Differences, High School Students, African American Students
Jewett, Elizabeth C. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The United States must expand the STEM pipeline in order to meet the growing demand of the STEM workforce and maintain our nation's prosperity and competitiveness in the global economy. The urgency of this need has been proclaimed by policymakers, business leaders, politicians, and educators. Despite the growing demand for STEM professionals,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Gender Bias, Racial Bias, Ethnicity
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Metli, Akin; Martin, Robin Ann; Lane, Jennie Farber – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper uses mixed methods to explore perceptions of international-mindedness within two case study schools in Istanbul, Turkey: a national school with mostly Turkish students and an international school with students from many nationalities. Using a conceptual framework developed by an international education programme, the authors critically…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Case Studies, International Schools, Foreign Countries
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Dulun, Öykü; Lane, Jennie F.; Ateskan, Armagan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This study used comparative case study methodology to investigate student perceptions of different programmes that prepare them for a challenging high school education programme: the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). Given the benefits and challenges of the programme, educators and stakeholders want to ensure students feel…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, International Schools, High Schools
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Suldo, Shannon M.; Storey, Elizabeth D.; O'Brennan, Lindsey M.; Shaunessy-Dedrick, Elizabeth; Ferron, John M.; Dedrick, Robert F.; Parker, Janise S. – School Mental Health, 2019
High school freshmen in accelerated courses have known risk and resiliency factors that should be considered within systematic efforts to monitor and promote student academic and emotional well-being. This study created and evaluated a multi-method approach to identify students in Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Identification, At Risk Students, High School Freshmen
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Resnik, Julia – Critical Studies in Education, 2019
The recognition of the DP (diploma programme) for university admission is crucial for the development of International Baccalaureate (IB) schools and the expansion of the IB network worldwide. In an era of higher education (HE) massification, accompanied by high failure and dropout rates, intense debates on access to HE are taking place in many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Advanced Placement Programs, Higher Education
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Burkholder, Eric W.; Wieman, Carl E. – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2019
We examined the variation in Force and Motion Conceptual Evaluation (FMCE) preclass scores according to the type of physics class a student had in high school. This was done for students who had taken Physics 1 at a highly selective university. The majority of students had taken an Advanced Placement (AP) physics course, allowing us to examine in…
Descriptors: Physics, Advanced Placement Programs, Science Instruction, Science Tests
Wilson, Janet S. – Montgomery County Public Schools, 2019
The College Board released national Advanced Placement (AP) Program Results: Class of 2018 on February 6, 2019. This memorandum provides information pertinent to the AP and International Baccalaureate (IB) examination participation and performance for the Class of 2018 in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The AP exam results in MCPS were…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Advanced Placement Programs, Tests, Academic Achievement
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Parker, Janise S.; Shum, Kai Zhuang; Suldo, Shannon M.; Shaunessy-Dedrick, Elizabeth; Ferron, John; Dedrick, Robert F. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study explored how adaptive help seeking was related to academic self-efficacy, perfectionism (maladaptive and adaptive), attitudes toward help seeking (perceived benefits and perceived threats), and teacher emotional support among 311 grade 9 students in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate classes. Significant bivariate links…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Help Seeking, Middle School Students, Grade 9
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Kolluri, Suneal – Harvard Educational Review, 2019
Rigorous learning opportunities at high schools in low-income neighborhoods are limited and ineffective, and in these settings the Advanced Placement (AP) program has mostly eluded successful implementation. In this study, Suneal Kolluri analyzes two schools in the same low-income, Latinx neighborhood that, despite comparable numerical gains, have…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Advanced Placement Programs, Low Income Groups, Hispanic American Students
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Horn, Shane; Veermans, Koen – Journal of Research in International Education, 2019
In this study, tasks measuring digital media literacy developed by Stanford University were administered at a school in Finland to consider the efficacy and transfer of critical thinking (CT) skills of a 'pre-IB' cohort preparing to enter the two year International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) and a graduating 'IB2' cohort. While the IB2…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Literacy, Media Literacy, Transfer of Training
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Méndez-Carbajo, Diego; Wolla, Scott A. – American Journal of Distance Education, 2019
This article studies the differences in student learning outcomes associated with changes in the format of online learning resources. We compare completion rates and degrees of student achievement across several economic education learning modules produced by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Initially designed as a long-form online learning…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Instructional Materials, Learning Modules, Outcomes of Education
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Rosenberg, Joshua M.; Lawson, Michael A. – Education Sciences, 2019
Science educators have begun to explore how students have opportunities to not only view and manipulate simulations, but also to analyze the complex sources of data they generate. While scholars have documented the characteristics and the effects of using simulations as a source of data in face-to-face, K-12 classrooms, how simulations can be…
Descriptors: Online Courses, High School Students, Secondary School Science, Physics
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Bjorklund, Peter – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2019
This qualitative study explored Latina/o students' sense of belonging in majority White and Asian Advanced Placement (AP) and honors classes in a diverse suburban high school. Using self-determination theory as a framework, I focused on three aspects of sense of belonging: social belonging, teacher-student relationships, and academic belonging.…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Racial Composition, Disproportionate Representation, Advanced Placement Programs
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Mack, Lori C.; Halic, Olivia; Burd, Emma – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
The Career-related Programme (CP) is an innovative education programme by the International Baccalaureate (IB). Designed to promote college and career readiness equally in the last two years of high school, the CP combines rigorous university preparatory coursework with targeted career-related studies. This study examines the patterns of higher…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, College Bound Students, College Readiness, Career Readiness
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