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Lee, Hsin-Hua; Wentz, Bethany L. – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2019
The population of Mandarin-speaking, Chinese international students is rapidly expanding in the United States (Institute of International Education n.d.). Among them, there is a small subgroup of individuals who are minors and unaccompanied by parents (i.e., parachute kids). As part of its initiative to increase support for Mandarin-speaking…
Descriptors: Mandarin Chinese, Foreign Students, Private Schools, High School Students
de Hoyos, Rafael; Attanasio, Orazio; Meghir, Costas – World Bank, 2019
This paper studies the impact of PROBEMS, a scholarship program in Mexico aimed at improving graduation rates and test scores among upper secondary school students from poor backgrounds. The identification strategy is the random allocation into the program, which took place in 2009. The strategy allows measurement of the effects of PROBEMS on test…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Graduation Rate, Scholarships
Askew, Karyl; Stevenson, Olivia; Jones, Bridget – Grantee Submission, 2018
"INSPIRE" is an Investing in Innovation (i3) development grant funded by the Office of Innovation and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education. "INSPIRE" provides an innovative integrated K-12 STEM pipeline approach focused on STEM course content and instructional redesign. The INSPIRE model was implemented in Cabarrus County…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Standardized Tests, Mathematics Achievement, Science Achievement
Dowell, Kathleen; Stevenson, Olivia – Grantee Submission, 2018
"12 for Life" is an Investing in Innovation (i3) development grant funded by the Office of Innovation and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education. "12 for Life" provides a rigorous STEM curriculum, combined with on-the-job-training, work/life skills development, mentoring, and employment opportunities to high school students…
Descriptors: High School Students, Dropouts, Dropout Prevention, Program Evaluation
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Crosby, Shantel D.; Day, Angelique G.; Somers, Cheryl L.; Baroni, Beverly A. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Court-involved, female students often experience trauma and disproportionate school discipline, complicating their academic success. This mixed-method study examines students' use of and experiences with the Monarch Room (MR), a trauma-informed disciplinary alternative. The study examines service utilization, using a repeated measures analysis of…
Descriptors: Suspension, Court Litigation, Females, Discipline
Miller, Cynthia; Cummings, Danielle; Millenky, Megan; Wiegand, Andrew; Long, David – MDRC, 2018
Making the successful transition to adulthood has become increasingly difficult for many young people in the United States, particularly for those without a college education. Those without a high school degree face even tougher prospects, with especially high unemployment rates and falling wages. A typical worker without a high school diploma…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, High School Equivalency Programs
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Freeman-Green, Shaqwana; Test, David W.; Holzberg, Debra – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
Benefits of graduating with a college degree include higher earnings, lower unemployment rates, improved health, and increased job satisfaction. A number of college-ready programs are offered to help prepare students for postsecondary education and careers (e.g., advanced placement, International Baccalaureate, dual enrollment, Tech Prep);…
Descriptors: Disabilities, College Preparation, Postsecondary Education, Inclusion
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Holm, Søren; Tolstrup, Janne – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2018
This paper presents the rationale and content of PASS, a Danish school-based prevention program targeting cannabis-culture-related beliefs among high school students (i.e. typically 15-19 years). The objective of the program is to prevent or delay initiation of cannabis use and limit use among students who already initiated. PASS is a combined…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Marijuana, Drug Use, Prevention
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Hangül, Sükrü – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Aim of this study was to explore and compare beginning teachers' experiences and evaluations about the new teacher induction program put into practice by the Turkish Ministry of Education. According to the directive and training program announced by the Ministry of Education on March 2nd 2016, the teachers who were appointed in February, 2016 took…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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Torcasso, Gina; Hilt, Lori M. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2017
Background: Suicide is a leading cause of death among youth. Suicide screening programs aim to identify mental health issues and prevent death by suicide. Objective: The present study evaluated outcomes of a multi-stage screening program implemented over 3 school years in a moderately-sized Midwestern high school. Methods: One hundred ninety-three…
Descriptors: Suicide, Mental Health, Mental Disorders, High School Students
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Lewis, Jessica; Oliver, Richard; Oliver, Mary – Teaching Science, 2017
A "citizen science" outreach program was aimed at high school students in Western Australia with a focus on agricultural sciences. The program had two main objectives: the collection of samples and the mapping of the distribution of the leaf disease powdery mildew of barley across the state; and support for the teaching and learning of…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Agricultural Education, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness
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Khoshaim, Heba Bakr – International Journal of Instruction, 2017
There has been a huge improvement in the education system in Saudi Arabia quantitatively and qualitatively. Nevertheless, many researchers indicated that high school graduates are not ready for higher education. Especially when considering mathematical compensations, high-demanded skills for tertiary academic programs, Saudi students have been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Graduates, College Readiness, Barriers
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Luiselli, James K.; Worthen, Douglas; Carbonell, Lauren; Queen, Alexander H. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2017
The authors describe social validity assessment of mindfulness education and practices among high school students (N = 84) participating in a 10-week instructional program. The participants rated their satisfaction with and acceptance of several program components, content areas, and outcomes, as well as their engagement in specific mindfulness…
Descriptors: High School Students, Metacognition, Validity, Program Effectiveness
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Davis, Elisabeth; Smither, Cameron; Zhu, Bo; Stephan, Jennifer – Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest, 2017
Acceleration programs are academically challenging courses in which high school students can simultaneously earn credit toward a high school diploma and a postsecondary degree (dual credit). These programs include Advanced Placement courses, concurrent-enrollment courses, Postsecondary Enrollment Options courses (a dual-enrollment program in…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Student Participation, Acceleration (Education), Advanced Placement Programs
Sutherlin, Lindsay – ProQuest LLC, 2017
In pursuance of analyzing attendance at Midwest High School (a pseudonym), the researcher examined the attendance program's effect on the junior class. The goal of the researched attendance program was to find what worked in the program, what needed to be changed, and how effective was the program. In order to evaluate the program, the researcher…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Attendance, Program Descriptions, High School Students
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