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Woods, Amelia Mays; Ayers, Suzan F. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2019
There are several factors that contribute to the shrinking supply of teachers. Fewer individuals are pursuing teaching as a career; in the United States, for example, teacher education enrollments plunged 35% between 2009 and 2014 (Berry & Shields, 2017). In direct relation to the decrease in students entering preservice teaching, fewer…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Supply and Demand, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Kant, Joanita M.; Burckhard, Suzette R.; Meyers, Richard T. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2018
Providing science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) culturally responsive enrichment activities is one way of promoting more interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) studies and careers among indigenous students. The purpose of the study was to explore the impact, if any, of STEAM culturally…
Descriptors: High School Students, Females, American Indian Culture, Culturally Relevant Education
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Dougherty, Shaun M. – Education Finance and Policy, 2018
Earlier work demonstrates that career and technical education (CTE) can provide long-term financial benefits to participants, yet few have explored potential academic impacts, with none in the era of high-stakes accountability. This paper investigates the causal impact of participating in a specialized high school-based CTE delivery system on high…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Human Capital, Evidence, Outcomes of Education
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Hinze-Pifer, Rebecca; Sartain, Lauren – Peabody Journal of Education, 2018
Driven by a combination of concern for historically high suspension rates and substantial disproportionalities in suspension use, a recent wave of education reforms encourages schools to reduce their use of suspensions for student behavior management. Both academic and political discourse has focused on the extensive use of suspension for…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Student Behavior, Suspension, Disproportionate Representation
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Kemple, James – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2018
"The Expanded Success Initiative: Challenges and Progress in the Pursuit of College and Career Readiness for Black and Latino Young Men" synthesizes findings from the Research Alliance's four-year evaluation of Expanded Success Initiative (ESI). This report, draws on hundreds of interviews and focus groups with ESI school leaders,…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
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Martin, Nicole J.; Schmick, Ayla M. – Physical Educator, 2018
This study describes high school students' use of smart technology to enhance leisure-time physical activity. Participants included 109 students who completed an informational survey comprised of questions examining non-school sport and physical activity hours, daily video game hours, and use of Kinect active video games and smartphone apps.…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Educational Technology, Physical Activities, High School Students
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Plasman, Jay Stratte; Gottfried, Michael A. – Educational Policy, 2018
Applied science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) coursetaking is becoming more commonplace in traditional high school settings to help students reinforce their learning in academic STEM courses. Throughout U.S. educational history, vocational education has been a consistent focus for schools to keep students on the school-to-career…
Descriptors: STEM Education, High School Students, Learning Disabilities, Dropout Rate
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Voight, Adam; Velez, Valerie – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2018
This study employed a quasi-experimental design to examine the effects of a school-based youth participatory action research program on the education outcomes of participating high school students. The program was a year-long elective course in six high schools in the same California district whose student population is predominantly low-income…
Descriptors: High School Students, Participatory Research, Action Research, Student Research
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Abdul-Rahaman, Nurudeen; Rahaman, Abdul Basit Abdul; Ming, Wan; Ahmed, Abdul-Rahim; Salma, Abdul-Rahaman S. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Governments all over the world have been improving their educational sector through funding programs aimed at reducing the financial burden on parents, increasing access and quality to education. The government of Ghana in 2017 switched policy to a free senior high school policy to reduce poverty by finally eliminating the financial burdens…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Questionnaires, High School Students, Finance Reform
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Lombardi, Doug; Bickel, Elliot S.; Bailey, Janelle M.; Burrell, Shondricka – Science Education, 2018
Evaluation is an important aspect of science and is receiving increasing attention in science education. The present study investigated (1) changes to plausibility judgments and knowledge as a result of a series of instructional scaffolds, called model-evidence link activities, that facilitated evaluation of scientific and alternative models in…
Descriptors: High School Students, Science Instruction, Earth Science, Knowledge Level
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Arista, Fitra Suci; Kuswanto, Heru – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
The research study concerned here was to: (1) produce a virtual physics laboratory application to be called ViPhyLab by using the Android smartphone as basis; (2) determine the appropriateness and quality of the virtual physics laboratory application that had been developed; and (3) describe the improvement in learning independence and conceptual…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
Tidmore, Lauren Renee – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the social, emotional, and behavioral impact of a nine-week blended learning social skills intervention for high school students identified as having, or at-risk for, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. Exploring how social skills interventions improve students' social, emotional, and behavioral deficits…
Descriptors: High School Students, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, At Risk Persons
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Graziano, Kevin J.; Hall, John D. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2017
Research on flipped instruction with K-12 English Language Learners (ELLs) is limited. The purpose of this study was to examine the academic performance of ELLs who received flipped instruction in an algebra course at a newcomer high school, and to investigate ELLs' perceptions of flipped learning. Results indicate flipped instruction engaged…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Homework, Video Technology
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Castleman, Benjamin L.; Page, Lindsay C. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2017
Research increasingly points to the importance of parental engagement in children's education. Yet, little research has investigated whether prompting parents to be more involved in college processes improves student outcomes. We investigate experimentally whether providing both students and their parents with personalized outreach about tasks…
Descriptors: Parent Influence, Postsecondary Education, Decision Making, Telecommunications
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Alhaddab, Taghreed A.; Aquino, Katherine C. – Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 2017
This study is an examination of the relationship between participation in precollege outreach programs and students' college access patterns (i.e., enrollment patterns and timing in postsecondary institutions), comparing different racial/ ethnic groups. The study included a series of logistic regression models to investigate relationships between…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, College Bound Students, Outreach Programs, College Attendance
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