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Mittleman, Joel – Educational Researcher, 2018
Sexual minorities' risk for exclusionary discipline is a commonly cited indicator of the challenges that these students face. The current study addresses this issue by introducing a new data source for research on sexual minority students: the Fragile Families and Childhood Wellbeing Study. In this geographically diverse, population-based sample,…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Discipline, Homosexuality, Social Bias
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Bosworth, Kris; Garcia, Rafael; Judkins, Maryann; Saliba, Mark – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Bullying in secondary schools is a serious concern for educators and parents. The relationship between bullying and school climate has been identified and strategies to improve school climate are available. The importance of leadership in shaping school climate has been well documented. This exploratory study explores the role of leadership in…
Descriptors: Bullying, Educational Environment, High School Students, Leadership Role
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Huang, Francis L. – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Black students are much more likely to be disciplined using out-of-school suspensions (OSS) compared with White students. One often-cited hypothesis, though relatively untested, is the role of misconduct and students attitudes that support deviant behavior. The differential involvement hypothesis suggests that disproportionate sanctioning may…
Descriptors: African American Students, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior, Suspension
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Zhao, Yunchuan; Kim, Heejung; Peltzer, Jill – Journal of School Nursing, 2017
Male and female students manifest different behaviors in condomless sex. This cross-sectional, exploratory, correlational study examined the differences in risk factors for condomless sex between male and female high school students, using secondary data from 4,968 sexually active males and females participating in the 2011 National Youth Risk…
Descriptors: Correlation, Substance Abuse, Sexuality, Disease Control
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Kim, Dong-Hyun; So, Wi-Young – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
Background: Recreational drug abuse control has long been a major goal of global health and social welfare organizations. Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine the possible associations between recreational drug abuse and Korean adolescents' school records. Methods: In 2012, 74,186 seventh- through twelfth-grade students participated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drug Abuse, Adolescents, Secondary School Students
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Garrett, Brady A.; Livingston, Bethany J.; Livingston, Melvin D.; Komro, Kelli A. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
We examined frequency and intensity of racial/ethnic discrimination and the longitudinal relationship to substance use. The sample included (N = 1,421) American Indian, American Indian and White, and White adolescents. A high frequency of perceived racial discrimination was associated with an increased risk for heavy alcohol use, prescription drug…
Descriptors: Racial Discrimination, American Indians, Tribes, Social Discrimination
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François, Amir; Lindstrom Johnson, Sarah; Waasdorp, Tracy E.; Parker, Elizabeth M.; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – American Journal of Health Education, 2017
Background: Social norm interventions have been implemented in schools to address concerns of alcohol use among high school students; however, research in this area has not incorporated measures of variability that may better reflect the complexity of social influences. Purpose: To examine the association between perceived alcohol norms, the…
Descriptors: Drinking, Behavior Standards, Social Behavior, High School Students
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Romero, Andrea; Bauman, Sheri; Ritter, Marissa; Anand, Payal – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Guided by the interpersonal theory of suicide, this study examines the associations between gun carrying, bullying, and suicidal behaviors among high school students. Arizona Youth Risk Behavior Surveys were completed by 2,677 students in 2011; 9.0% reported suicide attempt in the past year, 5.5% carried a gun in the past 30 days, 8.5% were…
Descriptors: High School Students, Suicide, Weapons, Bullying
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Jia, Yuane; Konold, Timothy R.; Cornell, Dewey; Huang, Francis – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2018
Self-report surveys are widely used to measure adolescent risk behavior and academic adjustment, with results having an impact on national policy, assessment of school quality, and evaluation of school interventions. However, data obtained from self-reports can be distorted when adolescents intentionally provide inaccurate or careless responses.…
Descriptors: Surveys, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Adolescents, High School Students
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DeSilva Mousseau, Angela M.; Lund, Terese J.; Liang, Belle; Spencer, Renée; Walsh, Jill – Peabody Journal of Education, 2016
This study examined the relationship between stress and sleep duration for adolescent females from affluent backgrounds. Participants were 218 students attending two independent single-sex secondary schools. Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) regression models (cross-sectional and longitudinal) were run to examine the association between stress and…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Sleep, Adolescents, Females
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Mitchell, Kimberly J.; Ybarra, Michele L.; Jones, Lisa M.; Espelage, Dorothy – Journal of School Violence, 2016
This article examines characteristics of online harassment episodes associated with increased distress for youth. Data were collected as part of the Third Youth Internet Safety Survey, a cross-sectional telephone survey conducted in the United States in 2010. Interviews were conducted with 1,560 Internet-using youth, ages 10 through 17. Harassment…
Descriptors: Youth, Anxiety, Internet, Safety
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Malone, Susan Kohl; Zemel, Babette; Compher, Charlene; Souders, Margaret; Chittams, Jesse; Thompson, Aleda Leis; Lipman, Terri H. – Journal of School Nursing, 2016
Sleep is a complex behavior with numerous health implications. Identifying sociodemographic and behavioral characteristics of sleep is important for determining those at greatest risk for sleep-related health disparities. In this cross-sectional study, general linear models were used to examine sociodemographic and behavioral characteristics…
Descriptors: Sleep, Adolescents, Social Influences, Behavior
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Van Ouytsel, Joris; Torres, Elizabeth; Choi, Hye Jeong; Ponnet, Koen; Walrave, Michel; Temple, Jeff R. – Journal of School Nursing, 2017
Dating violence is an important public health concern and is considered to be a form of school violence. While digital technologies have enabled perpetrators of dating violence to target their victims online (cyber dating abuse), little is known about how this form of perpetration relates to specific adolescent risk behaviors. This brief research…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Sexuality, Bullying, Behavior Problems
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Bass, Sarah B.; Leader, Amy; Shwarz, Michelle; Greener, Judith; Patterson, Freda – Journal of School Health, 2015
Background: Little is known about the correlates of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination or willingness to be vaccinated in urban, minority adolescents. Methods: Using responses to the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey in Philadelphia, a random sample of high schools provided weighted data representing 20,941 9th to 12th graders. Stratified by…
Descriptors: Immunization Programs, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Low Income Groups, Minority Group Students
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Quinn, Katherine; Ertl, Allison – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2015
This study explores the characteristics and risk behaviors of sexual minority high school students using the 2011 Wisconsin Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Among 3,043 students surveyed, 8% of students identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or unsure, and 7% reported having contact with same-sex partners. Findings indicate sexual minority students…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, At Risk Students, Sexual Orientation, Homosexuality
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