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Malooly, Ashley M.; Flannery, Kaitlin M.; Ohannessian, Christine McCauley – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2017
Previous studies have found evidence for gender and racial/ethnic differences in depressive symptoms in adolescence; however, the mechanisms driving this relationship are poorly understood. The goal of this study was to examine the role of individual differences in dispositional coping in the relationships between gender and depressive…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Adolescents
Carter, John Duel – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The social studies data of the 2010 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) highlighted some alarming results. These results highlight a trend in the learning of social studies related content within today's secondary schools. Students are mastering and retaining less social studies knowledge while other content areas are slowly…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement, High School Students
State, Talida M.; Kern, Lee – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2017
Over the last decade, there has been increased interest in measuring life satisfaction among children and adolescents as an indicator of broad well-being and happiness. Although limited, existing research with students with social, emotional, and behavioral (SEB) problems indicates they experience lower life satisfaction compared with their…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, High School Students, Interpersonal Competence, Emotional Problems
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Sekhar, Deepa L.; Zalewski, Thomas R.; Beiler, Jessica S.; Czarnecki, Beth; Barr, Ashley L.; King, Tonya S.; Paul, Ian M. – Journal of School Nursing, 2016
High frequency hearing loss (HFHL), often related to hazardous noise, affects one in six U.S. adolescents. Yet, only 20 states include school-based hearing screens for adolescents. Only six states test multiple high frequencies. Study objectives were to (1) compare the sensitivity of state school-based hearing screens for adolescents to gold…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Hearing (Physiology), Screening Tests, Hearing Impairments
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McCullough, Moira; Lipscomb, Stephen; Chiang, Hanley; Gill, Brian; Cheban, Irina – Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic, 2016
This study examines the accuracy of performance ratings from the Framework for Leadership (FFL), Pennsylvania's tool for evaluating the leadership practices of principals and assistant principals. The study analyzed four key properties of the FFL: score variation, internal consistency, year-to-year stability, and concurrent validity. Score…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Principals, Assistant Principals, Administrator Evaluation
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McCullough, Moira; Lipscomb, Stephen; Chiang, Hanley; Gill, Brian; Cheban, Irina – Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic, 2016
This "Stated Briefly" report is a companion piece that summarizes the results of another report of the same name. This study examines the accuracy of performance ratings from the Framework for Leadership (FFL), Pennsylvania's tool for evaluating the leadership practices of principals and assistant principals. The study analyzed four key…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Principals, Assistant Principals, Administrator Evaluation
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Quinn, Anne; Larson, Karen – Mathematics Teacher, 2016
Consistent with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSI 2010), the authors write that they have asked students to do statistics projects with real data. To obtain real data, their students use the free Web-based app, Census at School, created by the American Statistical Association (ASA) to help promote civic awareness among school…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Technology Uses in Education, Mathematics Instruction, Statistics
Babins, Sarah Brooke – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The roles and responsibilities of school counselors across the United States are often misinterpreted amongst various stakeholders, individual state requirements for educational initiatives, and often among practicing counselors' own perceptions and view of professional identity. While the American School Counselor Association (ASCA, 2003; 2005)…
Descriptors: Counselor Role, School Counselors, High Schools, Suburban Schools
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Handforth, Kellyn M.; Gilboy, Mary Beth; Harris, Jeffrey; Melia, Nicole – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2016
Purpose/Objectives: The purpose of this project was to assess fruit and vegetable plate waste, examine patterns of selection and consumption of specific fruit and vegetable subgroups, and analyze for differences across gender, grade level, and school. Methods: A previously-validated digital photography method was used to collect plate waste data…
Descriptors: Food, Eating Habits, Suburban Schools, Lunch Programs
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Everhart, Brett; Everhart, Kim; Everhart, Tyler – Education, 2016
The educational experiences of students engaged in different contexts of learning, particularly curriculum delivered and international travel and residence experiences may be related to problem-solving skills and game decisions and efficiency of high school students engaged in modified game play during physical education class. This study explores…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Foreign Countries, High School Students, Physical Education
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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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Else-Quest, Nicole M.; Peterca, Oana – American Educational Research Journal, 2015
Publicly funded single-sex schooling (SSS) has proliferated in recent years and is touted as a remedy to gaps in academic attitudes and achievement, particularly for low-income students of color. Research on SSS is rife with limitations, stemming from selective admissions processes, selection effects related to socioeconomic status, a lack of…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Student Attitudes, High School Students, Academic Achievement
Newman, Denis; Zacamy, Jenna; Lazarev, Valeriy; Lin, Li; Jaciw, Andrew P.; Hegseth, Whitney – Empirical Education Inc., 2015
We report on the scaling up of a high school content literacy framework, Reading Apprenticeship, over a period of four years as part of the independent evaluation of an Investing in Innovation grant from the U.S. Department of Education to WestEd's Strategic Literacy Institute (SLI). Our goal was to understand the school processes that support…
Descriptors: High Schools, Reading Programs, Educational Innovation, Literacy Education
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Duckworth, Angela L.; White, Rachel E.; Matteucci, Alyssa J.; Shearer, Annie; Gross, James J. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
A growing body of research indicates that self-control is critical to academic success. Surprisingly little is known, however, about the diverse strategies students use to implement self-control or how well these strategies work. To address these issues, the author conducted a naturalistic investigation of self-control strategies (Study 1) and 2…
Descriptors: Self Control, High School Students, Interpersonal Relationship, Conflict Resolution
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Roll, Ido; Baker, Ryan S. J. d.; Aleven, Vincent; Koedinger, Kenneth R. – Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2014
Seeking the right level of help at the right time can support learning. However, in the context of online problem-solving environments, it is still not entirely clear which help-seeking strategies are desired. We use fine-grained data from 38 high school students who worked with the Geometry Cognitive Tutor for 2 months to better understand the…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Comparative Analysis, Behavior Patterns, Intelligent Tutoring Systems
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