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Marshik, Tesia; Ashton, Patricia T.; Algina, James – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Self-determination theory and research suggest that students are more motivated and have higher achievement when teachers support their psychological needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness. However, teachers might have difficulty supporting their students' psychological needs if their own psychological needs are not met, which might…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement, Psychological Needs
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Kahan, David; McKenzie, Thomas L. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: We assessed the associations of 5 school and 7 neighborhood variables with fifth-grade students achieving Healthy Fitness Zone (HFZ) or Needs Improvement-Health Risk (NI-HR) on aerobic capacity (AC) and body composition (BC) physical fitness components of the state-mandated FITNESSGRAM┬« physical fitness test. Methods: Data for outcome…
Descriptors: Physical Fitness, Risk, Body Composition, Tests
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Gross, Bethany; Denice, Patrick – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2017
Transportation remains a vexing concern in cities that offer students school choice. Time and again, research has shown that families typically want high-performing schools or schools with unique academic programs. But those schools tend to be concentrated in a city's affluent neighborhoods, often long distances from low-income households and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, School Choice, Urban Areas, Minority Group Students
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Li, Manli; Zhang, Yu; Wang, Yihan – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2017
This study examines the gender gaps in mathematics and physics in Chinese middle schools. The data is from the Education Bureau management database which includes all middle school students who took high school entrance exam in a district of Beijing from 2006-2013. The ordinary least square model and quantile regression model are applied. This…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Mathematics Achievement, Physics, Mathematics Tests
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Beland, Louis-Philippe; Kim, Dongwoo – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2016
We analyze how fatal shootings in high schools affect schools and students using data from shooting databases, school report cards, and the Common Core of Data. We examine schools' test scores, enrollment, number of teachers, graduation, attendance, and suspension rates at schools that experienced a shooting, employing a difference-in-differences…
Descriptors: Violence, Weapons, School Safety, High Schools
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Mertens, Steven B.; Caskey, Micki M.; Flowers, Nancy – Middle Grades Review, 2016
This essay describes and discusses the ongoing need for large-scale, longitudinal, empirical research studies focused on middle grades education. After a statement of the problem and concerns, the essay describes and critiques several prior middle grades efforts and research studies. Recommendations for future research efforts to inform policy…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Educational Research, Research Methodology, Longitudinal Studies
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Freeman, Jennifer; Simonsen, Brandi; McCoach, D. Betsy; Sugai, George; Lombardi, Allison; Horner, Rob – High School Journal, 2015
The purpose of this study was to explore the direct and indirect effects of SWPBIS on high school dropout rates. We used structural equation modeling methods to analyze the web of relationships among important high school level outcomes and SWPBIS in a large sample of high schools from 37 states. Results suggest that SWPBIS has statistically…
Descriptors: High School Students, Dropout Rate, Correlation, Program Implementation
Ross, Laurent – ProQuest LLC, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the role of teacher characteristics and school demographics in teachers' perceptions of children's cognitive abilities. Most researchers find that teachers' personal characteristics are not related to their perceptions of their children's cognitive abilities. In a 2011 study, Douglas Ready and…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Institutional Characteristics, Cognitive Ability, Teacher Attitudes
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Isenberg, Eric; Teh, Bing-ru; Walsh, Elias – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015
Researchers often presume that it is better to use administrative data from grades 4 and 5 than data from grades 6 through 8 for conducting research on teacher effectiveness that uses value-added models because (1) elementary school teachers teach all subjects to their students in self-contained classrooms and (2) classrooms are more homogenous at…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Academic Achievement
Cowan, James; Goldhaber, Dan – Center for Education Data & Research, 2015
We study the effectiveness of teachers certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) in Washington State, which has one of the largest populations of National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) in the nation. Based on value-added models in math and reading, we find that NBPTS certified teachers are about 0.01-0.05…
Descriptors: National Standards, Alternative Teacher Certification, Teacher Effectiveness, Mathematics Achievement
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Demirgunes, Sercan – Education, 2015
Coherence as one of the criteria for textuality is the main element of a well-produced text. In the literature, there are many studies on the classification of coherence relations. Although there are different classifications on coherence relations, similar findings are reported regarding the acquisition order of coherence relations in different…
Descriptors: Turkish, Rhetoric, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
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Song, Juyeon; Bong, Mimi; Lee, Kyehyoung; Kim, Sung-il – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015
We examined (a) the relative importance of perceived social support from parents, peers, and teachers; (b) the consequences associated with different types of perceived social support; and (c) the mediation by achievement goals in the relationship between perceived social support and academic outcomes. We analyzed the first 3 waves of the Korean…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Adolescents, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement
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Lowenhaupt, Rebecca; Reeves, Todd – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2015
Across the United States, immigrant enrollments in the public schools have rapidly increased, particularly in locales with little tradition of immigration, known as "new immigrant destinations." Despite the widespread nature of this trend, there is much to be learned about how schools are responding to this influx of immigrant students.…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Public Schools, Immigration, Student Needs
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Chudgar, Amita – Comparative Education Review, 2015
This article investigates the association between studying with a contract teacher and a student's academic outcomes, using data from five Francophone African countries for two grade levels and two subjects. Based on this analysis, the evidence for or against this form of teacher hiring is inconclusive. The results indicate that these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Teacher Characteristics, Context Effect
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Collado, Diego; Lomos, Catalina; Nicaise, Ides – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2015
In Chile, the influence of the socioeconomic make-up of classrooms on achievement has been extensively studied in mathematics and language, but less in currently important non-traditional subjects such as civic knowledge. This paper analyses the effects of the socioeconomic composition of classrooms on students' civic knowledge achievement in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Status, Student Characteristics, Civics
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