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Herrera, Cheryl – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2013
This study is designed to understand the patterns of selection, preparation, retention and graduation of undergraduate pre-licensure clinical nursing students in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University enrolled in 2007 and 2008. The resulting patterns may guide policy decision making regarding future cohorts in…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Undergraduate Students, Nursing Students, Nursing Education
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Garcy, Anthony M. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2011
Much of the literature related to the skimming or cropping of students by charter schools has ignored special education students. This article examines the relationship between the severity of student disabilities and their likelihood of having attended an Arizona charter school in the 2002-2003 school year. After adjusting for student traits,…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Attendance Patterns, Disabilities, Severity (of Disability)
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McColloch, Mark D.; Miller, Natasha A. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2010
One of the most fundamental drivers of change at the nation's community colleges is enrollment. This paper examines the enrollment patterns of community colleges across five different regions of the country. It illustrates how changing populations will affect the demographic make-up of the student body for each state.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Enrollment Trends, Student Diversity, Age Differences
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Hansen, Cory Cooper; Zambo, Debby – Literacy Research and Instruction, 2010
Relatively unexplored by research is how young boys transact and respond to literacy experiences during read-alouds. Some teachers perceive boys to be less interested in literacy and to prefer different kinds of stories than young girls. The purpose of this study was to analyze how two groups of preschool boys responded to different texts and how…
Descriptors: Reading Aloud to Others, Young Children, Preschool Children, Males
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Falco, Lia D.; Crethar, Hugh; Bauman, Sheri – Professional School Counseling, 2008
This article presents findings from a pilot study that examined the effect of a school counselor-led intervention, using the "Skill-Builders" curriculum, on middle-school students' attitudes toward mathematics learning. Results from the current study demonstrated that students who received the Skill-Builders curriculum had significantly…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Student Attitudes, Scores, School Counselors
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Bauman, Sheri – Journal of School Violence, 2008
This study analyzed data on victimization by bullying and harassment on school property in a large, diverse, random sample of high school students in Arizona using data from the 2005 Youth Risk Behavior Survey. No gender differences in frequency of victimization were detected, but differences by grade, Body Mass Index category, academic…
Descriptors: Body Composition, Bullying, Risk, Suicide
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Rodriguez, Nancy – Crime & Delinquency, 2007
Programs with restorative justice ideals attempt to incorporate victims and community members into the administration of justice. Although these programs have become increasingly popular, only a few programs in the United States have been the focus of prior studies. Using official juvenile court data from an urban, metropolitan area, this study…
Descriptors: Recidivism, Juvenile Courts, Metropolitan Areas, Juvenile Justice
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Kulis, Stephen; Yabiku, Scott T.; Marsiglia, Flavio F.; Nieri, Tanya; Crossman, Ashley – Journal of Drug Education, 2007
This study examined whether the efficacy of "keepin' it REAL", a model program for substance use prevention in schools, was moderated by gender, ethnicity, and acculturation. Gender differences in program efficacy may arise through boys' higher risk of drug use, inadequate attention to girls' developmental issues, or cultural factors…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Prevention, Cultural Influences, Acculturation