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Zhang, Xiaoxia; Gu, Xiangli; Zhang, Tao; Keller, Jean; Chen, Senlin – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2018
Comprehensive school physical activity programs (CSPAPs) aim to promote physical activity and healthy lifestyles among school-age children and adolescents. Physical educators are highly qualified individuals taking on the role of certified physical activity leaders. Physical education teacher education (PETE) programs should consider preparing…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Comprehensive Programs, Physical Education Teachers, Physical Education
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Martin, Margary; Suárez-Orozco, Carola – Theory Into Practice, 2018
Using a multiple case study approach across seven schools in the United States and Sweden that serve newcomer students exceptionally well, we identified the strategies they implemented across sites that served to meet the educational needs of these students. We found that these schools provided a comprehensive approach to support the…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Migrant Children, Case Studies, Educational Needs
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Zeng, Wen; Ju, Song; Hord, Casey – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2018
The number of students with learning disabilities (LD) enrolling in postsecondary education has increased rapidly over the past decade. It is imperative to investigate what interventions have been used to assist students with LD in achieving academic success. To examine the interventions currently used to support students with LD in postsecondary…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Intervention, College Students, Learning Disabilities
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Giesinger, Johannes – Theory and Research in Education, 2017
The philosophical debate on educational justice currently focusses on the Anglo-American situation. This essay brings in an additional perspective. It provides a justice-oriented critique of the segregated education systems in German-speaking countries. First, arguments that are commonly put forward in favour of these systems are rejected. Second,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Justice, School Segregation
Harris-Bingham, Tranae – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationships among the level of comprehensive school counseling program implementation, school counselors' leadership practices, and their schools' Title I status. Existing research examining the level of program implementation and school counselor leadership practices is limited and the representation…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Program Implementation, School Counselors, Leadership Styles
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Fielding, Michael – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2017
This article reflects on the two subsequent articles--the first by Mike Davies and the second by David Taylor--that provide exhilarating challenges to the diminishing and demeaning status quo of current education policy and practice in England.
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Comprehensive Programs, Educational Policy, Educational Change
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Webster, Collin A.; Russ, Laura; Webster, Liana; Molina, Sergio; Lee, Hee Su; Cribbs, Jason – Physical Educator, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the perceived effectiveness and attitudes of physical education teacher education (PETE) faculty concerning the preparation of preservice teachers for Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) roles. Faculty (N = 175) responded to an electronic survey assessing perceived effectiveness and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teacher Education, Physical Education Teachers, College Faculty
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Young, Helen E.; Falco, Ruth A.; Hanita, Makoto – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2016
This randomized, controlled trial, comparing the Comprehensive Autism Program (CAP) and business as usual programs, studied outcomes for 3-5 year old students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Participants included 84 teachers and 302 students with ASD and their parents. CAP utilized specialized curricula and training components to implement…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Comprehensive Programs, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism
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McCulloch, Gary – History of Education, 2016
Fifty years after the production of Circular 10/65, which confirmed comprehensive education as the national policy for secondary education in England and Wales, it is possible to trace the idea of comprehensive education from the 1940s to the 1960s, to understand the position of the Labour Party in its development, and to assess the nature of the…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational History
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Jenny, Seth; Becker, Andrew; Armstrong, Tess – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2016
The lack of physical activity is an epidemic problem among American youth today. In order to combat this, many schools are incorporating youth running programs as a part of their comprehensive school physical activity programs. These youth running programs are being implemented before or after school, at school during recess at the elementary…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Youth Programs, Comprehensive Programs, Track and Field
Dunn, Michael; Kalleberg, Arne L. – Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment, 2016
The evolution of community colleges from their origins as junior colleges to institutions with dual missions to provide both academic and workforce preparation raises questions about the impact of a college's mission focus on its students' labor market success. We examine this question using data from the 58 colleges in the North Carolina…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Institutional Mission, Labor Force Development, Labor Market
Wolanin, Natalie; Cooper-Martin, Elizabeth – Montgomery County Public Schools, 2016
The ACES program is a collaboration between MCPS, Montgomery College (MC), and the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) to create a seamless pathway from high school to college completion. ACES focuses on identifying and supporting students who are underrepresented in higher education, the first in their family to attend college, or both. In…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Comprehensive Programs, College School Cooperation, College Preparation
Modarresi, Shahpar; Wolanin, Natalie; Cooper-Martin, Elizabeth – Montgomery County Public Schools, 2016
The Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) program is a collaboration between MCPS, Montgomery College, and the Universities at Shady Grove to create a seamless pathway from high school to college completion; it targets students who are underrepresented in higher education, the first in their family to attend college, or both. As one…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Comparative Analysis, Control Groups, Experimental Groups
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Deering, Paul D.; Martin, Kathryn L.; Buelow, Stephanie M.; Hoffman, Jennifer T.; Cameli, Sandy; Martin, Matt; Walker, Robert E.; O'Neill, Tara B. – Middle School Journal, 2016
We must prepare young adolescents for a bright future by examining all of our educational practices in terms of their current and future relevance. The education we provide our students must prepare them to address enormously complex issues involving demographics and international relations, environmental and human health, and the development and…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Early Adolescents, Educational Practices, Readiness
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Bailey, Thomas; Bashford, Joanne; Boatman, Angela; Squires, John; Weiss, Michael; Doyle, William; Valentine, Jeffrey C.; LaSota, Robin; Polanin, Joshua R.; Spinney, Elizabeth; Wilson, Wesley; Yelde, Martha; Young, Sarah H. – What Works Clearinghouse, 2016
This practice guide presents six evidence-based recommendations for college and university faculty, administrators, and advisors working to improve the success of students academically underprepared for college. Each recommendation includes an overview of the practice, a summary of evidence used in support of the evidence rating, guidance on how…
Descriptors: Developmental Programs, Postsecondary Education, College Students, Guides
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