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Matthewes, Sönke Hendrik – Centre for Economic Performance, 2020
I study the effects of early between-school ability tracking on student achievement, exploiting institutional differences between German federal states. In all states, about 40% of students transition to separate academic-track schools after comprehensive primary school. Depending on the state, the remaining student body is either directly tracked…
Descriptors: Track System (Education), Ability Grouping, Secondary Education, Program Effectiveness
Banghart, Patti; Cook, Maya; Zaslow, Martha – Child Trends, 2020
In 2014, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) distributed 250 grants across states and localities in the United States and its territories to establish Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships (EHS-CCPs) to expand access to high-quality child care. A cornerstone of Early Head Start (EHS) is the provision of comprehensive services.…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Early Childhood Education, Partnerships in Education, Child Care
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Parry, David Jeremy – History of Education, 2020
This article examines the career of the educationalist, Conservative politician and published writer on education and politics, Rhodes Boyson (1925-2012). As an educationalist, Boyson established Highbury Grove Boys' Comprehensive School in Islington, North London: An inner-city school which was antithetical to the wave of progressivism in the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Politics of Education, Urban Schools, Educational Philosophy
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Van Sickle, Jenna; Schuler, Kristen R.; Quinn, Candice; Holcomb, John P.; Carver, Susan D.; Resnick, Andrew; Jackson, Debbie K.; Duffy, Stephen F.; Sridhar, Nigamanth – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2020
Operation STEM (OpSTEM) is an NSF grant-funded program at Cleveland State University to improve retention and graduation among high-risk students seeking STEM degrees by supporting them through early mathematics. OpSTEM focuses on students from underrepresented minority (URM) groups, first-generation college students, and women. The OpSTEM program…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Disproportionate Representation, Minority Group Students, STEM Education
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Hopkins, Neil – British Educational Research Journal, 2020
This article investigates the work of Henry Morris (1889-1961), in particular his ideas on the Cambridgeshire village colleges. It is now 90 years since the first of these was founded in Sawston in 1930, and the article aims to address the issue of whether Morris's views on education and democracy encapsulated in the village colleges still have…
Descriptors: Community Education, Democracy, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Ehlers, Tim; Schwager, Robert – Education Economics, 2020
We present a theory explaining the impact of ability tracking on academic performance based on grading policies. Our model distinguishes between initial ability, which is mainly determined by parental background, and eagerness to learn. We show that achievements of low ability students may be higher in a comprehensive school system, even if there…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Ability, Grading, Models
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Olsson Rost, Kerstin Anna Sofia – British Journal of Educational Studies, 2020
Using the case study of Anglesey and its pioneering comprehensive scheme, this paper aims to re-examine education reforms and interventions by central government c.1918-1950. This is undertaken in a bid to reveal the significance of such reforms for the way in which comprehensive secondary education was able to evolve at the local level.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy
Fox, Michelle Margit – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This case study examined the initial implementation of an Early Warning Intervention System (EWIS) across three comprehensive high schools in a large suburban school district in Washington State using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. The purpose of the study was two-fold: to determine the extent to which the initial application of…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, At Risk Students, High School Students, Suburban Schools
Stoepker, Peter Teake – ProQuest LLC, 2019
In this dissertation, support mechanisms for comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) leaders were investigated. In the first study, a systematic review was completed that explored the effectiveness of CSPAP professional development/training. In total, 8,982 records were screened and two articles matched the eligibility criteria and…
Descriptors: Comprehensive Programs, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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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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