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Stevenson, Nathan A.; Swain-Bradway, Jessica; LeBeau, Brandon C. – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2021
There is a well-known positive relation between student engagement and a host of school outcomes. The following article describes a study that explores a commonly used tool for measuring engagement in high schools. Specifically, this study examined internal validity, factor structure, and the relation between factors of engagement (e.g., social,…
Descriptors: High School Students, Learner Engagement, Dropout Prevention, Student Evaluation
Hillman, Nick – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2021
Non-continuation in higher education is rising up the political agenda. In the vernacular, it is often described negatively as 'dropping out'. But despite any terminological confusion, all such measures describe a gap between learners' original stated intentions and their situation when they leave their course. This policy note looks at the scale…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropouts, School Holding Power, Universities
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Tarabini, Aina; Jacovkis, Judith – European Educational Research Journal, 2021
Transitions to upper secondary education are of crucial importance to understanding educational inequalities. They are also vital in explaining the contemporary dynamics of Early School Leaving. Global hegemonic discourses around educational transitions and Early School Leaving shape student pathways in terms of rational and linear choices,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Dropouts, Dropout Prevention
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Deli, Wu; Kaur, Amrita; Awang-Hashim, Rosna – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2021
Purpose: Given the prevalence of mental health issues among young adolescents and its detrimental effects on academic functioning, Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) interventions are becoming extremely valuable. The current study aims to investigate the effectiveness of two types of SEL interventions delivered by two different types of teachers to…
Descriptors: Social Emotional Learning, Anxiety, Mental Health, Dropout Prevention
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Mogale, Makobo Lydia; Modipane, Mpho Calphonia – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Globally, policy implementation in the education system has been found to be a challenging area of development. The South African education system is no exception to the ineffective implementation of policies. For example, in South Africa, the progression policy was introduced by the Department of Education in 2013 for the purpose of minimising…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Educational Policy, Program Implementation
Berlinski, Samuel; Busso, Matias; Dinkelman, Taryn; Martínez A., Claudia – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2021
Grade retention and early dropout are two of the biggest challenges facing education systems in middle-income countries today, representing waste in school resources. We investigate whether reducing parent-school information gaps can improve outcomes that are early-warning signals for grade retention and dropout. We conducted an experiment in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent School Relationship, Information Dissemination, Computer Mediated Communication
Rahman, Tashmina; Sharma, Uttam – World Bank, 2021
This Note presents results from a series of simulations that aim to capture the impacts that school closures in Bangladesh might have on the learning levels, enrollment and future earnings of children and students using a methodological tool developed by the Education Global Practice of the World Bank. We find that overall loss in learning for…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Foreign Countries
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Buckman, David G.; Hand, Nathan W. J.; Johnson, Arvin – NASSP Bulletin, 2021
The purpose of this study was to contribute to the body of literature regarding decisions school leaders make when developing strategic plans to improve student outcomes. This study investigated whether there is a significant relationship between school climate and graduation rates for public high schools in the state of Georgia when controlling…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Public Schools, High Schools, Educational Environment
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Gil, Alfonso J.; Antelm-Lanzat, Ana M.; Cacheiro-González, María L.; Pérez-Navío, Eufrasio – Psychology in the Schools, 2021
The literature on school dropout indicates a set of predictors of dropout. These factors are fundamentally grouped into three dimensions: behavioral, academic, and social. This study aims to analyze the relationships between of dropout. It is proposed that students' socialization abilities in the classroom affect their behavioral engagement, and…
Descriptors: Family Role, Social Support Groups, Learner Engagement, Adolescents
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Sood, Sakshi; Saini, Munish – Education and Information Technologies, 2021
For a productive life, education plays a critical role to fill individual life with value and excellence. Education is compulsory to provide things that individuals partake in to compete in the modern world. Predicting the academic performance of the student is the most successive research in this era. A different set of approaches and methods are…
Descriptors: Multivariate Analysis, Artificial Intelligence, Academic Achievement, Prediction
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Chan, Wing Yi; Kuperminc, Gabriel P.; Seitz, Scot; Wilson, Christyl; Khatib, Nadim – Youth & Society, 2020
This study examined the association between participation in a school-based group-mentoring program (Project Arrive) and academic outcomes in a group of ninth-grade students who had been identified as at high risk of high-school dropout (n = 239). Comparison participants were ninth-grade students with similar levels of risk (n = 980). Using…
Descriptors: Mentors, Grade 9, At Risk Students, Dropout Prevention
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Heib, Usama; Lazar, Theofild-Andrei – Journal of Educational Sciences, 2020
In Israel, the awareness on the youth dropout from school problem has increased in the last decade. There is no doubt that dealing with this phenomenon poses a challenge to the Israeli society and to the authorities responsible for educational services. It turns out that certain groups among the Israeli population are at a higher risk of dropping…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, At Risk Students
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Broos, Tom; Pinxten, Maarten; Delporte, Margaux; Verbert, Katrien; De Laet, Tinne – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2020
In this study, we present a case study involving two self-service dashboards providing feedback on learning and study skills and on academic achievement. These dashboards were offered to first-year university students in several study programmes in Flanders, Belgium. Data for this study were collected using usage tracking (N = 2875) and a survey…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Learning Analytics, Dropout Prevention, Student Experience
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Archer, Elizabeth; Prinsloo, Paul – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2020
Assessment and learning analytics both collect, analyse and use student data, albeit different types of data and to some extent, for various purposes. Based on the data collected and analysed, learning analytics allow for decisions to be made not only with regard to evaluating progress in achieving learning outcomes but also evaluative judgments…
Descriptors: Learning Analytics, Student Evaluation, Educational Objectives, Student Behavior
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McCullough, Alan, Jr.; Morrell, Felton, Jr.; Thomas, Bernard, III; Waugh, Vicente; Shubert, Nicholas; Donofrio, Amy – Harvard Educational Review, 2020
In this reflective essay, Alan McCullough Jr., Felton Morrell Jr., Bernard Thomas III, Vincente Waugh, and Nicholas Shubert with their teacher, Amy Donofrio, share the youth self-authorship methods that empowered them to transform their labels from "at-risk youth" to "at-hope youth leaders" in Jacksonville, Florida. After…
Descriptors: Violence, Crime, Story Telling, Youth
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