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Gregory, Anne; Clawson, Kathleen; Davis, Alycia; Gerewitz, Jennifer – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2016
Restorative approaches to school discipline are increasingly being implemented throughout the United States in an attempt to reduce reliance on suspension and eradicate the racial discipline gap. Yet, little is known about the experience of students in classrooms utilizing restorative practices (RP). This study draws on student surveys (N = 412)…
Descriptors: Regression (Statistics), Discipline, Referral, Teacher Student Relationship
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2015
In the 2014 report, "Closing the Achievement Gap Through Modification of Neurocognitive and Neuroendocrine Function: Results from a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial of an Innovative Approach to the Education of Children in Kindergarten," researchers examined the impacts of "Tools of the Mind" on cognitive and academic…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Randomized Controlled Trials, Educational Innovation, Kindergarten
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Vaughn, Sharon; Roberts, Greg; Wexler, Jade; Vaughn, Michael G.; Fall, Anna-Mária; Schnakenberg, Jennifer B. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2015
A 2-year, randomized control trial with 9th to 10th grade students with significant reading problems was provided for 50 minutes a day in small groups. Comparison students were provided an elective class and treatment students the reading intervention. Students were identified as demonstrating reading difficulties through failure on their state…
Descriptors: High School Students, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Reading Programs
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Windsor, Alistair; Bargagliotti, Anna; Best, Rachel; Franceschetti, Donald; Haddock, John; Ivey, Stephanie; Russomanno, David – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2015
MemphiSTEP is a five-year STEM Talent Expansion Program (STEP) at the University of Memphis sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The project focuses on retention and persistence to graduation to increase the number of STEM majors and graduates. The project includes a range of student retention programs, including a Summer Mathematics…
Descriptors: STEM Education, School Holding Power, Academic Persistence, Majors (Students)
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Clarke, Ben; Doabler, Christian T.; Smolkowski, Keith; Baker, Scott K.; Fien, Hank; Cary, Mari Strand – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2016
This study examined the efficacy of a Tier 2 kindergarten mathematics intervention program, ROOTS, focused on developing whole number understanding for students at risk in mathematics. A total of 29 classrooms were randomly assigned to treatment (ROOTS) or control (standard district practices) conditions. Measures of mathematics achievement were…
Descriptors: Intervention, Kindergarten, At Risk Students, Number Concepts
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Xu, Di; Jaggars, Shanna S. – Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Using a dataset containing nearly 500,000 courses taken by over 40,000 community and technical college students in Washington State, this study examines the performance gap between online and face-to-face courses and how the size of that gap differs across student subgroups and academic subject areas. While all types of students in the study…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Technical Institutes, Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap
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Chapa, Marisa; Galvan-De Leon, Vanessa; Solis, Judith; Mundy, Marie-Anne – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2014
During the 79th Texas Legislature, the bill "Advancement of College Readiness in Curriculum" was passed (THECB). As a response to this, high schools and colleges have combined forming an early college high school. The result of this union was a program that condensed the time it took to complete both the high school diploma and up to two…
Descriptors: College Readiness, High School Students, College Preparation, State Legislation
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Drane, Denise; Micari, Marina; Light, Gregory – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2014
Peer-led small-group learning has been used quite extensively in the US to enhance performance and retention of undergraduate students in science, math, and engineering classes. This study presents the results from an evaluation of a peer-led small-group programme at a research university in the US over a 10-year period across five disciplines…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, STEM Education, Program Effectiveness, Academic Persistence
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Muñoz, Marco A.; Fischetti, John C.; Prather, Joseph R. – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2014
The Early College High School (ECHS) initiative developed in response to calls to significantly decrease the number of first-generation college and underserved students of color and from poverty who are high school dropouts or marginally graduates (i.e., ill prepared for college). The ECHS model is different from other educational reforms in that…
Descriptors: High Schools, Urban Schools, Disadvantaged Environment, Academic Achievement
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Matuchniak, Tina; Olson, Carol Booth; Scarcella, Robin – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2014
This study reports on the effects of the Pathway Project, a professional development intervention aimed at supporting the academic language development of English Learners (ELs). Using a subset of data collected during a multi-site cluster randomized controlled trial involving nine middle and six high schools in an urban, low-income school…
Descriptors: Intervention, Hispanic Americans, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Springer, Matthew G.; Pepper, Matthew J.; Ghosh-Dastidar, Bonnie – Journal of Education Finance, 2014
This study examines the effect of supplemental education services (SES) on student test score gains and whether particular subgroups of students benefit more from NCLB tutoring services. Our sample includes information on students enrolled in third through eighth grades nested in 121 elementary and middle schools over a five-year period comprising…
Descriptors: Supplementary Education, Scores, Achievement Gains, Tutoring
Valentino, Rachel A.; Reardon, Sean F. – Grantee Submission, 2015
This paper investigates the differences in academic achievement trajectories from elementary through middle school among English Learner students in four different instructional programs: English Immersion, Transitional Bilingual, Developmental Bilingual, and Dual Immersion programs. Comparing students with the same parental preferences but who…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Academic Achievement, English Language Learners
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Sondergeld, Toni A.; Fischer, John M.; Samel, Arthur N.; Knaggs, Christine M. – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2013
It is widely accepted that postsecondary education has become a necessity for US youth. College access, however, has been found not to be equal for all. As a result, federally funded college-readiness programs, such as Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), have been established to increase the numbers of…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Economically Disadvantaged, Access to Education, Quasiexperimental Design
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Rappolt-Schlichtmann, Gabrielle; Daley, Samantha G.; Lim, Seoin; Lapinski, Scott; Robinson, Kristin H.; Johnson, Mindy – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Science notebooks can play a critical role in activity-based science learning, but the tasks of recording, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting data create barriers that impede science learning for many students. This study (a) assessed in a randomized controlled trial the potential for a web-based science notebook designed using the Universal…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Access to Education, Student Journals, Computer Uses in Education
Houchen-Clagett, Denise A. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Retention rates at a southeastern community college declined to approximately 26% between 2009 and 2012. This decline in student success may indicate a problem with programs intended to help retain students. To promote student retention, the participating community college has recommended that students complete a college success course as part of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, School Holding Power, Academic Persistence, Success
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