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Gage, Nicholas A.; Grasley-Boy, Nicolette; Peshak George, Heather; Childs, Karen; Kincaid, Don – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2019
School discipline continues to be a challenge for schools, resulting in loss of instructional time for both teachers and students. With respect to discipline actions, school suspension is one of the most widely used, yet research continues to demonstrate an empirical link between receipt of suspension and poor student outcomes, including increased…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Intervention, Discipline, Outcomes of Treatment
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Phillips, Stephanie – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2019
The release of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys is part of a public health initiative to limit the spread of infectious disease. The local debate over this proposed action provides a current case study of a public, scientific controversy in which citizens and officials disagree about what is best for the community. The case…
Descriptors: Genetics, Entomology, Public Health, Case Studies
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Young, Michelle D.; VanGronigen, Bryan A.; Reynolds, Amy Luelle – Educational Policy, 2019
Few scholars have engaged in close examinations of state boards of education (SBOEs), their make-up, or the broader implications of their influence over time. SBOE membership, authority, and impact differ significantly across the 50 states. This article reports findings from an exploratory study of three SBOEs and their role as policy actors.…
Descriptors: State Boards of Education, Role, Power Structure, Educational Policy
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Alfano, Alliete R. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2019
Only 15% of children with hearing loss who could receive a cochlear implant receive one leaving American Sign Language (ASL) as their access to communication. Spanish-speaking families face even greater challenges including learning different languages/cultures and lack of trained Hispanic professionals. This study identifies how Hispanic mothers…
Descriptors: Spanish Speaking, Mothers, Children, Hearing Impairments
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Collins, Kayla; Grroff, Shannon; Mathena, Cindy; Kupczynski, Lori – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Enrollment in online learning continues to grow in the higher education sector, along with persistent goals dedicated to achieving better student outcomes and lowering attrition rates. Improved student engagement has been shown to possibly reduce attrition rates through a greater sense of connectedness and decreased feelings of isolation among…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Asynchronous Communication, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Alert, Marissa D.; Saab, Patrice G.; Llabre, Maria M.; McCalla, Judith R. – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Little is known about the correlates of physical activity and sedentary behavior in Hispanic adolescents. This study examined at baseline and 2-year follow-up: (1) the relationship between self-efficacy for physical activity and physical activity, (2) the association of weight perception with physical activity and sedentary behavior, and (3)…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Obesity, Self Concept, Physical Activity Level
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Woods, Chenoa S.; Park, Toby; Hu, Shouping; Bertrand Jones, Tamara – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Academic underpreparedness is an issue for many first-time-in-college students, particularly those entering community colleges. Whereas many underprepared students enroll in developmental education, research has indicated that traditional remediation may not increase students' chances for success. Therefore, states and colleges have begun to…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Enrollment, College Freshmen, Community Colleges
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Mecoli, Noelle A.; Gumbs, Nikkia; Ward, Vicki; Willcox, Abby; Haynes, Cliff – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
This study examines staff development practices in community college student affairs. Nineteen interviews were conducted with supervisors in a variety of departments at community colleges. We found that supervisors frequently used multiple practices such as conducting staff meetings, attending institutional training, or viewing topical webinars…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Student Personnel Workers, Staff Development, Teaching Methods
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Murangi, Kavemuii; Perkins, Robert C.; Tang, Judy H. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2017 pilot study of the Middle School Transcript Study (MSTS) is the first NAEP transcript study to focus on the middle school level, collect student coursetaking data at the Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) level, and rely solely on the electronic submission of course catalogs and…
Descriptors: National Competency Tests, Middle School Students, Academic Records, Pilot Projects
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McGee, Inger Evette – SRATE Journal, 2019
This article shares development of a mentor teacher training program to support teacher candidates in their student teaching internship. The mentor teacher training program includes three parts: (a) online training on internship processes and procedures, co-teaching, and a department developed Framework for Extended Oral and Written Feedback, (b)…
Descriptors: Mentors, Student Teachers, Student Teaching, Internship Programs
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Erbeli, Florina; Hart, Sara A.; Taylor, Jeanette – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
A risk to develop a learning disability has been shown to run in families. Having a positive family history of learning disability seems to account for mean differences in achievement outcomes (reading, math) in that children with a positive family history score significantly lower compared to their peers with no such family history. However, the…
Descriptors: Genetics, Environmental Influences, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
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Pooch, Abigail; Natale, Ruby; Hidalgo, Tatiana – Journal of Early Intervention, 2019
Universal screening of social-emotional deficits in preschool children is a promising avenue for detecting children in need of early intervention. Due to the enormity of this task, it is vital that the instruments used in universal screening be brief, inexpensive, and capable of accurately measuring social-emotional development. The Ages and…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Developmental Stages, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Chia, Katherine; Axelrod, Cara; Johnson, Chloe; Bressler, Marly; Cooperman, Hannah; Chu, Amber; Dash, Elizabeth; Di Bella, Julia; Engelhardt, Amanda; Farruggio, Victoria; Folsom, Susannah; Gomariz, Helei; Greiner, Elizabeth; Hager, Sheridan; Hansen, Nicole; Kenefick, Caroline; King, Jessica; King, Khari; Lavaud, Molly; Leone, Elizabeth; McGuire, George; Montanez, Sabrina; Morpeth, Julia; Neumann, Michael; Rivera, Daniella; Sotolongo, Nina; Sparacio, Kaitlyn; Stokes, Kacie; Tarro, Dominic; Treacy, Alysia; Wagler, Kayla; Weitzel, Sarah; Woller, Savannah; Kaschak, Michael P. – Discourse Processes: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2019
We report an effort to replicate and extend Levelt and Kelter's (1982) Experiment 3. In their study, experimenters phoned businesses and asked, "At what time does your shop close?" or "What time does your shop close?" Participants were more likely to produce prepositional responses (At 7 o'clock) to questions containing a…
Descriptors: Repetition, Interpersonal Communication, Questioning Techniques, Responses
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Hill, Julie C.; Graber, Julia A.; Jean-Baptiste, Esther; Johnson, Kelly J. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
Adolescents' attitudes predict sexual behavior; therefore, attitudes are targeted in sexually transmitted infection (STI) and pregnancy prevention programs. However, attitudes and behaviors do not always align. Young adolescents who have had penile vaginal intercourse (PVI) and have attitudes supportive of PVI have two risk factors for future…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Rural Areas, Adolescent Attitudes, Prediction
Mokher, Christine G.; Rosenbaum, James E.; Gable, Alexis; Ahearn, Caitlin; Jacobson, Louis – Phi Delta Kappan, 2019
Florida's College and Career Readiness Initiative (FCCRI) required schools to administer a community college placement test to 11th-grade students and enroll students who did not pass in a college readiness course. Christine Mokher, James Rosenbaum, Alexis Gable, Caitlin Ahearn, and Louis Jacobson surveyed teachers of the course and found that,…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Students, Grade 11
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