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Yang, Sophia; Mcquade, Miriam; Lovio, Marissa; Leaf, Marie-Claire; Barron, Kathryn; Brabender, Danielle; Hostetter, Isaure; Lo, Alyssa; Marik-Reis, Olivia; Raman, Kaavya; Roy, Kevin; Patel, Priya A.; Williams, Brianna; Perry, Rachel – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2020
Santa Ana, California has the highest teenage birth rate in Orange County, USA, at 28.2 per 1,000 women aged 15-19 as compared to 12.0 per 1000 women of similar age elsewhere in the county. In the light of this disparity, University of California Irvine medical students surveyed a convenience sample of 9th grade students (aged 14-15 years) in…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Sex Education, Grade 9, High School Students
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Juva, Ina; Holm, Gunilla; Dovemark, Marianne – Ethnography and Education, 2020
Bullying has been conceptualised as a phenomenon that focuses mainly on individuals and individual behaviour. We seek to broaden the discussion on bullying by describing and defining how teachers participate in and/or enable bullying, and to thus expand the notion of bullying as individual behaviour to include actors, norms and processes. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Teacher Role, High School Teachers
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Hennerdal, Pontus; Malmberg, Bo; Andersson, Eva K. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Based on the wide-ranging liberal reforms introduced in the early 1990s, Sweden has become one of the most prominent realizations of Milton Friedman's proposal for market-based schooling. From 1991 to 2012, the percentage of Swedish ninth-grade students attending independent, voucher-financed, private schools increased from 2.8% to 14.2%. A recent…
Descriptors: Competition, Academic Achievement, Individual Differences, Foreign Countries
O'Brennan, Lindsey M.; Suldo, Shannon M.; Shaunessy-Dedrick, Elizabeth; Dedrick, Robert F.; Parker, Janise S.; Lee, Jon S.; Ferron, John M.; Hanks, Camille – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2020
High school students in accelerated classes face heightened school-related stressors but have access to few specialized supports. This article describes the development and initial application of the Motivation, Assessment, and Planning (MAP) intervention, developed to meet the needs of freshmen in Advanced Placement (AP) and International…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Stress Management, Acceleration (Education), Intervention
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Geven, Sara; van de Werfhorst, Herman G. – Sociology of Education, 2020
In this article, we study the relationship between intergenerational networks in classrooms (i.e., relationships among parents in classrooms, and between parents and their children's classmates) and students' grades. Using panel data on complete classroom networks of approximately 3,000 adolescents and their parents in approximately 200 classes in…
Descriptors: Parent School Relationship, Parent Participation, Interpersonal Relationship, Students
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Kennedy, Kendall J. – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2020
Since 1988, 27 states have introduced No Pass, No Drive laws, which tie a teenager's ability to receive and maintain a driver's license to various school-related outcomes--most commonly, enrollment and attendance. Enrollment-Based No Pass, No Drive policies, in 21 states, target both enrollment and attendance, and have negligible effects on…
Descriptors: Driver Education, Adolescents, Graduation Rate, Academic Persistence
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Coleman, Allarie – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
The goal of this self-study is to share the process of a first-year, White, middle-class, female teacher adopting a pedagogy and writing curriculum that speaks to the lived realities of her Mexican American students. This paper argues how "testimonio" as curriculum and pedagogy advises critical pedagogy and calls to challenge the present…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Whites, Middle Class, Females
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Torppa, Minna; Vasalampi, Kati; Eklund, Kenneth; Sulkunen, Sari; Niemi, Pekka – Educational Psychology, 2020
This paper examined if difficulty in reading comprehension (PISA) is distinct from difficulty in reading fluency and if the distinct types of reading difficulties are differently associated with learning motivation, school burnout, and school enjoyment. The participants were 1324 Finnish ninth graders. Findings suggested that difficulties in…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Difficulty Level, Reading Fluency, Learning Motivation
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Chen, Xianglei; Duprey, Michael A.; Ritchie, Nichole Smith; Caves, Lesa R.; Pratt, Daniel J.; Wilson, David H.; Brown, Frederick S.; Leu, Katherine – National Center for Education Statistics, 2020
This First Look report presents selected findings from the Postsecondary Education Transcript Study and Student Financial Aid Records Collection (PETS-SR) of the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09). HSLS:09 follows a nationally representative sample of students who were ninth-graders in fall 2009 from high school into higher education…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, High School Students, Academic Records, Student Financial Aid
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Bryce, Crystal I.; Alexander, Brittany L.; Fraser, Ashley M.; Fabes, Richard A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
Hope--a multidimensional positive motivational state--is particularly salient with adolescents in the school setting. Cognitive hope focuses on goal attainment cognitions whereas behavioral hope focuses on actions required for goal attainment. Studies rarely examine the contribution of each type of hope to adolescents' academic functioning and…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Cognitive Processes, Adolescents, Well Being
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Flannery, K. Brigid; Kato, Mimi McGrath; Kittelman, Angus; McIntosh, Kent; Triplett, Danielle – School Psychology, 2020
Although high school graduation rates are improving, many students are still not successful. Research has documented that 9th grade is a pivotal year in determining whether a student will graduate or drop out. The purpose of this randomized controlled trial was to assess the effects of a Tier 1 intervention model (freshmen success) for 9th grade…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Intervention, High School Freshmen, Learner Engagement
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Chu, Man-Wai; Fowler, Teresa Anne – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2020
The use of computer games in education has been increasing in popularity during the past decade. Game-based learning environments are designed to teach specific knowledge content and skill-based learning outcomes using game elements. One main reason for using game-based learning environments is to increase student motivation and engagement while…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Computer Games, Formative Evaluation, Feedback (Response)
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Daucourt, Mia C.; Erbeli, Florina; Little, Callie W.; Haughbrook, Rasheda; Hart, Sara A. – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2020
According to the Multiple Deficit Model, comorbidity results when the genetic and environmental risk factors that increase the liability for a disorder are domain-general. In order to explore the role of domain-general etiological risk factors in the co-occurrence of learning-related difficulties, the current meta-analysis compiled 38 studies of…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Reading Skills, Mathematics Skills
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Valentina, Christodoulou; Elena, Ioannidou – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2020
The paper reports on the results of a case study of a Year 9 class in a multilingual urban school. The study investigates issues of negotiation, accessibility and (legitimacy of) rights in the classroom's dominant discourse and more specifically the ways in which the Year 9 students of a Private English School in Cyprus negotiate their identity…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Language Usage, Multilingualism, Urban Schools
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Fang, Zhihui; Park, Jungyoung – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2020
Academic language is a kind of social language for the purpose of schooling. It is central to disciplinary learning, thinking, and communication. This study examined adolescents' use of academic language in informational writing, a genre highly valued in school, workplace, and society. Ninety-three seventh and ninth grade students from a U.S.…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Academic Language, Literacy Education, Secondary School Students
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