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Johnson, Angela – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2020
This study estimates the causal impact of 8th grade English learner (EL) reclassification on high school English language arts (ELA) standardized test scores, SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) reading, and on-track to graduate status. I apply a regression discontinuity design to rich administrative data from a large district in California. The…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, High School Students, School Districts, Grade 8
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Scales, Peter C.; Pekel, Kent; Sethi, Jenna; Chamberlain, Rachel; Van Boekel, Martin – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2020
Student-teacher relationships that improve over time may help slow or prevent declines in student motivation. In a diverse sample of 1,274 middle and high school students from three schools, this mixed-methods study found that those who improved in developmental relationships with teachers reported greater academic motivation, and more positive…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Middle School Students, High School Students, Student Motivation
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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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Taliaferro, Lindsay A.; Doty, Jennifer L.; Gower, Amy L.; Querna, Katherine; Rovito, Michael J. – Journal of School Health, 2020
Background: Violence and bullying perpetration among boys are major public health problems. We address gaps in the literature by examining: (1) how risk and protective factors co-occur, and (2) how different risk/protection profiles are associated with violence and bullying perpetration among adolescent boys. Methods: Data came from the…
Descriptors: Males, Adolescents, Violence, Bullying
Texas Education Agency, 2020
This report presents Advanced Placement (AP) examination participation and performance results in Texas and the United States for the 2018-19 school year. The results are for public and nonpublic schools combined and are presented by race/ethnicity and gender. [For "Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Examination Results in…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Standardized Tests, Public Schools, Student Participation
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Meca, Alan; Gonzales-Backen, Melinda; Davis, Rachel; Rodil, Julie; Soto, Daniel; Unger, Jennifer B. – Developmental Psychology, 2020
Ethnic identity is a consistent predictor of positive youth adjustment, whereas discrimination has been associated with negative outcomes among Latino/a youth. Scholars have proposed associations between ethnic identity and discrimination; however, directionality of effects remains unclear. Addressing this gap, the current study examined the…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Identification (Psychology), Adolescents, Correlation
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Heilmann, John; Malone, Thomas O.; Westerveld, Marleen F. – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2020
Purpose: Persuasive communication skills are vital for achieving success in school, at work, and in social relationships. To facilitate assessment of persuasive discourse, we developed a clinically feasible persuasive speaking protocol and used it to compile a database of language samples. This database allowed us to describe the properties of…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Communication Skills, Adolescents, Grade 8
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Buchanan, Lisa Brown; Hilburn, Jeremy; Ward, Cara; Journell, Wayne – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2020
The plight of refugees has recently received considerable media coverage. Yet, little attention is given to groups who are internally displaced. The purpose of this article is to model one way to teach about internally displaced peoples, drawing on the Rohingya crisis as a specific example. We first provide a background of the Rohingya crisis, and…
Descriptors: Refugees, Social Problems, Social Change, History
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Sert Agir, Meral – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2019
This research is conducted in order provide a model proposal for supporting the youth's efficient and productive use of education processes by preventing the misuse of information technologies. In this regard, the main purpose of this research is to reveal the effect of psychological endurance on internet addiction and intermediary role of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Resilience (Psychology), Internet, Addictive Behavior
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Ugur, Naciye Güliz; Koç, Tugba – International Journal of Educational Leadership and Management, 2019
Technology has changed the way people live, from use of the Internet to the way they communicate with text messages and e-mails. This change is also evident in the education system. This study traced how principals' leadership roles have changed in the school setting because digital natives and society, in general, have become technologically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High Schools, Grade 9, Grade 10
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Parada, Roberto H. – Educational & Child Psychology, 2019
Aim: To evaluate the psychometric properties of a new measure of school belonging. Rationale: The sense of belonging to the school (organisation) as opposed to individuals within a school (peers) plays a significant part in pupils' behaviour and wellbeing. To date, few psychometrically robust, theoretically driven and brief scales exist.…
Descriptors: School Role, Attachment Behavior, Student School Relationship, Psychometrics
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Leite, Walter L.; Cetin-Berber, Dee D.; Huggins-Manley, Anne C.; Collier, Zachary K.; Beal, Carole R. – Grantee Submission, 2019
Although the use of technology in the K12 classroom has been shown to have a positive impact, research on the use of open education resources (OER) is relatively limited, especially research focusing on low-achieving students. The present study examines the relationship between usage of Algebra Nation, a self-guided system that provided…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology, Algebra
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Emagnaw, Alemayehu Belay – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2019
This study attempted to examine whether there were differences between high-achieving and low achieving students on self regulation strategies. Three hundred adolescents participated (Mean age = 17.4 years) to measure their own self regulated learning strategies and collected their academic scores from the record office of the schools. The…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Secondary School Students, High Achievement, Low Achievement
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Brouillard, Charlie; Brendgen, Mara; Vitaro, Frank; Dionne, Ginette; Boivin, Michel – Developmental Psychology, 2019
The present study used a genetically informed design of twins raised in the same family (375 monozygotic and 290 dizygotic twins; 50.2% girls) to examine the association between adolescents' genetic risk for depressive symptoms and the course of the parent-child relationship quality throughout adolescence. Depressive symptoms and the quality of…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Conflict, Parent Child Relationship, Mothers
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Povarenkov, Yuri P.; Baranova, Natalya A.; Mitiukov, Nicholas W. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
This article examines how various family education strategies influence development of self-regulation behavior among students. It looks at grade levels 9-11 and compares sex differences as well as residential patterns (rural areas, district centers, and regional centers). It has been established that not all strategies are the same: some affect…
Descriptors: Self Control, Self Management, Student Behavior, High School Students
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