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Edwards, Oliver W.; Cheeley, Taylor – Children & Schools, 2016
Educational policies require the use of data and progress monitoring frameworks to guide instruction and intervention in schools. As a result, different problem-solving models such as multitiered systems of supports (MTSS) have emerged that use these frameworks to improve student outcomes. However, problem-focused models emphasize negative…
Descriptors: Youth, Youth Programs, Nutrition, Outcomes of Education
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Edwards, Oliver W.; Mumford, Vincent E.; Shillingford, M. Ann; Serra-Roldan, Rut – Children & Schools, 2007
Since the enactment of the federally funded Comprehensive School Reform (CSR) program, students considered at risk of school failure have received increasing attention. Identification and treatment of students considered at risk often emphasize the risk behaviors themselves. The traditional medical model assumes there is a disease entity or…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Prevention, Intervention, School Psychologists
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Edwards, Oliver W.; Mumford, Vincent E.; Serra-Roldan, Rut – School Psychology International, 2007
Children considered "at-risk" for school failure and other adverse life outcomes have received increasing attention in multiple countries across the world. The research literature is replete with studies that emphasize specific detrimental factors that may make a child's life more difficult upon entering adulthood. The traditional, negative…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Child Development, Adolescents, High Risk Students