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Freeman, Jennifer; Simonsen, Brandi; McCoach, D. Betsy; Sugai, George; Lombardi, Allison; Horner, Rob – High School Journal, 2015
The purpose of this study was to explore the direct and indirect effects of SWPBIS on high school dropout rates. We used structural equation modeling methods to analyze the web of relationships among important high school level outcomes and SWPBIS in a large sample of high schools from 37 states. Results suggest that SWPBIS has statistically…
Descriptors: High School Students, Dropout Rate, Correlation, Program Implementation
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Vintinner, Jean Payne; Harmon, Janis; Wood, Karen; Stover, Katie – High School Journal, 2015
This study analyzed the perceptions of five high school English teachers of the efficacy of interactive word walls in high school classrooms. Through data collected during interviews and professional reflective journals, as well as the review of student artifacts, this article presents the themes that emerged from effective classroom teachers.…
Descriptors: Late Adolescents, High School Students, Secondary School Teachers, English Instruction
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Flannery, K. Brigid; Frank, Jennifer L.; Kato, Mimi McGrath; Doren, Bonnie; Fenning, Pamela – High School Journal, 2013
Schoolwide positive behavior support (SWPBS) is a systems-level intervention designed to prevent the occurrence of problem behavior and increase social competence. A growing body of research documents that SWPBS reduces problem behavior and improves academics (e.g., McIntosh, Chard, Boland, & Horner, 2006), yet documentation of the feasibility…
Descriptors: High Schools, Positive Reinforcement, Behavior Modification, Student Behavior
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Glogger, Inga; Schwonke, Rolf; Holzapfel, Lars; Nuckles, Matthias; Renkl, Alexander – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2012
Recently, there have been efforts to rethink assessment. Instead of informing about (relatively stable) learner characteristics, assessment should assist instruction by looking at the learning process, facilitating feedback about what students' next step in learning could be. Similarly, new forms of strategy assessment aim at capturing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Strategies, Student Characteristics, Formative Evaluation
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Engberg, Mark E.; Wolniak, Gregory C. – High School Journal, 2014
Drawing on a nationally representative sample of high school seniors from the Educational Longitudinal Survey of 2002 (ELS), this study examines the influence of the high school socioeconomic context on students' decisions to attend two-and four-year postsecondary institutions. The results provide evidence of resource imbalances based on…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Influences, High Schools, College Attendance, Longitudinal Studies
Minor, Elizabeth Covay – High School Journal, 2016
Research on achievement gaps has found that achievement gaps are larger for students who take advanced mathematics courses compared to students who do not. Focusing on the advanced mathematics student achievement gap, this study found that African American advanced mathematics students have significantly lower test scores and are less likely to be…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Mathematics Tests, Scores, Mathematics Achievement
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Ramirez, Pablo C.; Ross, Lydia; Jimenez-Silva, Margarita – High School Journal, 2016
In this one-year qualitative study, the authors examined how border pedagogy is enacted by two Latino/a high school teachers in a border community in Southern California. Through classroom observations, the authors documented powerful student discussions that named complex borders (Giroux, 1992) that existed in their daily lives. We drew from…
Descriptors: Youth, Hispanic Americans, Instruction, Secondary School Teachers
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Cervantes-Soon, Claudia G.; Carrillo, Juan F. – High School Journal, 2016
Based on Walter Mignolo's (2000) notion of border thinking, that is, the subaltern knowledge generated from the exterior borders of the modern/colonial world system, this article extends current conceptual frameworks for the implementation of a decolonizing border pedagogy with Latin@ students in secondary schools. In particular, Cervantes-Soon…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Ethnography, Hispanic Americans, Hispanic American Students
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Reyes, Reynaldo, III – High School Journal, 2016
One of the many consequences of a neoliberal, high-stakes policy in No Child Left Behind has been that teachers and administrators have resorted to the systematic removal of vulnerable student groups, such as Latina/o English language learners. This process has dehumanized these students and commodified aspects of their identity, such as language,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, High Stakes Tests, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
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Nurenberg, David – High School Journal, 2016
Paul Jablon's "The Synergy of Inquiry" (2014) is well-timed. The 2014 deadline set by No Child Left Behind (NCLB, 2002) for universal student proficiency has come and gone, and according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, "proficiency rates last year were below 50 percent for nearly every racial and ethnic group, in…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Figurative Language, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
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Sahay, Kashika Mohan; Thatcher, Kari; Núñez, Cruz; Lightfoot, Alexandra – High School Journal, 2016
For a subset of undocumented immigrant youth who came to the United States (US), the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive action presents opportunities for advancement. In becoming, "DACA"-mented, youth are afforded certain privileges. However differential implementation of DACA on a state-by-state basis has important…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Undocumented Immigrants, Public Policy, Academic Aspiration
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Hilburn, Jeremy; Journell, Wayne; Buchanan, Lisa Brown – High School Journal, 2016
In this content analysis of state U.S. History and Civics standards, we compared the treatment of immigration across three types of states with differing immigration demographics. Analyzing standards from 18 states from a critical race methodology perspective, our findings indicated three sets of tensions: a unified American story versus local…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Immigration, Immigrants, United States History
Swarts, Gabriel P. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This qualitative study addressed the formation of student identity (servant and civic) as well as how students formed community through experiencing difference in a service-learning classroom. An interpretive qualitative study of five high school students was conducted in a service-learning program at Willow Falls High School, a public high school…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Qualitative Research, Self Concept, High School Students
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Liboro, Renato M.; Travers, Robb; St. John, Alex – High School Journal, 2015
In 2012, Canadian media coverage on Bill 13--an Ontario legislative proposal to require all publicly funded schools to support Gay-Straight Alliances as a means of addressing issues concerning bullied lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students--instigated a divisive exchange among representatives of the Ontario Catholic school sector.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholic Schools, Homosexuality, Community Programs
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DeAngelis, Karen J. – High School Journal, 2013
Department chairs occupy a potentially important leadership position in high schools, yet little is known about them, particularly with regard to who they are and how they compare to other high school teachers. This is surprising given growing expectations for distributed leadership practice in schools. In this study, I utilize a national dataset…
Descriptors: Department Heads, High Schools, National Surveys, Teacher Leadership
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