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Marttinen, Risto; Fredrick, Ray N., III. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2017
After-school physical activity programs are great opportunities to increase daily physical activity for adolescent youth in urban environments who often do not get the recommended amounts of physical activity needed for health benefits. Black and Hispanic youth in urban environments are particularly under-resourced in not just facilities but…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Health Education
Munoz-Lorenzo, Omayra – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore characteristics, competencies, and strategies of transition program employment representatives who attain successful employment outcomes for urban Latino/a youths with disabilities. This study employed in-depth interviewing as a method of data collection. The central research question guiding…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Urban Areas, Hispanic Americans, Transitional Programs
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Whipp, Joan L.; Geronime, Lara – Urban Education, 2017
Correlation analysis was used to analyze what experiences before and during teacher preparation for 72 graduates of an urban teacher education program were associated with urban commitment, first job location, and retention in urban schools for 3 or more years. Binary logistic regression was then used to analyze whether urban K-12 schooling,…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Urban Teaching, Teacher Persistence, Beginning Teachers
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Sanchez, Yadira M.; Lambert, Sharon F.; Cooley-Strickland, Michele – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2013
African American youth residing in low income urban neighborhoods are at increased risk of experiencing negative life events in multiple domains, increasing their risk for internalizing and externalizing behaviors. However, little is known about youth's differential responses to life event stress, or protective processes and coping strategies for…
Descriptors: Females, Coping, Males, Neighborhoods
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Pool, Andrew C.; Patterson, Freda; Luna, Ingrid Y.; Hohl, Bernadette; Bauer, Katherine W. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Youth violence reduction is a public health priority, yet few studies have examined secular trends in violence among urban youth, who may be particularly vulnerable to numerous forms of violence. This study examines 10-year secular trends in the prevalence of violence-related behaviors among Philadelphia high school students. Methods:…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Risk, Violence, Trend Analysis
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Conner, Jerusha O.; Cosner, Katherine – Democracy & Education, 2016
Although youth have long been at the forefront of social change, the last two decades have seen an upsurge in the number of organizations, agencies, and governmental bodies dedicated to supporting the idea of youth voice in public policy. Drawing on in-depth individual interviews with 32 youth in one major urban center, this study compares how…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Change Agents, Activism, Social Change
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Sliwa, Sarah; Nihiser, Allison; Lee, Sarah; McCaughtry, Nathan; Culp, Brian; Michael, Shannon – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2017
In October 2009, "JOPERD" published a special issue about "Engaging Urban Youths in Physical Education and Physical Activity." Seven years later, many of the considerations mentioned remain relevant, such as large class sizes, limited access to equipment, and the lack of a dedicated gymnasium or outdoor space. These structural…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Physical Education Teachers, Physical Education, Physical Activities
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Famiwole, Remigius O. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Youths from Nigerian schools and tertiary institutions are usually unemployable after schooling because they are not empowered with the required saleable skills to earn them a job or with which to establish as entrepreneurs. This paper examines the relevance of Supervised Agricultural Experience Programme (SAEP) and Work Linked Education (WLE) as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Employment Potential, Agricultural Education
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Dodington, James; Mollen, Cynthia; Woodlock, Joseph; Hausman, Alice; Richmond, Therese S.; Fein, Joel A. – Journal of Community Psychology, 2012
This project explores the beliefs and perspectives of urban adults and youth regarding community violence prevention strategies and identifies points of overlap and differences of opinion that can contribute to the development of successful youth violence prevention programs. We coded transcript data from adults and 10-16-year-old youth from the…
Descriptors: Violence, Prevention, Patients, Supervision
Calvecchio, Thomas M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Teachers are leaving the field of education at a rate of over 50% in the first five years of teaching; the rate of departure is up to one third higher in an urban setting. This pattern has increased steadily over the last thirty years. This study explored this situation in the hope of identifying strategies to decrease attrition and promote…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Job Satisfaction, Cultural Awareness, Teaching Experience
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Dewhurst, Marit; Desai, Dipti – Journal of Social Science Education, 2016
Purpose: The rise of out-of-school youth arts organizations, especially those dedicated to addressing social issues with young people, suggests a growing need for spaces in which we prepare young people to creatively and critically shape their communities. While the popularity of these programs is certainly positive, it does little to tell us what…
Descriptors: Interviews, Teaching Methods, Art Education, Social Justice
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Scheef, Andrew R.; Barrio, Brenda L.; Poppen, Marcus I. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
Under-employment for individuals with disabilities is a worldwide epidemic, which Singapore has addressed by significantly increasing employment rates for this population. Providing work experiences for youth with disabilities at community-based job sites has been shown to increase positive post-school employment outcomes. To provide these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, School Business Relationship, Job Training
Theodos, Brett; Pergamit, Michael R.; Hanson, Devlin; Edelstein, Sara; Daniels, Rebecca – Urban Institute, 2016
Urban Alliance serves at-risk youth through its high school internship program, which provides training, mentoring, and work experience to high school seniors from distressed communities. The program aims to help youth move on to higher education or employment after graduation. The Urban Institute is conducting a six-year, randomized controlled…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Youth Programs, At Risk Students, High School Students
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Thompson, Carol C. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2011
This article explores the use of audiences in preparation for public presentation by an urban youth organization in Camden, New Jersey (U.S.). Camden is an impoverished city with few opportunities for youth. The organization, a hybrid of youth development, technology, business, and college preparation, prepared youth for good jobs or college.…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, College Preparation, Audiences, Cognitive Processes
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Fields, Nia Imani – Journal of Extension, 2017
The idea that equal education exists in the United States is a misconception, and positive youth development programs are a proposed response to inequitable education. Youth development programs have the potential to increase one's social capital, particularly for youths who are marginalized by inequitable access to quality education. The study…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Social Justice, Role of Education, Equal Education
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