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Sullivan, Amanda L.; Kulkarni, Tara; Chhuon, Vichet – Exceptional Children, 2020
Although disproportionality has been a focus of special education research for more than 50 years, relatively few researchers have addressed potential inequitable or inappropriate treatment of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students in the United States, particularly in quantitative research. This multistudy investigation explored…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Asian American Students, Pacific Americans, Special Education
Tang, Agnes C. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Children's literature serves as mirrors and windows for the students we teach today. Through literature, children should be able to see their own reflections as well as the world around them. Yet despite their long history in the United States, Asian Americans have not always been represented in children's literature. This study analyzed the…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Asian Americans, Reading Materials, Grade 3
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Tran, Dianna; Braungart-Rieker, Julie; Wang, Lijuan – Developmental Psychology, 2021
Data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS-K; N = 6,420; 67.9% White/non-Hispanic, 15% Hispanic, 13% Black/non-Hispanic, 2% Asian, 3% Native American/Alaska Native; 25% of parents' income <$25,000, 25% = $25,001 to $45,000, 29% = $45,001 to $75,000, 20% = $75,001 or greater) were used to test structural equation models in which…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Discipline, Child Behavior, Behavior Problems
Sweet-Lazos, Heather A. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this researcher was to develop an understanding of how parents are involved in their special education child's learning and to explore possible differences in parental engagement across age or grade levels (kindergarten through fifth grade) and cultural backgrounds. This researcher focused on Hispanic/Latino, Asian, and African…
Descriptors: Special Education, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Age Differences
Legg, David E. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between student performance on Reading Curriculum-based Measures (R-CBM) and student performance on the Alaska's standards based assessment (SBA) administered to students in Studied School District (SSD) Grade 3 through Grade 5 students in the Studied School District as required by…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Cutting Scores, Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement
Acquavita, Teri L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Exploring the relationship between early oral reading fluency ability and reading comprehension achievement among an ethnically and racially diverse sample of young learners from low-income families, attending elementary school within a large public school district in southeast Florida is the purpose of this longitudinal study. Although many…
Descriptors: Oral Reading, Reading Fluency, Reading Comprehension, Reading Achievement
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Chang, Mido; Kim, Sunha – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2009
This study examined the effects of computer access and computer use on the science achievement of elementary school students, with focused attention on the effects for racial and linguistic minority students. The study used the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS-K) database and conducted statistical analyses with proper weights and…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Elementary School Students, African American Students, Racial Differences
Kung, Melody – ProQuest LLC, 2016
There is a lack of knowledge regarding reading development and predictors of reading development for Language Minority students (LMs) such as Asians. In particular, the research base is limited regarding the effectiveness of different reading instructional emphases for Asian LMs. The purpose of the present study was to examine whether language…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Minority Group Students, Language Minorities, Asian Americans
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Jones, Stephanie M.; Brown, Joshua L.; Hoglund, Wendy L. G.; Aber, J. Lawrence – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2010
Objective: To report experimental impacts of a universal, integrated school-based intervention in social-emotional learning and literacy development on change over 1 school year in 3rd-grade children's social-emotional, behavioral, and academic outcomes. Method: This study employed a school-randomized, experimental design and included 942…
Descriptors: Intervention, Aggression, Reading Achievement, Program Effectiveness
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Choi, Jeonghee; Godina, Heriberto; Ro, Yeon Sun – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2014
This ethnographic case study examines perceptions of literacy and identity for a Korean-American student in a third-grade classroom. The researchers examine how teachers can misinterpret Asian identity in the classroom due to perceptions related to the "Model Minority Myth" and other stereotypical representations of Asian culture. By…
Descriptors: Korean Americans, Case Studies, Ethnography, Self Concept
Mueller, Dan – Wilder Research, 2005
The achievement gap is clearly visible throughout the school years, from grade-school test scores through high school graduation and higher education. It divides American Indian, Asian, Black, Latino, and White students, and it divides the economically advantaged from the disadvantaged regardless of their race/ethnicity. Under the federal No Child…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Federal Legislation, American Indians, Academic Achievement
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Sibley, Erin; Dearing, Eric – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
As the foreign-born population in the United States grows, the achievement of immigrant children is a pressing concern. We examined family educational involvement in early elementary school as a potential source of support for the academic success of children in immigrant families. Using a nationally representative sample, we examined rates of…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Academic Achievement, Immigrants, Elementary School Students
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Rambo-Hernandez, Karen E.; Peters, Scott J.; Plucker, Jonathan A. – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2019
Despite considerable reform activity surrounding K-12 education over the past 20 years, racial and socioeconomic disparities among students who achieve at advanced levels have received little attention. This study examined how excellence gaps, defined as differences in performance at the 90th percentile of subgroups, change over time and their…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Achievement Gap, Achievement Tests, Reading Achievement
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Niehaus, Kate; Adelson, Jill L. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
This study examined the measurement and interpretation of self-concept among the growing population of children who are English Language Learners (ELLs). More specifically, a 3-group analysis was conducted comparing native English-speaking children, Spanish-speaking ELLs, and ELLs from Asian language backgrounds. Data were drawn from the Early…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, English (Second Language), Speech Communication, Second Language Learning
Olszewski-Kubilius, Paula; Steenbergen-Hu, Saiying; Thomson, Dana; Rosen, Rhoda – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2017
This longitudinal study examined the outcomes of Project Excite on reducing minority students' achievement gaps in STEM over 14 years. Project Excite was designed to provide intensive supplemental enrichment and accelerated programming for high-potential, underrepresented minority students from third through eighth grades to better prepare them…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, STEM Education, Longitudinal Studies, Minority Group Students
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