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Marsing, Deborah J. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) students are often characterized as model minorities. However, AAPI students represent many diverse communities and a wide spectrum of achievement. Each AAPI culture may experience varying levels of biculturalism and acculturation that can influence students' academic success. This quantitative study…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, Reading Tests
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Rivas-Drake, Deborah; Saleem, Muniba; Schaefer, David R.; Medina, Michael; Jagers, Robert – Child Development, 2019
This study offers new insights into the power of peer networks for shaping intergroup relations in a diverse school. Data were drawn from a longitudinal study of sixth-eighth graders (N = 524; M[subscript ageT1] = 11.87; 48% girls; 9% Asian American/Pacific Islander, 28% African American, 13% Latino, 1% Native American, 31% White, 5% Other, and…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Grade 6, Intergroup Relations, Peer Relationship
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Espinoza, Guadalupe; Schacter, Hannah; Juvonen, Jaana – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
Although research has shown that peer victimization is related to negative school outcomes, whether ethnic ingroup size alters victimization-adjustment links is unclear. This study examines whether smaller ethnic ingroup representation amplifies the negative associations between peer victimization and school adjustment. We also examine whether…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Victims, Social Adjustment, Student Adjustment
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Nielson, Matthew G.; Delay, Dawn; Flannery, Kaitlin M.; Martin, Carol Lynn; Hanish, Laura D. – Developmental Psychology, 2020
We explored how gender and gender similarity affects friendship dissolution following the transition to middle school. We predicted that both gender and gender similarity (measured by perceived similarity to own-gender and other-gender peers) explain dissolution trends and that less own-gender similarity or more other-gender similarity predicts…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Sexual Identity, Self Concept, Friendship
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Kim, JaHun; Nicodimos, Semret; Kushner, Siri E.; Rhew, Isaac C.; McCauley, Elizabeth; Vander Stoep, Ann – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: To compare the mental health status of children of immigrant (COI) and non-immigrant (NI) parents and to determine whether differences in mental health status between COI and NI vary across 4 racial/ethnic groups. Methods: We conducted universal mental health screening of 2374 sixth graders in an urban public school district. To…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Immigrants, Migrant Children, Comparative Analysis
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Mofield, Emily L.; Parker Peters, Megan – Roeper Review, 2015
Researchers explored the typology of perfectionism among 153 (46% male, 54% female; 88% White, 8% African American, 5% Asian American, 4% Hispanic, 1% Other) suburban gifted adolescents and compared perfectionism scores (using the Goals and Work Habits Survey, a modification of Frost's Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale [F-MPS]) to samples of…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Gifted, Adolescents, Suburbs
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Warne, Russell T. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2014
Above-level testing is the practice of administering aptitude or academic achievement tests that are designed for typical students in higher grades or older age-groups to gifted or high-achieving students. Although widely accepted in gifted education, above-level testing has not been subject to careful psychometric scrutiny. In this study, I…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Middle School Students, Longitudinal Studies, Hierarchical Linear Modeling
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Wang, Hui-Hui; Billington, Barbara L.; Chen, Ying-Chih – Science and Children, 2014
It was a hot summer day. Naomi and her cousin walked into the community center. She said, "Miss Jones, our moms need to work. They told us to come here and stay for couple hours." This is a common occurrence in communities with low socioeconomic status during the summertime; parents need to go to work, but children are on summer break.…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, STEM Education, After School Programs, Females
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Bearman, Sarah K.; Bailin, Abby; Rodriguez, Erin; Bellevue, Alison – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
Schools are well positioned to provide access to youth mental health services, but implementing effective programs that promote emotional and behavioral functioning in school settings is complicated by the poor fit of interventions developed in research settings to complex school contexts. The current study formed a research-practice partnership…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Intervention, Urban Schools, Public Schools
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Nishina, Adrienne – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2012
Microcontextual factors (i.e., contextual characteristics of the specific victimization incident) may help to explain the association between adolescents' daily peer victimization experiences and well-being. In the present study, daily report methodology was used to assess sixth (N = 150; 53% girls) and ninth grade (N = 150; 50% girls) students'…
Descriptors: Females, Adolescents, Grade 9, Grade 6
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Lessne, Deborah; Yanez, Christina – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
This document reports data from the 2015 School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). The Web Tables show the extent to which students with different personal characteristics report being bullied. Estimates include responses by student characteristics: student sex, race/ethnicity, grade, and household income.…
Descriptors: Bullying, Student Reaction, Crime, School Statistics
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Juvonen, Jaana; Wang, Yueyan; Espinoza, Guadalupe – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2011
The goal of the study was to examine whether bullying experiences are associated with lower academic performance across middle school among urban students.The ethnically diverse sample was drawn from a longitudinal study of 2,300 sixth graders (44% Latino, 26% African American, 10% Asian, 10% White, and 10% mixed) from 11 public middle schools.…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Middle School Students, Grade Point Average, Bullying
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McDermott, Michael J.; Drescher, Christopher F.; Smitherman, Todd A.; Tull, Matthew T.; Heiden, Laurie; Damon, John D.; Hight, Terry L.; Young, John – Substance Abuse, 2013
Background: Data are limited regarding the prevalence of substance use among adolescents in rural and ethnically diverse communities. This study examined rates and sociodemographic correlates of lifetime substance use among adolescents in Mississippi, a rural state that is the poorest in the country (21.3% poverty rate) and has the largest…
Descriptors: Incidence, Correlation, Substance Abuse, Rural Areas
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Nishina, Adrienne; Juvonen, Jaana; Witkow, Melissa R. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2005
This study examined associations among peer victimization, psychosocial problems, physical symptoms, and school functioning across the 1st year in middle school. An ethnically diverse sample of urban 6th graders (N = 1,526) reported on their perceptions of peer victimization, psychosocial adjustment, and physical symptoms during fall and spring.…
Descriptors: Bullying, Grade 6, Middle School Students, Psychological Patterns
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Clark, David; Viglietti, Gina C.; Slate, John R. – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2008
In this study, the authors examined the relationship of 1,128 sixth and seventh grade students' grades in four subject areas (i.e., math, reading, science, and social studies) and their scores on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge & Skills (TAKS) Reading, Math, and Writing measures for the 2006-2007 school year as a function of their weight…
Descriptors: Obesity, Middle School Students, Grades (Scholastic), Grade 6
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