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Borman, Geoffrey D.; Choi, Yeseul; Hall, Garret J. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
Stereotype threat has been shown to have deleterious impacts on the short- and long-term academic performance and psychological well-being of racial and ethnic minority students. Psychological variables related to this identity threat represent significant sources of achievement and attainment gaps relative to nonstereotyped Asian and white…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, African American Students, Racial Bias, Ethnicity
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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
Eaddy-Busch, Margaret Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Many African American students have different learning styles than their Caucasian and Asian American counterparts. This distinction makes differentiated instruction a vital teaching strategy, as it allows teachers to tailor curriculum and teaching to meet the needs of individual students, especially those with different learning styles. This…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Mathematics, African American Students, Cognitive Style
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Chao, Ruth; Kanatsu, Akira – Applied Developmental Science, 2008
This study examined both socioeconomic and cultural factors in explaining ethnic differences in monitoring, behavioral control, and warmth--part of a series of coordinated studies presented in this special issue. Socioeconomic variables included mother's and father's educational levels, employment status, home ownership, number of siblings in the…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Siblings, Employment Level, Mothers
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Kiang, Lisa; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2009
Ninth graders (N = 679; 50% male, 50% female) from Latin American (41%), Asian (38%), and European (21%) backgrounds reported on their ethnic identity and family attitudes and relationships. Adolescents also completed daily checklists of family interactions over a two-week period. Results indicated that ethnic identity, measured through…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Leisure Time, Family Relationship, Adolescents
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Hahm, Hyeouk C.; Lahiff, Maureen; Guterman, Neil B. – Journal of Community Psychology, 2004
This study examines the association between acculturation and subsequent binge drinking among Asian American adolescents and investigates the mediating effect of friends' alcohol and tobacco use. Data from a nationally representative sample of 714 Asian American adolescents in grades 7 to 12 were analyzed. There was no gender difference in terms…
Descriptors: Smoking, Prevention, Acculturation, Drinking
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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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Song, Suzan J.; Ziegler, Robert; Arsenault, Lisa; Fried, Lise E.; Hacker, Karen – Journal of School Nursing, 2011
There are inconsistent findings about depression in Asians. This study examined risk factors for depression in Asian and Caucasian adolescents. Stratified bivariate secondary analyses of risk indicators and depressed mood were performed in this cross-sectional study of high school survey data (9th to 12th grades) from 2,542 students (198 Asian).…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Adolescents, Whites, Depression (Psychology)
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Fried, Lise E.; Williams, Sandra; Cabral, Howard; Hacker, Karen – Journal of School Nursing, 2013
The purpose of the study is to assess the relationship between timing of adolescent development and risk factors for suicide. Nationally representative data from the Add Health survey were used. The relationship of sociodemographic characteristics, known risk factors, and physical developmental timing and cognitive developmental style to suicide…
Descriptors: Risk, Suicide, High School Students, Death
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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
Smith, Billye J. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study examines the reading lives of three adolescent male students who struggle in reading. The three students identified for this study are students who failed to meet the academic criteria for promotion from grade eight to grade nine as defined by the 2011 Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAKS) and were placed in grade nine by a school…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Males, Low Income Groups, Reading Difficulties
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Graham, Sandra; Morales-Chicas, Jessica – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015
The present study examined the relations between ethnic context and attitudes about 9th grade math in youth from different ethnic groups who had recently transitioned to high school. The large sample comprised African American, Latino, White, and Asian youth (n = 2,265, 55% girls, M[subscript age] = 14.6 yrs.) A new questionnaire was developed…
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Grade 9, High School Students, African American Students
Smith, Feon M. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of the quantitative research study was to determine if participation in the Health Sciences and Technology Academy (HSTA) led to significant differences in the math and reading/language arts scores on the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2), between students who participated in the program compared to students who…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Standardized Tests, Statistical Analysis, Health Sciences
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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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Pearson, Jennifer; Wilkinson, Lindsey – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2013
Existing research suggests that sexual minority youth experience lower levels of well-being, in part because they perceive less social support than heterosexual youth. Sexual minority youth with strong family relationships may demonstrate resilience and increased well-being; however, it is also possible that the experience of sexual stigma may…
Descriptors: Well Being, Adolescents, Adolescent Development, Drinking
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