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Martincová, Romana; Fancovicová, Jana; Ilko, Ivan; Peterková, Viera – European Journal of Educational Research, 2022
Evolution is one of the most difficult and controversial topics. Scientific knowledge of evolution should belong to general knowledge of people, it should be the part of their natural science knowledge or biological education because it is the basis for accepting or refusing of other important topics such as genetical modification, global climatic…
Descriptors: Evolution, Knowledge Level, Science Education, High School Graduates
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Davin, Kristin J.; Heineke, Amy J.; Hancock, Charlotte R. – Foreign Language Annals, 2022
This year marks the 10-year anniversary of the adoption of the Seal of Biliteracy in California. As of November 2021, the policy, which recognizes students who graduate high school bilingual and biliterate, exists in 45 states and the District of Columbia. However, due to its grassroots origins and lack of federal funding, requirements of the…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, State Policy, Educational Policy, Bilingual Students
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Plucker, Jonathan A.; Healey, Grace; Meyer, Melanie S.; Roberts, Julia L. – Gifted Child Today, 2022
In recent years, state and local support for academic acceleration has created opportunities for students with advanced learning needs to move through their education at a pace that matches their abilities and may be faster than their same-age peers. As a result, it is not uncommon for exceptionally bright students to complete their high school…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Graduation Requirements, Educational Policy, High School Students
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Pantleo, Michael; Conrad, Michelle; Parr, Kemaly; Parr, Brian – Journal of Research in Technical Careers, 2022
This study was conducted using quantitative methods to determine if a relationship exists between former Agriculture Career and Technical Education (CTE) concentrators' Technical Skills Assessment (TSA) performance and their attaining related placement after high school. The study included data from 13,581 agriculture students who graduated during…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Skills, Evaluation
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Kester, Joan; Flanagan, Matthew F.; Stella, Julie – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2022
A multiyear critical participatory action research study was conducted with a total of 503 youth and young adults with disabilities (ages 14-25), family members, and transition stakeholders across the U.S. commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Youth and young adults with disabilities, families, and stakeholders served as participant researchers who…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Students with Disabilities, Youth
Wilkins, Jenny – ProQuest LLC, 2022
This research used discovery learning theory (Bruner, 1966) as a framework for studying the lived experience of homeschooled high school students who are transitioning to college. By utilizing the methodological approach of interpretive phenomenological analysis, this study answered this research question: "How do Taiwanese college freshmen…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Home Schooling, High School Graduates, Student Adjustment
Tirado, Andrea; Shneyderman, Aleksandr – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2021
This Information Capsule utilized National Student Clearinghouse and Senior Exit Survey data to report on the post-secondary plans and college enrollment of Miami-Dade Public Schools' graduates who were part of the 2015-2016 cohort. M-DCPS' four-year graduation rate for students enrolled for the first time in the Fall of 2016 was 47%. This rate…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Public Schools, High School Graduates
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Odle, Taylor K.; Delaney, Jennifer A. – Grantee Submission, 2022
In 2015, Idaho adopted the nation's first direct admissions system and proactively admitted all high school graduates to a set of public institutions. This reimagination of the admissions process may reduce barriers to students' enrollment and improve access across geographic and socioeconomic contexts by removing many human capital,…
Descriptors: College Admission, High School Graduates, Enrollment, Barriers
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Odle, Taylor K.; Delaney, Jennifer A. – Research in Higher Education, 2022
In 2015, Idaho adopted the nation's first direct admissions system and proactively admitted all high school graduates to a set of public institutions. This reimagination of the admissions process may reduce barriers to students' enrollment and improve access across geographic and socioeconomic contexts by removing many human capital,…
Descriptors: College Admission, High School Graduates, Enrollment, Barriers
Zong, Jie; Batalova, Jeanne – Migration Policy Institute, 2019
Since 2001, Congress has debated legislation that would offer a pathway to legal status for eligible unauthorized immigrants who arrived in the United States as children. And in 2012, President Barack Obama launched the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that offers work authorization and relief from deportation for some such…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, High School Graduates, Graduation Rate
Office of English Language Acquisition, US Department of Education, 2020
The Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) has synthesized key data on English learners (ELs) into two-page sheets on a variety of subjects. This fact sheet focuses on: (1) State-Level High School Graduation Rate Percentages for English Learners: School Year 2017-18; (2) Graduation Rate Percentages for English Learners by State: School Year…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Graduation Rate, High School Graduates, Educational Trends
Florida Department of Education, 2021
Florida's high school graduation rate is based on the percentage of students who graduated with a standard diploma within four years of their first full year of enrollment in ninth grade in the state. However, adjustments are made to this cohort over time to: (1) add incoming transfer students based on their grade level and year of entry; (2)…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Graduation Rate, Withdrawal (Education), Documentation
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Venkatesh, Shrathinth – Education Economics, 2022
This paper documents the emerging role of education in the well-known decline in US male working hours. An insignificant hours difference between high school and college graduates becomes a significant 2 hours/week advantage for college graduates within a generation. This growing "college hours premium" is confirmed in alternate data.…
Descriptors: Males, Working Hours, High School Graduates, College Graduates
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Sibaen, Nick W. – European Journal of Educational Research, 2022
This paper investigates the quantitative literacy and reasoning (QLR) of freshmen students pursuing a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)-related degree but do not necessarily have a Senior High School (SHS) STEM background. QLR is described as a multi-faceted skill focused on the application of Mathematics and Statistics…
Descriptors: Numeracy, College Freshmen, STEM Education, Prior Learning
Arnold Lincove, Jane; Mata, Catherine; Cortes, Kalena – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2022
High school exit exams are meant to standardize the quality of public high schools and to ensure that students graduate with a set of basic skills and knowledge. Evidence suggests that a common perverse effect of exit exams is an increase in dropout for students who have difficulty passing tests, with a larger effect on minority students. To…
Descriptors: High School Students, Exit Examinations, Failure, Alternative Assessment
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