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Lyons, Michael D.; Edwards, Kelly D.; Fallavollita, Westley L. – School Psychology, 2021
School-based mentoring programs are one of the most popular types of prevention programs offered to support students' social-emotional and academic success. Because a high-quality mentoring relationship is thought to be a mechanism for improving youth outcomes, we investigated how mentor- and mentee-relationship quality develops over time. In…
Descriptors: Mentors, Interpersonal Relationship, Participative Decision Making, National Programs
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Rah, Sung Sil; Hong, Soon-Beom; Yoon, Ju Young – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2021
As the prevalence of developmental disorders (DDs) has increased, many OECD countries provide a national screening examination for early detection and intervention for DDs. This study examined effects of the National Health Screening Program in Korea. 65,334 children (39%) were DD-screened and 35,466 children (21%) received a false negative among…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Health Services, National Programs, Developmental Disabilities
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Jankvist, Uffe Thomas; Gregersen, Rikke Maagaard; Lauridsen, Sine Duedahl – ZDM: Mathematics Education, 2021
The purpose of this study is to present the need for stakeholders to share an agreed-on Theory of Change (ToC) during the various phases of an implementation process. To this end, we draw on the Swedish Boost for Mathematics (BM), a large-scale national educational initiative, and its intrinsic 'algebra' instructional module. More precisely, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Change, Theories, Program Implementation
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Shirai, Yumi; Bishop, Kathleen; Kushner, Melissa – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2021
With a growing need for specialized training for direct caregivers and support staff of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) affected by dementia, the National Task Group on Developmental Disabilities and Dementia Practices (NTG) developed a comprehensive evidence-informed Dementia Capable Care Training (DCCT). To…
Descriptors: Dementia, Caregiver Training, Program Implementation, Program Evaluation
Perry, Angela – Institute for College Access & Success, 2020
Complaints are an essential tool not only to resolve student problems but also to identify patterns of widespread misconduct and take action to prevent ongoing harm to students and taxpayers. However, the current complaint landscape is complex and not well designed to serve students' needs. "Unheard Voices: The Case for Improving Higher…
Descriptors: Grievance Procedures, Higher Education, College Students, State Programs
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Wang, Ting-Ying; Lin, Fou-Lai; Yang, Kai-Lin – ZDM: Mathematics Education, 2021
Students' negative affective performance in mathematics learning is a global problem, and the situation is especially challenging in high-achieving East Asian countries. Taiwan's Just Do Math (JDM) program was launched to resolve this problem and to serve as an example of successful scaling up with regard to implementation of innovation. We…
Descriptors: National Programs, Program Implementation, Program Effectiveness, Problem Solving
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Fox, Tom; Bear, Rachel – Rural Educator, 2021
"Unscripted Possibilities" examines the potential for change that emerges in rural environments affected by poverty and educational reforms that ignore the specific contexts of rural schools. Using a National Writing Project program, the College, Career, and Community Writers Program, as a case, we argue that professional development…
Descriptors: National Programs, Rural Schools, Faculty Development, Writing Instruction
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2021
This What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) report, part of the WWC's School Leadership topic area, examines research on the effects of the National Institute for School Leadership™ (NISL) program on student, teacher, and school leader outcomes. The "NISL" program (formerly the "NISL Executive Development Program") is a professional…
Descriptors: Management Development, School Administration, National Programs, Instructional Leadership
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Spivakovsky, Claire – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2021
Background: This study synthesises current literature concerning the barriers to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) faced by people with intellectual disability and/or complex support needs who are involved with the criminal justice system, or at risk of (re)involvement. Method: Through targeted searches of key databases, 41…
Descriptors: Insurance, Disabilities, Barriers, National Programs
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Williams, Sherri – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2021
Journalism jobs decreased significantly in the last decade and so have training opportunities for students, including Black college students. This essay explores the national student journalism project Black on Campus, a partnership with a national magazine and a university research center, that aimed to offer Black college students an opportunity…
Descriptors: Student Experience, African American Students, Journalism Education, Cooperative Learning
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Singer, Jeremy; Brewer, T. Jameson – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2021
We describe the alumni engagement efforts by Teach For America (TFA) in Detroit as a case study of the specific ways that the organization works to influence its alumni's involvement in educational politics and disposition towards particular types of educational reform. During the 2019-20 school year, TFA Detroit facilitated a series of…
Descriptors: National Programs, Alternative Teacher Certification, Alumni, Political Attitudes
UK Department for Education, 2021
Starting this Parliament, the United Kingdom (UK) Government is providing £2.5 billion (£3 billion when including Barnett funding for devolved administrations) for a new National Skills Fund (NSF). This is a significant investment which has the potential to deliver new opportunities to generations of adults who may have been previously left…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Training, Retraining, Job Skills
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Parkhurst, Justin; Ghilardi, Ludovica; Webster, Jayne; Hoyt, Jenna; Hill, Jenny; Lynch, Caroline A. – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2021
Background: Conceptualisations of what it means to use evidence in policymaking often appear divided between two extremes. On the one side are works presenting it as the implementation of research findings - particularly evaluations of intervention effect. In contrast stand theoretically informed works exploring the multiple meanings of evidence…
Descriptors: Evaluation Utilization, Communicable Diseases, Disease Control, Research and Development
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Scott, V. C.; Alia, K.; Scaccia, J.; Ramaswamy, R.; Saha, S.; Leviton, L.; Wandersman, A. – American Journal of Evaluation, 2020
Sustainable community health improvement often requires the implementation of complex interventions in complex systems. Drawing from the "Four Keys to Success" frame (theory, implementation, support, and evaluation), this article describes how we used a formative evaluation approach to foster a learning system capable of monitoring and…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Health Programs, Public Health, Program Implementation
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Melville-Richards, Lucy; Rycroft-Malone, Joanne; Burton, Christopher; Wilkinson, Joyce – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2020
Background: In healthcare, bridging the research-to-practice gap is a top priority. Knowledge mobilisation scholars suggest that this gap can be closed through collaboration between knowledge users and producers. The concept of boundary objects--shared things and ideas that enable communication--has gained popularity across various collaborative…
Descriptors: National Programs, Health Services, Universities, Institutional Cooperation
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