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Babineau, Kate – Cowen Institute, 2017
The Cowen Institute has a deep commitment to helping students in New Orleans access financial aid for college. They have previously monitored Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) completion rates in New Orleans and Atlanta, provided resources to help FAFSA completion, and currently convene collaboratives of college counselors and youth…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Best Practices, Guides, Nontraditional Students
Greco, Michael D., Ed – Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota, 2007
The "CURA Reporter" is published quarterly to provide information about the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA), an all-University applied research and technical assistance center at the University of Minnesota that connects faculty and students with community organizations and public institutions working on significant public…
Descriptors: Community Planning, Neighborhood Improvement, After School Programs, Art Education
Harvey, Virginia Smith; Chickie-Wolfe, Louise A.; Eads, James B. – Guilford Publications, 2007
Accessible, practical, and empowering, this book gives school professionals the tools to put students in charge of their own learning. Going beyond traditional "study skills" guides that focus on the mechanics of homework completion and test taking, the authors address the underlying psychological factors that influence academic success and…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Lifelong Learning, Academic Achievement, Psychological Characteristics
McConaughy, Stephanie H. – Guilford Publications, 2005
Crafted to meet the day-to-day needs of school psychologists and other practitioners working with children, this is the most concise, practical, and up-to-date book of its kind. The expert author offers guidelines for interviewing children of different ages-as well as their parents and teachers-and for weaving the resulting data into multimethod…
Descriptors: Intervention, School Psychologists, Violence, Interviews
US Department of Education, 2006
This publication is intended for financial aid administrators and counselors who help students begin the student aid process--filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), verifying information, and making corrections and other changes to the information reported on the FAFSA. This guide contains the following chapters: (1) The…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Eligibility, Financial Aid Applicants, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid)
Dean, Diane R.; Hunt, Erika L.; Smith, Ryan – Center for the Study of Education Policy, 2006
This report, sponsored by the Illinois Board of Higher Education and the Center for the Study of Education Policy at Illinois State University, presents in-depth multi-method research and analysis on what matters to Illinois students and their families when choosing a college, why so many students are leaving the state, where they are going, and…
Descriptors: In State Students, Higher Education, College Choice, Student Mobility
McConaughy, Stephanie H.; Kay, Pam; Welkowitz, Julie A.; Hewitt, Kim; Fitzgerald, Martha D. – Guilford Publications, 2007
The Achieving-Behaving-Caring (ABC) Program is an evidence-based approach to addressing the needs of elementary students at risk for emotional and behavioral difficulties and promoting successful home-school collaboration. This practical guide demonstrates how classroom teachers and parents can work together to boost individual children's…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Parent Participation, Action Research, Parent School Relationship
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McWhirter, J. Jeffries; Ryan, Cynthia Ann – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1991
Identifies issues that seem important in counseling with Navajo clients. Notes that some issues may also be appropriate to nonreservation Native Americans, especially those whose roots are tied to the reservation. Discusses size and characteristics of the Navajo family, language, and dominant culture conflicts. Implications and applications for…
Descriptors: American Indians, Change Agents, Counseling Techniques, Cultural Influences
Crone, Deanne A.; Hawken, Leanne S.; Horner, Robert H. – Guilford Publications, 2010
This bestselling book has been used in schools across the country to establish efficient and cost-effective systems of Tier II positive behavior support. The Behavior Education Program (BEP) was developed for the approximately 10-15% of students who fail to meet schoolwide disciplinary expectations but do not yet require intensive, individualized…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Educational Needs, Behavior Problems, Intervention
Habenicht, Donna J.; And Others – 1990
Analysis of the Kinetic Family Drawings (KFD) of black children offers counselors insight into children's perceptions of the black family that do not support traditional views. The KFD is a drawing of the child's family, including the counselee, doing something together. The child then explains the drawing and identifies each of the family…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Black Family, Black Students, Elementary Education
de St. Aubin, Therese; And Others – 1983
This manual presents a developmentally focused group intervention, ("But Mom (Dad) - I'm an Adult Now") developed by the Student Counseling Center at Illinois State University for college students who are having difficulty establishing autonomy from their family of origin. The group uses a condition of didactic presentations,…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescent Development, College Students, Counseling Techniques
Synk, David J. – 1983
This study used meta-analysis research techniques to determine if there are differences in General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) validities and test scores between males and females. The sample consisted of 26,111 subjects from 122 Specific Aptitude Test Battery (SATB) validation or revalidation studies analyzed since 1972. Four approaches were…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Measurement Techniques, Meta Analysis, Scores
Winds of Change, 1994
This guide provides college information especially tailored for American Indian and Alaska Native students, their families, and their guidance counselors. The heart of the guide is a unique compilation of 200 colleges and universities selected because they have a supportive American Indian community and graduate a good percentage of their American…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, College Admission, College Choice
Hunter, John E. – 1983
The structure of this report is as follows: First, specific aptitude theory and general ability theory, the two theories of the relation between ability and job performance, are presented and differentiated. Second, there is a discussion of problems in the current use of the General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) and of problems in the use of…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Career Counseling, Factor Structure, Job Performance