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Olszewski-Kubilius, Paula; Corwith, Susan – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2018
In this article, we review research on poverty, both poverty rates and the effects of poverty on academic achievement more generally and on the identification and services for low-income gifted children specifically. This review sets the stage for further discussion of the research findings on identification practices including the efficacy of…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Poverty, Academic Achievement, Academically Gifted
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Smith, Sharda L. Jackson – SRATE Journal, 2021
Numerous teacher preparatory programs place emphasis on instructional advocacy within their curriculum. This article discusses a pathway teacher educators can use to connect candidates with research-based knowledge and skills that sync broad policy to practice, developing a comprehensive approach to advocating for education. The author sought to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Advocacy, Poverty, Academic Achievement
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Gordon, Mellissa S.; Cui, Ming – Youth & Society, 2018
Although most studies have established the importance of individual-level influences on adolescent outcomes, studies are often limited in that they do not address the effects of broader community-level factors. To address this limitation, we examined the association between community-level poverty and adolescents' academic achievement, and the…
Descriptors: Poverty, Correlation, Academic Achievement, African American Students
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Pate, Russell R.; Clennin, Morgan; Shull, Emily R.; Reed, Julian A.; Dowda, Marsha – Journal of School Health, 2020
Background: The purpose of the study was to examine the associations among cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), weight status and academic achievement in youth, and to determine if these relationships are moderated by poverty status. Methods: The sample included 5th (N = 27,791) and 8th grade (N = 16,047) South Carolina students. Academic achievement…
Descriptors: Physical Fitness, Body Weight, Academic Achievement, Poverty
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Calder, Suzanne – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2019
There is a correlation between students living in poverty and low academic achievements. Students who live in poverty often come to school with less knowledge and experiences than their peers. Communities these students live in, and the schools they attend, do not always have the resources to attain higher educational accomplishments. Educators…
Descriptors: Correlation, Low Income Students, Poverty, Low Achievement
Ware, Drew – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Leadership that is intentionally and thoughtfully distributed across many in a school building has the potential to bring about positive change for all students and to empower and engage teachers in such a way that makes them more likely to stay in the classroom. Given the potential of distributed leadership, understanding it more deeply is…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Participative Decision Making, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Surveys
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Darling-Hammond, Linda; DePaoli, Jennifer – State Education Standard, 2020
For much of the last two decades, the narrowed focus on raising test scores under No Child Left Behind left important aspects of education untended. Since 2016, when the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) enabled a more comprehensive look at accountability, state leaders have heard growing demands for a whole-child approach that emphasizes…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
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Albright, Joyce L.; Safer, L. Arthur; Sims, Paul A.; Tagaris, Angela; Glasgow, Denise; Sekulich, Kim M.; Zaharis, Mary C. – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2017
This research investigated the experiences of new teachers employed in urban school districts and how these novice teachers' perceived school district and school administrators' support required to retain them as well as teacher's perceptions of their pre-service experiences and/or induction programs necessary to prepare them for an urban…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Urban Schools, Teacher Persistence
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Hutchison, Brian – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2011
This analog study presented 173 practicing school counselors with one of four case scenarios depicting a student new to their school. Each scenario manipulated one of two levels of the independent variables, which were perceived poverty and academic achievement. Main effects indicate that participants rated students as more attractive counseling…
Descriptors: Poverty, Academic Achievement, School Counselors, Case Studies
DeGrow, Ben; Klingler, Ronald – Mackinac Center for Public Policy, 2020
This publication marks the fourth edition of the Context and Performance (CAP) Report Card for Michigan elementary and middle schools, published every two years since 2013. The goal is to compare Michigan schools' relative performance by factoring in the role student poverty plays in affecting academic achievement. The CAP Report Card uses…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Educational Quality, Public Schools
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Lacour, Misty; Tissington, Laura D. – Educational Research and Reviews, 2011
Poverty, which forms a specific culture and way of life, is a growing issue in the United States. The number of Americans living in poverty is continually increasing. Poverty indicates the extent to which an individual does without resources. Resources can include financial, emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical resources as well as support…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Poverty, Low Achievement, Academic Achievement
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McBride Murry, Velma; Berkel, Cady; Gaylord-Harden, Noni K.; Copeland-Linder, Nikeea; Nation, Maury – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2011
This article provides a comprehensive review of studies conducted over the past decade on the effects of neighborhood and poverty on adolescent normative and nonnormative development. Our review includes a summary of studies examining the associations between neighborhood poverty and adolescent identity development followed by a review of studies…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Neighborhoods, Poverty, Physical Health
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Kranjac, Ashley W.; Kranjac, Dinko – Psychology in the Schools, 2021
Childhood overweight and obesity are major public health problems in the United States. Children who experience poverty are 1.5 times more likely to suffer with overweight and 1.6 times more likely to have obesity. The extent to which overweight or obesity exacerbates the negative influence of socioeconomic inequality on child academic outcomes…
Descriptors: Children, Obesity, Poverty, Academic Achievement
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McKenzie, Kendra – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2019
Poverty has become one of the most prevalent indicators of academic achievement in our schools today. As the number of students raised in poverty increases, it is vitally important that educators be aware of the effects of poverty on student behaviour and learning capacity in the classroom. Educators must incorporate proven strategies in order to…
Descriptors: Poverty, Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Student Behavior
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Chenoweth, Karin – Learning Professional, 2021
Schools and districts that break the correlation between race and poverty on the one hand and academic achievement on the other hold enormous lessons for any educators willing to seek them out and ask: "Your kids are doing better than mine. What are you doing?" It is important to understand that educators who ask that question--whether…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Ethnicity, Poverty, Academic Achievement
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