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Farinde, Abiola A.; Allen, Ayana; Lewis, Chance W. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2016
Sixty years after "Brown v. Board of Education," retention trends indicate that there is a Black teacher shortage. Research shows that Black teachers' retention rates are often lower than the retention rates of White teachers. Black teachers report low salaries, lack of administrative support, and other school variables as reasons for…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Teacher Persistence, Intention, Elementary Secondary Education
Hepner, Seth – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The 1st-year retention rate of the Structured Education Program (SEP) is 90%, yet the 6-year graduation rate of SEP students is 29%. The gap between SEP 1st-year retention and graduation rates is the problem that this study addressed. The low graduation rate of SEP students is an important issue because graduation rates are used to measure the…
Descriptors: Academic Support Services, Graduation Rate, College Students, Dropouts
O'Connor, Dianna M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Retention and student graduation rates are a major concern for community colleges nationwide. As student dropout rates continue to climb and graduation figures languish, many studies have been conducted to investigate the causes of student attrition. Numerous reports have found faculty advising to be a contributing factor in student retention,…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Academic Advising, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
Biermeier, Chadwick – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study was an examination of the minority student retention rate in a year-long bridge program. The retention rate of these students is 25%. University administration was concerned about the retention rate and its impact on future enrollment. Using Jack Mezirow's transformative learning as a framework of understanding, the purpose of this…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Academic Persistence, Success, Barriers
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Haj-Broussard, Michelle; Hall, Tom; Allen, Sheila; Stephens, Cyndy; Person, Vickie; Johnson, Tina – Journal of the National Association for Alternative Certification, 2016
The teacher turnover issue impacts education on national, state, and local levels. On a national level, at the beginning of the 21st century 50% of teachers left the profession within the first five years, creating the need for districts to fill vacancies (Gonzalez, Brown, & Slate, 2008; Greiner & Smith, 2006; Heller, 2004; Ingersoll,…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Teacher Persistence, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Education Programs
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Sulak, Tracey N.; Massey, Jennifer; Thomson, David – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2017
Universities struggle to raise retention rates among first-year students. Traditional analyses have not only focused on large-scale issues and addressed the needs of the majority but also done little to change overall retention numbers. The current study demonstrates the benefit of using a person-centered approach to retention research. Latent…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, School Holding Power, College Freshmen, Private Colleges
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Erickson, Sheri L.; Stone, Mary F. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
Retention rates of students in a business school Freshman Year Experience (FYE) course were compared to overall University retention rates for two successive years. Slightly higher retention was experienced by the business FYE students than for the University overall. Student responses to exit survey questions were compared to retention activity…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Business Administration Education, Comparative Analysis, Student Surveys
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Daniel, Graham R.; Wang, Cen – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2017
International evidence indicates there may be little or no academic benefit for children who are retained, and the possibility of negative long term socio-emotional outcomes for these children. Drawing on data from the nationally representative Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (n = 4464), this paper provides an Australian perspective on…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Grade Repetition, Kindergarten, Learning Problems
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Jilg, Timothy; Southgate, Margaret – Language Learning Journal, 2017
This study looks at the effectiveness of an intervention to improve student retention on a distance language course. Of the six beginners' language courses offered by the UK's Open University, the beginners' Welsh course has consistently had the lowest retention rates since it was first presented in 2008. In order to address this, a project was…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development, Welsh
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Buchanan, Erin M.; Valentine, Kathrene D.; Frizell, Michael L. – Journal of Experimental Education, 2019
Student retention rates are increasingly important in higher education. Higher education institutions have adopted various programs in the hopes of increasing graduation rates and grade point averages (GPAs). One of the most effective attempts at improvement has been the Supplemental Instruction (SI) program. We examined our SI program relative to…
Descriptors: Supplementary Education, Academic Support Services, Disproportionate Representation, School Holding Power
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Skoglund, Kirk; Wall, Timothy J.; Kiene, David – Learning Assistance Review, 2018
Supplemental Instruction (SI), a higher-education academic support program, targets challenging college courses and uses peer-led review sessions to develop academic skills, improve grades, influence persistence, and ultimately increase student retention (Arendale, 2001). The goals of this study were twofold: to determine if differences existed in…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, School Holding Power, Academic Persistence, Supplementary Education
Langley, Dorothy L. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Implications for student dropouts include fewer career options and lower earning potential. The purpose of this study was to investigate faculty perceptions of their roles in the student retention process at a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the Southeast United States. Guiding the phenomenological study was Lewin's theory of…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, College Faculty, School Holding Power, Black Colleges
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Friðriksdóttir, Kolbrún; Arnbjörnsdóttir, Birna – Research-publishing.net, 2017
The rapid growth of online education courses, especially Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), has called attention to the issue of student retention and low overall completion rates (Gaebel, 2013). The impact of different modes of delivery on retention has also received attention with a blended learning mode being deemed most effective in…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Academic Persistence, Large Group Instruction, Indo European Languages
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Hemphill, Sheryl A.; Heerde, Jessica A.; Scholes-Balog, Kirsty E.; Herrenkohl, Todd I.; Toumbourou, John W.; Catalano, Richard F., Jr. – Journal of School Health, 2014
Background: This article examines the effect of early adolescent alcohol use on mid-adolescent school suspension, truancy, commitment, and academic failure in Washington State, United States, and Victoria, Australia. Also of interest was whether associations remain after statistically controlling for other factors known to predict school outcomes.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Adolescents, Adolescents, Drinking
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Forrester, Tricia; Sandison, Carolyn E.; Denny, Sue – Australian Mathematics Teacher, 2017
In 2014 we commenced working on the Inspiring Mathematics and Science in Teacher Education (IMSITE) project, aimed at improving mathematics and science education in Australia by improving the recruitment, development, and retention of mathematics and science teachers. In this project we undertook a range of activities, the most exciting of which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, High School Students, Secondary School Mathematics
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