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Gagnon, Douglas J.; Mattingly, Marybeth J. – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2016
In this brief, the authors examine the level of access to school counselors, and how this access is mediated by district demographic and location characteristics. Using a large nationally representative data source compiled from the 2013-2104 Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC), the 2014 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE), and 2007…
Descriptors: School Districts, School Counselors, Counselor Client Ratio, Rural Schools
Schaefer, Andrew; Mattingly, Marybeth; Johnson, Kenneth M. – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2016
The negative consequences of growing up in a poor family are well known. Poor children are less likely to have timely immunizations, have lower academic achievement, are generally less engaged in school activities, and face higher delinquency rates in adolescent years. Each of these has adverse impacts on their health, earnings, and family status…
Descriptors: Poverty, Rural Areas, Children, Economically Disadvantaged
Gagnon, Douglas J.; Jaffee, Eleanor M.; Kennedy, Reeve – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2016
Exclusionary school discipline--that is, suspension and expulsion--disproportionately affects already disadvantaged students on both the national and state levels. In New Hampshire, students attending larger urban schools, male students, students of color, students eligible for free and reduced-price lunch, students with disabilities, and homeless…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Suspension, Expulsion, Disproportionate Representation
Young, Justin R. – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2015
This brief uses data collected by the Manchester Health Department in 2013 and analyzed by the Carsey School of Public Policy in the Bakersville, Beech Street, and Gossler Park neighborhoods in Manchester, New Hampshire, to provide information about how barriers to various dimensions of well-being differ by place and also across race/ethnicity,…
Descriptors: Barriers, Well Being, Racial Differences, Ethnic Groups
Carson, Jessica A. – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2015
This brief uses data from the 2013 Current Population Survey's Food Security Supplement to document levels of participation in two of the largest programs authorized by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010--the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program--by region and place type (rural, suburban, and city), to identify…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Student Participation, Lunch Programs, Breakfast Programs
Edwards, Katie M.; Eckstein, Robert P.; Rodenhizer-Stämpfli , Kara Anne – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2015
Using data from a sample of 218 high school youth from three high schools in New England (one rural, two urban), this brief discusses dating and sexual aggression bystander intervention among high school youth. Authors Katie Edwards, Robert Eckstein, and Kara Anne Rodenhizer-Stämpfli report that an overwhelming majority (93.6 percent) of high…
Descriptors: Aggression, Dating (Social), Sexual Abuse, Intervention
Gagnon, Douglas J.; Mattingly, Marybeth J. – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2015
This brief assesses trends in access to, enrollment in, and success in Advanced Placement (AP) coursework in relation to school district poverty, racial composition, and urbanicity. It uses data merged from the 2011-2012 Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC), the 2012 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE), and the 2010 Decennial U.S.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Advanced Placement Programs, Rural Schools, School District Size
Staunton, Michael S.; Jaffee, Eleanor M. – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2014
In this brief, authors Michael Staunton and Eleanor Jaffee review the key findings and recommendations from research conducted in the first half of the Coös Youth Study, which began in 2008 and is planned to continue through 2018. The study explores young people's decisions about their educational and job opportunities in rural northern New…
Descriptors: Youth, Longitudinal Studies, Decision Making, Geographic Location
Gagnon, Douglas; Mattingly, Marybeth; Connelly, Vincent J. – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2014
In 2013, Carsey released a brief that analyzed rates of restraint and seclusion using a large, nationally representative data set of U.S. school districts. This brief, which analyzes a more comprehensive data set and the most current Civil Rights Data Collection, serves as a follow-up to the previous brief. Authors Douglas Gagnon, Marybeth…
Descriptors: School Districts, State Policy, School Policy, Discipline Policy
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