NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Source
Children & Schools324
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 324 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bowen, Natasha K.; Lucio, Robert; Patak-Pietrafesa, Michele; Bowen, Gary L. – Children & Schools, 2020
To support student success effectively, school teams need information on known predictors of youth behavior and academic performance. In contrast to measures of behavioral and academic outcomes that are commonly relied on in schools, the School Success Profile (SSP) for middle and high school students provides comprehensive information on…
Descriptors: Success, Predictor Variables, Behavior, Expectation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Andrews, Jack H.; Cho, Evelyn; Tugendrajch, Siena K.; Marriott, Brigid R.; Hawley, Kristin M. – Children & Schools, 2020
Evidence-based assessment, which requires the use of reliable and valid measurement tools, is an essential component of many services that school social workers provide to promote the social, emotional, and behavioral health of students. A wide variety of psychometrically sound assessment tools exist to choose from, but it can be difficult for…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Measurement Techniques, Mental Health, Mental Disorders
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Waasdorp, Tracy Evian; Lindstrom Johnson, Sarah; Shukla, Kathan D.; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – Children & Schools, 2020
Positive school climate has been consistently associated with many desirable student outcomes in both middle and high schools. However, there has been little work comparing the perceptions across these two school settings. The U.S. Department of Education conceptualized a three-factor model for school climate consisting of safety, engagement, and…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Middle School Students, High School Students, Measures (Individuals)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bradshaw, Catherine P.; Kush, Joseph M. – Children & Schools, 2020
There is a growing need for valid measures that can be administered efficiently in school settings to assess the impact of school-based preventive interventions. The current article aimed to establish a balance among assessment efficiency, reliability, and the measurement properties of an instrument widely used to assess the impact of school-based…
Descriptors: Prevention, Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Test Validity
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Anderson-Butcher, Dawn; Amorose, Anthony; Bates, Samantha M.; Iachini, Aidyn L.; Ball, Annahita; Henderson, Tasha – Children & Schools, 2020
The aim of this article is to describe the Community and Youth Collaborative Institute School Experience Surveys (CAYCI-SES). The CAYCI-SES measures are free and available to use with permission. The tools include valid and reliable surveys, assessments, and scales to help school stakeholders to identify and assess school climate and other…
Descriptors: School Surveys, Educational Environment, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wells, Melissa; Mitchell, Kimberly J.; Jones, Lisa M.; Turner, Heather A. – Children & Schools, 2019
This study examines how youths with different types of disabilities, mental health diagnoses, and special education services experience peer harassment victimization (PHV). This analysis examines how these youths experience harassment that only occurs in person, only through technology, and both in person and through technology…
Descriptors: Bullying, Youth, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cuellar, Matthew J.; Mason, Susan E. – Children & Schools, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the shared concerns and remedies school social workers have about safety in their schools. A sample of school social work practitioners across the United States (N = 260) provided a response to the qualitative prompt: "In general, how do you think school safety in the United States can be…
Descriptors: Social Work, Counselor Attitudes, School Safety, School Community Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Whitlow, Darcie; Cooper, Robyn; Couvillon, Michael – Children & Schools, 2019
Research on inclusion for students with emotional-behavioral disabilities (EBD) has typically focused on male participants, because data are limited on female students who fit the criteria for having an EBD and are often misdiagnosed. This qualitative case study adds to the very limited research on the inclusion experiences of girls with EBD.…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Inclusion, Adolescents, Females
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Joyce, Hilary D. – Children & Schools, 2019
Strong teacher support is associated with and predictive of fewer depressive symptoms among youths. However, school connectedness may play a role in explaining this relationship. Using the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health, this study examined the mediating role of school connectedness on the relationship between teacher…
Descriptors: Correlation, Depression (Psychology), Student School Relationship, Adolescents
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wright-Berryman, Jennifer; Hudnall, Greg; Bledsoe, Cathy; Lloyd, Mary – Children & Schools, 2019
To date, no suicide behavior data related to school-based peer suicide prevention programs have been published. The Hope Squad program uses trained students to intentionally facilitate help-seeking with distressed peers. Suicide concern contact data (SCCD) from school counseling centers were collected from 2013 to 2017 as part of routine…
Descriptors: Suicide, Help Seeking, Peer Influence, Gender Differences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Fite, Paula; Frazer, Andrew; DiPierro, Moneika; Abel, Madelaine – Children & Schools, 2019
The middle school transition has been identified as a difficult time for youths, resulting in adjustment difficulties across a variety of domains. Although some research has examined strategies that are useful for the adjustment outcomes associated with the transition, more research understanding student perceptions of what is helpful in the…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Developmental Tasks, Student Adjustment, Student Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bates, Samantha M.; Mellin, Elizabeth; Paluta, Lauren M.; Anderson-Butcher, Dawn; Vogeler, Michelle; Sterling, Karen – Children & Schools, 2019
Studies examining student-level outcomes associated with interprofessional team collaboration in schools remain anecdotal despite repeated calls for well-designed, rigorous, multimethod research. The purpose of the current study was to use a mixed-methods approach to explore how interprofessional team collaboration affects student-level outcomes…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Teamwork, Cooperation, Outcomes of Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gherardi, Stacy A.; Whittlesey-Jerome, Wanda K. – Children & Schools, 2019
The community school movement represents a promising approach to school reform that brings much-needed attention to the intersections of child, family, and community well-being. Although the community school movement of today shares many core values and goals with school social work, it has undergone a different developmental trajectory. As a…
Descriptors: School Social Workers, School Community Relationship, Educational Change, Program Implementation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sanders, Mavis; Galindo, Claudia; DeTablan, Dante – Children & Schools, 2019
This article examines the leadership roles and practices of community school coordinators (CSCs) in three full-service community schools (FSCSs). FSCSs are designed to improve the educational experiences and outcomes of historically underserved students through expanded learning opportunities, integrated service provision, family engagement, and…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Cooperation, School Community Relationship, Educational Experience
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Vidal de Haymes, Maria; O'Donoghue, Siobhan; Nguyen, Hien – Children & Schools, 2019
For more than two decades varied models of school-linked services and school-family-community partnerships have been advanced with the goal of improving the educational, developmental, mental health, health, and social outcomes for children and families. This study presents an analysis of the impact of a school-based ecological model for parent…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Social Capital, Self Efficacy, Low Income Groups
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  22