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Rhodes, Judith; Thomas, Johanna M.; Liles, Alesa R. – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2018
This exploratory-descriptive retrospective study examined the demographic, school-related, psychosocial risk factors, and service referrals among elementary school children (N=2,861) at risk for continued truancy. The study purposed to investigate the domains of staying in school and progressing in school, constructs associated with eventual…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, At Risk Students, Truancy, Correlation
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Boudreaux-Johnson, Marcy; Mooney, Paul; Lastrapes, Renée E. – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2017
The study's primary purpose was to evaluate the effectiveness of a widely promoted close reading instructional routine for elementary grades students at risk for reading failure. Close reading is designed to help students read complex text independently and proficiently. Participants were six fourth-grade students receiving supplemental…
Descriptors: Grade 4, At Risk Students, Reading Instruction, Reading Strategies
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McDaniel, Sara C.; Kim, Sunyoung; Guyotte, Kelly W. – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2017
Positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS) is an evidence-based framework for preventing and treating challenging behavior in schools and improving overall school climate. The efficacy of this positive, proactive framework has been well established across varying school settings, yet little is known about schoolwide PBIS implementation…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Stakeholders, Models, Educational Environment
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Villarreal, Victor – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2017
Extracurricular activity participation has been associated with a multitude of positive outcomes, including school completion, and research suggests that students at risk for school failure are particularly likely to benefit from participation. However, before extracurricular activity participation can be promoted to address such issues,…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Middle School Students, Hispanic American Students, Early Adolescents
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Ralston, Nicole C.; Waggoner, Jacqueline M.; Tarasawa, Beth; Jackson, Amy – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2016
This study investigates the use of screening assessments within the increasingly popular Response to Intervention (RTI) framework, specifically seeking to collect concurrent validity evidence on one potential new screening tool, the Independent Reading Level Assessment (IRLA) framework. Furthermore, this study builds on existing literature by…
Descriptors: Validity, Independent Reading, Reading Tests, Measurement
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Buchanan, Rohanna; Ruppert, Traci; Cariveau, Tom – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2016
Middle school students with emotional and behavioral disorders are at risk for myriad negative outcomes. Transitioning between schools may increase risk for students being reintegrated into their neighborhood school. The current study seeks to inform supports for students and their families during these transitions. Students With Involved Families…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Case Studies, Middle School Students, Behavior Disorders
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Johnson, Delonda; Jones, Lisa; Simieou, Felix; Matthew, Kathryn; Morgan, Bryan – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2013
This study utilized a causal comparative (ex post facto) design to determine if a consistent relationship existed between fifth-grade students' success on the Science Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) at the elementary (K-5) level in comparison to fifth-grade students' success on the science TAKS at the intermediate (5-6) level. The…
Descriptors: Science Tests, Standardized Tests, Scores, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
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Nolan, Joseph R.; Cole, Tarah; Wroughton, Jacqueline; Clayton-Code, Kimberly P.; Riffe, Holly A. – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2013
Truancy is an important issue facing U.S. school systems as it is known that students who are truant are more likely to participate in criminal activity later in life (Baker, Sigmon & Nugent, 2001; Henry & Thornberry, 2010). This study examines recent data from students at 21 schools within a large midwestern school district. Survival…
Descriptors: Truancy, Attendance Patterns, At Risk Students, Elementary Secondary Education
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Simms, Kathryn – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2012
Prior research has suggested private school education in middle school and high school as a solution for the Black-White achievement gap. However, more recent research calls this solution into question. Additionally, research increasingly implicates third grade as being of preeminent importance in driving students' subsequent academic achievement.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Minority Group Students, Standardized Tests
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Shaw, Donita Massengill; Sundberg, Mary Lou – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2008
The setting of this study took place in an inner city. The purpose was to determine the effectiveness of a neurologically integrated approach in teaching 43 at-risk pre-first graders their letter sounds and formations during 45-50 hours of summer school. There were four sequential phases to teaching this alphabetic approach: imagery, auditory,…
Descriptors: Summer Schools, Early Reading, Alphabets, Orthographic Symbols
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Vannest, Kimberly J.; Parker, Richard I.; Park, Hija; Fowler, Laura T. Sanchez; Devore, Heidi; Mohan, Sarita; Bullous, Sallie – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2008
Mentoring is frequently discussed as a viable approach for improving the educational and social outcomes of students at risk for learning or behavioral problems. However, little data-based evidence beyond case study has been presented regarding the effectiveness of mentoring for students at risk. Here, 16 students with emotional/behavioral…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mentors, Student Behavior, Day Schools
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Gonzalez, Jorge E.; Vannest, Kimberly J.; Reid, Robert – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2008
This study evaluated the ability of the kindergarten and first grade Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS), measures of early literacy development, to discriminate among low average, average, and above average students considered at risk emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) on the Total Reading cluster of the Woodcock…
Descriptors: General Education, Reading Fluency, Alphabets, Orthographic Symbols
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Benner, Gregory J.; Rogers-Adkinson, Diana; Mooney, Paul; Abbott, Douglas A. – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2007
A growing body of research suggests that children with language disorders are at risk for social adjustment problems and school failure. This paper provides further evidence regarding this situation, assessing the strength of the relationship between receptive language and social adjustment in a sample of the general population of public school…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Research Needs, Public Schools, Language Impairments
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McCollum, Sharon; McNeese, Mary Nell; Styron, Ronald; Lee, David E. – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2007
This study compared the reading achievement levels of 323 third grade students from a Caribbean school district receiving instruction from three different programs. Students were identified as at risk with a 95% minority enrollment, 100% free lunch and transportation, and the lowest NAEP test scores in the nation. Total standardized test scores…
Descriptors: Basal Reading, Reading Programs, Reading Achievement, Standardized Tests