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List, Allison; Dykeman, Cass – Preventing School Failure, 2021
Particular racial/ethnic and class groups remain underrepresented within gifted and talented education (GATE). However, students who are culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) or gifted and disabled are also underrepresented but are often excluded from analysis. A cross-sectional design was to evaluate gifted enrollment data gathered by the…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, Disproportionate Representation, Racial Differences
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Phillippi, Stephen; Thomas, Casey L.; Gastanaduy, Mariella; Hammack, Amanda; Sawyer, Melissa – Preventing School Failure, 2021
Alternative education programs can prevent disparities in academic outcomes among marginalized youth. This descriptive study examines the results of an alternative education program with nondiscrimination policies and staff training related to supporting the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth. Secondary analysis of…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Nontraditional Education, At Risk Students, Program Effectiveness
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Korinek, Lori – Preventing School Failure, 2021
Statistics on K-12 students with mental health challenges almost guarantee that teachers will encounter these students in their classrooms. Educators will be more prepared and successful if they have feasible strategies to promote student well-being and avoid exacerbating existing problems. This article presents research-based classroom practices…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Mental Disorders, Well Being, Mental Health
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Huang, Francis L.; Olsen, Amanda A.; Cohen, Daniel; Coombs, Nicketa – Preventing School Failure, 2021
The beneficial relationship of school climate with various positive student outcomes has been demonstrated in several studies, though the relationship has not been thoroughly explored with regards to a student's likelihood of being suspended from school. The relationship of school climate and out-of-school suspensions was investigated using a…
Descriptors: Grade 10, High School Students, Educational Environment, Suspension
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Wilkinson, Sarah; McDaniel, Sara C. – Preventing School Failure, 2021
For many students, placement in an alternative education setting is temporary, and once they make progress, they will be expected to return to their home school setting. An effective transition between settings is essential in order to ensure the student meets the behavioral expectations in the home school and to prevent poor outcomes such as…
Descriptors: Individual Needs, Nontraditional Education, Student Placement, Student Adjustment
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Jacobson, Maya R. – Preventing School Failure, 2021
Traumatic experiences in children are pervasive, and trauma has been correlated with adverse academic outcomes, including school dropout. This research study aimed to answer the following question: According to selected educators in specialized programs in Ontario, in what ways are trauma-informed frameworks used to support the social-emotional…
Descriptors: Trauma, Teaching Methods, Student Needs, Stress Variables
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Amitay, Gila; Rahav, Giora – Preventing School Failure, 2021
This study was designed to elicit comprehensive information about drop-out youth's schooling experiences in a successful alternative school. We combined a triangular measurement design from the perspectives of the students, their parents, their teachers, and the researchers. The study is based on 82 semi-structured interviews with students (n =…
Descriptors: Failure, Nontraditional Education, Student Empowerment, Dropouts
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Heard, Kim; Peltier, Corey – Preventing School Failure, 2021
Professional development for educators is often not evidence-based and insufficient to improve classroom management skills. Video-analysis has been shown to be effective at improving pedagogy of classroom teachers. We expanded on prior literature by using an early childhood general education teacher. A multiple baseline design across behaviors was…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Faculty Development, Classroom Techniques, Positive Reinforcement
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Gladney, Deondra; Lo, Ya-yu; Kourea, Lefki; Johnson, Holly N. – Preventing School Failure, 2021
The study examined the effects of multilevel coaching on three elementary general education teachers' implementation fidelity of culturally responsive social skill instruction and on three African American students' classroom behaviors. After receiving initial professional development training on integrating culturally responsive social skill…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Professional Development, Individualized Instruction, Culturally Relevant Education
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Asanjarani, Faramarz; Zarebahramabadi, Mahdi – Preventing School Failure, 2021
This study investigated the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) on math anxiety and math self-concept in elementary school students using an experimental design. For this study, we selected 30 students with high mathematics anxiety and low mathematics self-concept from a larger sample of 142 elementary school students in Arak City,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Self Concept, Elementary School Students, Program Effectiveness
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Wright, Jermall D.; Steed, Elizabeth A. – Preventing School Failure, 2021
Intervention efforts in turnaround elementary schools in the U.S. have focused on academic interventions, missing the important link between students' social emotional competence and academic outcomes. The current study describes implementation of a multi-tiered approach to support young students' social emotional competence in an urban turnaround…
Descriptors: Intervention, School Turnaround, Elementary School Students, Social Development
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Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Menzies, Holly Mariah – Preventing School Failure, 2021
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, PK-12 school buildings across the United States closed and educators quickly pivoted to remote and continuous learning opportunities to protect students and society as a whole from the deadly coronavirus. As educational leaders navigate the complexities for providing instruction during the 2020-2021 academic…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lanterman, Christopher; Lockwood, Adam B.; Sealander, Karen; Winans, Shannon; Novelli, Michelle – Preventing School Failure, 2021
Students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) can be successfully placed in general education classrooms with evidence-based practices such as positive behavior interventions and supports and self-management practices. Still, less than half of all students with EBD are placed in the general education classroom for 80% of the school day.…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Inclusion
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Lo, Ya-yu; Kourea, Lefki; Werunga, Robai N.; Owens, Tosha Lynn; Collins, Belva – Preventing School Failure, 2021
Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support, a framework for remediating and preventing student problem behaviors and supporting schools, has demonstrated a reduction in office disciplinary referrals (ODRs) among student groups. However, African American students are still overrepresented in ODRs. This study extended a prior study that explored parents'…
Descriptors: African American Students, Positive Behavior Supports, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior
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Young, Ellie L.; Moulton, Sara E.; Julian, Alex – Preventing School Failure, 2021
The authors compared data from a social-emotional-behavior screener (i.e., the "Student Risk Screening Scale--Internalizing and Externalizing" [SRSS-IE]) with data from a high school early warning system. Data from 2,256 suburban high school students were used. Research questions examined the degree to which student demographic variables…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Social Development, Emotional Development, At Risk Persons
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