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Peltier, Corey; Vannest, Kimberly J. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Mr. Buxton is a perplexed elementary mathematics teacher. He co-teaches a second-grade classroom, with Ms. Snyder. In their classroom they have 25 students; five are identified as academically at risk, and three receive special education services. In the past Mr. Buxton successfully used an instructional approach consisting of (a) modeling, (b)…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Jozwik, Sara L.; Cahill, Alice; Sánchez, Gilberto – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Individualized education programs (IEPs) reflect the spirit of individualized instruction that lies at the heart of special education. Quality annual goal statements, which propel the implementation of special education programming, use clear language to communicate measurable, meaningful, and standards-aligned expectations to all members of the…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Student Diversity, Cultural Differences, English Language Learners
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Duffield, Stacy Kay – Preventing School Failure, 2018
A Midwestern state allocated grant funding to encourage more accessible alternative programming at the middle level. Seventeen schools were approved for this grant and used the funds to supplement the operation of a new or existing program. This study provides policymakers and educators with an overview of the various types of alternative middle…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Middle Schools, Financial Support, State Aid
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Chitiyo, Jonathan; May, Michael E. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
The Schoolwide Positive Behavior Intervention Support model (SWPBIS) continues to gain widespread use across schools in the United States and abroad. Despite its widespread implementation, little research has examined factors that influence its sustainability. Informed by Rogers's diffusion theory, this study examined school personnel's…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Behavior Modification, Intervention, Sustainability
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Stover, Katie; Sparrow, Amanda; Siefert, Bobbi – Preventing School Failure, 2017
Despite sound instructional practices to develop foundational reading skills with young learners, numerous learners continue to lag behind in literacy learning. Many do not view themselves as readers, lack motivation, and become disengaged with learning in general. This article shares a research-based instructional framework developed by one of…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Reading Instruction, Reading Difficulties, Evidence Based Practice
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Knowles, Christen; Massar, Michelle; Raulston, Tracy Jane; Machalicek, Wendy – Preventing School Failure, 2017
Students with challenging behavior severe enough to warrant placement in a self-contained special education classroom statistically have poor school and post-school outcomes compared to typical peers. Teachers in these classrooms often lack sufficient training to meet student needs. This pilot study investigated the use of a telehealth…
Descriptors: Self Contained Classrooms, Special Education, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems
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Henderson, Dawn X.; Guy, Breonte – Preventing School Failure, 2017
Out-of-school suspension (OSS) disconnects students from accessing important school relationships and academic and social support. OSS contributes to a significant number of ethnic minority and economically disadvantaged students receiving short-term suspensions. Community-based organizations may step in as alternative spaces for short-term…
Descriptors: Suspension, Teacher Student Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Minority Group Students
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Bone, Erin K.; Bouck, Emily C. – Preventing School Failure, 2017
As students progress through school they spend more time reading to obtain information. Reading to learn can be a struggle for any student, but it tends to be a bigger obstacle for students with disabilities. Using text-to-speech applications and extensions is one way to assist students with disabilities who struggle to independently complete…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Special Needs Students, Assistive Technology, Literacy
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Stocker, James D., Jr.; Kubina, Richard M., Jr. – Preventing School Failure, 2017
Fluency, a combination of response accuracy and speed, enables students to work efficiently through academic tasks. Students with disabilities and math deficits often struggle to learn math facts fluently. Although issues with fluency frequently coexist with a disability, problems gaining fluency also stem from a lack of practice and appropriate…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Intervention
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Beam, Heather D.; Mueller, Tracy Gershwin – Preventing School Failure, 2017
As we attempt to address the needs of students with challenging behaviors in today's classrooms, it is important to gain an understanding of general and special educators' knowledge, skills, and confidence about evidence-based behavior interventions. This article presents a national survey study of 277 special and general educators' reported…
Descriptors: Regular and Special Education Relationship, National Surveys, Special Education, Special Education Teachers
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Scott, Terrance M.; Alter, Peter J. – Preventing School Failure, 2017
This article is a review of functional behavior assessment studies in general education setting for students with emotional and behavioral disorders. The studies were assessed in accordance with published standards for evidence-based practices. Overall, few studies met criteria for inclusion in this review and even fewer studies included all three…
Descriptors: Functional Behavioral Assessment, Mainstreaming, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Bouck, Emily C.; Cosby, Missy D. – Preventing School Failure, 2017
Response to intervention (RtI) is increasingly being used in elementary and secondary schools both to provide early intervention and support to struggling students and to identify students who may benefit from special education. Although research exists to guide and support the implementation of RtI in elementary schools, much less information…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Elementary School Mathematics
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Fallon, Lindsay M.; Feinberg, Adam B. – Preventing School Failure, 2017
The research base for Check-in, Check-out (CICO), a targeted behavioral intervention within a schoolwide positive behavioral interventions and supports framework, is growing. However, little has been written about its application in therapeutic alternative programs. To extend the literature base, the current article describes a study conducted…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Intervention, High Schools, Nontraditional Education
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Maillet, Andre L. – Preventing School Failure, 2017
Alternative schools can provide all students, especially those with challenging behaviors, low motivation, poor attendance, failing grades, or those afraid to even walk into the school building, with an engaging and enriching educational experience. Through designing, leading, and serving students as an administrator of an alternative middle…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Educational Practices, Middle Schools, Middle School Students
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Garbacz, S. Andrew; Watkins, Natasha D.; Diaz, Yamalis; Barnabas, Ernesto R., Jr.; Schwartz, Billie; Eiraldi, Ricardo – Preventing School Failure, 2017
The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how Conjoint Behavioral Consultation (CBC) can be used by school behavioral health programs within the Interactive Systems Framework (ISF) as a tool for developing and supporting intervention plans that integrate mental health evidence-based practices (EBPs). External behavioral health consultants…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Evidence Based Practice, Behavior Modification, Consultation Programs
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