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Segool, Natasha K.; Carlson, John S.; Goforth, Anisa N.; von der Embse, Nathan; Barterian, Justin A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
This study explored differences in test anxiety on high-stakes standardized achievement testing and low-stakes testing among elementary school children. This is the first study to directly examine differences in young students' reported test anxiety between No Child Left Behind (NCLB) achievement testing and classroom testing. Three hundred…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, Test Anxiety, Effect Size, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Burns, Matthew K.; Klingbeil, David A.; Ysseldyke, James E.; Petersen-Brown, Shawna – Psychology in the Schools, 2012
Methodological rigor in intervention research is important for documenting evidence-based practices and has been a recent focus in legislation, including the No Child Left Behind Act. The current study examined the methodological rigor of intervention research in four school psychology journals since the 1960s. Intervention research has increased…
Descriptors: Evidence, Intervention, School Psychology, Federal Legislation
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Sullivan, Amanda L.; Long, Lori – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
As Response to Intervention (RtI) approaches become more common in educational systems throughout the country, it is increasingly important to identify how practitioners perceive these changes and how they obtain the skills necessary to face emergent roles and responsibilities. In this exploratory study, a national sample of 557 school…
Descriptors: Intervention, School Culture, School Psychologists, School Psychology