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Nese, Joseph F. T.; Kamata, Akihito – School Psychology, 2021
Curriculum-based measurement of oral reading fluency (CBM-R) is widely used across the United States as a strong indicator of comprehension and overall reading achievement, but has several limitations including errors in administration and large standard errors of measurement. The purpose of this study is to compare scoring methods and passage…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Oral Reading, Reading Fluency, Reading Tests
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Van Norman, Ethan R. – School Psychology, 2021
Despite repeated findings that within-year growth in oral reading rate is nonlinear for many students, existing decision-making frameworks to evaluate response to intervention assume that growth is linear across an entire school year. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the consequences of failing to account for nonlinear growth among…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Oral Reading, Reading Rate, Reading Tests
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Buzzai, Caterina; Sorrenti, Luana; Tripiciano, Federica; Orecchio, Susanna; Filippello, Pina – School Psychology, 2021
School alienation is a complex phenomenon that has recently attracted considerable attention from psychologists because of the negative consequences that may result from it, such as poor academic performance, learning difficulties, school disengagement, behavioral problems, and withdrawal from the educational system, which interfere with students'…
Descriptors: Alienation, Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Helplessness
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Yang, Chunyan; Chan, Meiki; Chen, Chun; Jimerson, Shane R. – School Psychology, 2021
To advance cross-country understanding of parental perceptions of school climate, this study examined the psychometric properties of the Delaware School Climate Survey--Home version (DSCS-H) and also compared the parental perception of school climate among Chinese (n = 999) and American (n = 1,251) parents. Confirmatory factor analyses revealed…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Educational Environment, Psychometrics, Cultural Differences
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Herman, Keith C.; Reinke, Wendy M.; Huang, Francis L.; Thompson, Aaron M.; Doyle-Barker, Levi – School Psychology, 2021
Early adolescence represents a critical developmental period for the identification, prevention, and early intervention of mental health concerns. The Early Identification System--Student Report (EIS-SR) was developed as a user-friendly, accessible, and cost-efficient method for identifying youth at risk for mental health concerns. The present…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Identification, Screening Tests, Middle School Students
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Kim, Jinho – School Psychology, 2021
Students' sense of social relatedness at school predicts health and well-being throughout life. However, little is known about whether observed associations reflect unobserved family background factors and whether these associations differ between student-student and student-teacher relationships. Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Peer Relationship, Well Being, Family Characteristics
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Lessard, Leah M.; Lawrence, Samantha E.; Puhl, Rebecca M. – School Psychology, 2021
Weight-based victimization (WBV) is a common and consequential experience for adolescents with overweight and obesity. The current study examined the relative contributions of different school-based sources of WBV (i.e., peers, friends, teachers, coaches) on academic grades, as well as the role of teachers in mitigating the academic consequences…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Victims, Peer Relationship, Bullying
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McClain, Maryellen Brunson; Haverkamp, Cassity R.; Benallie, Kandice J.; Schwartz, Sarah E.; Simonsmeier, Vicki – School Psychology, 2021
Many children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are at-risk for academic difficulties, particularly reading comprehension. The implementation of research-supported reading comprehension interventions for this population is critical for optimal academic success. The current meta-analysis of single-case design (SCD) studies evaluates the…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Intervention
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Zakszeski, Brittany; Rutherford, Laura; Heidelburg, Kamontá; Thomas, Lisa – School Psychology, 2021
School-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports (SWPBIS) frameworks have been suggested as a promising approach to reducing disproportionality in school discipline practices; however, few studies have tested this potential, and findings have been mixed. In our sample of 27 urban schools and approximately 15,000 students, risk difference…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Behavior Modification, Student Behavior, Urban Schools
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Yang, Chunyan; Chen, Chun; Lin, Xueqin; Chan, Mei-Ki – School Psychology, 2021
Although the importance of social and emotional learning (SEL) competencies in bullying prevention has received increased recognition, limited research has examined youth's cyberbullying victimization (CBV) experiences through a school-wide SEL perspective. Guided by the school-wide SEL framework and the social-ecological model, this study…
Descriptors: Social Emotional Learning, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Prevention
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von der Embse, Nathaniel P.; Putwain, David W.; Francis, Gabrielle – School Psychology, 2021
Test anxiety has proliferated in the era of test-based accountability; however, there are limited tools that allow for consistent identification of students at risk. The present study reports on the psychometric evidence and continued development of the Multidimensional Test Anxiety Scale (MTAS). Evidence is presented to support both the…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Measures (Individuals), Psychometrics, Test Interpretation
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Klingbeil, David A.; Osman, David J.; Carrigan, Jamison E.; Paly, Benjamin J.; Berry-Corie, Kimberly – School Psychology, 2021
Multiple popular math curriculum-based measures have recently been revised in ways that may improve their utility for universal screening. However, the applied use of these tools has yet to be evaluated independently. We conducted a retrospective analysis of the diagnostic accuracy of prior year statewide test results and aimswebPlus math…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Curriculum Based Assessment
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Ansari, Arya; Pianta, Robert C.; Whittaker, Jessica V.; Vitiello, Virginia E.; Ruzek, Erik A.; Zhang, Junyao – School Psychology, 2021
Although we know that children who are more frequently absent from school do less well academically, we know little about whether absences matter for other domains of development and whether the timing of their absences matter. In order to address these gaps in knowledge, we examined the experiences of 1,131 kindergartners (64% Hispanic, 7% Black,…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Young Children, Low Income Students
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Ogg, Julia; Clark, Kelly; Strissel, Dan; Rogers, Maria – School Psychology, 2021
This study examined parent-teacher agreement regarding three forms of family engagement in kindergarten: home-school communication, school-based involvement, and parent-teacher trust, as well as whether parent-teacher agreement predicted children's behavioral and academic outcomes. Parent and teacher ratings of parent engagement and child…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Teacher Attitudes, Congruence (Psychology)
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La Salle, Tamika P.; Rocha-Neves, Jesslynn; Jimerson, Shane; Di Sano, Sergio; Martinsone, Baiba; Majercakova Albertova, Silvia; Gajdošová, Eva; Baye, Ariane; Deltour, Caroline; Martinelli, Victor; Raykov, Milosh; Hatzichristou, Chryse; Palikara, Olympia; Szabó, Éva; Arlauskaite, Zydre; Athanasiou, Danai; Brown-Earle, Orlean; Casale, Gino; Lampropoulou, Aikaterini; Mikhailova, Aleksandra; Pinskaya, Marina; Zvyagintsev, Roman – School Psychology, 2021
School climate is a topic of increasing importance internationally. The current study investigated the established measurement invariance of an eight-factor school climate scale using a multinational sample of secondary students. School climate factor means across 14 international groups were compared and findings on the association between school…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Adolescents, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students
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