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Bear, George G.; Manning, Maureen A.; Shiomi, Kunio – School Psychology Review, 2006
Results are presented of a cross-cultural study of differences in the reasons that children in the United States and Japan give for refraining from common types of aggression. Over 200 children, primarily fifth-graders, were interviewed individually. The study was an extension of previous research showing that children who voice a self-centered or…
Descriptors: Discipline, Foreign Countries, Punishment, Student Behavior
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Billings, Judith A. – School Psychology Review, 1996
Release of "A Nation at Risk Report" (1983) provoked citizens to embark on mission to improve schools, teaching, and learning. Evidence shows U.S. schools may not be in such dire shape as reported. Schools have shown they can prepare students for top universities but many do not graduate. To keep alive the promise of education reform and…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Community Involvement, Community Role, Educational Assessment
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Dwyer, Kevin P.; Gorin, Susan – School Psychology Review, 1996
Explosive changes in social, demographic, economic, and ideological factors in America require public education to respond with its own changes to assure competent citizens for the 21st century. School psychologists play an active role in school reform. Too frequently, school psychologists have been limited to testing to the exclusion of other…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship