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Jose R. Palma; Martin Van Boekel; Ashley S. Hufnagle – Texas Education Review, 2024
The benefits of afterschool activity participation for youth development are well-documented. An interesting question dominating this field is whether there is a threshold at which point participating in too many activities (breadth) and spending too much time in those activities (intensity) is negatively associated with desirable outcomes. Using…
Descriptors: Grade 9, High School Students, Youth Programs, Adolescent Development
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Lovell, Darrell – Texas Education Review, 2022
This study examines how administrative burden is evolving in college classrooms to meet external pressures focused on student success. Through a mixed methods analysis of data from a 2018 survey, this work tests how faculty and administrators view ownership of the responsibility to meet these mandates and whether it is affecting classroom…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Success, Student Role
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Reddick, Richard J.; Pritchett, Katie Ortego – Texas Education Review, 2019
Scholars have encouraged universities to more effectively engage with surrounding communities. One example of community engagement is the service-learning partnership between the Plan II Honors Program and the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) public charter school in Austin, through which college students enroll in a class to mentor local middle…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Alumni, Service Learning, Mentors
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Erwin, Heather – Texas Education Review, 2018
Purpose: The primary purpose of this study was to explore teacher and student perceptions of the implementation of two recess periods per day. Method: Participants were 12 teachers (representing all grade levels and areas) and 13 students (representing all grade levels) from a K-5 elementary school in the Southeastern United States. All…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
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Charran, Chelseaia – Texas Education Review, 2018
This study was conducted to determine the extent to which publicly-funded special education services are available and accessible to students with disabilities in Trinidad and Tobago. Seventy participants completed a survey pertaining to the type and intensity of special education services available to their children, the extent to which they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Public Education, Access to Education