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Kato, Daiki; Suzuki, Mikie – Education, 2018
The main purpose of this study is to hypothesize the existence of the general sense of role satisfaction and device a scale to measure it. The participants in study 1 were 1029 Japanese high school students (484 men and 545 women). The result of exploratory factor analysis suggested that the two-factor structure is adequate. One is "social…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Test Construction, Psychometrics, Hypothesis Testing
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Paradice, David – Education, 2017
This paper describes the construction and descriptive analysis of a data set of United States school shooting events. Three hundred forty-three shooting events are included, spanning 175 years of United States educational history. All levels of US educational institution are included. Events are included when a firearm is discharged, regardless of…
Descriptors: Statistical Data, Data Analysis, Violence, Weapons
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McKee, M. Todd; Caldarella, Paul – Education, 2016
Dropping out of high school has negative results and implications for individuals and society. The likelihood of dropping out is attributed to both social and academic risk factors. Poor high school attendance, low course completion, and low grade-point-average (GPA) have been identified as three leading indicators that students are at risk for…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables
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Zeng, Liang; Cunningham, Mark A.; Tidrow, Steven C.; Smith, K. Christopher; Contreras, Jerry – Education, 2016
Physical Science Day at The University of Texas--Pan American (UTPA), in collaboration with the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District, has been designed, developed and implemented to address an identified fundamental shortcoming in our educational process within this primarily (90+%) Hispanic serving border region. Physical Science Day…
Descriptors: Physical Sciences, Program Design, Program Implementation, Hispanic American Students
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Zeng, Liang; Poelzer, G. Herold – Education, 2016
This study describes the trends in course credit attainment (CCA) of high school students in required and non-required science and math courses and trends in registration in non-required science and math courses in Texas between 1997 and 2009. Using Texas Public Education Information Management System data between 1997 and 2009, it presents…
Descriptors: High School Students, Hispanic American Students, Mathematics Education, Science Education
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Everhart, Brett; Everhart, Kim; Everhart, Tyler – Education, 2016
The educational experiences of students engaged in different contexts of learning, particularly curriculum delivered and international travel and residence experiences may be related to problem-solving skills and game decisions and efficiency of high school students engaged in modified game play during physical education class. This study explores…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Foreign Countries, High School Students, Physical Education
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Hines, Claudia L.; Brown, Nina W.; Myran, Steve – Education, 2016
Ninety-three (n = 93) students in grades 9-12 who failed the Virginia Standards of Learning mathematics test were placed into experimental and control groups. Pre and posttest measures for general and mathematics anxiety, and physical symptoms of stress were administered. The Expressive Writing intervention was used with both groups where the…
Descriptors: High School Students, Control Groups, Experimental Groups, Mathematics Instruction
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Phan, Huy P. – Education, 2015
This research article reports on two correlational studies that examined the notion of "optimized functioning." Optimized functioning, introduced in a recent published study, offers an alternative approach into the understanding of optimization. Optimized functioning is proposed to consist of four distinctive components: personal…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Correlation, Factor Analysis, Learning Motivation
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Sparapani, Ervin F.; Calahan, Patricia S. – Education, 2015
Mathematics, science, and technology are three disciplines that are highly discussed in national and international circles, especially as regards their importance to the success of young people after they leave school. With that, the purpose of the study is to examine the integration of technology into mathematics and science instruction in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Mathematics Instruction
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Turkyilmaz, Mustafa – Education, 2015
This study aimed at investigating the relationship between reading attitude, personality, self-regulation and metacognitive awareness of reading strategies of secondary school students. In order to carry out the aim four scales were used to 419 high school students in Kirsehir province in Turkey. It was used Lisrel 8.80 and SPSS software to…
Descriptors: Reading, Reading Attitudes, Reading Strategies, Foreign Countries
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Shaw, Jimmy; Newton, Jodi – Education, 2014
If the most precious product developed in education is the student, then our most prized commodity should be the classroom teacher. According to numerous studies (Allen, Pianta, Gregory, Mikami, & Lun, 2011; Clotfelter, Ladd, & Vigdor, 2010; Darling-Hammond, 2000), the greatest influence on a student's achievement is the classroom…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Secondary School Teachers, Principals, Leadership Styles
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Lam, Gigi – Education, 2014
A socio-psychological analytical framework will be adopted to illuminate the relation between socioeconomic status and academic achievement. The framework puts the emphasis to incorporate micro familial factors into macro factor of the tracking system. Initially, children of the poor families always lack major prerequisite: diminution of cognitive…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Family Influence
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Roybal, Victoria; Thornton, Bill; Usinger, Janet – Education, 2014
The transition from middle into high school can be perilous for some students. High school freshmen fail at an alarming rate. In a general sense, the environment, expectations, structure, and culture of high schools are different from middle schools. However, school leaders can implement transition programs that may promote success of 9th graders.…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Transitional Programs, Success, Program Effectiveness
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Palazzo, Steven J.; Skager, Cherie; Kraiger, Anneliese – Education, 2014
There is emerging evidence to suggest community-based interventions can change community-wide behaviors and attitudes toward cardiovascular health. This article describes a partnership between an academic institution and a community nonprofit organization to develop and implement a cardiovascular health promotion program targeting at risk high…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Health Promotion, At Risk Persons, Adolescents
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Colbert, Robert D. – Education, 2013
High school graduation rates nationally have declined in recent years, despite public and private efforts. The purpose of the current study was to determine whether practice of the Quiet Time/Transcendental Meditation┬« program at a medium-size urban school results in higher school graduation rates compared to students who do not receive training…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Graduation, Graduation Rate, College Admission
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