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Rolfhus, Eric; House, Emily; Douglas, Brian; Leeds, Daniel – Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia, 2017
Many studies show a strong link between earning a college degree and receiving higher wages (for example, Carnevale, Jayasundera, & Gulish, 2015). Consequently, a large body of research is published each year analyzing indicators of progress toward increased college enrollment and completion (for example, National Student Clearinghouse…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Enrollment, Public Colleges, Two Year Colleges
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Deussen, Theresa; Hanson, Havala; Bisht, Biraj – Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest, 2017
Students who drop out of high school are at increased risk of a range of negative social and economic consequences, including lower earnings and poorer health. To reduce dropout rates and lessen these negative consequences, districts around the country are using early warning indicators to identify and provide supports for students at risk of…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, High School Students, Dropouts, English Language Learners
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Herman, Phillip; Scanlan, Spencer; Carreon, Daisy – Regional Educational Laboratory Pacific, 2017
Many students graduate from high school academically unprepared for college. When such students enroll in college as first-time freshmen, they are commonly placed in non-credit-bearing developmental English and math courses to develop the skills necessary to complete freshman-level credit-bearing courses. Understanding students' college readiness…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, College Preparation, College Readiness, Developmental Studies Programs
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Faria, Ann-Marie; Sorensen, Nicholas; Heppen, Jessica; Bowdon, Jill; Taylor, Suzanne; Eisner, Ryan; Foster, Shandu – Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest, 2017
Although high school graduation rates are rising--the national rate was 82 percent during the 2013/14 school year (U.S. Department of Education, 2015)--dropping out remains a persistent problem in the Midwest and nationally. Many schools now use early warning systems to identify students who are at risk of not graduating, with the goal of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Progress Monitoring, School Holding Power, Academic Persistence
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Stoker, Ginger; Liu, Feng; Arellano, Brenda – Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest, 2017
The purpose of this study was to: examine differences in students' perceptions of their noncognitive skills and school environments by race/ethnicity, and explore whether students' perceptions of their noncognitive skills and school environments were related to three outcomes that have been identified in the research as mattering most for a…
Descriptors: High School Students, Grade 9, Student Attitudes, Educational Environment
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Walston, Jill; Tucker, Clyde; Ye, Cong; Lee, Dong Hoon – Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest, 2017
The New Mexico graduation rate has lagged behind the national graduation rate in recent years. In 2015 the graduation rate was 69 percent in New Mexico and 83 percent nationwide (New Mexico Public Education Department, 2016; U.S. Department of Education, 2017). Of particular interest to education leaders in New Mexico are differences in graduation…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Graduation Requirements, Exit Examinations, Racial Differences
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Huang, Min; Haas, Eric; Zhu, Niufeng; Tran, Loan – Regional Educational Laboratory West, 2016
Recent studies have documented differences in academic achievement between current and former English learner students. These differences validate calls for more focused analyses of achievement across English learner student subgroups. Specifically, there is interest in examining variation in academic success based on the amount of time a student…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Graduation Rate, Academic Achievement, English Language Learners
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Stallings, D. T.; Weiss, Sara P.; Maser, Robert H.; Stanhope, Daniel; Starcke, Matthew; Li, Difei – Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, 2016
Across the Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast Region there is growing interest in strengthening the presence of online learning in all public schools to help equalize education opportunities for all students and prepare students for a digital future. For instance, the North Carolina General Assembly has required that the state transition to…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Virtual Classrooms, Public Schools, Credits
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Therriault, Susan; Li, Yibing; Bhatt, Monica P.; Narlock, Jason – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2017
High school graduation is a critical milestone for students as it has implications for future opportunity and success on both individual and societal levels. In Puerto Rico recent changes in how high school graduation rates are calculated have drawn closer attention to the issue of high school graduation and thus a growing interest in…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, High School Students, Graduation, Correlation
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Kieffer, Michael J.; Parker, Caroline E. – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2017
This longitudinal study analyzes high school graduation outcomes of students who entered New York City public schools in grade 5 or 6 as English learner students. It extends the work of Kieffer and Parker (2016) by investigating the high school graduation rates and the types of diploma earned by the 1,734 students who entered New York City public…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Public Schools, Graduation Rate, High School Graduates
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Hodara, Michelle – Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest, 2015
This study examines the extent of developmental education participation among Oregon high school graduates students who attend community college and the relationship between high school experiences and subsequent developmental education course-taking. An analysis of state and national data from more than 101,000 Oregon public high school graduates…
Descriptors: Developmental Programs, High School Graduates, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Meyers, Coby V.; Wan, Yinmei – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2016
The Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islands conducted this study using data on public high schools in Puerto Rico from national and territory databases to compare methods for identifying beating-the-odds schools. Schools were identified by two methods, a status method that ranked high-poverty schools based on their current observed…
Descriptors: High Schools, Public Schools, Comparative Analysis, Evaluation Methods
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Norbury, Heather; Wong, Manyee; Wan, Yinmei; Reese, Kelly; Dhillon, Sonica; Gerdeman, R. Dean – Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest, 2012
Recent estimates suggest that of U.S. public high school freshmen in the fall of 2005 24.5 percent did not graduate on time in 2008/09 (Stillwell, Sable, and Plotts 2011). As states and school districts attempt to boost graduation rates, they face the challenge of identifying which students are at risk of not graduating on time. Early warning…
Descriptors: High School Freshmen, Grade 9, Graduation Rate, Prediction
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Howley, Caitlin; Johnson, Jerry; Passa, Aikaterini; Uekawa, Kazuaki – Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the college enrollment and persistence rates of rural high schools in Pennsylvania; the types of postsecondary institutions in which students from such schools enroll; and the student, school, and college characteristics associated with enrollment and persistence outcomes. The study used extant data from…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, High School Students, College Bound Students, Postsecondary Education
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Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, 2012
What do we know about the impact and implementation of Career Academies? This paper provides answers to this question. Career Academies have been around for over 30 years. Their original design stressed facilitating the school-to-work transition. In the early 1990's the focus began to shift to preparing participating students for both college and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Career Academies, Career Development, Education Work Relationship
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