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Sanguiliano, Jennifer; Anderson, Kim; Welcome, Shawn; Hissom, Philip; Hannah, Brandy; Lovero, Natalie – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2019
Although researchers have found that family involvement impacts educational outcomes for children, there remains a dearth of knowledge regarding the connection between strengthening families and children's academic success. This study examined what parents' perceptions regarding the internal and external factors that strengthen families who face…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Family Programs, Academic Achievement, Parent Attitudes
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Hickman, Greg; Anderson, Shannon – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2019
The high school dropout problem has been the focus of educational leaders and researchers for several decades. Despite efforts, students continue to drop out of high school. In an effort to prevent at-risk youth from dropping out of school, educators have paired mentors with youth in hopes of increasing graduation rates. These efforts have…
Descriptors: High School Students, Dropouts, Mentors, Educational Administration
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Huscroft-D'Angelo, Jacqueline; Trout, Alexandra L.; Hurley, Kristen Duppong; January, Stacy-Ann A. – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2019
School environments provide an opportunity to address health-related topics and ensure students graduate prepared to manage health needs, including populations at risk for poor physical health or low health literacy, such as those with disabilities. Presently, little is known about the physical health status, health literacy, or approaches to…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Emotional Disturbances, Physical Health, Literacy
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Camper, Bradley M., Jr.; Hickman, Gregory P.; Jaeckle, Tina F. – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2019
The dropout social problem has been the focus of researchers, business and community leaders, and school staffs for decades. Despite possessing significant academic high school capabilities, some gifted students drop out of school. The research problem for this study includes how and why former gifted urban high school students chose to drop out.…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Dropouts, Urban Schools, High School Students
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Freeman, Jennifer; Kern, Laura; Gambino, Anthony J.; Lombardi, Allison; Kowitt, Jennifer – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2019
The relationship between PBIS implementation fidelity and reductions in student office discipline referrals (ODR) has been relatively well-established in the literature; however, results related to other student outcomes such as suspensions, attendance, and academic performance are not well explored especially at the high school level. The purpose…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, High School Students, Program Implementation, Fidelity
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Lastrapes, Renée E.; Mooney, Paul – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2019
This study examined the viability of the Sentence Verification Technique (SVT; Royer, Hastings, & Hook, 1979) assessment tool as a curriculum-based measure of science content learning. Its perceived compatibility with statewide accountability test expectations made SVT a candidate for use in content-focused response to intervention frameworks.…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, School Districts, Elementary School Students, Grade 4
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Sutter, Claudia C.; Campbell, Laurie O.; Lambie, Glenn W. – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2019
An essential goal of educational instruction is to ensure that all students become competent readers. To support students in becoming qualified readers, teachers need to identify struggling students and implement adequate curriculum programs. This study examined the effects of a computer-adaptive reading program on third-grade students' reading…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Reading Instruction, Reading Achievement, Grade 3
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Mann, Syrinithnia; Whitworth, Jerry – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2018
For many years a leading approach to teaching at-risk students and reducing school dropout has been the use of alternative schools. There are unique challenges to providing educational services in alternative schools and teachers in those schools need specialized knowledge and skills to address these challenges. The same can be inferred for…
Descriptors: Paraprofessional School Personnel, Training, Staff Development, At Risk Students
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Rahimi, Regina; Liston, Delores – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2018
Nationally, one in four high school students drops out in high school. Georgia, in particular, is very concerning with a 67% high school completion rate (Hickman & Heinrich, 2011) and a 41% drop out rate recorded for girls (National Women's Law Center, 2007). While these statistics are disturbing, they do not do justice to the reality of the…
Descriptors: Females, High School Students, Dropouts, At Risk Students
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Rhodes, Judith; Thomas, Johanna M.; Liles, Alesa R. – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2018
This exploratory-descriptive retrospective study examined the demographic, school-related, psychosocial risk factors, and service referrals among elementary school children (N=2,861) at risk for continued truancy. The study purposed to investigate the domains of staying in school and progressing in school, constructs associated with eventual…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, At Risk Students, Truancy, Correlation
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Woodson, Lorenzo; Harris, Sandra M. – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2018
Past research has shown that African American/Black males are referred for special education evaluation at disproportionately higher rates compared to males of other racial/ethnic groups. Special education placement for African/American/Black males has been linked to adverse outcomes such as lower teacher expectations, low academic performance,…
Descriptors: Males, Special Education, Referral, Predictor Variables
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Kennedy, Brianna L.; Soutullo, Olivia – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2018
The increased use of exclusionary discipline over the past four decades has included educators sending students to involuntary disciplinary schools. Reasons for sending students often include infractions that are subjectively defined by educators and nonviolent in nature, suggesting that educators' beliefs about students and their behaviors play…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Discipline, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Nwosu, Kingsley Chinaza; Okoyoe, Cynthia Chisom; Onah, Uchechukwu Hope – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2018
Reported incompetence of student teachers in Nigeria has become a national concern. However, little has been done to explore the mitigating factors to student teachers' academic success, especially from the generic qualitative approach. The present study adopted the interpretive descriptive qualitative design to examine factors affecting the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Underachievement, Student Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Wilkerson, Kimber L.; Afacan, Kemal; Perzigian, Aaron B.; Courtright, Maxwell R.; Lange, Lauren E. – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2018
Urban districts are important places to observe the array of non-traditional schooling options in which high school students can be educated. We examined enrollment distributions in 1 traditional and 3 different types of alternative high schools in 1 urban school district. We coded all high schools in the sample district into 4 school types…
Descriptors: High School Students, Nontraditional Students, Urban Schools, School Districts
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Garner, Joanna; Moots, Shanan Chappell – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2018
Students who transition between school settings may manifest academic and social-emotional challenges that can be ameliorated through the efforts of educators and school counselors. To assess needs and outcomes, however, counselors require data from valid and reliable measures. This article presents the Quality of Transition Instrument (QTI), a…
Descriptors: Well Being, Student Adjustment, School Counselors, High School Students
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