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Sprunger, Nikki S.; Harvey, Michael W.; Quick, Marilynn M. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Legislation has mandated that secondary schools provide services for students with disabilities that prepare them for independent living, employment, and/or post-secondary education (IDEA, 2004). This study examined the perceptions of special education directors, assistant directors/program coordinators, and secondary special education teachers…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Secondary School Students, Disabilities, Transitional Programs
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Albrecht, Susan Fread – Preventing School Failure, 2008
The time-away intervention model targets students in conflict with teachers or other students. The model features a 3-step intervention process: (a) time out, (b) redirection, and (c) conflict resolution. Schools that implement time away have documented an effective skill-building strategy for preventing the need for tertiary-level restrictive…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Intervention, Conflict, Disabilities
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Nichols, Joe D. – Preventing School Failure, 2003
This study explored possible predictors of failure to pass state proficiencies in English/Language Arts and Mathematics by more than 6,000 Indiana students in 2000-2002. Data explored included early test results, school attendance, grade point averages, gender, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. Predictors included early poor achievement,…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Academic Standards, Attendance, English