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Kim, Min Kyung; Bryant, Diane Pedrotty; Bryant, Brian R.; Park, Yujeong – Preventing School Failure, 2017
A synthesis of the research literature was conducted from 2004 to 2014 on interventions designed to build oral reading fluency for elementary students with learning disabilities (LD). An extensive search yielded a total of 12 intervention studies. Among the 12 studies, the majority (n = 9) implemented repeated reading with or without a model.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reading Fluency, Oral Reading, Learning Disabilities
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Schwab, James Raymond; Johnson, Zachary G.; Ansley, Brandis M.; Houchins, David E.; Varjas, Kris – Preventing School Failure, 2016
The Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 has drawn greater attention to the academic achievement of students considered at risk who attend alternative schools. Due to problems both inside and outside of schools, students in alternative education settings may struggle with academic content and require a different educational approach. This…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Nontraditional Education, Intervention, Academic Achievement
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Cook, Mary A. – Preventing School Failure, 2002
This article briefly reviews the literature on the efficacy of both differential placements and inclusion for students with disabilities. It urges better coordination in research evaluating school programs and those evaluating post-school outcomes. It also urges agreed-on definitions of service models and standards for identification and placement…
Descriptors: Definitions, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Assessment
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Conroy, Maureen A.; Fox, James J. – Preventing School Failure, 1994
This article describes a model that deals with classroom behavior problems by incorporating contextual or setting events with traditional learning theory models. The paper discusses examples of setting events that affect children's aggression, ways to assess the effects of setting events on student behavior, and ways in which teachers can…
Descriptors: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
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Conroy, Maureen A.; Davis, Carol Ann – Preventing School Failure, 2000
This article outlines a proactive framework for preventing and remediating challenging behaviors in preschool- and elementary-aged children through the implementation of functional behavioral assessments and the disciplinary provisions outlined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997. The model requires assessing environments,…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification, Discipline, Educational Legislation