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Identifying Early Indicators of Drop Outs in a Diverse Urban District: Implications for School Leaders
The purpose of this study was to explore at-risk student indicators outlined in the Texas Education Code Section 29.031 to determine if any one indicator or combination of indicators is a better predictor of a student’s ...
Implication of Differences in Academic Achievement of Economically Disadvantaged Students on School Improvement Planning for Educational Leaders
Third grade reading level has been found to be a predictor of both eighth and ninth grade reading level as well as graduation and college attendance (Lesnick, Goerge, Smithgall, & Gwynne 2010). This qualitative study ...
The Effect of the Texas Student Success Initiative on Dropouts and Student Retention at a District in the Northeast Area of Harris County
This study examined the impact of the Texas Student Success Initiative (SSI) on retention rates and dropouts in a district located in the Northeast area of Harris County. The Texas Student Success Initiative known as SSI ...
STUDENT PERCEPTIONS OF SCHOOL CLIMATE: DISAGGREGATED BY GENDER, GRADE LEVEL, AND SUBJECT AREA
Students spend an average of 10,000 hours in classrooms by the time they reach middle school; they represent a valuable source of school climate data. Students’ perceptions of the school and classroom climate give an ...
High School Exit Exams and High-Stakes Testing: A National Comparison of High School Completion in 2000
The adoption of high school exit exams as a prerequisite for graduation has become an increasingly popular high-stakes testing policy for states. This study examined the relationship between high school exit exams and ...