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    • 7 high schools and alternative high schools and school wide versus pull out post-secondary introduction program. There has not been a study that focuses on students who live in rural areas, are members of low SES, have little parental support,...
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    • Effects of a Teacher-Developed, Mainstream Classroom Vocabulary Intervention on Improving Reading Test Scores for English Language Learners and Students Below Grade-Level Reading Proficiency in Sixth Grade A Thesis submitted to Southern Utah...
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    • 9 adults should be used as examples. It was suggested that they be brought into schools as guest speakers to show that both rural living and having a college education can go hand in hand” (p. 13). Other influencing factors. Bedsworth, Colby, and...
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    • 10 choosing to attend a post-secondary institution. The researchers defined college qualifications as being a culmination of cumulative grade point average, senior-class rank, aptitude test scores, and SAT/ACT test scores. They stood by their point...
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    • 11 would put forth effort and eventually pursue a postsecondary education in that particular field. Gemici and Rojewski (2010) used the Educational Longitudinal Study of 2002 to determine if having students take part in a work-based program while...
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    • Girls and Relational Aggression 42 Sparks, S., (2011) Study finds academic payoffs in teaching students social skills. Education Week, 30 (20). Young, E., Nelsen, D., Hottle, A., Warburton, B., & Young, B., (2011). Relational agression among...
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    • 12 The researchers found there were some students who really enjoyed the project and learned a lot from it and those who completed it just for the grade. The researchers suggested that the project was most beneficial if the student could really...
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    • 13 having clear expectations of the students, having information about post-secondary education available in many forms and levels of understanding, having a personalized counseling program, making sure that testing and curriculum is arduous enough...
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    • Girls and Relational Aggression 44 Appendix A Parent Consent Form Dear Parents or Guardians, I would like to invite your student to participate in a valuable research program being held at your school during the After School Program. A researcher...
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    • 14 believed by Radcliffe and Stephens (2008) that at-risk students may not become adequately prepared for any post-secondary training unless schools join forces with parents and other bodies to promote post-secondary education. The researchers...
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    • 15 post-secondary goals. It is difficult to find documentation regarding students who are considered at-risk. At-risk students tend to have parents who are not vested in their child’s future and/or may not know how to positively influence decisions...
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    • 4 was called the Bilingual Education Act. This Act “provided funding to establish bilingual programs for students who did not speak English and who were economically poor” (Carrasquillo, Kucer & Abrams, 2004, p. 2). Following this Act was the court...
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    • 5 disadvantage compared to fellow classmates who are native English speakers. “These students are not only required to compete with native speakers of English with respect to academic or literacy related language skills, they must also acquire the...
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    • 17 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this thesis was to study the effects of a school-wide career introductions program on at-risk students’ perception of, interest in, and planning toward post-secondary education. The research questions that...
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    • 18 Instrumentation The data were collected through quantitative measures. I relied on the use of pre-treatment and post-treatment surveys. I used an adaptation of the Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) survey that our counselor has included on...
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    • The Effect of Background Music on On-Task Behavior, Task Performance and Mood Levels A Thesis submitted to Southern Utah University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Education April 2013 By Jennifer C....
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    • 19 particular study. I entered the parts of the survey that would benefit this study into a Google Document Form and administered both the pre-treatment and post-treatment surveys online. I focused on whether or not exposing students to various...
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    • PERCEIVED OUTCOMES OF TLIM PROGRAM 151 Appendix C: Endnotes 1 U.S. Department of Education, 2006, p. ii. 2 Refer to http://www2.cortland.edu/centers/character for more information about the Smart and Good High Schools project.
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    • 20 measure growth from. I learned if students had post secondary goals, if they are receiving post secondary advisement and if so from where and most important I found what careers interested them most. Most students were only receiving advisement...

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