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    • "hly Brother Lehi, born Xovember 1854 at Cedar City Utah, was five feet nine inches in height and weighed 155 pounds. H e was very light in romplesiou, followed farming, stock raising and general business. By strict economy, thrift and industry, he...
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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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    • 16 A School for Healing (1999) claimed that it is one of the most powerful interventions that could be used with at-risk students. Summary The collaborative group setting in all of these intervention examples helped increase graduation rates and...
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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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    • 17 Chapter Three Purpose of the Study The purpose of this study was to show the effects of a collaborative learning environment, compared to students working at their own pace, on student success toward meeting graduation requirements set by the...
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    • 18 The student population of East Shore High School was primarily considered at-risk. 75% of the student population was Caucasian, 21% was Hispanic, and 5% were American Indian, Asian, Black, or Polynesian. Thirty four percent of the student...
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    • 19 teachers, the researcher then decided what core classes to teach. The core classes that students needed to graduate were English, history, math, and science. The researcher then needed to find fifteen willing students to participate in the...
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    • 2 prepare for their future. Christenson and Thurlow (2004) found that the cost of dropouts is "estimated in the billions of dollars in lost revenues, welfare programs, unemployment programs, underemployment, and crime prevention and prosecution"...
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    • 20 The methods that were used in the data collection were composed of two parts. The type of data that was used was credit comparison. The purpose of these data collection techniques was to allow the teacher to see how successful student and...
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    • 21 Chapter 4 Results Introduction Discovering whether or not a collaborative study program would be beneficial in helping students earn credit toward high school graduation was the primary goal of this study. The students met for a total of ten...
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    • 22 the month of March 2011, both groups saw a dramatic increase, about 75% higher than the previous month. During December 2011, the credit dropped for both groups; 28% for the average student and 9% for the student involved in the collaborative...
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    • 23 groups earned; both the males and the females lowered the amount of credit completed by 31%. The males fluctuated, dropping 8% in October and 10% in December. They then completed 68% more credit in January. The females also dropped in October;...
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    • 24 completed compared to the eleventh and twelfth graders. The eleventh graders had the highest percentage, almost reaching an average of a full credit completed per month in November 2011 and January 2012. All of the students in the collaborative...
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    • 25 more than the Caucasian students. Both groups earned more than the students not involved in any collaborative group setting. Table 3 Hispanic Students versus Caucasian Students in the Collaborative Learning...
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    • 26 #2, the students completed more than double the amount of credit. Figure 2 shows the average percentage of improvement in graph format, showing the increase in credit completion by the students once entering the collaborative study...
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    • 27 credit than other students five of the reported months. 0.670.760.750.600.580.880.581.310.630.631.210.710.650.620.490.770.350.260.410.390.340.240.180.38Jan.2011Feb.2011March.2011July-Sept.2011Oct.2011Nov.2011Dec.2011Jan.2012Average Amount of...
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    • 28 Chapter 5 Discussion Introduction Graduation has been a long-standing problem for alternative education students. The drop-out rate for alternative students, especially those at Alternative High School, was uncommonly high, 86%. The traditional...
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    • 29 Another possible explanation for the success of the collaborative group might be the maturity level of students. Regardless of the type of student involved in the collaborative group, the students who were the most motivated and mature completed...
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    • 3 Academy states that we strive “to help students rediscover the value and rewards of education and guide them in becoming literate, socially-responsible, lifelong learners” (USOE, 2006, p. 3). SEA is an alternative high school in Cedar City, Utah,...
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    • 3 In order to best serve the needs of students, AHS had several programs that help students meet their graduation goals. There were book clubs, mini-classes in a variety of subject areas, and collaborative groups. One program was a collaborative...

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