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    • to make a drain ditch for the increasing water as the snow melted. Father was a skillful work'er and, by the time the crowd was ready to return home, the road was in good shape with a rock filled drain and the mud almost dry. Father saw an urgent...
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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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    • What little was eamed in the way of cash was promptly used to purchase consumer goods, pay the transportation of immigrants, and buy supplies and equipment for farms and shops. There was a real scarcity of money i Utah. The task of the tithing...
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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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    • "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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    • the Indians around Cedar City remained quite peaceful. Still, the settlers always stayed alert since they knew Ute waniors were raiding other commu~ties. On the 24th of July in 1865 the people of Washington, St. George and Santa Clara, with a...
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    • Implementing a Collaborative Work Environment for At-Risk Youth to Increase Credit Completion A Thesis submitted to Southern Utah University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Education April 2012 By Allison J....
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    • List of Tables Table 1: Average Monthly Credit of Collaborative Group Males versus Females.......................23 Table 2: Average Monthly Credit of Collaborative Group Divided by Grade Level ...................24 Table 3: Hispanic Students...
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    • List of Figures Figure 1: Average Monthly Credit per Traditional Student versus Credit per Student in a Collaborative...
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    • Chapter 1 Introduction Alternative high schools across the country have searched for methods to improve graduation and literacy rates for their students. Noted for alarmingly high drop-out rates and poor student retention, alternative high schools...
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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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    • EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION AFFECTS EMPLOYEE ATTITUDE, HAPPINESS, AND JOB SATISFACTION 10 Critics of Herzberg's theory argue the two-factor result is observed because it is natural for people to take credit for satisfaction and to blame...
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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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    • 4 Collaborative methods: Students working with a teacher and other students to earn credit. Researcher Qualifications The researcher was a graduate student in the Master of Education program at Southern Utah University. She obtained her bachelor’s...
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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 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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