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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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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Nature of the problem Imagine two students from low-socioeconomic backgrounds. Both are students from diverse backgrounds, have a single-parent at home, and younger siblings. Both students have experienced hunger, have...
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    • Autism; Education; Educational psychology
    • 1 Chapter One Introduction There is a rapidly increasing amount of children being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) every year, and with this, comes greater demands on public schools and teachers to appropriately educate these children....
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    • 1 church suit case that the Edmunds-Tucker Law was unconstitutional, you would, with God's blessing, soon see me in old Cedar, but they dare not do it. We must 'do what is nght and let the consequence follow.' 1enclose the last letter 1received...
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    • 10 for poor school outcomes, not only because of language issues, but also because of socioeconomic issues (Goldenberg, 2008). Most Hispanic Americans are characterized as having low levels of educational success and high rates of poverty, and this...
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    • 10 parents learn better parenting techniques, providing more homework support, and helping them to become more involved in their child’s education. Students. Why, then, do students choose to miss school? If students were asked, they might say: school...
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    • 11 1995). These deficits may contribute to the fact that Hispanic students, with relatively few exceptions, have had the highest high-school dropout rate of any group in the United States from 1972-2007. High School student dropouts from the low...
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    • 11 an international marketplace. Students are required to take a standards-based test each year to determine if they have met the set proficiency levels in both literacy and in mathematics. These tests are given to students in third through eighth...
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    • 11 demonstrate positive attitudes toward learning mathematics are found to have more positive attitudes and higher self-efficacy when it comes to mathematics (Wilkins, 2000; Sewell and Hauser 1980). Wilkins (2000) points out that parents who have...
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    • 12 attendance that is neither punitive nor rewards based. Many schools routinely display monthly attendance graphs and reports for parents and others who enter the building. These help to make everyone aware of the school attendance goals and serve a...
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    • 12 families who would like to send their children to preschool, the cost for private preschools is often prohibitive, and there is not sufficient state or federal funding for government preschools. Given the current educational status of Hispanic...
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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 community to display children’s work, bringing children’s artifacts from home to display at school, and sharing photographs outside the classroom (Feiler et al., 2008). In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education’s (USDOE) Elementary...
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    • 13 oral language, and potentially positive effects for early reading, writing, and knowledge of print (Institute of Education Sciences, 2006). Ideally, intervention would come for low SES Hispanic ELLs when they are very young, but this is...
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    • 13 parents, or utilize intervention programs in the community, one thing is clear: when families, schools, students, and the community work together there is a greater likelihood that attendance will improve, academics will improve, and the overall h...
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    • 14 Promoting learning. Lastly, does homework promote learning (Coutts, 2004)? Vatterott (2011) found that “Both students and teachers view homework grades as rewards for working rather than as feedback about learning” (p.61). In a shift to...
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    • 14 the school by using funds from the Effective Teaching and Learning Literacy Program (USDOE, 2010a). These government programs are examples of how educators and scholars are redefining literacy as the term expands into the experiences and lives...
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    • 15 issues at businesses where absent and truant students hang out during daytime hours, overall higher daytime crime rates, an increased cost in social services for families whose students are chronically absent, and loss of Federal and State...

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