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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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    • 14 Chapter 2 Literature Review Introduction This review will examine the lengthy debate about how to teach English grammar to secondary students in order to improve their writing skills. It will also examine the process through which the teaching...
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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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    • 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 to consider multiple intelligences, unique goals of this learner, specific concerns about this learner, content demands, and how the students are going to communicate with the teacher they have mastered the concept (Ellis, Lieberman & LeRoux,...
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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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    • 2 ensures each level of student feels safe, happy and successful at their ability level. Differentiated instruction in a whole-group setting does not have to add to the burdens of a regular classroom. Rather, it can bring fun and excitement to...
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    • 2 We have structured the school with flexibility in mind and believe a family environment exists that supports the students. Little time is devoted to college preparation or career exploration. Most of our students are not thinking that far in...
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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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    • 20 Third, focus activities are used to, again, maintain a routine and ensure students feel comfortable and know what is expected. Starting class on the right note is imperative. For example, if the instructor is not prepared to start class, it...
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    • 20 Tier two students are those students from tier one who fail to progress. Tier two students receive tutoring and small group instruction. Students in tier three are those who continue to fail to make progress and are placed in special educational...
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    • 21 initially established with high correlations between CBM assessments and achievement tests such as the Peabody Individual Achievement Test and the Standford Achievement Test (Deno, 1985). Teachers can identify students who are in need of...
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    • 23 in language arts and math. There are 30 math assessment questions and 25 language arts assessment questions. Students can see their score at the end of each assessment. Test items were developed and analyzed by university educational...
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    • 24 Figure 3. Comparison of students planning to attend post-secondary education or training before and after presentations. the presentations 22% stated they discuss the same plans very often while no students stated that they never discuss...
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    • 24 Traditionally for fitness, physical educators have used norm-referenced standards. Physical educators compared scores with a national norm or reference population. The problem with this method is students all mature at different rates. Students...
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    • 26 Chapter 5 Discussion High school graduation should not be the end of the line for students; and educators should be assisting in curbing that effect. The at-risk students at SEA are so focused on making up missing credits that thoughts for the...
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    • 27 students also had PE classes; this meant girls had physical education twice in their regular schedule. This middle school had seven hundred and seventy-eight students at the end of the 2011-2012 school year; three hundred ninety-three of those...
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    • 29 Hektner, J.M. (1995). When moving up implies moving out: Rural adolescent conflict in the transition to adulthood. Journal of Research in Rural Education, 11(1), 3-14. Horn, L.J. & Chen, X. (1998). Toward Resiliency: At-Risk Students Who Make It...
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    • 3 14% of White adults (Fry, 2010). As a result of the increased legislation and awareness to the achievement gap, Yearly ProgressPro™, a progress-monitoring instrument, is being implemented to help close it. This computer-administered program...

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