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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 old-time cowhand lived in the saddle. He was strictly a riding man, and detested walking even for short distances. The true cowboy's life, with its hardships, isolation and dangers, developed all the sterner qualities to a high degree." "On a...
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    • "To control relic seekers who were attempting to chip off pieces of the stmcture, and to prevent individuals from scratching their names on the walls, the Mormon officials issued special tickets." Henry stopped in Cedar City for about six weeks and...
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    • .. CHAPTER VI IRON WORKS 1852 anufacturing iron was the principal factor in determining the location of the settlements of Parowan and Cedar City. Before pursuing this object, however, it was necessary to take care of the physical needs of those...
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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 interviewer would then ask for clarifying details. The interviews provided valuable information about who dropped out and what would help those that were on the fence about whether or not to quit school. Christensen and Thurlow (2004) reported...
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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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    • 12 higher motivation levels, compared to students of teachers who were less supportive, but the effect was very small. The researcher also noted the following: Claims about the motivation-enhancing effects of the interactive whiteboard are not...
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    • 13 equally important to the physical fitness and activity levels of our students (Taylor, Farmer, Cameron, Meredith-Jones, Williams & Mann, 2011). An effective PE curriculum has long-term benefits. At the middle school level, there are twelve...
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    • 13 purpose of the intervention was to allow the students to see the many opportunities available to them in the world if they continued their education. Pennsylvania instituted a program called Project S.H.A.R.E. This program had a 22% increase in...
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    • 14 Even though there are problems with the current standardized testing program, other problems would likely surface without the use of them. Some of the possible consequences of eliminating standardized testing would be that high schools would...
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    • 15 own education and professional training. More and more states are adopting professional exams to illustrate a teacher’s content knowledge and professional ability; in many states, employment hinges on passing such tests. Pamela Esprivalo Harrell...
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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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    • 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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    • 16 Also in the 1800s, Edgar Allen Poe, a famous nineteenth century author said, “Even where the sense is perfectly clear, a sentence may be deprived of half its force—its spirit—its point by improper punctuation” (as quoted in Shaw, 1963, p. 15);...
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    • 18 in reading books and school texts. In order to be more effective and utilize repetition for understanding, the researcher incorporated the program into the classroom daily. The researcher also created weekly pretests that were given on Mondays...
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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 Retelling. Unlike summarizing, a retell is a recall of everything that was remembered from the reading. In a retelling the student is not concerned with the main idea and supporting details, but is instead concerned with the content as a whole....
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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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