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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction – Nature of the Problem It is well known that students go through what is commonly referred to as “the fourth grade slump.” Research presented by Hall, Sabey, & McClellan (2005) and Fang (2008) has shown that this “slump”...
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    • 10 Education, 2010). According to Education Week, the majority of Hispanic and Black males in Utah do not graduate from high school with a standard diploma (Utah Education Facts, 2011). The percentage of dropouts among Hispanic individuals is three...
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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 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 a Second Language (ESL) endorsement and frequently attended special district training meetings to help her perform specified ESL duties back at school. These duties included teaching Language Arts to ESL students and making sure they were...
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    • 13 having clear expectations of the students, having information about post-secondary education available in many forms and levels of understanding, having a personalized counseling program, making sure that testing and curriculum is arduous enough...
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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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    • 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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    • 16 (Hill et al, 2012, p. 515). However, their primary discussion was to illustrate that assessments used to certify and reward teachers should be constantly evaluated. Looking at the connection between student achievement and teachers’ professional...
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    • 17 can help educators guide instruction for all of the students in their charge. Assessments should be useful, meaningful, informative, and educative. They must capture and communicate judgments about student work and show students how to be better...
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    • 21 Chapter 4 Results The population of SEA changes drastically at the half-year semester mark. Those students who have gotten caught up on credits go back to their home schools and a new set of students who need to make up classes are enrolled....
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    • 22 Figure 1. Diagram of students who participated in the study. and 6% transportation: distribution and logistics services. The researcher found guest speakers using data collected from the pre-treatment survey. The careers that were presented were...
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    • 23 of the student body had plans to obtain at least a bachelor’s degree, 9% are planning on an associate’s degree, 12% are considering an apprenticeship and/or a trade certificate, and none of the students surveyed were unsure as to what...
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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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    • 25 Figure 4. Comparison of students planning to attend post-secondary education or training before and after presentations. done to change their mind. The majority stated that nothing could be done to sway them. The students were asked to elaborate...
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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 because they weren’t taught them in high school. Also at that time, many teacher training classes required few or no grammar classes to prepare them to teach Language Arts. As a result, the term "grammar" took on a confusing definition during...

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