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Reframing School Dropout As A Public Health Issue, Nicholas Freudenberg, Jessica Ruglis Oct 2007

Reframing School Dropout As A Public Health Issue, Nicholas Freudenberg, Jessica Ruglis

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Good education predicts good health, and disparities in health and in educational achievement are closely linked. Despite these connections, public health professionals rarely make reducing the number of students who drop out of school a priority, although nearly one-third of all students in the United States and half of black, Latino, and American Indian students do not graduate from high school on time. In this article, we summarize knowledge on the health benefits of high school graduation and discuss the pathways by which graduating from high school contributes to good health. We examine strategies for reducing school dropout rates with ...


Two Educator Perspectives On Legal Research Methods, Marissa Moran, Ellen Boegel Oct 2007

Two Educator Perspectives On Legal Research Methods, Marissa Moran, Ellen Boegel

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A Rotating Panel Survey To Assess Quality Of Hunter College Education, Jennifer Sousa Brennan, William (Bill) H. Williams Aug 2007

A Rotating Panel Survey To Assess Quality Of Hunter College Education, Jennifer Sousa Brennan, William (Bill) H. Williams

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A rotating sample design is proposed to most accurately measure the perceived quality of a Hunter College education. A representative sample of Hunter College students will belong to one of six rotating panels. Students will be contacted during four rotation periods and report their assessment of the two most recent months. It is advantageous to use a rotating panel design as opposed to a fixed panel design in order to guard against the negative effects of a deteriorating response rate. Stratified sampling will help to ensure representation across major departments and academic year of study. Methods for sampling procedures, stratification ...


Does Increasing Biology Teacher Knowledge Of Evolution And The Nature Of Science Lead To Greater Advocacy For The Teaching Of Evolution In Schools?, Ross Nehm, Irvin Sam Schonfeld Jan 2007

Does Increasing Biology Teacher Knowledge Of Evolution And The Nature Of Science Lead To Greater Advocacy For The Teaching Of Evolution In Schools?, Ross Nehm, Irvin Sam Schonfeld

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This study investigated whether or not an increase in secondary science teacher knowledge about evolution and the nature of science gained from completing a graduate-level evolution course was associated with greater preference for the teaching of evolution in schools. Forty-four precertified secondary biology teachers participated in a 14-week intervention designed to address documented misconceptions identified by a precourse instrument. The course produced statistically significant gains in teacher knowledge of evolution and the nature of science and a significant decrease in misconceptions about evolution and natural selection. Nevertheless, teachers' postcourse preference positions remained unchanged; the majority of science teachers still preferred ...


Does Increasing Biology Teacher Knowledge Of Evolution And The Nature Of Science Lead To Greater Advocacy For The Teaching Of Evolution In Schools?, Ross Nehm, Irvin Sam Schonfeld Jan 2007

Does Increasing Biology Teacher Knowledge Of Evolution And The Nature Of Science Lead To Greater Advocacy For The Teaching Of Evolution In Schools?, Ross Nehm, Irvin Sam Schonfeld

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This study investigated whether or not an increase in secondary science teacher knowledge about evolution and the nature of science gained from completing a graduate-level evolution course was associated with greater preference for the teaching of evolution in schools. Forty-four precertified secondary biology teachers participated in a 14-week intervention designed to address documented misconceptions identified by a precourse instrument. The course produced statistically significant gains in teacher knowledge of evolution and the nature of science and a significant decrease in misconceptions about evolution and natural selection. Nevertheless, teachers' postcourse preference positions remained unchanged; the majority of science teachers still preferred ...


Peer Victimization, Depression, And Suicidality In Adolescents, Anat Brunstein Klomek, Frank Marrocco, Marjorie Kleinman, Irvin Sam Schonfeld, Madelyn S. Gould Jan 2007

Peer Victimization, Depression, And Suicidality In Adolescents, Anat Brunstein Klomek, Frank Marrocco, Marjorie Kleinman, Irvin Sam Schonfeld, Madelyn S. Gould

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Objective: To assess the association between bullying behavior and depression, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts among adolescents. Method: A self-report survey was completed by 9th- through 12th-grade students (n = 2342) in six New York State high schools from 2002 through 2004. Regression analyses were conducted to examine the association between being victimized and bullying others with depression, ideation, and attempts. Results: Approximately 9% of the sample reported being victimized frequently, and 13% reported bullyingothers frequently. Frequent exposure to victimization or bullying others was related to high risks of depression, ideation, and suicide attempts compared with adolescents not involved in ...


Bullying, Depression, And Suicidality In Adolescents, Anat Brunstein-Klomek, Frank Marrocco, Marjorie Kleinman, Irvin Sam Schonfeld, Madelyn S. Gould Jan 2007

Bullying, Depression, And Suicidality In Adolescents, Anat Brunstein-Klomek, Frank Marrocco, Marjorie Kleinman, Irvin Sam Schonfeld, Madelyn S. Gould

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Objective: To assess the association between bullying behavior and depression, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts among adolescents. Method: A self-report survey was completed by 9th- through 12th-grade students (n = 2342) in six New York State high schools from 2002 through 2004. Regression analyses were conducted to examine the association between being victimized and bullying others with depression, ideation, and attempts. Results: Approximately 9% of the sample reported being victimized frequently, and 13% reported bullying others frequently. Frequent exposure to victimization or bullying others was related to high risks of depression, ideation, and suicide attempts compared with adolescents not involved in ...


Asu Course Will Teach Scientists How To Communicate Their Ideas, Aldemaro Romero Jr., Amy R. Pearce, John B. Zibluk Jan 2007

Asu Course Will Teach Scientists How To Communicate Their Ideas, Aldemaro Romero Jr., Amy R. Pearce, John B. Zibluk

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Tv Shows On Science, Aldemaro Romero Jr., Jane Anfinson Jan 2007

Tv Shows On Science, Aldemaro Romero Jr., Jane Anfinson

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A-State To Celebrate Year Of Science 2009 With Several Activities. Celebration Will Include Whale Dissection, Aldemaro Romero Jr., John M. Pratte Jan 2007

A-State To Celebrate Year Of Science 2009 With Several Activities. Celebration Will Include Whale Dissection, Aldemaro Romero Jr., John M. Pratte

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Asu Plans ‘Science Flicks’, Aldemaro Romero Jr., John M. Pratte Jan 2007

Asu Plans ‘Science Flicks’, Aldemaro Romero Jr., John M. Pratte

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Science Outreach Wraps Up Big Year, Aldemaro Romero Jr., John M. Pratte, Hannigan Jan 2007

Science Outreach Wraps Up Big Year, Aldemaro Romero Jr., John M. Pratte, Hannigan

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Researchers Scrutinize Environmental Programs In American Academia, Aldemaro Romero Jr., Michel Conner Jan 2007

Researchers Scrutinize Environmental Programs In American Academia, Aldemaro Romero Jr., Michel Conner

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A-State Plans To Host World Summit In 2008, Aldemaro Romero Jr., Robyn Hannigan Jan 2007

A-State Plans To Host World Summit In 2008, Aldemaro Romero Jr., Robyn Hannigan

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Public Understanding, Perception Of Science Concerns Scientists, Aldemaro Romero Jr. Jan 2007

Public Understanding, Perception Of Science Concerns Scientists, Aldemaro Romero Jr.

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50 Years After Sputnik, For Science Education Future Is Now, Aldemaro Romero Jr. Jan 2007

50 Years After Sputnik, For Science Education Future Is Now, Aldemaro Romero Jr.

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Study Brings Both Good, Bad News For Higher Education In Ark, Aldemaro Romero Jr. Jan 2007

Study Brings Both Good, Bad News For Higher Education In Ark, Aldemaro Romero Jr.

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No abstract provided.