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Best Practice in Truancy Prevention: Tier 1 School-wide Universal Interventions

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes, and Cindy E. Sweigart

in Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews resources for identifying research-based programs that address truancy prevention, criteria to consider when selecting a program, readiness for program implementation, and offers ... More


The Challenges of Measuring School Quality: Implications for Educational Equity

Helen Ladd and Susanna Loeb

in Education, Justice, and Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226012629
eISBN:
9780226012933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012933.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter examines the complex challenges of identifying and measuring what a quality education might be. It considers three proxies for quality education—school resources, internal processes and ... More


How Financial Aid Affects Persistence

Eric Bettinger

in College Choices: The Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355351
eISBN:
9780226355375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355375.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The Pell Grant program is the largest means-tested financial assistance available to postsecondary students across the United States. Students from all types of degree granting postsecondary ... More


Psychological Literacy and Applied Psychology in Undergraduate Education

Jacquelyn Cranney, Sue Morris, Frances H. Martin, Steve Provost, Lucy Zinkiewicz, John Reece, Josephine Milne-Home, Lorelle J. Burton, Fiona A. White, Judi Homewood, Joanne k. Earl, and Sherri McCarthy

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0041
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Psychological literacy for the 21st century posits both real and virtual resource options for ‘applied’ psychology at the interface of psychology education and graduate attribute-targeted student ... More


Curriculum Matters: Structure, Content, and Psychological Literacy

Dana S. Dunn, Robin L. Cautin, and Regan A. R. Gurung

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Psychology differs from many other disciplines in that students can readily connect course material to their own lives (Goldstein, 2010). This distinction is at the root of the idea of psychological ... More


Combining Cognitive and Noncognitive Measures: Expanding the Domain of College and Workforce Performance and Its Prediction

Neal Schmitt

in Building Better Students: Preparation for the Workforce

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199373222
eISBN:
9780190675769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373222.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The use of noncognitive measures enhances the prediction of various individual outcomes. Although structured measures of noncognitive constructs are routinely used in employee selection, they are ... More


Public-Private Partnerships and Student Achievement: A Cross-Country Analysis

Ludger Wößmann

in School Choice International: Exploring Public-Private Partnerships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033763
eISBN:
9780262270113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033763.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter will analyze the efficacy of the four types of systems discussed in the previous chapter—private operation with public funding, public operation with private funding, substantial private ... More


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