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Absenteeism and Truancy Issues: Are Mentoring Programs Funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention the Answer?

LaTra Tracy Rogers.

in Children & Schools

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 1913 words.

Absenteeism and Truancy: Risk, Protection, and Best Practice Implications for School Social Workers

Martell L. Teasley.

in Children & Schools

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

The author discusses the context in which absenteeism and truancy occur through an analysis of risk and protective mechanisms and suggests best practice methods based on a review of...

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Academic Audit for Universities

Michael J. Wells.

in Education

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 6038 words.

Academic audit for universities is a topic that is complex, technical, and laden with controversy. While the term “academic audit” is associated with evaluation in higher education, the...

Academic Freedom and Tenure in the United States

Luther Spoehr.

in Education

P ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9841 words.

Academic freedom is a German import. Throughout the 19th century, more and more American scholars undertook advanced study in Germany and returned to the United States committed to...

Academic Self-Efficacy among African American Youths: Implications for School Social Work Practice

Melissa Jonson-Reid, Larry Davis, Jeanne Saunders, Trina Williams and James Herbert Williams.

in Children & Schools

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

School performance among African American youths continues to be a major concern. The promotion of self-esteem remains a major focus of school-based intervention programs designed to...

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Accountability Meets Appropriation: The Case of the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Program

Melissa Jonson-Reid.

in Children & Schools

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

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Action Research in Education

Mary Beth Hines, Adam Henze, Christina Ivanova, Leslie Rowland, Lottie Waggoner and Maria Lisak.

in Education

P ublished online February 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9447 words.

Educational action research involves participants conducting inquiry into their own practices in order to improve teaching and learning, practices and programs. This means that the...

Addressing Interpersonal Violence in the School Context: Awareness and Use of Evidence-supported Programs

Natalie Diane Cawood.

in Children & Schools

January 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 7385 words.

A cross-sectional, Web-based survey was completed by 250 members of the School Social Work Association of America. This article addresses the research–practice gap in the delivery of mental...

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Addressing School Refusal Behavior: Suggestions for Frontline Professionals

Christopher A. Kearney and Michelle Bates.

in Children & Schools

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

School refusal behavior refers to a student's refusal to attend school or difficulty remaining in classes for an entire day. The problem is pervasive and exacts a heavy toll on students and...

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Addressing Trauma in Schools: An Online Resource

Corrine Anderson-Ketchmark and Michelle E. Alvarez.

in Children & Schools

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

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Adjuncts in Higher Education in the United States

Tobias Hecht, Isabel Balseiro and Daniel Maxey.

in Education

P ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 3787 words.

Although teaching remains the province of tenured and tenure-track professors in some elite colleges and universities in the United States, this arrangement is increasingly anomalous in...

Administrator Preparation

John R. Hoyle and Colleen Hoy.

in Education

P ublished online December 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 6698 words.

Administrator preparation refers to leadership education graduate programs in universities, granting master’s and doctoral degrees in educational administration or educational leadership....

Adolescence

Alan Davis.

in Education

P ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 6133 words.

Adolescence (from Latin, adolescere, to grow up) is the period of transition from childhood to adulthood, beginning with the onset of puberty, and lasting through sexual maturity and the...

Adolescent Development and the Junior High School Environment

Judith Baer.

in Children & Schools

October 1999; p ublished online October 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

This article uses a stage-environment fit paradigm to provide evidence of a mismatch between early adolescents' developmental needs and aspects of the junior high school classroom...

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Adolescent Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment for Substance Use: An Application for School Social Workers

Natasha Singh, Heather McCann, Mary Kate Weber, Sandra J Gonzalez and Mónica M Alzate.

in Children & Schools

October 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 1681 words.

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Courses

Xueli Wang and Kelly Wickersham.

in Education

P ublished online May 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 7273 words.

The Advanced Placement (hereafter referred to as AP) program, developed by the College Board for high school students in the United States and Canada, consists of a growing list of over...

Advancing Collaboration between School- and Agency-Employed School-based Social Workers: A Mixed-Methods Comparison of Competencies and Preparedness

Laura R. Bronstein, Annahita Ball, Elizabeth A. Mellin, Rebecca Wade-Mdivanian and Dawn Anderson-Butcher.

in Children & Schools

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

The purpose of this article is to share results of a mixed-methods research study designed to shed light on similarities and differences between school-employed and agency-employed...

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Advocating for Safe Schools

Milbert Penner.

in Children & Schools

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

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Affirm Diversity: “Mix It Up”

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins.

in Children & Schools

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

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African American Mothers and Urban Schools: The Power of Participation. By Wendy Glasgow Winters. New York: Free Press, 1993. 136 pp. $25.95 hardback, ISBN 0-669-28201-4

Nancy Feyl Chavkin.

in Children & Schools

January 1996; p ublished online January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

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