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Does Minority Status Increase the Effect of Disability Status on Elementary Schoolchildren’s Academic Achievement?

The authors investigated whether children’s reading and mathematics growth trajectories from kindergarten to fifth grade inter-related, and to what extent disability and minority status interacted to predict their achievement trajectories. The authors conducted secondary data analysis based on a nationally … Continue reading

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Growth on Oral Reading Fluency Measures as a Function of Special Education and Measurement Sufficiency

The authors observe that for 30 years, researchers have investigated oral reading fluency as a measure of growth in reading proficiency. Yet, little research has been done with these measures in the context of progress monitoring in Tier 2 systems. … Continue reading

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Self-Efficacy, Intrinsic Motivation, and Academic Outcomes Among Latino Middle School Students Participating in an After-School Program

Niehaus, Rudasill, & Adelson reported in this study involving Latino students in 6th through 8th grades, that intrinsic motivation was positively associated with student GPA, self-efficacy was a positive predictor of student school attendance and standardized math achievement scores, and … Continue reading

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