- High School Workload Seen Relatively Easy. Olson, Lynn // Education Week;5/18/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 37, p10
This article reports presents a comparison of results from three national surveys related to high schools. High school students may be less ready for college than they think, concludes a comparison of results from three national surveys. For example, first-year college students spend more than...
- Estado nutricional dos alunos das escolas da rede de ensino Municipal de MaringÃ¡, Estado do ParanÃ¡, Brasil. Gilglioni, Eduardo Hideo; Ferreira, Taiana Varela; Bennemman, Rosi Mari // Acta Scientiarum: Health Sciences;Jan-Mar2011, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p83
Nutritional status of schoolchildren in the public schools of MaringÃ¡, ParanÃ¡ State, Brazil. The assessment of nutritional status makes it possible to detect the occurrence of nutritional disorders. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the nutritional status of schoolchildren in the...
- Social relations and academic achievement in inner-city early elementary classrooms. Estell, David B.; Farmer, Thomas W.; Cairns, Robert B.; Cairns, Beverley D. // International Journal of Behavioral Development;Nov2002, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p518
There is a great deal of research documenting the relationship of peers to academic achievement in late childhood and adolescence, but little work documenting the extent to which this holds for younger children. The current research examined the classroom social structure and academic...
- PULPIT, PRESS AND PLATFORM. // America;2/7/1914, Vol. 10 Issue 18, p431
An excerpt from an editorial about the conditions of study and deportment among public school children published in the January 20, 1914 issue of the "New York World" is presented.
- Perceived control and academic performance: A comparison of high- and low-performing children on within-person change patterns. Musher-Eizenman, Dara R.; Nesselroade, John R.; Schmitz, Bernhard // International Journal of Behavioral Development;Nov2002, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p540
Children with high expectations of control do better in school than their peers with low perceived control. This finding is based largely on cross-sectional research and longitudinal research with long time intervals. Little attention has been paid to short-term, within-child variability in this...
- Should public schools require uniforms? // Junior Scholastic;2/10/95, Vol. 97 Issue 12, p16
Discusses whether or not American public schools should require their students to wear uniforms. Arguments against uniforms; Relationship between uniforms and school safety.
- School uniforms: An `unfashionable' dissent. Evans, Dennis L. // Phi Delta Kappan;Oct96, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p139
Opinion. Criticizes proposals to use school uniforms in American public schools. Supporters' assertions that uniforms will improve student behavior and academic performance and remove economic distinctions among students; Assertion that these arguments are specious, and a uniform's effect is...
- Now Available: 2013 Public School Free/Reduced-Price Eligibility List. // Learning Matters;3/12/2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p1
The article reports that the list regarding the enrollment and the number of students eligible for free or reduced-price meals at public schools in Minnesota for 2013 has now become available.
- New Food at School. // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;10/5/2009, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p2
The article reports on the change in cafeteria menu among Texas public schools to ensure healthier food intake by the students.