SAGE Journal Articles

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Journal Article 1.1 McCarthy, A. E., Young, J. F., Benas, J. S., & Gallop, R. J. (2018). School-Related Outcomes From a Randomized Controlled Trial of Adolescent Depression Prevention Programs. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 26(3), 170–181. doi:10.1177/1063426617717739

Summary: This article examines if the effect of depression prevention programs on school-related outcomes is positive. The author studied intervention effects on participant’s grades, attendance rates and discipline through randomized trial of Interpersonal Psychotherapy–Adolescent Skills Training (IPT-AST) or group counseling (GC).

Journal Article 1.2 Alisa Lowrey, K., Hollingshead, A., Howery, K., & Bishop, J. B. (2017). More Than One Way: Stories of UDL and Inclusive Classrooms. Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 42(4), 225–242. doi:10.1177/1540796917711668

Summary: Based on data gathering and analysis, the article examines the stories of general education teachers to discuss Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework and inclusion of students with disabilities. Further, the author identifies four themes through narrative analysis: designing for learner variability, talking about inclusion, teaming fosters success, and differing descriptions of UDL.

Journal Article 1.3 Schmalenbach, C., & Kiegelmann, M. (2018). Juggling and Joining Perspectives and Relationships—Multicultural Researchers in Multilocal Frames of Reference. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 19(2), art. 10. doi:10.17169/fqs-19.2.2893

Summary: This article is focused on the experience of ethnographers developing dissertation project in a marginalized urban school to discuss the reflection of relationships and processes and challenges associated with researchers having multicultural and multilocal backgrounds.

Journal Article 1.4 Berliner, B., Barrat, V. X., Fong, A. B., & Shirk, P. B. (2008). Reenrollment of high school dropouts in a large, urban school district (Issues & Answers Report, REL 2008–No. 056). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory West.

Summary: This report offers findings on the magnitude of dropout problem, reenrollment and graduation outcomes in district high schools. Further, it discusses on the students’ reasons for dropping out and the challenges districts face with their reenrollment.