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2014-08-13 08:35:02

NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- School districts across the country are beginning to adopt a new tool that will make it easier for educators to help students overcome behavioral challenges -- an impediment to academic progress for students. Rethink, an education technology company that puts cutting-edge tools to support students with special needs in the hands of educators and parents, announced today a new management and tracking platform that helps teachers improve student...

2014-02-04 11:55:03

Study is part of effort to monitor the success of an approach pioneered at the University of Oregon A new study finds that a dedicated team that makes decisions based on data is crucial for launching and sustaining a framework designed at the University of Oregon in the early 1990s to prevent and reduce behavioral problems in the nation's schools. The study, published in the January issue of the Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, involved a comprehensive survey of 257 school...

2010-09-30 13:07:00

LONGMONT, Colo., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sopris, a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD) announced today that the company has updated its Responding to Individual Differences in Education (RIDE) Intervention Bank. The RIDE Behavior Intervention Bank is a multimedia web-based program consisting of 104 research-based interventions across six critical areas of behavior: aggression, disruptive behavior, noncompliance, off task/non-participation, social skills and...

2010-03-29 11:30:00

MALVERN, Pa., March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Joe Sestak (PA-7th District) has obtained $100,000 for the Devereux Beneto Center in Malvern, PA. The funds were included in the House of Representatives Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bill and will be used for a Program-Wide Positive Behavior Support (PWPBS) system for at-risk youth. "I have seen firsthand the great work that Devereux does and was proud to support their funding request," said Congressman...

2009-05-26 10:46:00

New Guide Presents State-of-the-Art Information on Positive Behavior Support Strategies for Children with Developmental Disabilities in Schools WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent special education report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) demonstrated that the use of restraints and seclusions in schools can lead to abuse and even death of special education students. In contrast, Positive Behavior Support (PBS) has emerged in recent years as a...

2008-10-07 03:00:20

By McIntosh, Kent Flannery, K Brigid; Sugai, George; Braun, Drew H; Cochrane, Krysta L Given the increased risk factors in the transition from middle school to high school, this study tracked academic and school discipline records for students receiving general and special education services as they transitioned from Grade 8 to Grade 9. The authors employed analysis of variance and structural equation modeling to determine the significance and strength of the relationship between academic...

2008-07-16 03:00:44

By Muscott, Howard S Szczesiul, Stacy; Berk, Becky; Staub, Kathy; Hoover, Jane; Perry-Chisholm, Paula Our nation's schools are faced with complex and deep-rooted challenges such as poverty, discrimination, weak school-family relationships, low student motivation, and high student mobility. These challenges must be overcome if children and youth are to meet their needs for belonging, mastery, independence, and generosity (Brendtro, Brokenleg, & Van Bockern, 1990); experience social...

2008-07-01 06:00:41

By Caldarella, Paul Young, Ellie L; Richardson, Michael J; Young, Benjamin J; Young, K Richard The Systematic Screening for Behavior Disorders (SSBD), a multistage screening system designed to identify elementary school- age children at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders, was evaluated for use with middle and junior high school students. During SSBD Stage 1, teachers identified 123 students in grades 6 through 9 with characteristics of internalizing and externalizing disorders....


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