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McKinney Vento and the Homeless Education Crisis in the United States

George Hendricks

ISBN 10: 3843350965 / ISBN 13: 9783843350969
Published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
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Paperback. 144 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.3in.No qualitative or quantitative studies have compared the education of homeless and normally housed students in North Carolina. Nationally, no studies using Grade 6 statewide end-of-grade (EOG) scores have compared homeless and normally housed students. This quantitative study fills both gaps in the literature. The study used archival EOG records from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction of more than 57, 000 Grade 6 students in 2006 and more than 94, 000 Grade 6 students in 2007. Independent sample t tests supported the hypothesis that normally housed students scored significantly better than homeless students in four t tests with the indicated probabilities (p . 05) as follows: reading comprehension 2006 (. 000), reading comprehension 2007 (. 000), mathematics 2006 (. 001), and mathematics 2007 (. 000). Effective response to homeless education begins with accurate information. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783843350969

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Title: McKinney Vento and the Homeless Education ...

Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

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No qualitative or quantitative studies have compared the education of homeless and normally housed students in North Carolina. Nationally, no studies using Grade 6 statewide end-of-grade (EOG) scores have compared homeless and normally housed students. This quantitative study fills both gaps in the literature. The study used archival EOG records from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction of more than 57,000 Grade 6 students in 2006 and more than 94,000 Grade 6 students in 2007. Independent sample t tests supported the hypothesis that normally housed students scored significantly better than homeless students in four t tests with the indicated probabilities (p < .05) as follows: reading comprehension 2006 (.000), reading comprehension 2007 (.000), mathematics 2006 (.001), and mathematics 2007 (.000). Effective response to homeless education begins with accurate information.

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Hendricks earned his Ph.D. in Human Services from Walden University. Dr. Hendricks also received his MSW and BSW degrees from East Carolina University. George worked as a School Social Worker for 12 years prior to entering academia. George enjoys spending time with his wife Kelly and his sons Trevor and Tanner.

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