Variable Details:

Source:

Cook, Thomas D. (2000), "Comer's School Development Program in Chicago: A Theory-Based Evaluation", American Educational Research Journal, 37, 535-597.
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Variable



Definition:

  • Measures of students’ social skills, the use of positive problem-solving strategies, the use of negative problem-solving strategies, the perceived physical safety of students, pride in the school, attachment to the school, comfort in interpersonal contexts at school, and personal feelings of not belonging in the school.


Item(s):

  • How many students in this school accept criticism without getting angry?
  • When problems occur among students in this school, how often do students work out the problems among themselves by talking it over?
  • When problems occur among students in this school, how often do students work out the problems by fighting, hitting, either at or away from school?
  • How often do you worry about getting beaten up at school?
  • How proud do you feel of this school?
  • If you had to stop going to this school, how much would you miss your fellow students?
  • How comfortable do you feel talking to your teacher in class?
  • I feel like no one knows who I am in this school.


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