29 - Adolescence 4/29/10 Schools How schools are related to...

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Adolescence 4/29/10 Schools How schools are related to development in other domains (social development): Identity Autonomy Intimacy How schools are related to the social transition to adult roles Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development: Underlying factors contributing to many problems in adolescents: 1. Academic difficulty—school failure 2. Absence of caring adult Schools can be part of the solution School is the place that the caring adult can come from—school can be the place to address the problem Research on How School Structure is Related to Adolescent Development 2002 report from Center for Adolescent Health and Development, University of Minnesota Based on Add Health data (National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health) Students who feel connected to school are less likely to: Use alcohol and drugs Experience emotional distress Engage in violent and deviant behavior Become pregnant School size: 1990s—ideal high school—500 to 1000
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course HD 1170 taught by Professor Mary during the Spring '10 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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29 - Adolescence 4/29/10 Schools How schools are related to...

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