Recruitment issues in school-based research: lessons learned from the High 5 Alabama Project.

@article{Harrington1997RecruitmentII,
  title={Recruitment issues in school-based research: lessons learned from the High 5 Alabama Project.},
  author={Kathleen Fleege Harrington and Dianne Binkley and Kim D. Reynolds and Robert C. Duvall and John Copeland and Frank A. Franklin and James M. Raczynski},
  journal={The Journal of school health},
  year={1997},
  volume={67 10},
  pages={415-21}
}
School-based research requires a multi-level recruitment process to ensure an adequate sample. This article describes the High 5 Alabama recruitment experience at four levels; district, school, classroom and individual. One hundred percent of 28 schools across three districts and 108 classroom teachers contacted agreed to participate. Moderate success (69%) at the individual level, which required active parental consent for the student and parent to participate, resulted in 1,698 student/parent… CONTINUE READING

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