Relationships Between Academics and Problem Behavior in the Transition from Middle School to High School

  title={Relationships Between Academics and Problem Behavior in the Transition from Middle School to High School},
  author={Kent McIntosh and K. Brigid Flannery and George Sugai and Drew H. Braun and Krysta Leeanne Cochrane},
  journal={Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions},
  pages={243 - 255}
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 skills and behavior variables. Results indicated significant interactions between academic… 

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