Professional Development

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Research Findings
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Resource Title The Effects of Adolescent Health-Related Behaviors on Academic Performance
Summary

An investigation of longitudinal literature on the effects of the most predominant health-related behaviors including alcohol/marijuana use and bullying on adolescent academic performance. Thirty studies dating back to 1992 were retrieved from the medical, psychological, educational and social science literature. Generally, all relations of health-related behaviors and academic performance were dependent on contextual factors and were often mediated by psychosocial problems, social structures, and demographics.

Topic Professional Development
Evaluation and Assessment
About Bullying
Target Audience Administrators
Teachers/School Staff
Parents and Community
Grade Level 6-8
9-12
Special Population Cultural Diversity
Format PDF document