Student Success Skills
Initiative Description: a small group counseling intervention, was provided to 53 inner city 4th and 5th grade African American students in 5 schools who met the criteria of low performance on statewide achievement measures.
Study Results: Significant changes in metacognitive skill and feelings of connectedness to school were reported among the control group.
Reference: Lemberger, M. E., & Clemens, E. V. (2012). Connectedness and Self-Regulation as Constructs of the Student Success Skills Program in Inner-City African American Elementary School Students. Journal of Counseling & Development, 90(4), 450-458. doi:10.1002/j.1556-6676.2012.00056.x
Level of Evidence: Very Good