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Lions Quest -- Skills for Adolescence
Character Education

Skills for Adolescence was found to have potentially positive effects on students' behavior.

Lions Quest Skills for Adolescence is a schoolwide program for middle school students (grades 6–8). The program is designed to promote good citizenship skills, core character values, social-emotional skills, and discourage the use of drugs, alcohol, and violence. The program includes a classroom curriculum, schoolwide practices to create a positive school climate, parent and family involvement, and community involvement. The curriculum may vary in scope and intensity, lasting from 9 weeks to 3 years. The lessons use cooperative group learning exercises and classroom management techniques to improve classroom climate.

Findings

1
studies that met standards out of
4
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
Behavior No discernible effects 6-8 --

Last Updated: September 2006

Race

Asian
7%
Black
18%

Ethnicity

Hispanic
34%
Not Hispanic
66%

Gender

Male: 48%
Female: 52%

Delivery Method

whole class icon
School

Urbanicity

Urban

Locations

MI, DC, MD, CA
Midwest, Northeast, West


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This intervention report was prepared for the WWC by American Institutes for Research under contract ED-02-CO-0022.

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