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Marcus, Jon – Education Next, 2019
This century has been a dramatic era for the for-profit higher-education industry. Enrollment at for-profit schools more than quadrupled between 2000 and 2010, but the sector was bruised and battered during years of clashes with the Obama administration, which sought to rein in abuses such as inflating job-placement rates and using high-pressure…
Descriptors: Proprietary Schools, Colleges, Educational Innovation, Federal Regulation
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Stauffer, Karla – Art Education, 2019
The purpose of this article is to explore integrating nontraditional classroom art materials and allowing students to make art for nonart spaces. Art programs must stimulate creativity, innovation, and imagination; provide tools the students can use; identify a context the students can experiment within (Chang, 2015; Gude, 2010); and offer the…
Descriptors: Creativity, Art Teachers, Art, Art Education
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Carpenter, Bradley W. – Educational Policy, 2019
Using a critical policy analysis framework, this article examines the discursive foundation of the most recent era of educational reform. The purpose of this article is to provide educational practitioners and scholars with a better understanding of how neoliberal and globalized discourse may codetermine what practitioners--the readers and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Public Schools, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
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Koyama, Jill; Chang, Ethan – Educational Policy, 2019
Despite the central role schools have played in the resettlement of refugees, we know little about how principals, teachers, parents, and staff at community-based organizations interpret and negotiate national immigration policy and state education policies. Combing critical discourse analysis (CDA) and actor-network theory (ANT), we capture how…
Descriptors: Refugees, School Role, Immigration, State Policy
Hébert, Thomas P. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2019
The development of leadership talent in a gifted individual was the focus of this 15-year longitudinal case study. Four major themes explained the development of his leadership talent. Crucial family factors and support served as a foundation for his psychosocial development and contributed significantly to his talents as a leader. Emotional…
Descriptors: Talent Development, Leadership Training, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Qualities
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Diem, Sarah; Holme, Jennifer Jellison; Edwards, Wesley; Haynes, Madeline; Epstein, Eliza – Educational Policy, 2019
Gentrification and the displacement of low-income residents of color from neighborhoods where they have long resided has accelerated over the last 20 years. In some cities, this process has begun to impact school demographics. Although research shows that school districts experiencing gentrification are responding in ways that fuel segregation and…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, Social Status, Minority Groups, Neighborhoods
Potts, Jessica Alison – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2019
The intent of this case study is to understand profoundly gifted students' perceptions of virtual programs. The participants for this study were five profoundly gifted students who were enrolled in a fully virtual writing course hosted by a school that serves the profoundly gifted population. The researcher gathered data via asynchronous focus…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Virtual Classrooms
Jung, Jae Yup; Young, Marie – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2019
This mixed methods study investigated the occupational/career decision-making processes of intellectually gifted adolescents from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. In the first phase, interview data from 26 Australian adolescents, who were simultaneously intellectually gifted and of low socioeconomic status background, were analyzed using…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Occupational Aspiration, Academically Gifted, Adolescents
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Tang, Ping; Yuen, Ivan; Xu Rattanasone, Nan; Gao, Liqun; Demuth, Katherine – Journal of Child Language, 2019
Weak syllables in Germanic and Romance languages have been reported to be challenging for young children, with syllable omission and/or incomplete reduction persisting till age five. In Mandarin Chinese, neutral tone (T0) involves a weak syllable with varied pitch realizations across (preceding) tonal contexts and short duration. The present study…
Descriptors: Syllables, Mandarin Chinese, Tone Languages, Intonation
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Kim, Nanyoung – Art Education, 2019
During the last few years Educational Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) has increasingly become a hot issue in teacher education programs in the United States. edTPA has become so important for a teacher candidate because many states mandate that candidates pass the test with a state-designated score as a requirement for the initial teaching…
Descriptors: Art Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Performance Based Assessment, Teaching Methods
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Delcenserie, A.; Genesee, F.; Trudeau, N.; Champoux, F. – Journal of Child Language, 2019
A battery of standardized language tests and control measures was administered to three groups of at-risk language learners -- internationally adopted children, deaf children with cochlear implants, and children with specific language impairment -- and to groups of second-language learners and typically developing monolingual children. All…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Language Tests, At Risk Students, Adoption
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Oliva, Nereida; Alemán, Enrique, Jr. – Educational Policy, 2019
This article presents findings from a qualitative research study conducted with and for Latina mother leaders. Using a "muxerista" (womanist) framework, we demonstrate how Latina mother leaders articulate forms of leadership to advocate for their children and utilize leadership strategies in the development of educational policy such as…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Mothers, Leadership Qualities, Advocacy
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Van Goch, Merel M.; Verhoeven, Ludo; McQueen, James M. – Journal of Child Language, 2019
In lexical development, the specificity of phonological representations is important. The ability to build phonologically specific lexical representations predicts the number of words a child knows (vocabulary breadth), but it is not clear if it also fosters how well words are known (vocabulary depth). Sixty-six children were studied in…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Prediction, Kindergarten, Grade 1
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Sampson, Carrie – Educational Policy, 2019
States' increasing involvement in educational policy making can play a significant role in how school districts provide equitable educational opportunities. Guided by critical policy analysis, the purpose of this article is to examine state-level policy pertaining to English learners (ELs) from district-level perspectives. Based on interview and…
Descriptors: State Policy, English Language Learners, Educational Policy, School Districts
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Duarte, Bryan J.; Brewer, Curtis A. – Educational Policy, 2019
This article contributes to the practice of critical policy analysis by using de Certeau's concept of "consumption" to analyze how writing teachers resist policies that work to systemize and commodify student writing. Through narratives, we represent the ways teachers tactically and strategically sidestepped the mandated curriculum in an…
Descriptors: Writing Teachers, Resistance (Psychology), Educational Policy, Writing Instruction
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