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Ko, Sei Jin; Marx, David M. – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2019
Women and ethnic minorities (e.g., Latinos) continue to be underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). In an attempt to understand why these STEM minorities are underrepresented, we explored high school students' cost perceptions about pursuing STEM in college. Past research has grouped cost into three dimensions:…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, STEM Education, Gender Differences
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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2019
A risk manager's job is to assess what could go wrong on campus, how likely this is to happen, and what the consequences would be--and then take action to protect the college, its people, and its assets. These steps might include introducing new policies and procedures, training stakeholders, instilling a culture of safety, and making sure the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Risk Management, School Safety, Risk Assessment
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Card, Polly; Wood, J. Luke – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
This study addresses the impact of faculty validation on men of color in community colleges looking through lenses of self-efficacy, belonging, and welcomeness to engage. The study took place at a medium-sized, urban, ethnically diverse community college in California in 2016 (n = 1208). The Community College Survey of Men (CCSM) is explored;…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Validity, Males, African American Students
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Worker, Steven M. – Journal of Extension, 2019
Effective evaluation requires the selection of appropriate methods to balance rigor and feasibility. Evaluation methods involving surveys and interviews are familiar; lesser known are methods involving the use of participant-generated artifacts. In this article, I share my process for developing an evaluation framework to assess learning outcomes…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Youth Programs, Robotics, Extension Education
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Bagwell, Jack L. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to explore the leadership practice of two urban elementary school principals through a distributed leadership framework. Methods: The study employed an ethnographic case study and data were collected through semistructured interviews and observations. A case study for each principal was created, followed by…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Principals, Case Studies, Leadership Styles
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Mendoza, Cecilia – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2019
Programs and policies related to the education of long-term English learners (LTELs) at the secondary level are often based on the belief that fluency in English is the primary, if not the sole, requirement for academic success and college and career readiness. This case study investigates whether LTEL students are accessing Linked…
Descriptors: Language Planning, English Language Learners, Secondary School Students, College Readiness
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Ojeda, Alejandro Gonzalez; Marshall, James M.; Fisher, Douglas – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2019
In 2013, the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) approved the implementation of a performance assessment for all preliminary services credential candidates. The result is what is now known as the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA). Consisting of three sub-assessments, prospective administrators will need to…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Administrator Evaluation, Principals, Workshops
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Fischer, Sarah; Barnes, Robin Katersky; Kilpatrick, Sue – Educational Review, 2019
This paper reviews the literature on best practices to engage parents in order to equip them to support their children's higher education aspirations. Parents from low socio-economic status (SES) backgrounds, in common with other parents, report that they want "the best" for their children's future. Getting a good education is a part of…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Academic Aspiration, Higher Education, Low Income Groups
Kristoffersen, Dorte – Council for Higher Education Accreditation, 2019
The world of higher education has been changing rapidly over the last 30 years with the move to mass education due to the needs of the knowledge economy for an appropriately skilled labour force and driven by continuous advances in technology. The purpose of this publication is to provide an overview of how quality assurance (QA) bodies are…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Accountability, Foreign Countries, Accreditation (Institutions)
Institute for College Access & Success, 2019
This updated TICAS (The Institute for College Access & Success) analysis finds that low-income students and families actually pay less to attend each of the nine University of California (UC) campuses than they would at Cal State (CSU) or California Community Colleges (CCC) in the same region.
Descriptors: Paying for College, Costs, Low Income Students, Undergraduate Students
Institute for College Access & Success, 2019
States' oversight of higher education has traditionally focused on schools within their borders, not those offering educational programs across state lines. However, an increasing number of students are enrolling online: 1.3 million students now enroll online in a school based in another state. Additional vigilance is required to safeguard states'…
Descriptors: Virtual Universities, Distance Education, College Students, State Legislation
Pacheco, Mariana, Ed.; Morales, P. Zitlali, Ed.; Hamilton, Colleen, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
The purpose of "Transforming Schooling for Second Language Learners: Theoretical Insights, Policies, Pedagogies, and Practices" is to bring together educational researchers and practitioners who have implemented, documented, or examined policies, pedagogies, and practices in and out of classrooms and in real and virtual contexts that are…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Second Language Learning, Bilingualism, Applied Linguistics
Warren, Paul – Public Policy Institute of California, 2019
As postsecondary education has become increasingly important to California's economy and quality of life, the state has been considering how best to meet student and workforce needs over the long term. State leaders recognize that coordination across educational sectors is crucial to addressing these needs. The now-defunct California Postsecondary…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Coordination, Educational Planning, Statewide Planning
Public Policy Institute of California, 2019
California educates more than 6 million children in its K-12 public schools. More than half of these students are economically disadvantaged. Almost a quarter are English Learners (ELs), compared with fewer than one in ten nationwide. In order to better serve its student population, the state has enacted several reforms in recent years--and state…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools, Achievement Gap, Accountability
Public Policy Institute of California, 2019
Higher education benefits individuals and the state: college graduates are more likely to be employed and earn higher wages than nongraduates, boosting state tax revenues and reducing pressure on the social safety net. However, California's higher education system is not keeping up with the changing economy. Projections suggest that the state will…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Education Work Relationship, Supply and Demand, Student Costs
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