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Bettinger, Eric P.; Evans, Brent J. – Grantee Submission, 2019
Pre-college advising programs exist in most disadvantaged high schools throughout the United States. These programs supplement traditional advising by high school guidance counselors and attempt to help underrepresented and disadvantaged students overcome the complexities of the postsecondary admission and financial aid processes. Existing…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Guidance, High School Students, At Risk Students
Fox, Christine; Jones, Rachel – State Educational Technology Directors Association, 2019
The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) and its state member leaders play a pivotal role in driving high-speed broadband access to all students to best prepare them for college and careers. Complementing the 2016 "State K-12 Broadband Leadership: Driving Connectivity and Access" (see ED569341), this publication…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Internet, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership
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Tang, Shifang; Wang, Zhuoying; Min, Yue – Education Sciences, 2019
This study focuses on comparing the growth trajectory of border and non-border school districts regarding their fifth-grade students' performance on a standardized reading test. Using a growth hierarchical linear model, we investigated the effect of time, school location, and their interaction on students' reading performance through the State of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Districts, High Stakes Tests, Reading Tests
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Naseem Rodríguez, Noreen – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2019
Traditional narratives of U.S. history largely exclude Asian American histories, particularly at the elementary level. This qualitative case study examines how three Asian American elementary school teachers included Asian American histories in their social studies curriculum and scaffolded student understanding by sharing their own hybrid…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Elementary School Teachers, History, Minority Group Teachers
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De Los Santos, Stephanie Bain; Kupczynski, Lori; Mundy, Marie-Anne – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Students with disabilities have not been fully welcomed in higher education in spite of litigation, court cases, and positive shifts in public perceptions. The transition from high school to college is challenging for students without disabilities. Students with disabilities often get overlooked by their institution and overwhelmed during this…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Students with Disabilities, Higher Education, Academic Support Services
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Desimone, Laura M.; Stornaiuolo, Amy; Flores, Nelson; Pak, Katie; Edgerton, Adam; Nichols, T. Philip; Plummer, Emily C.; Porter, Andrew – Educational Researcher, 2019
This study identifies seven major trends in how states and districts are implementing college- and career-ready standards for general education students and for two special populations often the target of education policy--English language learners (ELLs) and students with disabilities (SWDs). We draw on state-representative teacher, principal,…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Career Readiness, College Readiness, Program Implementation
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Gándara, Denisa – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This paper reports on an analysis, using a comparative case study design, of the degree to which policy actors use evidence in designing performance-funding policies in Colorado and Texas. The analysis reveals that features of demanders of information--including their prior exposure to research, their attitudes toward evidence, and, in the case of…
Descriptors: Design, Evidence, Funding Formulas, Higher Education
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Wecker, Menachem – Education Next, 2019
On a warm December evening in Anaheim, California, in 2015, an out-of-town lawyer stood for public comment at a local school-board meeting and urged members to deny a proposed charter school. Magnolia Public Schools, which operates 10 charters in California, was hoping to open a new science academy. The attorney, John Martin of Amsterdam &…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Charter Schools, Public Schools, Politics of Education
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Rosentraub, Mark S.; Cantor, Michael B.; Bain, Sierra R. – Physical Educator, 2019
This study illustrates the benefits of public-private partnerships in creating public corporations to build sport venues. In addition to potential returns, public officials' understanding of the potential structures of these authorities is equally important. Additionally, as the scope of public-private partnerships broadens, it is essential for…
Descriptors: Athletics, Facilities, Institutional Cooperation, Administrative Organization
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Fulton, Cheryl L.; Greene, Jennifer H.; Hartwig, Elizabeth Kjellstrand; Blalock, Sarah M.; Haiyasoso, Maria – Journal of School Counseling, 2019
Leadership programs and services have burgeoned over the past decade to encourage greater representation in leadership among girls and teens. Yet, little is known about the prevalence and type of girls' leadership programs or services adopted in secondary schools, whether they are perceived as important or effective by school counselors, or what…
Descriptors: Females, Leadership Training, Student Leadership, Secondary School Students
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Gu, Xiangli; Chen, Senlin; Zhang, Xiaoxia – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2019
Purpose: Developing physically literate individuals is a major goal of school physical education. To date, no research in the United States has examined physical literacy by simultaneously measuring multiple dimensions among young children. The purpose of this study was to examine students' current status of physical literacy in third grade.…
Descriptors: Young Children, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Craig, Cheryl J. – Research Papers in Education, 2019
This narrative inquiry examines why a well-respected English as a Second Language teacher quit teaching in an urban middle school in advance of her retirement. The work provides interpretive accounts of what attracted the teacher to start teaching ESL, what caused her to stay in the profession and the circumstances that drove her to quit. In the…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Figurative Language
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Crawford, Emily R.; Aguayo, David; Valle, Fernando – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2019
Research has yet to fully explore counselor advocacy for undocumented students and the leadership they use in their advocacy. This study asks the following questions: (1) What motivates counselors to pursue educational access for undocumented K-12 students? and (2) How do school counselors advocate for undocumented K-12 students? We integrate…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Role, Advocacy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Duncheon, Julia C.; Muñoz, Jair – American Journal of Education, 2019
As educational stakeholders endeavor to prepare more students for postsecondary success, the construct of college readiness has gained national attention. Scholarly perspectives vary regarding what constitutes readiness, but even less is known about the perceptions of secondary educators tasked with preparing college-ready students. Drawing on…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, College Readiness, High School Teachers, College Bound Students
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Curtis, Mary D. – Journal of Geography, 2019
Preparing learners for the future requires twenty-first-century teaching that integrates professional tools in the classroom. Geospatial technologies (GST), which represent geographical professional technologies, lack robust integration in high school geography. Researchers continue to ask why educators teach about rather than with GST.…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Educational Technology, Technology Integration
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