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Kunnath, Joshua P.; Jackson, Arika – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
As young people today are flooded with information from a multitude of sources, they must be prepared to perceive the potentially oppressive and nefarious nature of many texts. Critical literacy is a theory and strategy that allows young people, along with people of all ages, to achieve just this; however, teachers often experience difficulties…
Descriptors: Social Media, Critical Literacy, Consciousness Raising, Grade 11
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Deslonde, Vernell L.; Becerra, Michael D. – Journal of School Counseling, 2019
To impact college enrollment rates, and subsequently college attainment throughout the United States, particularly among low socioeconomic status students, college enrollment outcomes must become a priority at the state, district, and school levels. Central school district offices across the United States face demands by educators and policymakers…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Enrollment, Outcomes of Education, School Districts
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Allen, Ricky Lee; Liou, Daniel D. – Urban Education, 2019
Judge Robert Carter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) argued that White supremacy is the leading cause of de facto segregation. However, White supremacy is still undertheorized in educational leadership. Through the lens of Charles Mills' racial contract, this article interprets a controversy surrounding…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Social Attitudes, Whites, Social Bias
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Richardson, Gregory D. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2019
This article offers a brief history on the origin of universities, summarizes how faith shaped higher education from the European university's advent to its Western reproduction, and presents recommendations from a contemporary faith integration method employed in many faith-based universities in the United States. Response to intervention was…
Descriptors: Christianity, Biblical Literature, Universities, Educational History
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Bishop, Joseph P.; Noguera, Pedro A. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2019
Policy responses to disparities in education have proven to be largely inadequate in reducing persistent differences in academic outcomes, commonly referred to as the achievement gap. In this article, we identify some of the ways in which the fragmented nature of public policy generally, and education policy specifically, has contributed to the…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Policy, Low Income Students, Ecology
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López, Patricia D. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2019
The goals of this article are to provide a critical policy analysis and conceptual examination of California's Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and Accountability (LCAP) systems in the Silicon Valley context. The goals and structure of this article are as follows: First, I situate my discussion on LCFF by providing a sociocultural and…
Descriptors: Local Government, Funding Formulas, Resource Allocation, School Districts
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Parkes, Kelly A.; Rawlings, Jared R. – Contributions to Music Education, 2019
Preparing to become a music teacher educator is a complex process and one component of this process should be learning to model, demonstrate, and teach assessment practices to preservice music educators. The purpose of this exploratory qualitative study was to discover how, and to what extent, music teacher educators (MTEs) are educated about…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Zarate, Maria Estela; Gàndara, Patricia – Peabody Journal of Education, 2019
Unlike previous school finance policies, California's new Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) has the potential to more equitably distribute funding to public schools. Having only recently been implemented, the impact of this policy is still under examination. However, emerging research points to the shortcomings of the policy, including the lack…
Descriptors: Local Government, Funding Formulas, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance
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Lavadenz, Magaly; Armas, Elvira G.; Murillo, Marco A.; Jáuregui Hodge, Sylvia – Peabody Journal of Education, 2019
This study examined evidence of equity for English Learners-one of the three targeted student groups--in the early implementation of California's Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) across data sets from seven studies. We used social justice inquiry methods and data integration analytic approaches that included purposeful sampling of districts'…
Descriptors: Local Government, Funding Formulas, Educational Finance, Educational Equity (Finance)
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Contreras, Frances; Fujimoto, Maria Oropeza – Peabody Journal of Education, 2019
English Learners (ELs) represent critical mass of K-12 students in public schools across the nation. However, states have failed to improve EL student academic outcomes, including college readiness. In 2013, California altered its school funding policy, providing additional support for English learners. Drawing on Vertical Equity and a Critical…
Descriptors: College Readiness, English Language Learners, School Districts, Hispanic American Students
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Kearney, Randi; Patterson, Katelyn; Wyner, Tressa – Childhood Education, 2019
Some of the most effective innovations in education have allowed fundamental changes to how individual students are being taught and assessed. Personalized learning models tailor learning to individual needs, accommodating students with diverse learning styles.
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Educational Innovation, Emotional Development, Social Development
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Lake, Robin; Cobb, Trey; Sharma, Roohi; Opalka, Alice – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2018
Since the first charter school law passed in 1991, U.S. charter schools have enjoyed steady and relatively rapid growth, now serving more than three million students nationally. In more than 58 cities, charter schools represent more than 20 percent of all public school enrollment. In seven cities, charter schools enroll more than 40 percent of…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, School Buildings, Politics of Education, Financial Support
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Steck, Andy K.; Perry, David – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth face hostile and exclusionary learning environments. A qualitative phenomenographic method involving semistructured interviews of seven secondary school administrators was conducted to identify perceptions of experiences creating a safe and inclusive environment for students…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Sexual Orientation, Homosexuality, School Safety
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Bush-Mecenas, Susan; Marsh, Julie A.; Montes de Oca, David; Hough, Heather – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
School accountability and improvement policy are on the precipice of a paradigm shift. While the multiple-measure dashboard accountability approach holds great promise for promoting more meaningful learning opportunities for all students, our research indicates that this can come with substantial challenges in practice. We reflect upon the lessons…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Accountability, Educational Improvement, School Districts
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Stosich, Elizabeth Leisy; Snyder, Jon; Wilczak, Katie – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
This paper reviews state strategies for incorporating performance assessment in policy and practice. Specifically, the paper reviews the use of performance assessment in 12 states in the Innovation Lab Network, a group committed to developing systems of assessment that provide meaningful measures of college and career readiness. This review…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Accountability
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