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Riddell, Christopher M. – Online Submission, 2018
This quantitative study uses a survey to determine how public school teachers perceive the efficacy of the intervention of the Dignity For All Student's Act on the climate of civility in the classroom at one specific public middle school located in Upstate New York. The intent is to explore the perceived efficacy of the intervention put into place…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Educational Legislation, Human Dignity, Program Implementation
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Lewis, Maria M.; Kern, Sarah – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2018
Purpose: A significant and growing body of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) research examines the experiences of students, employees, and the substance of leadership training. This project aims to complement this work by taking a macro-level look at the broader legal and policy issues that may constrain or enhance a school…
Descriptors: School Law, Court Litigation, Freedom of Speech, Public Schools
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Corbat, Josh – High School Journal, 2017
Time and again research has shown that schools in which students feel safe and included promote academic achievement and overall student health (see, for example, Greytak, Kosciw, Villenas, & Giga, 2016; Michael, Merlo, Basch, Wentzel, & Wechsler, 2015). Parent networks, community organizations, and school boards nationwide continuously…
Descriptors: Student Rights, Educational Environment, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Fluhr, Stephanie A.; Choi, Namok; Herd, Ann; Woo, Hongryun; Alagaraja, Meera – High School Journal, 2017
The two main objectives of this study were to examine the relationship between high school student (9th-12th) gender and nontraditional career and technical education (CTE) course taking, and the combined effects of gender and program area on estimated future wage earnings for male and female CTE completers. A Midwestern state CTE database…
Descriptors: High School Students, Gender Differences, Career Education, Technical Education
Moore, Shemmicca M. B. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The academic achievement gap between male and female students set in motion a flurry of initiatives to help address male underachievement. The amendments made to Title IX allowed single-gender education to become a viable option for addressing those gaps in achievement. After the adjustments made to Title IX, South Carolina led the nation in the…
Descriptors: Administrators, Teacher Attitudes, Single Sex Classes, Public Schools
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2014
School-Parent Compacts are a component of school-level parental involvement policies, and must be developed by the school, teacher, and parents as a description of how parents, the entire school staff, and students themselves will work together for improved student academic achievement. This District of Columbia Public Schools School Year…
Descriptors: Parent Rights, Access to Information, Public Schools, Guides
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Barnard-Brak, Lucy; Xiao, Feiya; Liu, Xiaoya – Education and Treatment of Children, 2014
The improper use of reported restraints has been associated with serious injury and death in both mental health and school settings. However, there is currently no federal legislation that regulates the use of reported restraints in the schools in contrast to health care facilities (e.g., Children's Health Act of 2000). As children with…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Public Schools, Socioeconomic Status, Low Income
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Terry, Clarence L., Sr.; Flennaugh, Terry K.; Blackmon, Samarah M.; Howard, Tyrone C. – Urban Education, 2014
This article explores whether contemporary educators should consider single-sex educational settings as viable interventions in educating African American males. Using qualitative data from a 2-year study of single-sex educational spaces in two Los Angeles County high schools, the authors argue that when all-male spaces effectively function as…
Descriptors: Race, Critical Theory, African Americans, Single Sex Schools
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Stader, David L.; Surface, Jeanne L. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2014
Title IX is designed to protect students from discrimination based on sex in any educational institution that receives financial assistance. This article focuses on Title IX as it applies to high school athletic programs by considering the trial of a high school district in California. A federal court found considerable inequalities between boys…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Females, Equal Education, Gender Bias
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McLaughlin, Alicia – School Social Work Journal, 2014
Even as we mark the fortieth anniversary of Title IX, evidence indicates that pregnant and parenting high school students continue to struggle with stigmatization and discrimination within the public school system. To remind school social work practitioners and other concerned administrators of the provisions of this historic legislation, this…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Gender Discrimination, Sex Fairness
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Toglia, Thomas V. – Tech Directions, 2013
Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 has significant implications for gender equity in career and technical education (CTE) and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs--and the relatively low number of women and girls pursuing nontraditional careers has significant economic and social implications. From an…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, STEM Education, Sex Fairness, Females
Whitmer, Regina – District Administration, 2013
The glory days of high school sports are no longer reserved for dream team athletes, as athletic directors are increasingly opening up sports to all students, regardless of ability, and seeing winning results on the field and off. This push is reflected in the most recent National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) survey, which…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Athletics, High School Students, National Surveys
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Fossey, Richard; Trujillo-Jenks, Laura; Eckes, Suzanne – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2013
Public schools are full of incidents that fill newspapers, but when a private school is struck with instances of libel, child abuse, and violations of Title IX, the community is at a loss as to what to do.
Descriptors: Private Schools, High Schools, Catholic Schools, Libel and Slander
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Sayman, Donna M. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2013
This qualitative study sought to understand the experiences of Latinas enrolled in residential state schools of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Goals of the study focused on understanding experiences and identifying factors such as decisions to enroll, barriers and supports, and issues contributing to retention. These schools…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, STEM Education, Barriers, Enrollment Trends
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Mansfield, Katherine Cumings – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2013
Changes to Title IX allowing the growth of single-sex schools have garnered media attention promoting the benefits of separating boys and girls. Alternately, civil rights groups such as the ACLU continue to oppose any type of school segregation. Within this context, a private philanthropy, the Foundation for the Education of Young Women (FEYW) has…
Descriptors: Single Sex Schools, Partnerships in Education, School Districts, Females
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