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Nowicki, Jacqueline M. – US Government Accountability Office, 2018
Poverty can have a profound effect on academic outcomes and college readiness and students from lowincome families are less likely to go to college. The low rates of degree attainment for low-income students raises questions about whether the students who wish to pursue higher education have access to courses that support their readiness for…
Descriptors: Public Schools, High Schools, Small Schools, High School Students
Davis, Melvin, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The democratic practice of representative government in the United States is supposed to represent and protect its citizens. Since the United States abolished legalized slavery with the 13th Amendment in 1865, individual states have made many attempts to impede the civil rights and voting rights of African American citizens. Several pieces of…
Descriptors: African American Students, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Critical Theory
Turner, Deborah A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The research topic for this study was how students enrolled in the dual enrollment programs described their perceptions of balancing high school, college, and work--life balance (WLB). The number of dual enrollment programs is growing and research on them continues to build. However, the existing research studies have not yet addressed the WLB…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Dual Enrollment, Student Experience, Difficulty Level
Catt, Andrew D.; Shaw, Michael – EdChoice, 2018
This brief is the 10th entry in the "School Survey Series." This brief synthesizes information about New Hampshire's private schools from a survey conducted by EdChoice. These survey data--which include New Hampshire's private schools' open seats, tuition and fees, regulatory concerns, and interest in educational choice programs--paint a…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Access to Education, Money Management
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Schall-Leckrone, Laura – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2018
This qualitative research study examined the extent to which novice and student teachers drew upon pre-service preparation to use scaffolding practices identified in the literature as supportive of bilingual learners' (EBs') acquisition of academic content. Data sources included videotaped class observations, lesson plans and teaching materials,…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Qualitative Research, Beginning Teachers, Student Teachers
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Decker, Derek; Roth, Jennifer; Cooner, Donna – School-University Partnerships, 2018
The accrediting body, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), has set forth a set of new standards that demand excellence and produce educators who raise PK-12 student achievement. Standard 2: Clinical Partnerships and Practice requires that educator preparation programs (EPP) seeking accreditation should have strong…
Descriptors: Professional Development Schools, Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation, Preservice Teacher Education
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Segedin, Lauren – Learning Professional, 2018
Many educators and education leaders have found implementing districtwide programming at the secondary level challenging. High schools are more organizationally complex than elementary schools (Grubb, 2010). High school teachers are deeply entrenched in subject specialties and tend to be resistant to change. This article describes how the Greater…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High Schools, School Districts, Boards of Education
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Deslonde, Vernell L.; Becerra, Michael D. – Journal of School Counseling, 2018
This exploratory case study examined high school counselors' (n=12) influence on the college enrollment decisions of students from low socioeconomic backgrounds. Study participants were employed across seven schools within the United States. The findings highlight five main themes: (a) school counselor as a source of college information, (b)…
Descriptors: School Counselors, College Students, Enrollment, Socioeconomic Background
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Yang, Yang; Briggs, Kelly; Avalos, Sandra; Anderson, Christina M. – NACADA Journal, 2018
In this study, the difference in the number of initial credits between incoming transfer and first-year students entering a land grant university in a professional education program was examined (N = 488). A multivariate analysis of variance revealed that transfer students transferred significantly more total credits and more credits that counted…
Descriptors: College Credits, College Transfer Students, Comparative Analysis, College Freshmen
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Broda, Michael; Ekholm, Eric; Schneider, Barbara; Hutton, Amy C. – SAGE Open, 2018
This study examines the association between high school teachers' collegial networks and their own familiarity with, and practices related to, supporting students' admission to college. Using survey data collected at two time points from 163 teachers in four mid-Michigan high schools in 2011-2012, this study (a) employs cluster analysis to map…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Collegiality, College Admission
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Kemple, James – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2018
"The Expanded Success Initiative: Challenges and Progress in the Pursuit of College and Career Readiness for Black and Latino Young Men" synthesizes findings from the Research Alliance's four-year evaluation of Expanded Success Initiative (ESI). This report, draws on hundreds of interviews and focus groups with ESI school leaders,…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
ACT, Inc., 2018
The inaugural "Higher Education Research Digest" was released in 2017 (see ED581669) along with the "Enrollment Management Database," a tool assisting enrollment managers, admissions personnel, and other college administrators with student recruitment, enrollment, and success strategies. For this second edition of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, College Entrance Examinations, Databases
Schmidt, Catherine – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Students with disabilities are enrolling in college at an increasing rate but are not graduating at that same rate or at the same rate as their non-disabled peers. This qualitative research study explored that phenomenon using an on-line survey. The survey was modified, with permission, from Dr. Allison Lombardi's Inclusive Research Strategies.…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Two Year College Students, Intention, Academic Support Services
Ronfeldt, Matthew; Matsko, Kavita Kapadia; Greene Nolan, Hillary; Reininger, Michelle – Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis, 2018
This study follows 305 preservice teachers (PSTs) who student taught in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) in 2014-15 and were subsequently hired in CPS in 2015-16. Drawing on surveys of PSTs and their cooperating teachers (CTs) and CPS administrative data, we linked features of their preservice teacher education to three outcome measures for…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Cooperating Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Lake, Robin J., Ed. – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2018
Marking the Center on Reinventing Public Education's (CRPE's) 25th anniversary, this volume of essays rethinks foundational aspects of the current education system, from funding to accountability to equity, with an eye toward preparing every student for the future. The goal is not to propose what the education system of the future ought to look…
Descriptors: Public Education, Foundations of Education, Futures (of Society), Educational Trends
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