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Castellano, Marisa; Ewart Sundell, Kirsten; Richardson, George B. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2017
This study investigated the relationships between completing the high school portion of a college- and career-preparatory program of study and high school achievement outcomes in a large urban district in the West. Programs of study are secondary-to-postsecondary educational programs mandated by the federal legislation (Perkins IV) governing…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Outcomes of Education
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Hernández, Laura E. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2016
As schools face growing competitive pressures, researchers have investigated the increasing reliance on marketing and its implications for various racial and socioeconomic groups. Although research has expanded our knowledge of marketing's gatekeeping qualities, it has less often considered the manner in which school marketing efforts contribute…
Descriptors: Race, Racial Composition, Charter Schools, Enrollment
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Tiede, Jennifer; Grafe, Silke; Hobbs, Renee – Peabody Journal of Education, 2015
Teachers need knowledge and skills to make effective use of the growing variety of media and technology texts and tools available for use in elementary and secondary education. For this reason, pedagogical media competencies are highly relevant for teachers' professional development. The theory of media pedagogical competencies is first defined…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Competency Testing
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Brückner, Sebastian; Förster, Manuel; Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, Olga; Happ, Roland; Walstad, William B.; Yamaoka, Michio; Asano, Tadayoshi – Peabody Journal of Education, 2015
Gender effects in large-scale assessments have become an increasingly important research area within and across countries. Yet few studies have linked differences in assessment results of male and female students in higher education to construct-relevant features of the target construct. This paper examines gender effects on students' economic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Undergraduate Students, Economics Education
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Fusarelli, Lance D. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2015
Using international data on child well-being and educational attainment, this article compares child well-being in the United States to member countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Multiple measures of child well-being are analyzed, such as material well-being (including poverty, unemployment, and income…
Descriptors: Well Being, Educational Attainment, Comparative Analysis, Poverty
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Schmidt, William H. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2012
According to a variety of metrics (NAEP, PISA, TIMMS, college completion, etc.), the mathematics knowledge of U.S. students can be described, at best, as mediocre. In light of the growing importance of mathematics for both individual and national economic competitiveness, this weak performance has rightfully alarmed policymakers and the public.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Teacher Recruitment, Mathematics Teachers, Educational History
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Miller, Jon D.; Kimmel, Linda G. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2012
The inadequate number of American young adults selecting a scientific or engineering profession continues to be a major national concern. Using data from the 23-year record of the Longitudinal Study of American Youth (LSAY) and working within the social learning paradigm, this analysis uses a set of 21 variables to predict young people's…
Descriptors: Socialization, Structural Equation Models, Young Adults, Longitudinal Studies
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Scully, Timothy R.; Staud, John J. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2012
This article tells the story and explores the significance of Notre Dame's efforts over the past 18 years to serve the pressing needs of underresourced elementary and secondary schools throughout the United States, with a special focus on the faith-based sector--and more particularly, Catholic schools. These schools are increasingly fragile but…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Outcomes of Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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DeBoer, Jennifer – Peabody Journal of Education, 2012
This article examines the trend toward centralization in American education policy over the last century through a variety of lenses. The overall picture that emerges is one of a continuous tug-of-war, with national and local policymakers stumbling together toward incrementally more standardized and centralized policies. There is a center of power…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Change, Time, Educational History
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Tobin, Kerri – Peabody Journal of Education, 2012
Teacher certification trends in the United States since World War II paint a complicated picture of powerful interests at different levels making demands and trying to institute disparate reforms. These patterns have varied over time, often because of teacher supply and demand. The federal government initiated its involvement when education…
Descriptors: Teacher Certification, Politics of Education, Unions, Teacher Supply and Demand
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Haubenreich, John E. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2012
The last 50 years have seen a massive increase in the federal role in public education in the United States and a marked increase in the tension between the federal government and the states with respect to control over education. This article investigates the history of education in America, particularly with respect to federal versus state…
Descriptors: Public Education, Educational History, Federal Government, Government Role
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DeBoer, Jennifer – Peabody Journal of Education, 2012
As detailed in the articles throughout this issue, the U.S. education system experienced a number of structural developments throughout the 20th century. These changes served to shift the landscape of decision-making authority in multiple areas of primary and secondary schooling. This article provides an international perspective on the changes…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Change, Comparative Education, Global Approach
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Jeynes, William H.; Beuttler, Fred – Peabody Journal of Education, 2012
Public school and faith-based private school educators often primarily concern themselves with the health of their own sector. We contend, however, that the United States would benefit if American educators viewed the schooling system more holistically, in the process expressing a greater willingness to learn from those practicing in the other…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Private Schools, Educational Improvement, Administrator Attitudes
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Fusarelli, Lance D. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2011
In their search for magic bullets to fix failing schools, policymakers seldom directly address powerful ecological factors impacting schooling. This article identifies several major demographic, societal, economic, and educational changes and trends in U.S. society over the past several years; analyzes their impact on schoolchildren; and offers a…
Descriptors: School Restructuring, Educational Change, Public Sector, Ecological Factors
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Picus, Lawrence O.; Odden, Allan R. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2011
States and school districts are facing unprecedented financial pressure due to the continued poor performance of the United States's economy. Dramatic shortfalls in funding due to reduced tax collections were held off for 2 years thanks to federal stimulus funds, but with these revenues already consumed and little likelihood of more in the near…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, School Districts, Educational Change, Academic Achievement
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