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Northrop, Laura; Kelly, Sean – Urban Education, 2018
This study investigates whether adequate yearly progress (AYP) status, locale, and sector--common variables used to judge the quality of schools--accurately signal true differences in instructional practices in high school mathematics and science. Using data from the High School Longitudinal Study (HSLS), we find the school-to-school variation in…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Intermode Differences, Federal Programs, Educational Indicators
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Markowitz, Anna J. – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
After the adoption of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), a host of anecdotal evidence suggested that NCLB diminished students' school engagement--a multidimensional construct that describes students' active involvement and commitment to school and encompasses students' thoughts, behaviors, and feelings about school. Using data from repeated…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Accountability, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
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Sung, Kenzo K. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2018
Based on a qualitative study of an urban middle school, this article examines student perceptions of shifting tracking structures following the dismantling of a school's bilingual education program. The article demonstrates that students understood the school changes based on supposed language needs through an explicitly racialized lens, thereby…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Urban Schools, English Only Movement, Educational Change