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Billingham, Chase M. – Urban Education, 2019
Recent research has determined that racial segregation within school districts has decreased, on average, over the past two decades, even as segregation between school districts has persisted. Although case studies have documented White families' return to urban public schools, with potential implications for segregation patterns, quantitative…
Descriptors: School Segregation, School Districts, Urban Schools, Public Schools
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Vu, Phu; Fredrickson, Scott; Gaskill, Martonia – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2019
This study examined how one-to-one initiatives were conducted in rural public K-12 educational settings in a mid-western US state. Research data were gathered from interview responses from 15 school personnel who were either educational technology directors or school principals at 15 rural public K-12 schools. The study found that when schools…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Rural Schools, Public Schools, Access to Computers
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Eanes, Spencer – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
This report describes principals' reports of the frequency with which cyberbullying occurred among U.S. students in 2010 and 2016. Additionally, this report examines schools with more frequent reports of cyberbullying and compares groups of schools with varying racial/ethnic compositions and rules prohibiting cell phone use during school hours.…
Descriptors: Bullying, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Violence
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Snyder, Thomas D.; de Brey, Cristobal; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
The 2017 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 53rd in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Federal Aid, Educational Finance
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Mann, Bryan; Baker, David P. – American Journal of Education, 2019
An analysis from 2002 to 2014, aligning media reporting of the effectiveness of the fully online K-12 cyber charter school model with data on enrollment flows to cyber charter schools and expenditure and demographic indicators across all 500 residential public school districts in Pennsylvania, finds a three-part geospatial-social process. Initial…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, School Districts, Mass Media, Public Schools
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Cunningham, Christine – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2019
The aim of this work is to learn more about the Expert Review Group (ERG), a small but powerful team of bureaucrats in Western Australia's Department of Education whose role is to inspect the quality and standards of pre-K to year 12 government schools. Critical education policy analysis is utilised. Iterative understandings were developed through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inspection, School Visitation, Educational Policy
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Naslund, Karlerik; Ponomariov, Branco – Management in Education, 2019
Using data on charter and public school districts in Texas, we test the hypothesis that the labor practices in charter schools, in particular their ability to easily dismiss poorly performing teachers, diminishes the negative effect of teacher turnover on student achievement and graduation rates in comparison to public schools. We find some…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Teacher Persistence, Faculty Development, Academic Achievement
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Maxwell, Gerri M.; Ruiz, Alberto; McNair, Cheryl Lisa; Jones, Don; Sowell, Marsha – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2019
This study shares the results of a five-year effort to implement a school turnaround model facilitated through an unprecedented university-public school partnership. The high needs Hispanic majority demographic makeup of the public-school district amplifies the importance of this work.
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Public Schools, Universities
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Goodrich, Kristopher; Barnard, Janalee – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
For more than two decades, there has been a concerted effort in Albuquerque Public School District (APS) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA to educate adults about LGBTQ students and the need for advocacy so that these students have the same access to education as other students in a safe and respectful environment. Populations within the district…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Public Schools, School Districts, Homosexuality
Baugh, David E.; Juliani, A. J. – Eye on Education, 2019
Despite dwindling resources and high-stakes testing, public school teachers all over the country are managing to breathe life, passion, and excitement into their classrooms. In this new book by bestselling author A.J. Juliani and lifelong educator David E. Baugh, you'll meet a diverse group of teachers--Mavericks--who are doing exactly that.…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Science Education, STEM Education
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de Brey, Cristobal; Musu, Lauren; McFarland, Joel; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney; Diliberti, Melissa; Zhang, Anlan; Branstetter, Claire; Wang, Xiaolei – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
This report uses statistics to examine current conditions and changes over time in education activities and outcomes for different racial/ethnic groups in the United States. The indicators in this report show that some traditionally disadvantaged racial/ethnic groups have made strides in educational achievement, but that gaps still persist. The…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Academic Achievement
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Ratner, Helene; Andersen, Bjarke Lindsø; Madsen, Simon Ryberg – Learning, Media and Technology, 2019
Datafication of student learning has carved out an influential space for public and private actors who design technologies for visualizing data. As data visualizations shape how teachers' interpret data, they are powerful devices. This paper examines how teachers get configured as data users in the making of Danish national test data…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Standardized Tests
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Schultz, Daniel J.; Hatfield, Daniel P.; Economos, Christina D. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
No one-size-fits-all strategy works to increase physical activity (PA) at schools. To realize success, practitioners need flexible PA programs to support the multi-component comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) approach. Walk/run programs have the potential to provide this flexibility, and some have demonstrated increased…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Public Schools, School Districts
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Zulfiqar, Asma; Syed, Faiza Rahman; Latif, Fatima Farida – Improving Schools, 2019
This article aims to explore the concept of student well-being and how it can be introduced and integrated within Pakistan's educational structure. The basis of the discussion is built around the need for having a student well-being model for schools in Pakistan. For the purpose of the study, the information is gathered inductively through a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Development, Emotional Development, Student Welfare
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Hooker, Steven D. – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
The purpose of this study was to determine how gay and lesbian teachers who are out or closeted form and maintain relationships with members of their school community. A total of 11 gay and lesbian public and Catholic school educators from rural, suburban, and urban schools were interviewed. Each of these educators negotiated their sexual…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Minority Group Teachers, Catholic Schools, Public Schools
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