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Welton, Anjalé D. – Teachers College Record, 2013
Background/Context: The term racial diversity is interchangeably used in the literature with other terms such as racially mixed, integration, and desegregation in reference to policies to design and practices to implement racially heterogeneous communities, districts, and schools. Scholarship that promotes the democratic potential of racially…
Descriptors: Racial Composition, Student Diversity, Social Justice, Barriers
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Holme, Jennifer Jellison – Teachers College Record, 2013
Background: Over the past several decades, a significant number of states have either adopted or increased high school exit examination requirements. Although these policies are intended to generate improvement in schools, little is known about how high schools are responding to exit testing pressures. Purpose: This study examined how five…
Descriptors: Exit Examinations, Graduation Requirements, Low Achievement, High Schools
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Stephan, Jennifer L. – Teachers College Record, 2013
Background: College attendance has become a crucial determinant of life chances in U.S. society. Besides college costs and academic preparation, college-related cultural and social capital may help explain socioeconomic differences in whether and where students attend college. While high school counselors are seen as potential agents of social…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Interviews, Coaching (Performance), Counseling Techniques
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Schechter, Chen – Teachers College Record, 2011
Background: In light of the growing complexity of schoolwork, it is important that faculty members move away from isolated learning toward a more collective type of thinking regarding teaching and learning issues. Purpose: Whereas collective learning has mostly been approached from a deficit-based orientation (finding/solving problems and…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Collaboration, Educational Practices