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Gist, Conra D.; Bianco, Margarita; Lynn, Marvin – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Grow Your Own (GYO) programs are cited in recent policy briefs as viable pathways for increasing the racial/ethnic diversity of teachers, yet recent scholarship on GYO programs is minimal. To address this issue, this article investigates what we know, and do not know, about GYO programs, by examining a range of data sources on different types of…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), Minority Group Teachers, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Educational Change
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Jeynes, William H. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
An extensive meta-analysis, including 52 studies, was undertaken on the relationship between character education and student achievement and behavioral outcomes. Additional analyses were done to determine whether the effects of character education differed by student grade level, locale, race, and so on. The results indicated that character…
Descriptors: Values Education, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education, Student Improvement
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Fischer, Sarah; Barnes, Robin Katersky; Kilpatrick, Sue – Educational Review, 2019
This paper reviews the literature on best practices to engage parents in order to equip them to support their children's higher education aspirations. Parents from low socio-economic status (SES) backgrounds, in common with other parents, report that they want "the best" for their children's future. Getting a good education is a part of…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Academic Aspiration, Higher Education, Low Income Groups
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Stosich, Elizabeth Leisy; Snyder, Jon; Wilczak, Katie – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
This paper reviews state strategies for incorporating performance assessment in policy and practice. Specifically, the paper reviews the use of performance assessment in 12 states in the Innovation Lab Network, a group committed to developing systems of assessment that provide meaningful measures of college and career readiness. This review…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Accountability
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Sarac, Hakan – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2018
In the study, a meta-analysis was conducted to determine the effect of the use of the learning cycle model on the achievements of the students. Doctorate and master theses, made between 2007 and 2016, were searched using the keywords in Turkish and English. As a result of the screening, a total of 123 dissertations, which used learning cycle…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Processes, Models, Academic Achievement
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Roofe, Carmel; Ferguson, Therese – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is critical for Caribbean countries such as Jamaica as the country grapples with various sustainability issues. The integration of ESD into formal and non-formal education therefore becomes a necessary undertaking. At the formal level, reorienting curricula at all levels is important and advocated for in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Sustainable Development
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Wilt, Courtney L.; Morningstar, Mary E. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
The increasingly diverse population in the United States calls for schools to address the breadth of cultural histories students bring with them to the classroom. High school students with disabilities are also diverse in terms of cultural histories, race, ethnicities, religions, and citizenship. These factors intersect as families engage in…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, High School Students, Cultural Differences, Intellectual Disability
Getenet, Seyum; Fanshawe, Melissa – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
Considered by many as a source of valuable data and a potential to improve mathematics education, a significant amount of studies have been conducted on The National Assessment Program -- Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) test results. This study is a systematic literature review of 86 peer-reviewed journal articles published between 2008 and 2017 to…
Descriptors: Journal Articles, National Competency Tests, Standardized Tests, Literacy
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Solihati, Nani; Hikmat, Ade – SAGE Open, 2018
This study aims to investigate to what extent critical thinking is manifested in the Indonesian language textbooks used by senior high school students in Indonesia. Content analysis has been adopted to determine whether the tasks in the textbooks encourage and promote students' critical thinking skills. Ilyas's critical thinking framework, which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Textbook Content, Textbooks
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Esposito, Jennifer; Edwards, Erica B. – Education and Urban Society, 2018
The recent death of Amy Joyner, a promising Wilmington, Delaware, high school sophomore demonstrates very clearly the ways in which Black girls are made vulnerable in urban schools. Joyner, an honor roll student, was jumped by a group of girls in the bathroom just before classes began. The alleged cause of the fight was jealousy over a boy. Black…
Descriptors: Femininity, Females, Urban Schools, African American Students
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Viano, Samantha L. – American Journal of Distance Education, 2018
The majority of American high school students enrolling in online education are doing so in credit recovery courses. These are online courses specifically for students who previously failed a face-to-face version of the course. Despite the popularity of credit recovery courses, the literature on online learning largely ignores credit recovery…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, High School Students, Credits, Repetition
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Chu, Tsz Lun; Zhang, Tao – European Physical Education Review, 2018
The purpose of this study was to conduct a literature review on the motivational processes in a Sport Education curriculum model among high school-aged students using self-determination theory and achievement goal theory as theoretical frameworks. Literature for analysis was searched through electronic databases including Academic Research…
Descriptors: High School Students, Physical Education, Student Motivation, Athletics
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Calado, Florbela M.; Scharfenberg, Franz-Josef; Bogner, Franz X. – International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 2018
Our paper analyses the genetics and gene technology contents of German (Bavarian) and Portuguese biology textbooks, as fields common in science-technology-society-environment (STSE) issues. Our aim was to determine the extent to which textbooks from both countries contribute to students' understanding of the STSE issues and therefore to students'…
Descriptors: Science and Society, Textbook Content, Content Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Kapon, Shulamit; Laherto, Antti; Levrini, Olivia – Science Education, 2018
Pursuing both disciplinary authenticity and personal relevance in the teaching and learning of science in school generates tensions that should be acknowledged and resolved. This paper problematizes and explores the conceptualizations of these tensions by considering personal relevance, disciplinary authenticity, and common school science as three…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Educational Objectives, Course Content, Epistemology
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Kolluri, Suneal – Review of Educational Research, 2018
The Advanced Placement (AP) program offers an opportunity for students to earn college credit and develop college-ready skills in high school. The curriculum was initially designed for "superior" students at exclusive private schools. Recently, however, the AP program has expanded to serve more students from marginalized backgrounds, and…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Advanced Placement, Equal Education, Access to Education
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