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Corbat, Josh – High School Journal, 2017
Time and again research has shown that schools in which students feel safe and included promote academic achievement and overall student health (see, for example, Greytak, Kosciw, Villenas, & Giga, 2016; Michael, Merlo, Basch, Wentzel, & Wechsler, 2015). Parent networks, community organizations, and school boards nationwide continuously…
Descriptors: Student Rights, Educational Environment, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Fluhr, Stephanie A.; Choi, Namok; Herd, Ann; Woo, Hongryun; Alagaraja, Meera – High School Journal, 2017
The two main objectives of this study were to examine the relationship between high school student (9th-12th) gender and nontraditional career and technical education (CTE) course taking, and the combined effects of gender and program area on estimated future wage earnings for male and female CTE completers. A Midwestern state CTE database…
Descriptors: High School Students, Gender Differences, Career Education, Technical Education
Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2017
Each edition of the IDRA Newsletter strives to provide many different perspectives on the issues in education topics discussed and to define its significance in the state and national dialogue. This issue focuses on Push Outs -- Children of Color and includes: (1) Partnerships, Not Push Outs--Collaboration is Critical to Dealing with Disparities…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Dropout Rate, Dropout Prevention, School Policy
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Watson, Linnea Lynne; Vogel, Linda R. – Cogent Education, 2017
While recent research has shown the long-term effects of teen pregnancy are not as devastating as once predicted, more than 40 years after the passage of Title IX legislation mandating equal educational opportunities for pregnant and parenting teens, only 50% of teen parents graduate high school, lagging far behind their non-parenting peers. This…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Pregnancy, Pregnant Students, Adolescents
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2014
School-Parent Compacts are a component of school-level parental involvement policies, and must be developed by the school, teacher, and parents as a description of how parents, the entire school staff, and students themselves will work together for improved student academic achievement. This District of Columbia Public Schools School Year…
Descriptors: Parent Rights, Access to Information, Public Schools, Guides
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Terry, Clarence L., Sr.; Flennaugh, Terry K.; Blackmon, Samarah M.; Howard, Tyrone C. – Urban Education, 2014
This article explores whether contemporary educators should consider single-sex educational settings as viable interventions in educating African American males. Using qualitative data from a 2-year study of single-sex educational spaces in two Los Angeles County high schools, the authors argue that when all-male spaces effectively function as…
Descriptors: Race, Critical Theory, African Americans, Single Sex Schools
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Stader, David L.; Surface, Jeanne L. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2014
Title IX is designed to protect students from discrimination based on sex in any educational institution that receives financial assistance. This article focuses on Title IX as it applies to high school athletic programs by considering the trial of a high school district in California. A federal court found considerable inequalities between boys…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Females, Equal Education, Gender Bias
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McLaughlin, Alicia – School Social Work Journal, 2014
Even as we mark the fortieth anniversary of Title IX, evidence indicates that pregnant and parenting high school students continue to struggle with stigmatization and discrimination within the public school system. To remind school social work practitioners and other concerned administrators of the provisions of this historic legislation, this…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Gender Discrimination, Sex Fairness
Whitmer, Regina – District Administration, 2013
The glory days of high school sports are no longer reserved for dream team athletes, as athletic directors are increasingly opening up sports to all students, regardless of ability, and seeing winning results on the field and off. This push is reflected in the most recent National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) survey, which…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Athletics, High School Students, National Surveys
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Fossey, Richard; Trujillo-Jenks, Laura; Eckes, Suzanne – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2013
Public schools are full of incidents that fill newspapers, but when a private school is struck with instances of libel, child abuse, and violations of Title IX, the community is at a loss as to what to do.
Descriptors: Private Schools, High Schools, Catholic Schools, Libel and Slander
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Sayman, Donna M. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2013
This qualitative study sought to understand the experiences of Latinas enrolled in residential state schools of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Goals of the study focused on understanding experiences and identifying factors such as decisions to enroll, barriers and supports, and issues contributing to retention. These schools…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, STEM Education, Barriers, Enrollment Trends
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Mansfield, Katherine Cumings – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2013
Changes to Title IX allowing the growth of single-sex schools have garnered media attention promoting the benefits of separating boys and girls. Alternately, civil rights groups such as the ACLU continue to oppose any type of school segregation. Within this context, a private philanthropy, the Foundation for the Education of Young Women (FEYW) has…
Descriptors: Single Sex Schools, Partnerships in Education, School Districts, Females
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Conger, Dylan; Long, Mark C. – Educational Researcher, 2013
This article uses Florida administrative data to evaluate the role that public high schools play in the growing female advantage in college enrollment. We first show evidence of gender sorting across public high schools that is beyond what one would observe if students were randomly assigned to their schools. Using regression and decomposition…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Public Schools, High Schools, College Bound Students
Dahl, Gabriel Grawe – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to investigate North Dakota's Normal Competitive Region (NDNCR) high school athletic administrators' perceptions of 2010 Title IX policy changes respective to their athletic programs. Quantitative and qualitative data were collected to investigate the perceptions. Quantitatively, perception data were gathered from a…
Descriptors: Athletics, Administrators, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
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Surface, Jeanne; Stader, David; Graca, Thomas; Lowe, Jerry – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2012
Educational leaders have a substantial degree of control over students and generally have a tremendous influence on the decisions that they make. District administrators are already involved in comprehensive efforts to stem sexual harassment, teen violence and bullying; therefore, they may be well positioned to identify and address the problem of…
Descriptors: Violence, Dating (Social), School Districts, Safety
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