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Annamma, Subini Ancy; Anyon, Yolanda; Joseph, Nicole M.; Farrar, Jordan; Greer, Eldridge; Downing, Barbara; Simmons, John – Urban Education, 2019
Using Critical Race Theory and Critical Race Feminism as guiding conceptual frameworks, this mixed-methods empirical study examines Black girls' exclusionary discipline outcomes. First, we examined disciplinary data from a large urban school district to assess racial group differences in office referral reasons and disparities for Black girls in…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Feminism, African American Students
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Shivji, Azim; Wilson, Sandra – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
This report is based on data from the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09), a nationally representative study of more than 23,000 ninth-graders in 2009. Follow-up surveys were administered to the cohort in 2012, 2013, and 2016. The study also obtained data from students' high school transcripts, generally covering the fall 2009 term…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, High School Students, College Credits, Educational Attainment
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McWilliams, Julia A.; Kitzmiller, Erika M. – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background: With the expansion of charter school networks, population losses in urban district schools and stretched budgets have encouraged struggling districts to adopt closure-as-reform. School closings have received considerable attention in the media as a controversial reform, reconfiguring the educational landscapes of over 70…
Descriptors: High School Students, School Closing, Politics of Education, Outcomes of Education
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Jang, Eunjee; Brutt-Griffler, Janina – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
In a nation where monolingualism predominates, heritage language (HL) has been downplayed as less important in educational contexts in the U.S. Disproportionately little attention has been given to the role of HL in language minority (LM) students' attendance to postsecondary education (PSE) (cf. Brutt-Griffler, Janina, and Manka Varghese, eds.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Language Minorities, Language Role, College Students
Wilson, Janet S. – Montgomery County Public Schools, 2019
The College Board released national Advanced Placement (AP) Program Results: Class of 2018 on February 6, 2019. This memorandum provides information pertinent to the AP and International Baccalaureate (IB) examination participation and performance for the Class of 2018 in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The AP exam results in MCPS were…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Advanced Placement Programs, Tests, Academic Achievement
Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2019
The "2019 Nebraska Higher Education Progress Report" is the fourteenth annual report designed to provide the Nebraska Legislature with comparative statistics to monitor and evaluate progress toward achieving three major goals for Nebraska's postsecondary education system: (1) Increase the number of students who enter postsecondary…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Practices, Progress Monitoring, Academic Persistence
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McFarland, Joel; Cui, Jiashan; Stark, Patrick – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This report draws on an array of nationally representative surveys and administrative datasets to present statistics on high school dropout and completion rates. The report includes estimates of the percentage of students who drop out in a given 12-month period (event dropout rates), the percentage of young people in a specified age range who are…
Descriptors: Dropout Rate, Graduation Rate, High School Graduates, High School Students
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De Voto, Craig; Wronowski, Meredith L. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
This study investigated the efficacy of race-neutral student assignment policies following the 2007 Supreme Court decision in "Parents Involved". Highlighting one urban school district--Chicago Public Schools--we examined differences in racial composition at their elite, "selective enrollment" high schools before and after…
Descriptors: School Resegregation, Public Schools, Court Litigation, Urban Schools
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Baker-Smith, E. Christine – Peabody Journal of Education, 2018
In recent years, the frequent use of suspensions and the racial disparities in their application, particularly for nonviolent behaviors, has created a maelstrom of public pressure for schools to adjust their suspension practices. In an era of increasing institutional accountability for schools, there is evidence that schools may be responsive to…
Descriptors: Suspension, High School Students, School Policy, Board of Education Policy
ACT, Inc., 2018
This report looks at the progress of the ACT®-tested 2018 U.S. high school graduating class relative to college and career readiness. The data in this report are based on more than 1.9 million graduates--55% of the students in the 2018 national graduating class--who took the ACT at some time from grade 10 to 12. The ACT was taken by the majority…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Graduates, College Entrance Examinations
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Marlatt, Rick – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2018
This article describes a recent teacher researcher's investigation of digitized literature study at a Midwestern U.S. high school during the 2015-2016 school year that explored the use of digital literacies to support student-centered literary analysis. Digital literacy practices position literature students to connect with texts in authentic…
Descriptors: High School Students, Asian American Students, Literary Criticism, Student Centered Learning
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Jang, Sung Tae – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
Based on the framework of critical quantitative intersectionality, the purpose of this study is to examine the multifaceted impacts of Southeast Asian female students' race or ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status on math achievement score and intention to enter higher education. This study found that math achievement scores of Southeast…
Descriptors: Females, Racial Differences, Ethnicity, Gender Differences
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Saw, Guan; Chang, Chi-Ning; Chan, Hsun-Yu – Educational Researcher, 2018
Analyzing the nationally representative High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09), this study examined the cross-sectional and longitudinal disparities in STEM career aspirations at the intersection of gender, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic status (SES). Results indicated that female, Black, Hispanic, and low SES students were less…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Longitudinal Studies, Occupational Aspiration, Socioeconomic Status
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Uy, Phitsamay Sychitkokhong – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2018
This article reconceptualizes white teachers' notion of their Asian-American students' racial identity. Forty urban Southeast Asian-American (SEAA) students and seven of their white European-American teachers were examined to determine how the students responded to the white teachers' assumptions about their identity. This study provides an…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Racial Identification, High School Students, Whites
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Huerta, Adrian H.; McDonough, Patricia M.; Allen, Walter R. – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2018
This article examines college-going identity construction for Black, Latino, and Asian American and Pacific Islander high school students. The authors use Marcia's (J Personal Soc Psychol 3(5):551-558, 1966; in: Delson (ed) Handbook of adolescent research, Wiley, New York, 1980) ego identity statuses perspective to examine how students develop…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Males, College Bound Students, African American Students
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