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Solomon, Suzanne; Schaefer, Mary Beth – Middle School Journal, 2019
Providing authentic college experiences for students in the middle grades through a partnership with a local college can improve college readiness skills and leave students with a positive view of post-secondary possibilities and opportunities. This article describes a college immersion program--a weeklong college experience provided to all…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, College Bound Students, College School Cooperation, Experiential Learning
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Wisdom, Sherrie, Ed.; Leavitt, Lynda, Ed.; Bice, Cynthia, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
In comparing one public school to another, discussions frequently include talk concerning the socio economics of a school or district, which then leads to talk about the advantages that one socioeconomic setting has over another. Educators tend to agree that low academic achievement frequently associated with a low socioeconomic status is a…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Social Influences, Racial Discrimination, African American Students
Reidel, Jon; Dalton, Rick – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2019
As an unprecedented number of colleges and universities close their doors forever while others struggle to survive, a deep pool of prospective students--and the key to accessing them--is hiding in plain sight. Students from rural America attend college at lower rates (59%) than their urban (62%) and suburban (67%) counterparts and comprise only…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Rural Areas
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Taylor, Katie Headrick; Silvis, Deborah; Kalir, Remi; Negron, Anthony; Cramer, Catherine; Bell, Adam; Riesland, Erin – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2019
A project called Mobile City Science (MCS), a partnership between the University of Washington, New York Hall of Science, the Digital Youth Network, and two high schools, leverages young people's proclivity for on-the-move digital engagement to re-place and mobilize learning through public, community settings that youth identify as being relevant…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, College School Cooperation, High Schools
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Gurl, Theresa J. – Teaching Education, 2019
This study examined the complexities of the collaborative relationship between student teachers and cooperating teachers in secondary mathematics from the perspectives of the student teachers. Four cohorts of student teachers (N = 170) in secondary mathematics were surveyed using a questionnaire that measured their perceptions of two dimensions of…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Cooperating Teachers, Teacher Student Relationship, Cooperation
Unterman, Rebecca; Haider, Zeest – MDRC, 2019
In 2002, the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) launched a bold set of education reforms designed to transform the educational experiences of all high school students: They instituted a district-wide high school choice process that assigned all rising ninth-graders to specific high schools; they closed large, low-performing high…
Descriptors: School Choice, Academic Persistence, Small Schools, Labor Market
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Rickles, Jordan; Zeiser, Kristina L.; Yang, Rui; O'Day, Jennifer; Garet, Michael S. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2019
Policymakers and practitioners are increasingly interested in students' deeper learning skills, or the interpersonal and intrapersonal skills students need to succeed in school, careers, and civic life. This article presents evidence about whether the concept of deeper learning--applied across a variety of approaches--has potential merit as a…
Descriptors: High School Students, Educational Change, Learning Processes, Outcomes of Education
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2019
Though 80 percent of the 1.1 million community college students who enroll each year intend to transfer and earn a bachelor's degree, only about 14 percent of them end up getting a bachelor's degree within six years, according to a 2016 report from the Community College Research Center at Columbia University's Teachers College. Across the nation,…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Transfer Rates (College), Two Year College Students, Educational Attainment
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Krucoff, Rebecca – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
Museum educators partner with classroom educators in a multitude of ways aimed at enriching student experience. This article examines a five-week museum education course at Pratt Institute for pre-service art teachers taught in the model of a professional development series that could be adapted for many museums and applied to meet the needs of…
Descriptors: Museums, Learning Processes, Teaching Methods, Teacher Collaboration
Tappert, Charles C.; Frank, Ronald I.; Barabasi, Istvan; Leider, Avery M.; Evans, Daniel; Westfall, Lewis – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2019
There is a quantum computing race among the tech giants Google, IBM, and Microsoft, including to a lesser extent Amazon and China's Alibaba. Governments, particularly America and China, are funding work in the area with the concern that quantum computers may soon crack current encryption methods, giving the country that gets there first a major…
Descriptors: Mechanics (Physics), Computation, Information Technology, Computers
Lewer, Brittney – Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2019
The report looks to the future of American history education. The report grows out of national and state polls that the Foundation conducted in late 2018 on Americans' knowledge of the history of their country. The Foundation's initial poll found that two out of three Americans were incapable of passing the U.S. citizenship test and led the…
Descriptors: United States History, History Instruction, Educational Practices, Educational Research