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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
Kessler, Julie; Wentworth, Laura; Darling-Hammond, Linda – Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education, 2018
Is there a better education model for English learners (ELs) in the United States? The Internationals Network for Public Schools (the Network) now supports 21 schools and six academies in seven states as well as Washington, D.C. They are open only to immigrants who have been living in the United States for less than four years and who score in the…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Time Management, Cooperative Learning, Time Factors (Learning)
Sloan, Kay; Allen, Alison; Blazevski, Julie; Carson, Fatima; Rockman, Saul – New Visions for Public Schools, 2018
This report shares findings from three longitudinal studies of the Urban Teacher Residency (UTR) Project, a partnership between New Visions for Public Schools, Hunter College, and the New York City Department of Education. From 2009 to 2014, with funding from the US Department of Education's Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) Program, UTR placed…
Descriptors: Urban Teaching, Urban Schools, Public Schools, Beginning Teachers
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Mistretta, Regina M. – School Community Journal, 2017
This article focuses readers' attention on how teachers communicate with families about math, what teachers specifically communicate about, and why the need to communicate with families exists in the first place. Findings from conversations about math facilitated by 72 teachers with 225 families of public and nonpublic elementary, middle, and high…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Family School Relationship, Mathematics Teachers, Middle Schools
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West, Kazuko Ito – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2013
What would be one of the most sensible ways for a country to invest to achieve maximal economic growth? A recent study (Chetty, Friedman, & Rockoff, 2011) by economists at Harvard and Columbia Universities shows that better teacher quality results in significantly higher students' lifetime earnings. And investing in public school teachers…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Public Schools, Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness