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Nevarez, Carlos; Jouganatos, Sarah M.; Wood, J. Luke – Journal of School Administration Research and Development, 2019
This essay articulates the benefits of teacher diversity by illustrating six themes: a) leading for social justice through local and global civic engagement; b) developing an inclusive school culture; c) culturally relevant pedagogy; d) cultural translators and transformers; e) role models; and (f) benefits accrued by White students. The authors…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), Social Justice, School Culture, Culturally Relevant Education
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Reilly, David; Neumann, David L.; Andrews, Glenda – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015
Gender gaps in the development of mathematical and scientific literacy have important implications for the general public's understanding of scientific issues and for the underrepresentation of women in science, technology, engineering, and math. We subjected data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress to a meta-analysis to examine…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Mathematics Achievement, Science Achievement, Meta Analysis
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Sinharay, Sandip; von Davier, Matthias – ETS Research Report Series, 2005
The reporting methods used in large scale assessments such as the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) rely on a "latent regression model." The first component of the model consists of a "p"-scale IRT measurement model that defines the response probabilities on a set of cognitive items in "p" scales…
Descriptors: National Competency Tests, Regression (Statistics), Predictor Variables, Student Characteristics