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Superfine, Benjamin Michael; Umpstead, Regina R.; Mayrowetz, David; Lenhoff, Sarah Winchell; Pogodzinski, Ben – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
In March 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court decided "Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association," a case addressing the constitutionality of "agency fees" for non-union teachers in California. Although the Court's 4-4 decision in the wake of Justice Scalia's death upheld the constitutionality of agency fees, several similar…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Teacher Associations, Fees, Collective Bargaining
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Dymski, Gary A. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2017
This paper reflects on the experience of the 1999-2002 minority pipeline program (MPP) at the University of California, Riverside. With support from the American Economic Association, the MPP identified students of color interested in economics, let them explore economic issues affecting minority communities, and encouraged them to consider…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Economics Education, Minority Group Students, Community Resources
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Zinger, Doron; Van Es, Elizabeth A.; Hughes, Brad – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Inquiry science instruction is especially challenging in elementary grades where teachers are constrained by crowded curricula and time. Professional development (PD) may provide an opportunity to support elementary teacher development of inquiry science instruction. The study examines the inquiry practice of two teachers who participated in an…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Science Instruction
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Hauk, Marna – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
This paper aims to unstick domination narratives embedded in Disneyland by using creative imagination and futurecast cultural imaginaries in which the earth system reinhabits agentic powers. I seek to open up alternative understandings of non-dominated, regenerative creativities in order to begin to heal the colonized imagination of Disneyland and…
Descriptors: Corporations, Creativity, Imagination, Children
Fuller, Kathy – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
The undergraduate Business and Human Development (HD) Departments at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM), are collaborating in an innovative interdisciplinary approach to supporting internships with local businesses in order to provide college seniors with experiences in the area of career development known as the "Senior…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Internship Programs, Counselor Training
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Weiler, Spencer C.; Hartman, William – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
In February 2015 a large group of scholars, researchers, and practitioners interested in P-20 finance issues gathered in St. Louis, Missouri, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference, on February 25-27, 2015 to discuss, among multiple topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. There were 35 states represented in the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Kim, Jihie; Shaw, Erin; Xu, Hao; Adarsh, G. V. – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2012
In this paper we examine the collaborative performance of undergraduate engineering students who used shared project documents (Wikis, Google documents) and a software version control system (SVN) to support project collaboration. We present an initial implementation of TeamAnalytics, an instructional tool that facilitates the analyses of the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education, Teamwork, Group Activities
Guillermo-Wann, Chelsea – Online Submission, 2012
The practical problem of how to utilize multiple race data in quantitative higher education research collides with neo-conservative and liberal assumptions that a perceived growth in a post-civil rights multiracial population suggests racism no longer exists, and with concerns that multiracial data will undermine civil rights progress. Given that…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Multiracial Persons, Predictor Variables, Classification
Kim, Minkang – Australian Association for Research in Education (NJ1), 2012
Upholding ethical standards is part of what it means to be a professional and therefore part of professional education, but to what extent is the development of ethical reasoning universal across cultures, or is it highly dependent on culture? If universal, how can we explain the unique patterns of moral reasoning and behaviour in Asia, which…
Descriptors: Ethics, Cultural Differences, Professional Education, Ethical Instruction
Beach, Richard – Online Submission, 2011
This paper analyzes the influence of three different learning paradigms for learning literacy--formalist, cognitive-processing, and literacy practices--on the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. It argues that the Common Core State Standards are based largely on a formalist paradigm as evident in the emphasis on teaching text…
Descriptors: Text Structure, Models, State Standards, Educational Change
Wetstein, Matthew; Hays, Brianna; Nguyen, Alyssa – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2011
This study seeks to extend the literature on higher education enrollment patterns during times of recession by examining patterns of enrollment and successful course completion in one of the world's largest higher education systems--the California Community College system. The data are drawn from publicly available data sources on the web. CCC…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment Trends, Economic Climate, Financial Problems
Wright, Robert J.; Lesisko, Lee J. – Online Submission, 2011
There has been a major paradigm shift in the professional expectations for the role of school counselors. The possibility that this shift is having a role in the hiring process for school counselors was studied. The research question was the identification of latent factors that are part of the decision process used by school administrators in…
Descriptors: Employment, Personnel Selection, School Counselors, Counselor Role
Doucet, LaRon; Hiatt-Michael, Diana B. – Online Submission, 2011
This study was a post-evaluation of graduates of Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), a national program in high schools to promote entrepreneurship knowledge and skills. The study focused on graduates of the NFTE curriculum in an inner-city high school in Los Angeles County, California. Although the NFTE curriculum contains an evaluation…
Descriptors: High Schools, National Programs, College Attendance, Graduates
Conley, David T.; McGaughy, Charis L.; Kirtner, Jody; van der Valk, Adrienne; Martinez-Wenzl, Mary Theresa – Online Submission, 2010
Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC) researchers visited 38 public high schools around the United States in 2007 and 2008 with the goal of validating and operationalizing a definition of college readiness. Schools in the sample were selected because they were demonstrating success at enabling more students from underrepresented groups to…
Descriptors: High Schools, Public Schools, College Preparation, School Readiness
Hanushek, Eric A.; Rivkin, Steven G. – National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research, 2010
Extensive education research on the contribution of teachers to student achievement produces two generally accepted results. First, teacher quality varies substantially as measured by the value added to student achievement or future academic attainment or earnings. Second, variables often used to determine entry into the profession and…
Descriptors: Credentials, Teacher Effectiveness, Models, Teacher Qualifications
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