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Bryan, Nathaniel – Gender and Education, 2019
Play is a gendered activity among young children, especially boys. Boys often tend to be more actively engaged in the (re)production of gendered play. However, most research studies and conceptual papers have misread, ignored, devalued, or scrutinized the gendered ways Black boys engage in play. This idea is particularly true for Black boys who…
Descriptors: Masculinity, Sex Role, Cultural Influences, Young Children
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Nygreen, Kysa – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
This article presents an exploration of the work of family engagement in a racially- and linguistically-diverse, high-poverty, urban school district in a state of continuous neoliberal reform. Drawing from qualitative research methods, it is argued that family engagement is being reshaped by the imperatives of educational neoliberalization while,…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Educational Change, Family Involvement, Family School Relationship
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
Johnston, Lloyd D.; Miech, Richard A.; O'Malley, Patrick M.; Bachman, Jerald G.; Schulenberg, John E.; Patrick, Megan E. – Institute for Social Research, 2019
This occasional paper presents national demographic subgroup data for the 1975-2018 Monitoring the Future (MTF) national survey results on 8th, 10th, and 12th graders' use of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. The study covers all major classes of illicit and licit psychoactive drugs for an array of population subgroups. The trends are presented in…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Grade 10, Grade 12, Drug Abuse
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Snow, Pamela C. – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2019
Purpose: This article is concerned with the growing body of international evidence indicating that adolescents in contact with the youth justice system are likely to have severely compromised oral language skills, receptively and expressively. A smaller, but persuasive, literature also points to poor literacy skills in this population. Language…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Delinquency, Adolescents, Juvenile Justice
Shapiro, Doug; Dundar, Afet; Huie, Faye; Wakhungu, Phoebe Khasiala; Bhimdiwala, Ayesha; Wilson, Sean Eric – National Student Clearinghouse, 2019
As a supplement to "Completing College: A National View of Student Completion Rates -- Fall 2012 Cohort (2018)," hereafter "Completing College," this report focuses on six-year student outcomes by state. Three sets of tables organized by institution type display the results, presenting each state's outcomes for students who…
Descriptors: Geographic Location, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education, Racial Differences
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Evans, Brent J. – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
Millions of high school students take Advanced Placement (AP) courses, which can provide college credit. Using nationally representative data, I identify a diverse set of higher education outcomes that are related to receipt of AP college credit. Institution fixed effects regression reduces bias associated with varying AP credit policies and…
Descriptors: High School Students, Advanced Placement, College Credits, Higher Education
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Hurst, Allison L. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper explores one of the enduring small mysteries of student life -- why do women participate in study abroad programs more than men? To answer this question, original data collected from seniors and recent graduates of a sample of liberal arts colleges in the US were analyzed. Results show an intractable gender gap persisting, even after…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Social Class, Study Abroad, Liberal Arts
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Scoffham, Stephen – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2019
How children piece together their ideas about other nations, peoples and cultures is an important but under-researched area of geography education. This article reviews findings conducted in Western industrialised countries relating to primary school children's global awareness and the factors which influence their understanding. Differences…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Knowledge Level, Age Differences, Gender Differences
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Anderson, Morgan; Keehn, Gabriel – Critical Questions in Education, 2019
New developments in digital technologies have caused dramatic shifts in public education. The purpose of this paper is to address these tensions in order to explore the compatibility of critical pedagogy with digital scholarship. We ultimately argue that many of these new technologies, and the pedagogies they give rise to, tend to neutralize the…
Descriptors: Social Media, Critical Theory, Teacher Role, Information Technology
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Safer-Lichtenstein, Jonathan; Hamilton, Jillian C.; McIntyre, Laura Lee – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
We reviewed the demographic reporting practices and diversity of participants in published randomized controlled trial studies of group-based social skills interventions (GSSIs) for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). A total of 17 studies met inclusionary criteria. Results of this review suggest that the majority of published RCTs…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Randomized Controlled Trials, Intervention
Colorado Department of Higher Education, 2019
Expanding pathways from high school to higher education is essential for Colorado to reach its goals of increasing college completion rates, erasing attainment gaps and increasing high school student engagement. Colorado, like other states across the country, utilizes dual enrollment as a strategy to cultivate seamless P-20 pathways and increase…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, High School Students, College Students, College Credits
Colorado Department of Higher Education, 2019
Earning a postsecondary credential is increasingly important for individuals, the economy, and the future of Colorado. The Georgetown Center for Education and the Workforce predicts that in the modern economy, two-thirds of entry-level jobs will require training beyond high school. In response to these realities, the Colorado Department of Higher…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Postsecondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education
Colorado Department of Higher Education, 2019
This supplemental report explores the developmental needs of Colorado's recent high school graduates, examines the postsecondary success of students who need developmental education and explores equity gaps as they relate to developmental education. It builds upon the report titled "The Postsecondary Progress and Success of High School…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Postsecondary Education, Developmental Studies Programs, Educational Needs