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Karlsson Sjögren, Åsa; Larsson, Esbjörn; Rimm, Stefan – History of Education, 2019
This article aims to analyse how the emerging Swedish school system in the early nineteenth century can be understood within the context of a gradual break-up of the estate society and its replacement with a class society in which citizenship was an important foundation. This is done through the discussion of the conceptions of citizenship on two…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Social Class
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Corntassel, Jeff; Hardbarger, Tiffanie – International Review of Education, 2019
Indigenous youth today are in a precarious position. The elders who guided their grandparents and parents often suffered from direct racism and dislocation from cultural practices, land, medicine, language, knowledge and traditional lifeways. Family and community kinship networks that provided emotional, spiritual and physical support have been…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge, Family Relationship, Networks
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Mukhopadhyay, Averi – SAGE Open, 2019
University campuses serve as second homes for students, teachers, administrators, and parents coming from diverse regions, religions, classes, castes, and different genders. Interaction and camaraderie between the major characters in the academe develop. The bonhomie that exists between the stakeholders of the academe has its own rules, rules that…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Social Class, Gender Differences, Speech Communication
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
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Babarovic, Toni; Devic, Ivan; Burušic, Josip – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
This paper aims to explore middle school children's interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in the context of Holland's model of vocational interests. The participants comprised 627 students aged 13 years, equally distributed by gender. The results showed that boys expressed stronger STEM interests than girls, with the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Student Interests, Middle School Students, Science Interests
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
Porter, Anne Marie; Ivie, Rachel – AIP Statistical Research Center, 2019
This report provides a comprehensive overview of the representation and participation of women in physics and astronomy fields. The report describes the representation of women in high school physics enrollment, physics and astronomy degree completions, and faculty employment. In addition, it examines the representation of minority women at some…
Descriptors: Females, Physics, Astronomy, High Schools
OECD Publishing, 2019
Problems associated with the environment loom large over the future well-being of young generations. A previous issue of PISA in Focus (PISA in Focus 87) shows that in 2015 many 15-year-old students believed that the future -- their future -- was going to be worse, environmentally, than the present. In particular, only a minority of students…
Descriptors: Positive Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment
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Philip, Thomas M.; Souto-Manning, Mariana; Anderson, Lauren; Horn, Ilana; J. Carter Andrews, Dorinda; Stillman, Jamy; Varghese, Manka – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Reformers are increasingly calling for and adopting practice-based approaches to teacher preparation, with particular emphasis on identifying and centering core practices. In this article, we argue that organizing teacher education around core practices brings its own risks, including the risk of peripheralizing equity and justice. Situating our…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Teacher Education, Risk, Equal Education
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Parsons, Carl – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2019
'Narrowing the gap' and addressing low educational achievement of specific social class and ethnic groups has long been an expressed government concern. This paper considers the links between poverty, ethnicity and gender and school attainment and the interrelations of these factors using national data sets and other quantitative data. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Race, Social Class
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Chiang, Eric P.; Sumell, Albert J. – Journal of Economic Education, 2019
The concept of mindfulness has received significant attention in recent years as the effects of ubiquitous distractions become more apparent in the workplace and in education. This study examines the relationship between three measures of mindfulness and student performance among a sample of 922 students in introductory economics classes from two…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Economics Education, College Students, Personality Traits
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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
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Carpenter, Rachel; Alloway, Tracy – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
School systems across the country are transitioning from paper-based testing (PBT) to computer-based testing (CBT). As this technological shift occurs, more research is necessary to understand the practical and performance implications of administering CBTs. Currently, there is a paucity of research using CBTs to examine working memory (WM)…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Test Format, Short Term Memory, Cognitive Processes
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Miedema, Esther – Comparative Education, 2019
Building on postcolonial feminist scholars and critical anthropological work, this paper analyses the frequent deployment of the notion of 'culture' by decision-makers, educators, international agency staff and young people in the design, delivery and uptake of sexuality and HIV prevention education in Mozambique. The paper presents qualitative…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Prevention, Decision Making
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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