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Ford, Rochelle; Gonzales, Sara; Quade, Victoria – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2020
The failure of the news media to include diverse voices is a global issue. Journalism students and novice journalists need to be trained how to report on marginalized communities. However, this training necessitates journalism educators to both recognize why these attempts have failed in the past and be proactive in identifying ways in which…
Descriptors: News Media, Journalism Education, Disadvantaged, Inclusion
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Deeb-Sossa, Natalia; Manzo, Rosa – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
We examine how the community-driven leadership (CDL) of farmworker mothers challenged deficit practices of the local school board, which decided to close the school in the community. CDL is the ability of mothers to activate their community cultural wealth to mobilize their resources in search of better educational opportunities. The mothers…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Agricultural Laborers, Mother Attitudes, Leadership
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Li, Jia – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2020
Transnational migrant students have been found to experience marginalization in educational contexts around the world. This critical sociolinguistic ethnography explores the incorporation and learning outcomes of an as yet under-researched group: transnational migrant students from Myanmar in a border high school in China. This context is unique…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Ethnography
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Smetackova, Irena; Viktorova, Ida; Lauermann, Marek; Jones, Chris – Peabody Journal of Education, 2020
In this article, we present the results of an international comparative study on the concept of Community School across nine eastern European and Eurasian countries. The study sample consists of two schools considered to be Community Schools from each country (N = 451 teachers); a teacher survey was conducted and the implementation of the…
Descriptors: Community Schools, Comparative Education, Teacher Attitudes, Program Implementation
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Buechner, Barton; Dirkx, John; Konvisser, Zieva Dauber; Myers, Deedee; Peleg-Baker, Tzofnat – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
This article addresses a significant gap in the transformative learning literature as it relates to collective transformation, a transformation that is a level beyond individual transformation and is differentiated from the designed and imposed forms of social or organizational change. We consider collective transformation as an emergent and…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, World Views, Disadvantaged, Sense of Community
Mackenzie, Lee – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2020
The National Bilingual Programme was launched in order to promote English learning in Colombia. The failure of this programme and subsequent iterations is well-documented, and research has also examined some of its negative effects for different societal groups. However, a comprehensive study of the social justice implications of Colombia's…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Bilingualism, Spanish, English (Second Language)
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Lambrev, Veselina – Intercultural Education, 2020
This article presents data gathered among Bulgarian Romani communities during a project investigating the educational hardship of Roma people. Major social inequalities affect the educational and life chances of Roma students. Despite European Union political frameworks, the perspectives of Roma themselves remain undocumented. This paper addresses…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Social Differences, Parent Attitudes
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Moschetti, Mauro Carlos; Verger, Antoni – Educational Policy, 2020
Sociological research on school choice has mostly been dominated by studies analyzing the experiences of middle-class families rather than marginalized or minority populations. Drawing on 8 months of ethnographic case study research, this article explores the school choice experiences of disadvantaged families accessing publicly subsidized low-fee…
Descriptors: Private Schools, School Choice, School Policy, Disadvantaged
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Falabella, Alejandra – Journal of Education Policy, 2020
Public policies have a moral order, an ethical horizon. They offer a vocabulary of imagined micro-policies. Using the case of Chile, this paper examines the ways in which accountability policies are reworked within schools and how they affect actors' subjectivities. It adds new findings to the existing body of research on school accountability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competition, Accountability, Ethics
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Helakorpi, Jenni; Lappalainen, Sirpa; Mietola, Reetta – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
The article examines policies intended to promote the basic education of Roma and Traveller minorities in Finland, Sweden, and Norway by analysing key national Roma and Traveller policy (n = 5) and education policy documents (n = 3). Analysis shows how the Finnish, Swedish, and Norwegian Roma policies translate the general policy aims of improving…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Compulsory Education, Educational Policy
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Lu, Binwei – Educational Review, 2020
This paper uses the National Pupil Database to explore how grammar school opportunities vary among pupil groups, and how grammar school opportunities correlate with the Local Authorities (LAs), pupil backgrounds and attainment. The results show that grammar school admission is relatively fair, based on its selection criterion, but there is no…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Student Characteristics, Academic Achievement, Disadvantaged
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Witteveen, Dirk; Attewell, Paul – Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Numerous studies have investigated the consequences of vertical transfer on students' higher education outcomes in comparison to "native 4-year students"--those who went straight from high school into a bachelor's program. However, the long-term labor market outcomes for vertical transfer students are understudied. Using…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Bachelors Degrees, College Graduates, Community Colleges
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Pyne, Jaymes; Grodsky, Eric – Sociology of Education, 2020
Recent efforts to understand aggregate student loan debt have shifted the focus away from undergraduate borrowing and toward dramatically rising debt among graduate and professional students. We suggest educational debt plays a key role in social stratification by either deterring bachelor's degree holders from disadvantaged and underrepresented…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Student Financial Aid, Debt (Financial), Graduate Students
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Belliappa, Jyothsna Latha – Gender and Education, 2020
This paper employs an autobiographical approach to reflect on some limitations of conventional academic conferences in creating community and supporting deep learning. By and large conventional large conferences tend to be premised on what Brazilian educator Paulo Freire calls the banking model of education and therefore frequently reproduce…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Theater Arts, Autobiographies, Power Structure
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Flores, Nina M. – Gender and Education, 2020
At the time of writing, the reach of #MeToo continues unfolding. Frank revelations about experiences of sexual harassment and sexual assault reach well into the academic sphere, with stories emerging across disciplines, regions, and statuses within the academy. The momentum and urgency of this moment carries with it the potential for seriously…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Conferences (Gatherings), Sexual Abuse, Power Structure
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