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Smyth, Emer – Educational Review, 2020
Educational expectations and the way in which they shape actual outcomes act as an important vehicle for the intergenerational reproduction of social inequality. This article draws on rich information from the Growing Up in Ireland longitudinal study to explore the factors influencing the educational expectations of 13-year-old young people and…
Descriptors: Expectation, Early Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, Parent Attitudes
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Butler-Barnes, Sheretta T.; Inniss-Thompson, Misha N. – Education Sciences, 2020
This study examined the impact of perceived teacher discrimination on the school discipline of African-American and Caribbean Black adolescent girls. The findings are drawn from a nationally representative sample of (n = 410) African-American and (n = 193) Caribbean Black adolescent girls age 13 to 17 (M[subscript age] = 15). Results indicate that…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, African American Students, Blacks, Adolescents
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Burke, Meghan M.; Rios, Kristina; Garcia, Marlene; Magaña, Sandra – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Compared to White families, Latino families of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face systemic barriers when accessing services for their children. Although there is research about systemic barriers among Latino families, less is known about how Latino and White families differ with respect to special education knowledge, family-school…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Empowerment, Special Education
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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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Garry, Vanessa; Uchitelle, Susan – Education and Urban Society, 2020
In 2003, in an effort to address St. Louis Public Schools' (SLPS') declining enrollment and debt, the interim superintendent closed 16 schools. In 2016, more than a decade since the school closings, the enrollment dwindled from 44,000 students to half that number. This study is an examination of the closed schools to determine if displaced African…
Descriptors: School Closing, African American Students, Program Effectiveness, Socioeconomic Status
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Spiess, Joseph F.; Cooper, Robyn – Education and Urban Society, 2020
As the 4-year high school graduation rate of African American and Latino/a students in U.S. public schools continues to lag behind their White peers, cultural proficiency development has become an increasingly significant focus of school districts. While substantial resources have been committed in school districts across the country to improve…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Cultural Awareness, Gender Differences, Age Differences
Bayra, Engin; Kaya, Zeki – Online Submission, 2020
The main purpose of this study is to determine the gifted students' self-efficacy of educational technology for technology and design. It is also aimed to find out whether there is a statistically significant difference in terms of the gender, the special talent area, the type of school, the grade level, the education level and income rate of…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Self Efficacy, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Park, Yujeong; Gordon, Jason Robert; Smith, Jamie Anne; Moore, Tara Camille; Kim, Byungkeon – Educational Studies, 2020
This study aimed to investigate the association of locus of control (LOC) with reading and mathematics achievement of high school students with disabilities using data from the Special Education Elementary Longitudinal Study (SEELS). Data used in analysis for the current study included achievement and self-concepts measures from students with…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, High School Students, Students with Disabilities, Reading Achievement
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Chen, Jin; Ziskin, Mary B.; Torres, Vasti – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2020
Utilizing event history analysis and multilevel models, this study explored dropout risks for first-time nontraditional students who started at public 4-year commuter institutions across a U.S. Midwest state. The study revealed that (a) the dropout hazard rate remained relatively high across college years and differed by gender, race, and family…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Dropouts, Nontraditional Students, Commuter Colleges
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McFarland, Joel; Cui, Jiashan; Holmes, Juliet; Wang, Xiaolei – National Center for Education Statistics, 2020
The report draws on a wide array of surveys and administrative datasets to present statistics on high school dropout and completion rates at the state and national levels. The report includes estimates of the percentage of students who drop out in a given 12-month period (event dropout rates), the percentage of young people in a specified age…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Dropout Rate, Graduation Rate, High School Students
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Kyzar, Kathleen; Brady, Sara; Summers, Jean Ann; Turnbull, Ann – Remedial and Special Education, 2020
Family-professional partnerships are a key support for families of children with disabilities, but little is known about families of children with deaf-blindness. This study examined (a) the factor structures of the Beach Center on Disability Family-Professional Partnership and Family Quality of Life (FQOL) Scales utilizing a national sample of…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Family Environment, Family Relationship, Deaf Blind
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Brännlund, Annica; Edlund, Jonas – Education Inquiry, 2020
This article elaborates on previous research showing that educational achievement is negatively related to poor mental health during adolescence and positively related to the family's socioeconomic resources. We examine (i) the potential moderating effects of family resources on the negative relationship between educational achievement and poor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Health, Socioeconomic Influences, Correlation
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Heberle, Amy E.; Carter, Alice S. – Developmental Psychology, 2020
Socioeconomic disadvantage is associated with social-emotional difficulties, including internalizing and externalizing problems, as early as toddlerhood. The aim of the current study was to understand whether economically disadvantaged children's beliefs about the consequences and correlates of poverty (poverty stereotypes) and their beliefs about…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Poverty, Socioeconomic Status, Economically Disadvantaged
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Tran, Tai Anh; Tran, Tuyen Quang; Tran, Nu The; Nguyen, Hai Thi – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2020
Using the updated data from the 2016 Vietnam Household Living Standard Survey, this study examines the role of education in the livelihood of households in the Northwest region, the poorest region in Vietnam. Our micro-econometric analysis shows that education has a positive effect on choosing better livelihoods, household income and poverty…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Family Income, Poverty
Soares, Joseph A., Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2020
This update to "SAT Wars" provides new evidence in the case against standardized college entry tests, including the experiences of test-optional colleges. "The Scandal of Standardized Tests" sheds significant light on key problems such as: (1) Are the tests stronger proxies for race and family income today than they were 20…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Standardized Tests, Culture Fair Tests, Race
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