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Hajisoteriou, Christina; Karousiou, Christiana; Angelides, Panayiotis – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2018
Contemporary phenomena, including modernization, globalization, and migration, have altered the sociopolitical and cultural conditions of schooling. Schools are called upon to respond to such change through improvement efforts fostering intercultural education. To this end, this research examines school actors' perceptions of the successful…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Foreign Countries, Attitude Measures, Educational Improvement
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Szeto, Elson; Cheng, Annie Yan Ni – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Empirical research on leadership for social justice is in progress in many parts of the world. The purpose of this paper is to explore principals' school-leadership journeys in response to social-justice issues caused by specific contextual changes at times of uncertainty. It seeks to answer the following key questions: What…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Social Justice, Leadership
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Crawford, Emily R. – Education and Urban Society, 2018
This case study focuses on a 2008 incident where Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) vans appeared near a K-5 elementary school. It was the first time school personnel experienced the impact of federal immigration agents policing illegality in their school community, and the event set off a chain of decision-making choices as to how…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Law Enforcement, Undocumented Immigrants, Principals
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Fletcher, Jo; Nicholas, Karen – Education 3-13, 2018
ABSTRACT In New Zealand schools, the focus continues to be on improving the reading achievement of all students situated across a range of socio-economic groups. This is particularly so for our young adolescent students, where research investigations have indicated some concerning trends which influence reading development for this age group. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Achievement, Early Adolescents, Case Studies
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Karayama, Saffet – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2018
The aim of the study was to determine what ethical dilemmas are faced by school administrators working in different institutions, what they are doing to solve the dilemmas/according to the motives. The research is a patterned qualitative case study and multiple case design is used. 50 school administrators participated by easy-to-reach state…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, School Administration, Ethics, Qualitative Research
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Toure, Judith; Dorsey, Dana Thompson – Teachers College Record, 2018
Background/Context: Most educators have had little if any preparation in racial literacy, the understanding of social identity related to race and the ability to recognize and negotiate racism. In fact, they may view race as irrelevant. Yet teachers and school leaders hold deep-seated racial ideologies that shape their day-to-day practice and have…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Ethnic Stereotypes, Racial Bias, Racial Discrimination
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Segerholm, Christina; Hult, Agneta – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Throughout Europe, school inspection has become a visible means of governing education. This education and inspection policy is mediated, brokered, interpreted, and learned through networked activities where the global/European meet the national/local, giving national and local "uptake" a variety of characteristics. We explore the local…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inspection, Case Studies, Observation
Lawson, Debi C. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This qualitative case study explored parent engagement at two elementary schools in Sacramento. This exploration examined how parents feel about: (1) parent involvement policy and practice, (2) how self-efficacy affects parent engagement, and (3) how the newly adopted Common Core Standards affect parent involvement. Teachers and administration…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Elementary Schools, Parent Participation
Cantillo-Perilloux, Dana – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore how leadership approaches can inform and direct the way leadership is practiced in elementary schools. In this study, the researcher examined the impact of leadership approaches on the sustainability of the implementation of the Reading Recovery program regarding reading achievement. Early primary school…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Elementary Schools, Instructional Leadership, Sustainability
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Curcic, Svjetlana; Lapat, Goran; Susec, Branko; Ignac, Benjamin – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2018
This case study focuses on education in three K-8 schools in Medjimurje County, Croatia. The object of inquiry is the development of successful educational practices for Roma students. Until recently, only a limited number of Roma students completed basic K-4 schooling. Today all students at these three schools complete K-8 education, with some…
Descriptors: Case Studies, School Effectiveness, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools
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Zuckerman, Sarah J.; Wicox, Kristen Campbell; Schiller, Kathryn S.; Durand, Francesca T. – Journal of Research in Rural Education, 2018
Rural schools have repeatedly been subjected to standardizing state and federal education policies that seek to minimize variance in instructional systems and increase the number of college- and career-ready graduates. The Race to the Top policy agenda combined standards-based and accountability-based reforms to meet these objectives and once…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Educational Policy, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools
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Ferm Almqvist, Cecilia; Christophersen, Catharina – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2017
Previous studies indicate that ideas related to special education could influence the way arts education is performed and motivated in schools. Further investigation is therefore required in order to raise awareness of how perspectives on inclusion can serve as a starting point for arts education, and vice versa. This article takes it starting…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Art Education, Elementary Schools
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Haiyan, Qian; Walker, Allan; Xiaowei, Yang – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
A positive teacher learning culture is important to effect meaningful changes in schools. Literature has established that successful school leaders can build and nurture learning cultures among teachers. However, less is known about how school leaders can shape the culture and make learning conditions happen at the schools in the Chinese education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Schools, School Culture
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Kangas, Sara E. N. – Teachers College Record, 2017
Background: English language learners (ELLs) with special needs remain an underresearched student population. Although providing services to these students proves to be a daunting task, bilingual schools are uniquely poised to meet the educational needs of ELLs with special needs. Yet, research has not explored service provision practices in…
Descriptors: Special Education, English Language Learners, Bilingual Schools, Special Needs Students
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Li, Yuk Yung – American Educational Research Journal, 2017
Despite decades of research, little is known about the dynamics of sustaining change in school reform and how the process of change unfolds. By tracing the nine-year reform journeys of four primary schools in Hong Kong (using multiyear interview, observational, and archival data), this study uncovers the micro-processes the schools experienced…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Pilot Projects, Elementary Schools
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