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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
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Gibson, Mark T.; Simon, Susan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This article explores the effects on former principals who have undergone involuntary job dissolution. It draws upon a study of 10 former principals who have experienced involuntary job dissolution in England and Australia; however, none of the participants were dismissed. Hour-long, one-to-one interviews were conducted with each participant and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Motivation
Goldhaber, Dan; Theobald, Roddy – National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER), 2020
One of the unfortunate consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic is that the sharp downturn in tax revenues, in the absence of a federal bailout, likely foretells unprecedented cuts in state and local budgets. This will in turn mean large cuts in teaching positions across the country; indeed, some projections suggest that the number of teacher layoffs…
Descriptors: Crisis Management, Disease Incidence, Public Health, Job Layoff
Rozworski, Michal – British Columbia Teachers' Federation, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended public education systems around the world. Schools are shut, children are at home, and teachers and parents are anxiously waiting for what comes next. In British Columbia, trustees in many school districts are also considering budget cuts for the 2020-21 school year in advance of an expected and precipitous drop…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Tuition, School Closing, Communicable Diseases
Acton, Riley K. – Brookings Institution, 2020
Deciding which field to study is one of the most consequential decisions college students make, but most research on the topic focuses on students attending four-year colleges. To understand how students attending community colleges make field of study decisions, I link administrative educational records of recent high school graduates with local…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Majors (Students), Intellectual Disciplines
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Miller, Sarah M.; Kim, JungHwan; Lim, Doo Hun – European Journal of Training and Development, 2020
Purpose: This study aims to explore how employees' emotions after downsizing impact their learning that they partook in after the downsizing event. Design/methodology/approach: The methodological approach was a qualitative case study. Nine employees, considered layoff survivors in a downsized organization, participated in semi-structured…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Employees, Job Layoff, Psychological Patterns
Education Commission of the States, 2020
The 50-State Comparison on teacher employment contract policies provides a national comparison of teacher employment contract policies in all states. All of the information was gathered from and focused on state statutes and regulations. State case law was also utilized for metrics related to collective bargaining. Data collection focused…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, State Policy, Contracts, Personnel Policy
Education Commission of the States, 2020
The 50-State Comparison on teacher employment contract policies provides a national comparison of teacher employment contract policies in all states. All of the information was gathered from and focused on state statutes and regulations. State case law was also utilized for metrics related to collective bargaining. Data collection focused…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, State Policy, Contracts, Personnel Policy
Education Commission of the States, 2020
The 50-State Comparison on teacher employment contract policies provides a national comparison of teacher employment contract policies in all states. All of the information was gathered from and focused on state statutes and regulations. State case law was also utilized for metrics related to collective bargaining. Data collection focused…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, State Policy, Contracts, Personnel Policy
Zhou, Tiffany – Education Resource Strategies, 2020
In the wake of COVID-19, school systems face a daunting set of challenges as they plan for the 2020-2021 school year -- including meeting students' increased academic and social-emotional needs, implementing physical distancing requirements, and grappling with significant revenue loss. School systems must prepare for the 2020-2021 school year with…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Educational Finance, School Districts, Pandemics
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Navarro, Oscar; Shah, Jennifer K.; Valdez, Carolina; Dover, Alison G.; Henning, Nick – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2020
This study investigated the factors that pushed and pulled social justice educators out of urban elementary and secondary (K-12) schools and into teacher education. The authors utilized an autoethnography and counternarrative methodology to examine the systemic and distinct factors that impacted four social justice educators' decisions to leave…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teacher Educators, Educational Change, Teacher Education
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Reed, Matt – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2020
Staff positions are often the first to go when colleges cut budgets. Over time, position elimination can destroy the career ladders on which employees based their plans. This chapter outlines how that dynamic emerged, and how the "guided pathways" movement may push against it.
Descriptors: Occupational Mobility, Retrenchment, Job Layoff, Colleges
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Aluede, Oyaziwo; Oviawe, Jane I.; Imhangbe, Osayamen S.; Ehiaguina, Sebastian – Africa Education Review, 2020
Higher education is essential to the acquisition of human knowledge, development of the economy and reformation of the society in all nations. University education is the foremost source of providing the required knowledge that will help generate and accelerate knowledge flow for modern based economies. It plays invaluable roles in the production…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nationalism, Capacity Building, Educational Quality
Education Week, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has school leaders searching for ways to keep the fiscal ship afloat amid plummeting revenues, unexpected costs, and state and local budget uncertainty. This second of three Quality Counts 2020 installments offers lessons from past economic downturns and survey data capturing district-level views of the current crisis, along…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Economic Factors, Communicable Diseases, Elementary Secondary Education
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Wieschke, Johannes – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
Changes in wages and other job characteristics during an individual's career are often the result of job mobility. Using a sample of Bavarian university graduates, this work analyses the effects that employer changes have on men's and women's wages. For this, employer changes are grouped into three categories in order to account for different…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Occupational Mobility, Wages, Females
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