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Volk, Dinah – Urban Education, 2021
This article describes a research study using an ethnographic approach and sociocultural theory with a spatial perspective to explore the ways that two Latino children, with the mediation of their families, constructed literacy spaces in their homes and communities. The families lived in low-income neighborhoods, and their school district was…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Children, Low Income Groups, Grade 1
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Kim, Jinho – School Psychology, 2021
Students' sense of social relatedness at school predicts health and well-being throughout life. However, little is known about whether observed associations reflect unobserved family background factors and whether these associations differ between student-student and student-teacher relationships. Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Peer Relationship, Well Being, Family Characteristics
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Rottmann, Susan Beth; Nimer, Maissam – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
This paper sheds light on Syrian refugee women's negotiation strategies in language learning classrooms and in their broader social contexts from an intersectional perspective. Drawing on in-depth interviews and focus groups complemented by participatory observation in language classes, we use a post-structuralist approach to examine gendered…
Descriptors: Turkish, Second Language Learning, Sex Role, Females
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Pingel, Emily S.; Llovet, Alexandra; Cosentino, Fernando; Lesser, Jeffrey – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Decreased engagement in preventive services, including vaccination, during the COVID-19 pandemic represents a grave threat to global health. We use the case of the Bom Retiro Public Health Clinic in São Paulo, Brazil, to underscore how continuity of care is not only feasible, but a crucial part of health as a human right. The long-standing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Urban Areas
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Loomis, Alysse M. – Early Education and Development, 2021
Research Findings: Addressing factors that influence children's self-regulation is a critical step toward closing achievement gaps that have consistently been found for African American and Latino children as well as children living in poverty. Cumulative sociodemographic risk in childhood is now widely understood to be a developmental risk factor…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Preschool Children, Self Control, Inhibition
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Varró, Krisztina; Van Gorp, Bouke – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2021
Research on the use(fulness) of student-led film has emphasized the benefits of combining fieldwork and the production of moving image in terms of active, deep and reflexive learning. This paper contributes to this literature by discussing how a video documentary assignment can (also) help fostering relational thinking -- a main objective of human…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Neighborhoods, Human Geography, Geography Instruction
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Alsahafi, Morad – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2021
This study examined responses from a questionnaire administered to 98 second- and third-generation Rohingya refugees living in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Questions concerned participants' self-reported language proficiency levels in the Rohingya heritage language and Arabic and patterns of language use in various domains. Findings demonstrate that the…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Refugees, Semitic Languages, Transfer of Training
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Heiman, Daniel; Bybee, Eric Ruíz; Rodríguez, Haydeé Marie; Urrieta, Luís – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2021
Although direct engagement with neighborhood espacios deepens student understanding, less is known about the benefits of this approach to bilingual teacher preparation programs. Our article addresses this gap by highlighting community walks, or caminatas, as a pedagogical approach with futurxs maestrxs bilingües (FMBs). Specifically, we propose an…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Bilingual Education, Teaching Methods, Hispanic Americans
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Bredewold, Femmianne – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2021
Background: In the debate on the social inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities, we find various proposals for dealing with sameness and difference. A more inclusive understanding of difference is needed to ensure that the perspectives of people with intellectual disabilities are taken into account. Method: This study involved in-depth…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Inclusion, Neighborhoods
Tegeler, Philip; Gevarter, Laura – Poverty & Race Research Action Council, 2021
The Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI), launched in 2010, provides funds for public housing authorities and other local entities and aims to redevelop distressed housing projects and transform the neighborhoods surrounding them into "mixed-income, high opportunity communities." From its inception, the CNI has included a strong focus…
Descriptors: Public Housing, Income, Socioeconomic Status, Neighborhoods
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Senreich, Evan; Williams-Gray, Brenda – Journal of College Student Development, 2021
The number of studies exploring the perceptions of college students towards the police has been small, with only two that include diverse urban college students as part of the samples. At two colleges in a large northeastern US city 1,103 students completed surveys that included items inquiring about personal information and their interactions…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Students, Police, Urban Universities
Been, Vicki; Ellen, Ingrid; Figlio, David N.; Nelson, Ashlyn; Ross, Stephen; Schwartz, Amy Ellen; Stiefel, Leanna – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2021
This study examines the effects of negative equity on children's academic performance, using data on children attending Florida public schools and housing transactions from the State of Florida. Our empirical strategy exploits variation over time in the timing of family moves to Florida in order to account for household sorting into neighborhoods…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Academic Achievement, Public Schools, Housing
Fortner, Sarah – Liberal Education, 2021
In 2015, the city of Springfield, Ohio, finished participating in a $2.5 million federal grant program that assisted low-income families in reducing the health risks from lead paint in their homes. But because of rule changes from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development that made it harder to use funds on certain properties (including…
Descriptors: Poisoning, Risk, Low Income Groups, Grants
Rothstein, Richard – American Educator, 2021
Until the last quarter of the 20th century racially explicit policies of federal, state, and local governments defined where whites and African Americans should live. Today's residential segregation in the North, South, Midwest, and West is not the unintended consequence of individual choices and of otherwise well-meaning law or regulation but is…
Descriptors: Racial Segregation, African Americans, Racial Bias, Racial Discrimination
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Kintrea, Keith – Oxford Review of Education, 2021
This paper aims to examine the case for a focus on place-based drivers of inequalities in educational attainment among secondary school students in Scotland. Using desk-based sources, it provides an account of the post-2015 policy episode around improving educational attainment among children from disadvantaged areas. This started with the…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Attainment, Place Based Education, Secondary School Students
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