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Tohidian, Iman; Nodooshan, Saeed Ghiasi – Improving Schools, 2021
Teachers and students are the main stakeholders of educational policies in the states; hence, the higher order policies, rules, and regulations must be in alignment with their rights, values, ideologies, needs, competencies, and peculiarities of each region and district. In such a case, the classroom practice will be improved and more promising…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Teacher Attitudes, Junior High School Teachers, High School Teachers
Johnston, Lloyd D.; Miech, Richard A.; O'Malley, Patrick M.; Bachman, Jerald G.; Schulenberg, John E.; Patrick, Megan E. – Institute for Social Research, 2021
Monitoring the Future (MTF) is a long-term study of substance use and related factors among U.S. adolescents, college students, and adult high school graduates through age 60. It is conducted annually and supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. MTF findings identify emerging substance use problems, track substance use trends, publish…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Drug Use, College Students, High School Graduates
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Mohammed, Abdulai Kuyini; Kuyini, Ahmed Bawa – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2021
Based on 65 interviews and secondary information, this study evaluated the programme, process and political dimensions of the Ghana Free Senior High School Education (SHS) Policy. The evidence from the data showed that the programme and its political dimensions were emphasised to the neglect of the process dimension. Effectiveness, one of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, High Schools, Educational Policy
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Johnson, Detra D.; Bornstein, Joshua – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
This case study follows a district racial equity initiative from policy formulation through implementation, and finally to the review of a high school discipline measure. The initiative had a consistent theme of addressing implicit bias. However, over time, district equity champions expanded the definition of implicit bias beyond its conventional…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Racial Bias, Racial Discrimination, Power Structure
Hess, Frederick M., Ed.; Warren, Hannah, Ed. – American Enterprise Institute, 2021
The newly created Conservative Education Reform Network (CERN) at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) invited a group of conservative education thinkers to sketch policy proposals that they would like to see in a new education agenda. The only requirement was that they offer suggestions that would complement the traditional conservative…
Descriptors: Networks, Educational Change, Political Attitudes, Educational Policy
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Muls, Jaël; Thomas, Valérie; De Backer, Free; Zhu, Chang; Lombaerts, Koen – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
This study aims to explore the existence and extent of social media visions, policies and guidelines in high schools in Flanders (Belgium, Europe) and how these policies are embedded in the schools. The research findings are based on qualitative data collected in 47 high schools. Next to an in-depth document analysis of all available school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, School Policy, High Schools
Wurman, Ze'ev; Donovan, William – Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, 2020
In the fall of 2019, well before the appearance of COVID-19, there was heightened concern among U.S. business leaders, economists and investors about a global economic slowdown and the possibility of a recession in 2020. But a downturn in the technology sector was not prominent among their worries. In the decade from 2018 to 2028 computer and…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, State Aid
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Köksa, Dinçay; Ulum, Ömer Gökhan – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2020
Language ideologies are the practices of culturally, socially, and historically shaped views, images, and attitudes toward language. The political characteristic of English is certainly a sort of cultural hegemony, embodying the use of the target language into experiences, interpretations, and reciprocally confirmed assumptions. This study aims to…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Textbooks
Moore, Raeal; Croft, Michelle; Heisdorf, Sarah – ACT, Inc., 2020
To better understand how students perceive their physical safety in school, ACT surveyed high school students who took the ACT® test as part of a national administration in October 2018. Students were asked about their physical safety in school, including: (1) school climate; (2) the types of safety measures their school currently implements; (3)…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, High School Students, School Safety, Security Personnel
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Goff, Jane – State Education Standard, 2019
On April 20, 1999, two Columbine High School students walked into their school midday and killed 12 students and one teacher. Twenty-one other students were injured. All that had been normal came to an abrupt end. Education leaders in Jefferson County, Colorado, quickly realized they were laying the groundwork for a new normal. Colorado's…
Descriptors: Homicide, Violence, School Safety, Crisis Management
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Rich, Peter Jacob; Hu, Helen; Christensen, James; Ellsworth, Jordan – Grantee Submission, 2019
This report provides a comprehensive look at computer science (CS) education across Utah elementary, middle/jr. high, and high schools as of 2018. The Utah Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) team sent out a survey to all public schools in the state of Utah. The survey presented targeted questions depending on whether it was completed…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Public Schools, Teacher Attitudes, Enrollment Trends
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Wang, Tao – ECNU Review of Education, 2019
Purpose: This article aims to provide a policy review of the new national curriculum program and standards for high school education announced in January 2018 and analyze the key features of curriculum change in China. Design/Approach/Methods: Applying textual analysis, this article interprets the significant changes in the national curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, National Curriculum
Jobs for the Future, 2019
While the popularity of college in high school programs is growing, there remain significant equity gaps in terms of access to rigorous, high-quality offerings. It is therefore essential for policymakers to take great care as they craft policies supporting or expanding these programs. Jobs for the Future's (JFF's) Policy Leadership Trust has…
Descriptors: Equal Education, High Schools, Colleges, Dual Enrollment
Boswell, Zachary R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative document analysis research study was to explore how public high schools in California create local unexcused absence and truancy policies in similar and different ways. The study used Lipsky's "street-level bureaucracy" and the American Psychological Association Zero Tolerance Task Force's definition of…
Descriptors: Attendance, School Policy, Discipline Policy, High School Students
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Warren, Chezare A.; Marciano, Joanne E. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2018
CC Vision -- an urban education reform effort launched to strengthen the cradle-to-career education pipeline in Central City -- provides the impetus for our use of youth participatory action research (YPAR) to gather and activate student voice in the fight for education justice. Student voice can significantly enhance the quality of policy…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Urban Education, Educational Change
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