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Nishioka, Vicki; Merrill, Becca; Hanson, Havala – Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest, 2021
Racial equity is a high priority in Oregon, which along with many other states has enacted reforms in the past decade to improve racial equity in school discipline practices. One common approach has been to focus on reducing the use of exclusionary discipline, which removes students from classroom instruction. In 2015 the Oregon legislature…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Racial Bias, Discipline, State Legislation
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Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest, 2021
In 2015 Oregon enacted a school discipline policy reform for students in grades K-5 to limit exclusionary discipline actions (suspensions or expulsions that remove students from classroom instruction) to situations that threaten the safety of other students and adults. The reform built on a 2013 policy that directed districts to shift from a…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Racial Bias, Discipline, Educational Policy
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Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest, 2021
These are the appendixes for the report, "Changes in Exclusionary and Nonexclusionary Discipline in Grades K-5 Following State Policy Reform in Oregon" (ED610682). Students in grades K-5 who receive exclusionary discipline are more likely to experience chronic absenteeism, academic failure, and disciplinary problems throughout their…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Racial Bias, Discipline, State Legislation
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Short, Heather; Anderson, Valerie Anne – European Journal of Training and Development, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore the implications of national and international standards for human resource development (HRD) practice. It focuses on the experiences, perceptions and learning of those involved in the social construction of standards and standardisation processes. Design/methodology/approach: The research is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Force Development, Standard Setting, Policy Formation
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Harðardóttir, Eva; Magnúsdóttir, Berglind Rós; Dillabough, Jo-Anne – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2021
Even though Iceland is yet to host as many refugees as other European countries, the number of young refugees seeking resettlement is growing rapidly. Little Icelandic research has been devoted to refugee youth and their social or educational inclusion to date. This study focuses on how young refugees are represented in the Icelandic context in…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Politics of Education, Refugees, Neoliberalism
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Weise, Janelle; Mohan, Adith; Walsh, Jessica; Trollor, Julian N. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: People with intellectual disability (ID) face barriers to accessing mental healthcare. Individuals who have had significant experience in intellectual disability mental health (IDMH) can provide insights into strategies to overcome these barriers. Methods: This historical investigation applied an interpretive descriptive approach…
Descriptors: Mental Health Programs, Mental Health Workers, Expertise, Intellectual Disability
Finardi, Kyria Rebeca; Guimarães, Felipe Furtado – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2021
This study discusses agency in language policy and planning (LPP) development from the perspective of Brazilian national language policies reflected in the local LPP programme/initiative of a public university in the Southeast region of the country. With that goal, national and local (institutional) documents are analysed and contrasted with the…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Public Policy, Foreign Countries, International Education
Cheng, Jingyan; Wei, Li – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2021
Cooper's (1989) LPP framework focuses on 'who' the policy planner is and 'who' implements the policy to 'whom.' These are particularly significant factors in a highly centralized education system such as China's, where the effect of different individuals as actors in LPP remains largely unexplored. This article examines the controversy around the…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Educational Change, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Poudel, Prem Prasad; Choi, Tae-Hee – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2021
The medium of instruction (MOI) has been a contested issue in multilingual polities globally, as English medium of instruction (EMI) has seen unprecedented growth, threatening the use and sometimes very survival of local/indigenous and even national languages. While the struggles to address related issues have been well researched, how and why…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Language of Instruction, Language Planning, Educational Policy
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Bynner, Claire; Terje, Anna – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2021
Background: Public service practitioners on all levels aim to solve increasingly complex policy problems by making use of different forms of evidence. While there are many complex models of knowledge mobilisation, not enough attention is paid to the types of knowledge that are mobilised for public service reform. Ward (2017) has returned to…
Descriptors: Public Service, Evidence, Change, Local Government
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Asgharzadeh, Asra; Shabaninejad, Hosein; Aryankhesal, Aidin; Majdzadeh, Reza – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2021
Background: Assessing individual and organisational capacity for evidence use is essential for developing evidence-based strategies. Aims and objectives: This study aimed to assess the psychometric and practical properties of existing tools to assess the capacity to use evidence at the individual and organisational levels of health policy and…
Descriptors: Evidence, Policy Formation, Public Health, Psychometrics
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Tieken, Mara Casey; Montgomery, M. K. – State Education Standard, 2021
Rural America is experiencing an era of unprecedented demographic change, as rural communities of color are growing--an expansion that is necessary for keeping rural America thriving. But racial and class inequality divides many rural places, threatening rural students' education and rural communities' well-being, and the current pandemic is…
Descriptors: Barriers, Rural Areas, Social Differences, Racial Differences
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Giudici, Anja – European Educational Research Journal, 2021
Since the 1980s, right-wing extremism, radicalism, and populism have emerged as transformative forces in European politics. This unexpected resurgence has triggered an interdisciplinary scholarly effort to refine our understanding of the far right. Educationalists, however, have largely been absent from this endeavour, leaving us unable to…
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Political Attitudes, Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Change
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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
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Brown, Martin; McNamara, Gerry; Cinkir, Sakir; Fadar, Jerich; Figueiredo, Maria; Vanhoof, Jan; O'Hara, Joe; Skerritt, Craig; O'Brien, Shivaun; Kurum, Gül; Ramalho, Henrique; Rocha, João – European Educational Research Journal, 2021
The purpose of this paper, which is part of a three-year EU Erasmus+-funded study titled 'Distributed Evaluation and Planning in Schools' (DEAPS), is to provide an analysis of policies, structures, processes, supports and barriers that exist to enable or inhibit the involvement of students and parents in school evaluation in four European…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Student Participation, Participative Decision Making, Stakeholders
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