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Reinholz, Daniel L.; Shah, Niral – Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 2018
Equity in mathematics classroom discourse is a pressing concern, but analyzing issues of equity using observational tools remains a challenge. In this article, we propose equity analytics as a quantitative approach to analyzing aspects of equity and inequity in classrooms. We introduce a classroom observation tool that focuses on relatively…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Equal Education, Statistical Analysis
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Fink, Elian; Patalay, Praveetha; Sharpe, Helen; Wolpert, Miranda – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
A great deal of bullying behavior takes place at school, however, existing literature has predominantly focused on individual characteristics of children associated with bullying with less attention on school-level factors. The current study, comprising 23,215 children (51% boys) recruited from Year 4 or Year 5 (M = 9.06 years, SD = 0.56 years)…
Descriptors: Bullying, Student Behavior, Elementary School Students, Predictor Variables
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Caldas, Stephen J.; Reilly, Monique S. – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The authors used structural equation modeling to map the relationships between student race-ethnicity via the mediating variable physical activity on English language arts (ELA) and mathematics achievement among 964 fourth- and fifth-grade students. The students attended a New York City Metropolitan area school district and completed the Physical…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Race, Ethnicity, Physical Activity Level
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Gregory, Anne; Huang, Francis L.; Anyon, Yolanda; Greer, Eldridge; Downing, Barbara – School Psychology Review, 2018
Districts have been engaged in efforts to reduce "differential processing" of discipline-referred students based on their racial backgrounds. They strive for fair assignment of exclusionary consequences across racial groups. The current study examines discipline records for one academic year in an urban school district (N = 9,039…
Descriptors: Suspension, Referral, Race, Racial Differences
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Mitchell, Roxanne M.; Kensler, Lisa; Tschannen-Moran, Megan – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
This study examined the effects of student trust in teacher and student perceptions of safety on identification with school. Data were collected from one large urban district in an eastern state. Participants included 5441 students in 3rd through 12th grades from 49 schools. Students responded to surveys that assessed student trust in teachers,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Trust (Psychology), School Safety, Urban Schools
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Carter, Rona; Mustafaa, Faheemah N.; Leath, Seanna – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
Experiencing an early pubertal transition has been shown to increase the risk for internalizing and externalizing outcomes among girls. It is less clear how the expectations of other individuals can be critical determinants of vulnerability for early developers. This study used an experimental design to examine whether the expectations of teachers…
Descriptors: Females, Race, Academic Achievement, Puberty
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Kwon, Kyongboon; Willenbrink, Jessica B.; Hanrahan, Amanda R. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
We examined the association between peer-assessed emotional expressivity and children's status in the peer group after controlling for social behavior. Participants were 417 elementary school children (X-bar age = 10 years) from a Midwestern urban community and their teachers. Hierarchical multiple regression analyses were used. After controlling…
Descriptors: Peer Groups, Social Behavior, Elementary School Students, Gender Differences
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Thornberg, Robert; Wänström, Linda; Pozzoli, Tiziana – Educational Psychology, 2017
The aim of the present study was to examine whether class climate and class moral disengagement each contribute to explain different levels of victimisation among classes. Eight-hundred-and-ninety-nine children from 43 Swedish elementary school classes participated in the current study. Class moral disengagement, class relational climate and peer…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Moral Values, Victims, Peer Relationship
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Frankenberg, Erica; Kotok, Stephen; Schafft, Kai; Mann, Bryan – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2017
Using individual-level student data from Pennsylvania, this study explores the extent to which charter school racial composition may be an important factor in students' self-segregative school choices. Findings indicate that, holding distance and enrollment constant, Black and Latino students are strongly averse to moving to charter schools with…
Descriptors: School Choice, Racial Segregation, Charter Schools, Equal Education
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Hendricker, Elise; Reinke, Wendy M. – Contemporary School Psychology, 2017
Children who exhibit early behavioral and academic difficulties are at increased risk of later negative outcomes (U.S. Department of Human and Health Services 2009). Within the school setting, conceptualization of family risk, culture, and demographic factors is needed to effectively identify at-risk families to improve child educational outcomes.…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Family Environment, Kindergarten, Low Income Groups
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Streit, Cara; Carlo, Gustavo; Ispa, Jean M.; Palermo, Francisco – Developmental Psychology, 2017
The present study examined the early parenting and temperament determinants of children's antisocial and positive behaviors in a low-income, diverse ethno-racial sample. Participants were from the Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Project, which included 960 European American (initial M age = 15.00 months; 51.2% female) and 880 African…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Behavior Problems, Emotional Response, African Americans
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Stolte, Laurel – Bilingual Research Journal, 2017
This comparative case study (based on observational, interview, and picture-sort data) examines how teachers and students talk about cultural, linguistic, racial, and socioeconomic difference in two elementary Spanish-English two-way immersion programs. In addition, I analyze how those discourses are associated with both contextual conditions and…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, Second Language Learning, Bilingual Education Programs, Case Studies
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Lorenz, Kent A.; Stylianou, Michalis; Moore, Shannon; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges – Health Education Journal, 2017
Background and Objective: Increased emphasis on academic outcomes has reduced the amount of time spent in physical education and other school physical activity opportunities in many schools in the USA. However, physical fitness is a positive predictor of academic performance on standardised tests, and students who perform better on fitness…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Physical Fitness, Grades (Scholastic), Grade 4
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Nasir, Na'ilah Suad; McKinney de Royston, Maxine; O'Connor, Kathleen; Wischnia, Sarah – Urban Education, 2017
Despite post-racial rhetoric, stereotypes remain salient for American youth. We surveyed 150 elementary and middle schoolers in Northern California and conducted case studies of 12 students. Findings showed that (a) students hold school-related stereotypes that get stronger in middle school, (b) African American and Latino students experience…
Descriptors: Ethnic Stereotypes, Racial Bias, Knowledge Level, Beliefs
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Wasserberg, Martin James – Journal for Multicultural Education, 2017
Purpose: This study aimed to investigate whether a diagnostic testing condition leads to stereotype threat effects for African American and Latina/o children (N = 81) when tested together at an urban elementary school in Miami, Florida. Design/methodology/approach: To analyze the effect of stereotype threat on participants' reading test…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, African American Students, Stereotypes, Urban Schools
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