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Noguera, Pedro A.; Syeed, Esa – Teachers College Press, 2020
Over a decade ago, the first edition of "City Schools and the American Dream" debuted just as reformers were gearing up to make sweeping changes in urban education. Despite the rhetoric and many reform initiatives, urban schools continue to struggle under the weight of serious challenges. What went wrong and is there hope for future…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Public Education, Educational Change, Futures (of Society)
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Hadfield-Hill, Sophie; Zara, Cristiana – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2020
In this paper we frame children as geological agents, very much part of epoch and biospherical processes, enfolded in Earth system changes. We draw on the experiences of Indian childhoods in a context where the land, water, animals, children's bodies and forests are being shaped by a politics of corporate city building. We analyse how children and…
Descriptors: Geology, Change, Climate, Indians
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Pearlman-Avnion, Shiri; Goldschmidt, Yael; Shamis, Neli – Education and Urban Society, 2020
This study explores the impact of residential environment (urban vs. kibbutz community) and use of information and communication technology (ICT) on loneliness among the elderly in Israel. The quantitative study surveys four sub-populations of people above the age of 65: (a) kibbutz residents who use ICT, (b) kibbutz residents who do not use ICT,…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Older Adults, Information Technology, Foreign Countries
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Mawene, Dian; Bal, Aydin – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2020
Drawn from interdisciplinary perspectives of special education, critical geography, and education policy, in this study, we examined the spatial patterns of residential areas, school attendance zones, and school discipline rates of an urbanizing school district in Wisconsin to understand the construction of spatial "Other." We measured…
Descriptors: Urbanization, School Districts, Discipline, Residential Patterns
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Aladag, Caner – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Objective of the study is to determine the opinions of university students on urbanization and urbanizing (urbanizing can also be defined as "becoming urbanized," "urban culture," or "urban adaptation" and will be used with these meanings throughout the study) and their misconceptions on this subject. Data of the…
Descriptors: Opinions, Social Sciences, Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes
Ward, Shannon – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Learning Language, Transforming Knowledge investigates the relationships among language shift, urbanization, and social change in the lives of Amdo Tibetan children. Amdo, the easternmost region of greater Tibet, is today incorporated into the Chinese provinces of Qinghai, Sichuan, and Gansu. The homeland of a Tibetic language, also known as Amdo,…
Descriptors: Socialization, Language Usage, Mandarin Chinese, Sino Tibetan Languages
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Shahwan, Saed Jamil – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2019
Wordsworth stands as a supreme poet in nature. He is a devotee and worshiper of nature. His affection for nature is more evident than any other poet who writes about nature. Wordsworth has an original and full-fledged philosophy about nature. In his poetics works, there are three notable aspects of nature that are identifiable. One of the facts is…
Descriptors: Poets, Poetry, Philosophy, Environment
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Moschen, Suane A.; Macke, Janaina; Bebber, Suélen; Benetti Correa da Silva, Marcelo – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The aims of this study is to put on the agenda discussions concerning the approach of sustainable goals and indicators, in terms of how they relate to each other and how to list their importance within a network of contemporary city management. From the millennium objectives experience, UN has launched the continuity of the development…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Community Development, City Government, Urban Areas
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Zhang, Lufa; Yang, Fan – School Psychology International, 2019
The present study aims to explore the associations between food insecurity and school performance, and the serial mediation of depression and educational expectation on the focal association, among Chinese rural left-behind children. This study conducted a cross-sectional survey on 2128 students (Grades 5-9, mean age = 13.21 years) who reported…
Descriptors: Food, Hunger, Security (Psychology), Depression (Psychology)
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Tunali, Sevinç – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
Bangladesh has a highly complicated education system with a wide variety of institutions in both primary and secondary levels. The total number of students in primary and secondary level is higher than 25 million. This huge system need to forecast the future for the sake of all stakeholders' students, parents, teachers alike. This study aims to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Elementary Secondary Education
UNICEF, 2019
On 20 November 1989, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child, a landmark achievement that has since become the world's most widely ratified human rights treaty. The Convention sets strict standards for signatory governments to protect the rights of every child. Published in connection with the 30th…
Descriptors: Children, Childrens Rights, Foreign Countries, International Law
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Stephens, Jennifer T. – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
With the adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by much of the United States, local school districts are encouraged to develop CCSS-aligned curricula that are culturally relevant for an area's students. However, addressing cultural relevancy within communities where rural and urban cultures intersect requires a conceptualization of a…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Common Core State Standards, Community Characteristics, Culturally Relevant Education
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You, Chengcheng – Children's Literature in Education, 2019
In the social context of China's rural-urban migration, a varied set of forces has increasingly challenged the conventional assumptions used to underpin the notion of home as a space fixed in geography and one's lineage. This essay calls into question the essentialist values associated with home, and explores new realities and representations of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Literature, Homeless People, Correlation
Chu, Gregory H.; Hwang, Chul Sue; Choi, Jongnam – Geography Teacher, 2019
The aim of this article is to provide basic geographic background to assist readers in understanding the geography of North Korea. Although few U.S. geographers have traveled to this country, limited information about North Korea can be constructed and compiled. Sources include interviews of South Korean geographers, all volumes of The National…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography, Modern History, Asian History
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Cervone, Jason A. – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
Massachusetts is the least rural state in the US, and its existing rural communities are shrinking. This paper examines the historical processes of urbanization, specifically through industrialization that have come to dominate and erase rural communities in the state. The capitalist mindset behind industrialization has spread to education where…
Descriptors: Urbanization, Industrialization, Rural Areas, Rural Schools
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