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Cleary, Joseph, Jr. – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2017
This article examines "neoliberalism" inside two American public high schools. The work of one leading critical theorist, Mark Olssen, is explained and examined. Particular attention is paid to Olssen's concepts of "homo economicus" and "manipulatable man." It is concluded that Olssen's theories on neoliberalism…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Semi Structured Interviews, Professional Autonomy, High Schools
Olson, Cathy Applefeld – Teaching Music, 2010
Many school bands organize their year around competitions, but Freedom High School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the only contest is topping the previous season's performances for the student body and surrounding community. That is just how Michael Moran--Freedom's busy band and orchestra director, fine and practical arts department chair, and wind…
Descriptors: High Schools, Musicians, Musical Instruments, Music Teachers
Abdulkadiroglu, Atila; Angrist, Joshua; Dynarski, Susan; Kane, Thomas J.; Pathak, Parag – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2009
Charter schools are publicly funded but operate outside the regulatory framework and collective bargaining agreements characteristic of traditional public schools. In return for this freedom, charter schools are subject to heightened accountability. This paper estimates the impact of charter school attendance on student achievement using data from…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Attendance Patterns, Collective Bargaining, Scores
Smith, Jayne M. Trujillo Moehr – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Student resiliency refers to the ability to succeed in school regardless of unpleasant circumstances, such as poverty or abuse, and can be measured by the degree of presence of the following components: a sense of well-being, motivation, ability to set goals, development of strong relationships or connections, and stress management (Close &…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Nontraditional Education, High Schools
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Rothschild, Mary Aickin – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
In 1964-65, Freedom Schools, staffed mostly by northern volunteers, were established for 11th grade Black students in Mississippi. The major goals of the summer schools were to give Blacks a broad intellectual and academic experience and to form a basis for statewide student action. (RM)
Descriptors: Activism, Civil Rights, Core Curriculum, Educational Objectives
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Kopenhaver, Lillian Lodge; Click, J. William – Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 2001
Investigates press freedom in high school newspapers at the end of the century. Concludes that the findings paint a clear picture of a high school student press that is not free, that is controlled mostly by advisers, but also by principals, and that views editing of the paper by the faculty adviser as the norm. (SG)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Attitudes, Censorship, Court Litigation
Building Design and Construction, 1974
The new Freedom High School at Morganton, North Carolina, is a flowing, curvilinear building that houses both general and occupational education curriculums. (For more information on this facility see American School & University, vol. 46, no. 6, pp22-24 February 1974, and CEFP Journal, vol. 12, no. 1, pp4-6 January-February 1974.) (Author/MF)
Descriptors: Building Innovation, Construction Materials, Educational Facilities Design, High Schools
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School Management, 1974
The new Freedom High School at Morganton, North Carolina, is a flowing, curvilinear building that houses both general and occupational educational curriculums. (For more information on this facility see AS&U, v46 n6, pp22-24, Feb '74; CEFP Journal, v12 n1, pp4-6, Jan-Feb '74; and Building Design and Construction, v15 n3, pp54-55 Mar '74.) (JF)
Descriptors: Building Innovation, Construction Materials, Educational Facilities Design, High Schools
Kopenhaver, Lillian Lodge; Click, J. William – 2000
It has been slightly more than a decade since the 1988 Supreme Court "Hazelwood" decision which reaffirmed the right of high school principals to censor stories in the student newspaper. That ruling caused advisers, principals, and students to reevaluate the operation of those publications. This study investigates press freedom in high…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Censorship, Freedom of Speech
Trager, Robert; Eveslage, Thomas – C.S.P.A.A. Bulletin, 1985
Discusses the court rulings that form the basis for press freedom of public school student newspapers. Touches on the role of a free press in high schools, and explores the clear restrictions that do apply to students' freedom of expression. (HTH)
Descriptors: Censorship, Court Litigation, Freedom of Speech, High Schools
Bancroft, Ann – California Journal of Teacher Education, 1973
This is a description of the current situation at Berkeley High School as reflected in student and administrator opinion. Subjects touched on include social segregation: freedom of the school press, race tolerance, and, since it is an open campus, attendance. (JA)
Descriptors: Attendance, High Schools, Racial Relations, Student Attitudes
MacAllum, Keith; Johnson, Amy Bell – 2002
The Central Educational Center (CEC) in Newnan, Georgia, is a unique partnership of local businesses and industries, the Coweta County Schools, and West Central Technical College. The CEC's programs were designed to address key concerns of Coweta County educators, parents, business owners and managers, college administrators, and students. The…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Adjustment (to Environment), Articulation (Education)
Gottlieb, Stephen S. – 1991
Designed to tap the rich collection of instructional techniques in the ERIC database, this compilation of lesson plans focuses on teaching high school students their Constitutional rights and responsibilities. The 40 lesson plans in the book cover the courts and basic rights, the rights of criminal suspects, the rights of minors and education law,…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Class Activities, Constitutional Law, Freedom of Speech
Jones, Linda – 1996
A study examined the health of school newspapers in the Chicago Public Schools, one of the most troubled school districts in the nation. Surveys were completed by advisers at 70 of the 88 public or private high schools in the city of Chicago, Illinois. Results indicated that (1) almost 1 adviser in 5 reported that the school's principal read the…
Descriptors: Administrator Behavior, Censorship, Freedom of Speech, High Schools
Student Press Law Center, Washington, DC. – 1994
Noting dramatic changes in First Amendment protections for high school students and new legal issues facing college newspaper editors, this book describes in detail the legal rights and responsibilities of both the high school and college press. While the book is extensively footnoted, it intentionally avoids "legal-ese" and "brings…
Descriptors: Advertising, Censorship, Copyrights, Freedom of Information
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