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Orfield, Gary; Frankenberg, Erica – Civil Rights Project / Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2011
This report is a response to the Jefferson County School Board's request for an independent study of the best way to carry successfully into the future its long-term commitment to diversity in its schools. The Board's first principle is preservation of diversity in the schools. The authors' assignment from the board was two-fold: to build on the…
Descriptors: Magnet Schools, Transportation, School Choice, Enrollment Management
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Owen, Alex – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This article explores inclusive and exclusive perceptions within early years practice settings in England. Inclusion is understood to involve the acknowledgement and celebration of difference, rather than its problematization. A deficit-based discourse regarding diversity is challenged and the concept of "diversity gain" is explored. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Diversity, Inclusion, Early Childhood Education
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Dubroc, Anita M. – Research Issues in Contemporary Education, 2020
This quantitative study investigates the diversity of the American Library Association's Michael L. Printz Award which is given for outstanding young adult literature titles. The award's website notes that it strives for diversity amongst the award winning or honored titles. This study uses quantitative analysis to determine if the committee's…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Awards, Library Associations, Adolescent Literature
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Bohndick, Carla; Bosse, Elke; Jänsch, Vanessa K.; Barnat, Miriam – Frontline Learning Research, 2021
In the light of growing university entry rates, higher education institutions not only serve larger numbers of students, but also seek to meet first-year students' ever more diverse needs. Yet to inform universities how to support the transition to higher education, research only offers limited insights. Current studies tend to either focus on the…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Diversity
Wang, Rong – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This exploratory and descriptive study investigated the degree to which a NACUBO Economic Models Project framework is perceived by Chief Diversity Officers (CDOs) as being a relevant tool for sustaining diversity core values in institutional diversity program operations. In response to the rapidly changing demographics of the United States and the…
Descriptors: College Administration, Administrators, Diversity (Institutional), Inclusion
Brody, Josh – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Most California independent schools are failing the benchmark set by Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) to enroll 20%--25% of their students on financial aid. The evidence is clear that many school leaders do not fully understand the impact of socioeconomic diversity on their students' experiences; thus, they cannot make the most informed…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Student Diversity, Private Schools, High School Students
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Turner, Erica O. – Journal of Education Policy, 2018
Schools in the US and across the globe are increasingly engaged in marketing practices to attract and retain students and families. This study examines why and how administrators and school board members in two public school systems in the US seek to market their schools. Using in-depth case studies, a socio-cultural approach to policy, and…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Student Recruitment, Marketing, Student Diversity
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Banerjee, Neena – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
The United States is facing culture gaps between students and teachers in schools. Although the U.S. school-age population is racially, culturally, and linguistically diverse, the teachers are predominantly White. This article investigates whether assignment to same-race teachers affects students' math and reading achievement growth in early…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Minority Group Students, Diversity (Faculty), Racial Factors
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Karlsudd, Peter – Education Sciences, 2021
This article reports the Swedish results and experiences from the survey study "Educators' perspectives of belonging in early years education," which was part of the research project "Politics of belonging: Promoting children's inclusion in educational settings across borders". The purpose of the survey study was to gain…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Sense of Community, Preschool Children, Preschool Teachers
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Roberts, Kelly Morris – AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 2019
This essay outlines the case for keeping schools diverse socioeconomically as an important priority in school choice and school assignment. The author uses the current climate surrounding charter schools and private vouchers to connect to other times in the history of our nation's schools when diversity was threatened, namely the civil rights era…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Socioeconomic Status, Elementary Secondary Education, National Competency Tests
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Watkins, Natasha D.; Fedesco, Heather N.; Marshall, Mary – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2019
The authors compared student perceptions and performance in a fully online versus a flipped undergraduate diversity course. Students' performance on course assignments and responses to surveys assessing perceptions of learning climate, basic psychological needs (autonomy, competence, relatedness), motivation, relevance, and learning gains were…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Performance, Online Courses, Educational Technology
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Han, Sophia – Teaching Education, 2016
This article reports on a two-year self-study exploring my roles and evolving philosophy as an early childhood teacher educator teaching diversity in the US. I was interested in better understanding how and what I can learn from the complexity of my teaching experiences. Data included my professional journals, students' reflection journals, and…
Descriptors: Teacher Educator Education, Educational Opportunities, Educational Practices, Early Childhood Education
Gagne, Jeff; Lord, Joan M. – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2013
This report describes how five states -- Alabama, Kentucky, Maryland, Tennessee and Texas -- made exceptional progress in student achievement during the first decade of the 21st century. State leaders in these states all realized early in the decade that they had a problem they wanted to address. They established a "plan" at the state…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Geographic Regions, Educational Policy
BC Student Outcomes, 2018
British Columbia's post-secondary education system includes students from all around the world. Many have been in Canada since childhood; others recently arrived as international students. Their participation brings social and cultural benefits to communities and institutions throughout the province, as well as opportunities for all students to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Diversity, Cultural Differences
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Lee, Jenny J.; Espino, Michelle M. – College Student Affairs Journal, 2010
The purpose of this study was to understand the ways undergraduate students experience service-learning within the context of college outreach. Interviews from 3 cohorts of undergraduate college students across 2 Research I institutions revealed that the application of classroom learning through service-learning affected the ways in which students…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Social Class, Student Attitudes, Social Change
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