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Sayman, Donna M. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2013
This qualitative study sought to understand the experiences of Latinas enrolled in residential state schools of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Goals of the study focused on understanding experiences and identifying factors such as decisions to enroll, barriers and supports, and issues contributing to retention. These schools…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, STEM Education, Barriers, Enrollment Trends
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Murray, Olivia – Multicultural Perspectives, 2011
In the wake of institutionalized homophobia afflicting public schools, the nation faces a unique opportunity to acknowledge and transform the assumption that all people are or should be heterosexual and gender-conforming. In this article, the author examines how people, as a nation, can reform schools to be more inclusive of diverse student…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Homosexuality, Educational Policy, Social Bias
Brown, Cory Terrell – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The Title IX legislation of 1972 was established to promote gender equity among public entities (primarily schools) that utilize federal funding to support and sustain their operation. However, the United States (U.S.) Government developed new regulations for Title IX due to No Child Left Behind (NCLB). This change allowed public school districts…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Equal Education, Sex Fairness
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Stromquist, Nelly P. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2013
The implementation of non-discriminatory sex legislation provides theoretical and empirical grounds to examine responses by the state to gender equality. Tracing the trajectory of one such law in the U.S.--Title IX--over a period of 40 years, this study analyzes the extent to which the state: (1) acted as a unitary body, and (2) functioned to…
Descriptors: Gender Discrimination, Equal Education, Sex Fairness, Federal Legislation
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Kaiser, Matthew M.; Seitz, Keshia M.; Walters, Elizabeth A. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2014
Ritha Smith, assistant superintendent, and Seth Hanson, principal, are faced with a difficult decision. Taylor Harper is a transgender student who identifies as male and is openly attracted to females. Taylor's parents, Lane and Morgan Harper, are lesbians; they are fully supportive of their child's identification and are well versed in their…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Student Rights, Sexual Identity, Administrator Role
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Croteau, Susan M.; Lewis, Katherine – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2016
Gary Armstrong, assistant principal, is faced with a delicate situation. The elementary school recently enrolled a transgender student, and the principal, Amy Lamar, is resistant to considering the student's unique needs. This case was developed for use in a leadership course. Instructors can use the case to encourage dialogue around legal…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Special Needs Students, Elementary Schools, Educational Administration
Burney, Rolanda C. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This narrative analysis/life story study was designed to understand the factors influencing the career trajectory of female athletic directors in National Collegiate Athletic Association affiliated institutions and to discover how those factors functioned as a road map for future female administrators. Both social role and role congruity theories…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, College Athletics, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Leadership