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Morvan, Jhonel A. – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
Schools, as social systems, may knowingly or unintentionally perpetuate inequities through unchallenged oppressive systems. This paper focuses on mathematics as a subject area in school practices in which inequities seem to be considered normal. Issues of racism and racialization in the discipline of mathematics are predominantly lived through the…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Mathematics Education, Equal Education, Difficulty Level
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Dallavis, Christian – Journal of Catholic Education, 2014
This article draws from a larger dissertation study that applied ethnographic and historical research methods to explore the intersection of culturally responsive pedagogy and Catholic schooling in immigrant communities. In particular, this article presents qualitative data analysis to describe student achievement expectations at a contemporary…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Immigrants, Cultural Activities, Caring
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Miller, Hannah; Robinson, Michelle; Valentine, Jessa Lewis; Fish, Rachel – American Journal of Education, 2016
Strong parent-teacher relationships are critical to students' academic success. Mismatches in parents' and teachers' perceptions of each other may negatively affect children's outcomes. Using survey data collected from parents and teachers in 52 low-income, predominantly Latino schools, we explore subgroup variation in parents' and teachers'…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, Surveys, Low Income Groups, Hispanic Americans
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McCormick, Meghan P.; Cappella, Elise; O'Connor, Erin E.; Hill, Jennifer; McClowry, Sandee G. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2016
A wide and rich body of literature has identified the family as the key context influencing children's development. In response, school districts and policymakers have sought to engage parents in children's learning, particularly low-income families. Meta-analyses conclude that efforts to engage low-income parents do improve students' academic…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Parent Participation, Intervention
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Eklund, Katie; Tanner, Nick; Stoll, Katie; Anway, Leslie – School Psychology Quarterly, 2015
The purpose of the current investigation was to compare 1,206 gifted and nongifted elementary students on the identification of emotional and behavioral risk (EBR) as rated by teachers and parents using a multigate, multi-informant approach to assessment. The Parent and Teacher Behavioral Assessment System for Children, Second Edition (BASC-2) and…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems, At Risk Students
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Akay, Emel; Karadag, Engin – School Community Journal, 2019
In Turkey, students are placed in a high school according to the scores they receive from a large-scale transition exam. Although the assessment procedures have shown changes over time, scores of this exam still play a vital role in students being accepted into a prestigious high school, which may also be an initial step for their prospective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Tests, Scores
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Houri, Alaa K.; Thayer, Andrew J.; Cook, Clayton R. – School Psychology, 2019
Parental behavioral and relational engagement in school include components of trust, communication, and respect that are positively predictive of student academic success. Parents who report high levels of trust with their child's teacher are more likely to be involved in school and related programs and events. Direct teacher-parent communication…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Family School Relationship, Intervention, Feedback (Response)
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Wu, Jason H. – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2013
This study was designed to examine the construct of academic optimism and its relationship with collective responsibility in a sample of Taiwan elementary schools. The construct of academic optimism was tested using confirmatory factor analysis, and the whole structural model was tested with a structural equation modeling analysis. The data were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Teachers
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Lam, Yuen Yi; Chan, Joanne Chung Yan – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2017
This study compared the effects of social persuasion from parents and teachers on students' self-efficacy in reading comprehension in English as a foreign language. Ninety-nine Grade 8 Chinese students in a secondary school in Hong Kong completed a questionnaire with six scenarios which tapped their self-efficacy after receiving positive and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Reading Comprehension, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Dawson, Anne E.; Wymbs, Brian T. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2016
Preliminary findings indicate that positive relations between parents and teachers are associated with successful school outcomes for children. However, measures available to assess parent-teacher relations are scant. The current study examined validity evidence for the Parent-Teacher Relationship Scale-I (PTRS). Specifically, the internal…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Test Use, Measures (Individuals), Interpersonal Relationship
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Hoy, Wayne – Journal of Educational Administration, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to trace a 40-year research journey to identify organizational properties that foster the achievement of all students, regardless of socio-economic status (SES). Design/methodology/approach: The author describes a search for school properties that have an impact on the cognitive and social-emotional…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Environment, Institutional Characteristics, School Culture
Allen-Drewry, Lisa M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this Delphi study was to explore single-parent nontraditional student experiences within nontraditional university classroom environments and to determine methods for providing better support within the classroom setting. Methodology: The Delphi technique was conducted through 3 survey rounds to explore ways professors and…
Descriptors: One Parent Family, Nontraditional Students, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Guertin, Elizabeth – Journal of General Education, 2015
Most students embrace the incorporation of diverse disciplines into their educational plan when advisers and faculty members help them understand the added value of these courses in achieving their unique goals and how adding breadth can enhance their education and preparation. Individual advising is key to students gaining this perspective on…
Descriptors: General Education, Academic Advising, Faculty Advisers, Higher Education
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Harper, Casandra E.; Sax, Linda J.; Wolf, De'Sha S. – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2012
This study examined the relationship between parental contact (frequency of student-parent communication) and involvement (parents' interest and/or involvement in students' academic progress and decision-making) with college students' personal, social, and academic development. Parental involvement accounted for over two-thirds of the significant…
Descriptors: College Students, Social Class, Parent Participation, Academic Achievement
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Afolabi, Olusegun Emmanuel – International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 2014
There is mounting evidence that involvement paradigm is a major strategy that supports positive learning outcomes and is critically vital for educating learners with special educational needs (SENs). To illuminate the parental involvement concept and potential in a concrete context, this paper explains 1) the empirical literature that explains the…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Inclusion, Special Education, Disabilities
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