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Brown, Keffrelyn D.; Brown, Anthony L. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2010
Drawing from the theoretical lenses of cultural memory and critical race theory, we examined how elementary level and middle school level social studies textbooks represent the history of racial violence directed toward African Americans and resistance to this violence in the U.S. Using a literary analysis method, we found that textbooks often…
Descriptors: Race, Violence, African Americans, Curriculum
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Brown, Anthony L.; Brown, Keffrelyn D. – Teachers College Record, 2010
Background/Context: Recent racial incidents on college and high school campuses throughout the United States have catalyzed a growing conversation around issues of race and racism. These conversations exist alongside ongoing concerns about the lack of attention given to race and racism in the official school curriculum. Given that the field of…
Descriptors: African Americans, Research Design, Campuses, United States History
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Downes, Meredith – International Journal for Educational Integrity, 2017
A review of the literature on corporate governance serves to demonstrate the applicability of many governance solutions to the university setting. Based on a review of university scandals, most of which are recent but some of which took place decades ago, it is possible to categorize them as follows: sex scandals, drugs, cheating, hazing,…
Descriptors: Colleges, Governance, Ethics, Reputation
Richburg-Hayes, Lashawn; Anzelone, Caitlin; Dechausay, Nadine; Datta, Saugato; Fiorillo, Alexandra; Potok, Louis; Darling, Matthew; Balz, John – MDRC, 2014
The Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency (BIAS) project is the first major opportunity to use a behavioral economics lens to look at programs that serve poor and vulnerable people in the United States. Sponsored by the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S.…
Descriptors: Poverty, At Risk Persons, Social Services, Program Effectiveness