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Shannon L. Edmed; M. Mamun Huda; Cassandra L. Pattinson; Kalina R. Rossa; Simon S. Smith – Health Education & Behavior, 2024
Background: Poor sleep can contribute to poorer health and socioemotional outcomes. Sleep health can be influenced by a range of individual and other socioecological factors. Perceptions of neighborhood physical and social characteristics reflect broader social-level factors that may influence sleep, which have not been well studied in the…
Descriptors: Sleep, Neighborhoods, Community Characteristics, Acoustics
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Alisha Butler; Bradley Quarles – Teachers College Record, 2024
Background: Public education reforms, such as expanded school choice, have become a critical lever for remaking urban landscapes. These reforms often aim to attract and retain affluent and White families in urban schools, so scholars have examined how these parents navigate the perceived risk of choosing these schools for their children. Purpose:…
Descriptors: African Americans, School Choice, Neighborhoods, Public Schools
DeVries, Heather A. – ProQuest LLC, 2021
The present study sought to explore the relationship between a community's characteristics and the local community college. Founded with the objective of serving the needs of their local communities, community colleges provide an important access point to postsecondary education for a variety of groups, including students from low-income…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Community Characteristics, School Community Relationship, Success
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Hatta, Ogma; Kpassagou, Bassantéa Lodegaèna – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2023
Objective: This study aimed to assess the level of parental burnout in Togo and to examine his association with other socio-demographic variables. It is an investigation that took place alongside the International Investigation of Parental Burnout (IIPB). Method: Using the Parental Burnout Assessment, 103 parents in Lomé and Tsévié were asked to…
Descriptors: Demography, Risk, Parents, Burnout
Alison Hooper; JoonHo Lee; Claire Schweiker – AERA Open, 2023
Family child care (FCC) is uniquely positioned to address challenges with insufficient early care and education supply and access in the United States. FCC programs were steadily declining before COVID-19, and many child care programs, both center- and home-based, were at risk of closure early in the pandemic. This study examines closure among…
Descriptors: Child Care, COVID-19, Pandemics, Predictor Variables
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Sandy Whitelaw; Anthony Bell; Ailsa Mackay; Heather Hall – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2024
The need to foster resilience amongst young people with intellectual disabilities is increasingly recognised within policy. Critically, understanding of the actual means by which this aspiration might be most sensitively and effectively met is considered weak. This paper reports on an exploratory case-study of a social enterprise community café --…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Intellectual Disability, Community Programs, Business
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Nunes, Charlotte; Rizvi, S. Abu Turab – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2021
This installment of "Reports from the Field" demonstrates how the building of community-based digital archives in academic libraries can support campus diversity initiatives and spur greater engagement with community concerns. As college campuses rapidly become more diverse along racial and ethnic lines, social issues concerning race and…
Descriptors: Archives, Academic Libraries, School Community Relationship, Community Characteristics
Sonia Rey Lopez Mader – ProQuest LLC, 2021
According to the U.S. Refugee Processing Center (RPC), over three million refugees have resettled in the United States since 1975 (U.S. Dept. of State, 2018). The purpose of this research was to obtain a deeper understanding of what refugees learn through their cultural experiences as they adjust to their new surroundings. Viewed through the…
Descriptors: Refugees, Cultural Awareness, Ethnography, Asian Americans
Clancy, Patrick Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2023
While scholars have investigated the impact of school start times on adolescent students, there is limited research on how school start times affect teachers. In addition, recent reports of declining teacher morale emphasize the need for further study on influences of teacher satisfaction. Using secondary analysis of data from the 2017-18 National…
Descriptors: School Schedules, Faculty Development, Teacher Attitudes, Job Satisfaction
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Rita T. Karam; Kimberly Curry Hall; Anton Shenk – RAND Corporation, 2024
Graduating high school students are a critical source of new recruits for the U.S. military, and federal statutes require that military recruiters be given the same access to high schools that colleges and employers receive. Despite this, many schools are unclear about their obligations to provide military recruiters access, and enforcement…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Military Service, High School Students, Recruitment
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Kanaan, David Z. – Education and Urban Society, 2023
This study examines whether community-level social disorganization and community engagement initiatives are associated with public high school performance. Analyzing data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) School Attendance Boundary Survey (SABS), a latent variable measuring community-level social disorganization is examined…
Descriptors: High Schools, Public Schools, Organizational Culture, Social Influences
Jennifer K. Wantz – ProQuest LLC, 2022
John Dewey (1916) asserted that deliberate and systematic educational systems provide capacity to all members of society in order to solve problems and is the foundation for participatory democratic education (Harbour, 2015). Learning is also a social process that allows people to live purposefully. The goal of this qualitative, narrative inquiry…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Position Papers, Stakeholders, School Community Relationship
Erin I. Kim – ProQuest LLC, 2022
The purpose of this project is to establish a healthy community through conflict resolution in small communities through the relationship-oriented dialogue education. This project was designed as a practical program that serves as a guide for effectively coping with conflicts within small communities and was conducted over a period of 12 weeks…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adults, Conflict Resolution, Coaching (Performance)
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Cecily Ran Liao; Brian Hok-Shing Chan – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2024
Not only does language practice in shop signs generate a sense of place with particular meanings to visitors, it also indicates the kind of economic activity performed in that place. By investigating and comparing the shop name signs in the two largest foreign migrant neighbourhoods in Guangzhou, specifically, Baohan Straight Street (African…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Multilingualism, Community Characteristics, English (Second Language)
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Almond, Devon – Innovative Higher Education, 2020
American college towns represent a unique but understudied feature of the global educational landscape. With hundreds of college towns dotting the American geographical landscape, this uniqueness is particularly relevant for rural higher education. This article identifies a taxonomy of characteristics found commonly in the everyday environments of…
Descriptors: Colleges, Municipalities, Taxonomy, Higher Education
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