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García-Vandewalle García, José Manuel; García-Carmona, Marina; Trujillo Torres, Juan Manuel; Moya-Fernández, Pablo – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2022
Background: The development of students' digital skills is essential to access the labour market and interact with society, being especially important in disadvantaged socioeconomic contexts affected by the digital divide. Objectives: The investigation has two objectives. On the one hand, to study the integration of ICT in disadvantaged contexts…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Socioeconomic Status, Disadvantaged Schools, Program Implementation
Egan, Christina M. – ProQuest LLC, 2022
This doctoral research study examined the lived experiences of eight highly-effective teachers in New Jersey who have voluntarily chosen to remain working in their challenging school contexts, defined as schools scoring 60 or fewer points on the 2017-2018 NJ School Report Card summative rating. Data from semi-structured interviews was analyzed…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Teacher Effectiveness, Decision Making, Job Satisfaction
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Edwards, Danielle Sanderson – National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice, 2022
This study analyzes how bus eligibility impacts student attendance and achievement in Michigan where almost half of the largest districts limit bus transportation to students who live more than 1.5 miles from school. The study finds that while eligibility has no major effect on student attendance or achievement overall, economically disadvantaged…
Descriptors: Student Transportation, Bus Transportation, Academic Achievement, Attendance
Lee, Yentl; Cox, Eleanor – ProQuest LLC, 2022
Research-based multi-text strategies (MTC) comprised of two-step verification, discrepancy-induced, cognitive-affective engagement, and reading as problem-solving models may assist students in furthering their reading comprehension in this Internet-based society. The purpose of this statewide quantitative study of principals in Title I elementary…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Principals, Elementary Schools, Disadvantaged Schools
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Santana López, Alejandra; Reininger, Taly; Saracostti, Mahia – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2021
The use of data in schools may contribute to reducing educational and social inequalities. This article seeks to examine the use of data in school intervention programs implemented within vulnerable schools in Chile and the transfer and use of this data by schools. Utilizing an exploratory descriptive multiple case study design. Results indicate…
Descriptors: Data Use, Intervention, Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Schools
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Myende, Phumlani Erasmus; Ncwane, Sithenjwa Hopewell; Bhengu, Thamsanqa Thulani – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
In this paper, we report on the findings of a study that sought to understand the nature of circuit managers' leadership in supporting teaching and learning in the context of multiple deprivations in South Africa. The paper aimed first at examining the nature of circuit managers' leadership for learning in deprived school contexts, and second to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Districts, Administrators, Leadership
Pardini, Patricia – ProQuest LLC, 2022
This quantitative quasi-experimental study was completed to identify the impact the Success for All: Reading Edge (SFA) program had on student achievement at a Title I middle school. To improve literacy and student achievement in schools, scripted reading programs were created. With the popularity of these programs, research needs to be completed…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Program Effectiveness, Reading Achievement, Disadvantaged Schools
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Jansen, Jade; Williams, Badrunessa; Latief, Azmatullah – International Journal of Higher Education, 2022
University success is impacted largely by the successful transition of students in their first year. This study's objective is to identify the motives, expectations and preparedness of first-year accounting students enrolled for an accounting degree at the University Of the Western Cape (UWC) for higher education. Students' motives, expectations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Accounting, Business Education
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Parcerisa, Lluís – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2021
Despite the growing number of researches about performance-based accountability (PBA) in education, there is still scarce evidence on the mediating role of subjective variables (e.g., perceived pressure and alignment to PBA mandates) in the enactment of PBA in socially disadvantaged contexts. This is paradoxical because marginalized schools are…
Descriptors: Accountability, Data Use, Alignment (Education), Disadvantaged Schools
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Gore, Jennifer; Jaremus, Felicia; Miller, Andrew – Australian Educational Researcher, 2022
Improving educational performance, including narrowing equity gaps, is frequently touted as a matter of improving the quality of teachers in the lowest performing, often disadvantaged, schools. However, the assumption that teaching is of poorer quality in disadvantaged schools is largely unsubstantiated. Using the Quality Teaching Model of…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Schools, Teachers, Economically Disadvantaged, Teacher Effectiveness
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Elfarargy, Hamada; Irby, Beverly J.; Singer, Erin A.; Lara-Alecio, Rafael; Tong, Fuhui; Pugliese, Elisabeth – SAGE Open, 2022
In this study, we investigated Texas teachers' perceptions of instructional coaches' (ICs) practices that improve professional learning communities (PLCs) to enhance teachers' instructional capacities. The study's participants included 67 teachers from rural, urban, and suburban school districts across the state of Texas. They enrolled in a…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Coaching (Performance), Faculty Development, Communities of Practice
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Seeger, Chris; Parsons, Seth; View, Jenice L. – Education and Urban Society, 2022
This study documented the curricular and pedagogical adaptations of equity-centered teachers in high-poverty secondary schools in the Washington, DC-metro region. The participating teachers provided survey data, audio-recorded interviews, and curricular artifacts to describe adaptations made within unique classroom environments. Thematic analysis…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Low Income Students, Disadvantaged Schools, Equal Education
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Simpson, Peter – Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education, 2021
Higher education institutions (HEIs) are under pressure to internationalize their campuses through increasing study abroad offerings and international student recruitment. The internationalization of higher education (HE) however, has mostly been theorized from a Euro-American perspective, often not taking into account actors in periphery…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Institutional Mission, Disadvantaged Schools, Public Colleges
Parks, Ashley Nicole – ProQuest LLC, 2022
The second digital divide is impacting students in low socioeconomic areas and has the potential to widen the achievement gap amongst subpopulations. Teachers in low socioeconomic areas tend to have lower levels of digital wisdom, resulting in low-level technology integration in instructional settings for students. The current study used a…
Descriptors: Teachers, Technological Literacy, Teacher Attitudes, Disadvantaged Schools
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Nguyen, Tuan D.; Kremer, Kristen P. – Elementary School Journal, 2022
The current annual teacher attrition rate is about 16%. This loss of teachers results in reduced student achievement and increased financial costs to school districts. Using repeated cross-sectional nationally representative data, we identify the relationship between teacher dissatisfaction and burnout with attrition and whether certain teachers…
Descriptors: Teachers, Teacher Burnout, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Attitudes
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