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Mears, Derrick – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2012
Today's high degree of technology saturation is creating a generation of learners who exhibit a distinctly different set of learning characteristics than their predecessors. These differences will require health and physical educators to investigate new and innovative strategies in an attempt to meet their unique needs. This article examines four…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Popular Culture, Marketing, Influence of Technology
Batie, Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This dissertation was undertaken to examine the effect(s) of charter school marketing on the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) education landscape with respect to the stratification of charter schools. Information from four sources: school websites, a survey of charter school parents, existing online statistics and data, and various…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Student Recruitment, Mixed Methods Research, Citizenship
Boninger, Faith; Molnar, Alex – Commercialism in Education Research Unit, 2016
Digital technologies used by marketers continue to evolve. Sophisticated and personalized, they help ensure that today's children and adolescents are constantly connected and available to advertisers wherever they may roam. Moreover, because digital technologies enable extensive personalization, they amplify opportunities for marketers to take…
Descriptors: Privacy, Information Security, Student Records, Data Collection
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Morgan, Rosemary; Blackmore, Jill – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2013
Market principles now dominate the education and social policies of many Anglophone countries, including Australia, but articulate differentially within specific contexts. Existing historical legacies, local economic and social conditions, and geographical settings interact with federal and state funding and transport policies to shape the nature…
Descriptors: School Choice, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Foreign Countries
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Johnsson, Mattias; Lindgren, Joakim – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2010
Following international trends during the last decades of the 20th century mechanisms of marketization, freedom of choice, and competition were introduced into the Swedish compulsory school system, thereby transforming it into one of the most de-regularized in the world. The overall aim of the pilot study presented here is to shed light on a…
Descriptors: School Choice, Parent Materials, Parent Education, Content Analysis
Children Now, 2007
American companies currently spend $15 billion a year on marketing and advertising to children under the age of 12. Annually, children influence $500 billion in spending on fast food, junk food, toys and other advertised products, and the average child sees thousands of ads on television alone. From video games and the Internet to cell phones and…
Descriptors: Advertising, Marketing, Mass Media Effects, Childhood Interests
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English, Rebecca – Australian Educational Researcher, 2009
The move to a market model of schooling has seen a radical restructuring of the ways schooling is "done" in recent times in Western countries. Although there has been a great deal of work to examine the effects of a market model on local school management (LSM), teachers' work and university systems, relatively little has been done to…
Descriptors: School Choice, Foreign Countries, Competition, Free Enterprise System
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Sukarieh, Mayssoun; Tannock, Stuart – Journal of Education Policy, 2009
The literature on school commercialism, despite a number of successes in battling advertising and marketing in schools, has often seemed to only scratch the surface of corporatization of K-12 education. While condemning corporations who seek to sell brand-name products to kids in schools is a relatively straightforward matter, critiquing corporate…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Ideology, Corporations, School Business Relationship
McDermott, Robert J.; Mayer, Alyssa B. – American Journal of Health Education, 2011
Background: Launched 50 years ago, the School Health Education Study (SHES) examined the health education offerings in 135 public school systems, in 38 states, and over 1100 elementary schools and 350 secondary schools. In its second year, knowledge surveys were administered to students in grades 6, 9 and 12 at many of these schools. Analysis of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Comprehensive School Health Education, Program Effectiveness, Advocacy
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Scott, Janelle; Holme, Jennifer Jellison – Review of Research in Education, 2016
The authors situate the emergence and effects of contemporary market-based reforms within a framework of urban political economy that centers on racial inequality. They discuss how and why market-based reforms have evolved alongside racialized political and economic trends that have transformed cities over the past century, and they critically…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, School Districts, Educational History, Race
Santiago, Deborah; Brown, Sarita E. – Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2004
By the year 2025, 25 percent of school-age children in the United States and 22 percent of the college-age population will be Hispanic. Yet even with the growth of the population there remain significant achievement gaps between Hispanic students and other racial and ethnic groups, leading to fewer Latino high school and college graduates.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Hispanic American Students, Profiles, Program Descriptions
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Lupton, Ruth – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2011
This article reviews Bernard Barker's claims that "the pendulum is swinging", in relation to school markets and competition. Barker's arguments are complex in this regard. He rejects markets and competition as a means of improving outcomes and equity, but supports some of the system features that are often associated with marketisation,…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Equal Education, Social Justice, Competition
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Balsera, Maria Ron; Dorsi, Delphine; Termes, Andreu; Bonal, Xavier; Verger, Antoni; Gonzalez Diaz, Javier – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
Privatisation of education is on the rise, being offered as the best alternative to achieve universal education and improve its quality and cost-efficiency. However, the benefits of the entry of private providers in education are highly controversial and tend to be judged in terms of market criteria such as choice and efficiency, neglecting the…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Civil Rights, Educational Legislation, Privatization
Bernstein, Hamutal; Martin, Carlos; Eyster, Lauren; Anderson, Theresa; Owen, Stephanie; Martin-Caughey, Amanda – Urban Institute, 2015
The Urban Institute conducted an implementation and participant-outcomes evaluation of the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP). ANSEP is a multi-stage initiative designed to prepare and support Alaska Native students from middle school through graduate school to succeed in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Alaska Natives, American Indian Students, STEM Education
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Duncum, Paul – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2008
Studying imagery, irrespective of the kind, must focus equally upon its aesthetic attractiveness, its sensory lures, and its oftentimes dubious social ideology. The terms "aesthetic" and "ideology" are addressed as problematic and are defined in current, ordinary language terms: aesthetics as visual appearances and their effects and ideology as a…
Descriptors: Social Control, Art Education, Ideology, Aesthetics
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