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De Clerck, Goedele A. M. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2017
This article has been excerpted from "Introduction: Sign Language, Sustainable Development, and Equal Opportunities" (De Clerck) in "Sign Language, Sustainable Development, and Equal Opportunities: Envisioning the Future for Deaf Students" (G. A. M. De Clerck & P. V. Paul (Eds.) 2016). The idea of exploring various…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Sustainable Development, Equal Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Baader, Meike Sophia; Böhringer, Daniela; Korff, Svea; Roman, Navina – European Educational Research Journal, 2017
This paper discusses results of a research project on equal opportunities between women and men in the postdoctoral phase in German universities. It illustrates how the funding system is organized and whether this contributes to more equal opportunities for men and women, especially concerning the work-life interference. Although the system loses…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Gender Differences, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study
Plucker, Jonathan; Glynn, Jennifer; Healey, Grace; Dettmer, Amanda – Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, 2018
America has a tremendous need for talent. This executive summary examines which states have implemented policy changes that can help close excellence gaps. States can and should take the lead in promoting educational excellence and eliminating excellence gaps. Six recommendations to states are presented. [For the full report "Equal Talents,…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, Access to Education, Low Income
Kundu, Anindya – Educational Leadership, 2018
If students from all backgrounds and advantages were given equal opportunity to succeed, how would this change our schools? Anindya Kundu examines two New York City schools--Medgar Evers College Prep and The James Baldwin School--and how their energized school culture contributes to the success of all students. By leading with consistency,…
Descriptors: School Culture, Success, Administrator Role, Role Models
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Zelenka, Valerie – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2017
This article describes effective classroom intervention strategies for students experiencing symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), regardless of the severity and whether the student has a diagnosis of ADHD. These suggestions incorporate the universal design for learning (UDL) framework. This framework does not limit…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Intervention, Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques
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Vaccaro, Annemarie – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2017
A qualitative case study with 18 Women of Color at a predominantly White women's college yielded counter-narratives about racial microaggressions that challenged dominant ideologies of colorblindness, meritocracy, and equal opportunity in education. Their experiences with racial microaggressions also contrast with majoritarian narratives (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Social Bias, Whites, Minority Group Students
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Johnson, David Cassels; Stephens, Crissa; Nelson, Joan Johnston; Johnson, Eric J. – Journal of Education Policy, 2018
This article considers the impact of the "Lau v. Nichols" Supreme Court decision on the education of English learners in Washington State, US In particular, we focus on the most popular educational program in the state, Sheltered English Instruction. We first examine how intertextual links to various policy texts and discourses shape…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Young, Alys – American Annals of the Deaf, 2018
This article examines sustainability, equality, and sign language in terms of parents' and families' journeys to construct, deconstruct, and discover meanings through their experience of having a deaf child. Discussion is confined to hearing parents with deaf children, and the chapter focuses on two issues: (a) deafness or being d/Deaf and (b)…
Descriptors: Deafness, Sustainability, Sign Language, Parent Role
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Saraçoglu, Dürdane Sirin; Karaoglan, Deniz – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Drawing on cognitive science, child psychology, education and economics literature, this paper investigates the significance of early childhood development and highlights the value of investment in early childhood education (ECE). The young child requires adequate psycho-stimulation for the optimal development of the brain, which subsequently…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Human Capital, Global Approach, Foreign Countries
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Victor, Callie M.; Thacker, Leroy R.; Gary, Kelli W.; Pawluk, Dianne T. V.; Copolillo, Al – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2017
To guarantee equal opportunities and treatment in employment for individuals with disabilities, Congress enacted Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1992. This law states, "No covered entity shall discriminate against a qualified individual on the basis of disability in regard to job application procedures, the hiring,…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Disabilities, Educational Legislation
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Ozer, Y. Yesim; Komsuoglu, Aysegul; Atesok, Z. Ozde – European Education, 2017
The unexpected and vast Syrian refugee crisis with an ever-growing number of young Syrians appears to be one of the greatest challenges for the Turkish education system. While low enrollment rates are alarming, the dual system that emerged in the urban settings creates a main challenge to a comprehensive and supportive education system and…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Foreign Countries, Refugees, Enrollment Rate
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Liu, Ye – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
This study extends Boudon's positional theory to understand how students from different social origins make choices about university and how they interpret risks during the choice-making process in contemporary China. I draw upon empirical evidence from 71 in-depth semi-structured interviews with undergraduates from different social backgrounds…
Descriptors: Social Differences, Socioeconomic Status, Geographic Location, Working Class
Plucker, Jonathan; Glynn, Jennifer; Healey, Grace; Dettmer, Amanda – Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, 2018
A growing body of research offers evidence that high-ability students from lower-income families are far less likely than wealthier students to be identified for advanced level course work and opportunities. They are also less likely to achieve at high levels, despite their aptitude. Lacking access to the enriched academic opportunities,…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Low Income, Educational Opportunities, Talent
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Merlin, Clare – Journal of School Counseling, 2017
Multicultural education is an educational approach designed to ensure equal educational opportunities for all students, including those in marginalized groups. This approach has historically been directed towards teachers, but school counselors have the appropriate training and skills to lead multicultural education efforts, as well. In this…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Multicultural Education, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities
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Degener, Rebekah May – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2018
The author draws on the ideas of counter-storytelling and critical race methodology to examine the ways that urban, racially minoritized middle school girls create hope in sports and physical activity contexts. Although the passage of Title IX has brought more equal opportunities for many women and girls in sports, racially minoritized female…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Females, Story Telling, Critical Theory
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