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Cardenas-Rodríguez, Rocio; Terrón-Caro, Teresa; Vázquez Delgado, Blanca Delia; Cueva-Luna, Teresa Elizabeth – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2015
Education is an indispensable element for the development of society. In Latin America, the point of origin of most of the undocumented immigrants to the United States, equal opportunity in access to education and educational achievement is still pending. The study presented here focuses on the analysis of the expectations of female migrants via…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Females, Interviews, Equal Education
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Cubero, Mercedes; Santamaría, Andrés; Rebollo, Mª Ángeles; Cubero, Rosario; García, Rafael; Vega, Luisa – Gender and Education, 2015
This article is focused on the analysis of the narratives produced by a group of teachers, experts in coeducation, while they were discussing their everyday activities. They are responsible for the implementation of a Plan for Gender Equality in public secondary schools in Andalusia (Spain). This study is based on contributions about doing gender…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Coeducation, Personal Narratives, Secondary School Teachers
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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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DeCesare, Tony – Philosophical Studies in Education, 2016
One of Amy Gutmann's important achievements in "Democratic Education" is her development of a "democratic interpretation of equal educational opportunity." This standard of equality demands that "all educable children learn enough to participate effectively in the democratic process." In other words, Gutmann demands…
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Elementary Education, Role of Education, Equal Education
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Mead, Julie F.; Green, Preston C., III – National Education Policy Center, 2012
This policy brief addresses the challenge of using charter school policy to enhance equal educational opportunity. Three overriding assumptions guide the brief's recommendations: (1) charter schools will be part of our public educational system for the foreseeable future; (2) charter schools are neither inherently good, nor inherently bad; and (3)…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, School Policy, Educational Policy, Educational Opportunities
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McCormack, Tim; McBeth, Mark – Composition Forum, 2016
As Brian Huot and Ellen E. Schendel assert, when assessment has more than validation in mind, it "can become a means for proactive change" (208). In response to this idea of assessment as an optimistic and opportunistic enterprise, this article describes how the structural design of our "equal opportunity" writing program and…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Law Enforcement, Writing Instruction, Equal Education
Achieve, Inc., 2013
This fact sheet explains that to thrive in today's world, all students will need to graduate with very strong math skills. That can only mean one thing: advanced math courses are now essential math courses. Highlights of this paper include: (1) Advanced math equals college success; (2) Advanced math equals career opportunity; and (3) Advanced math…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Educational Needs, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematical Aptitude
Ogletree, Charles J., Jr., Ed.; Robinson, Kimberly Jenkins, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2015
In this ambitious volume, leading legal and educational scholars examine "San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez" (1973), the landmark US Supreme Court decision that held that the Constitution does not guarantee equality of educational opportunity. Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., and Kimberly Jenkins Robinson have brought…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, Academic Achievement, Socioeconomic Status
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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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Cheng, Hercy N. H.; Wu, Winston M. C.; Liao, Calvin C. Y.; Chan, Tak-Wai – Computers & Education, 2009
Competition, despite its potential drawbacks, is an easily adopted and frequently used motivator in classrooms. Individual abilities, in the years of schooling, are inevitably different, and performance in competition is heavily ability dependent, resulting that more-able students always win while less-able students always lose. Students easily…
Descriptors: Competition, Student Motivation, Ability Grouping, Barriers
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Bayar, M. Furkan; Kurt, Murat; Hasiloglu, M. Akif – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The FATIH project is a project put in place by a protocol signed between the Ministry of National Education and the Ministry of Transport in order to obtain the highest level of efficiency and equal opportunities in education and training activities. Today, remote education applications have become compulsory in order to reach the rapidly changing…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Video Technology, Multimedia Materials, Content Analysis
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Geppert, Corinna; Bauer-Hofmann, Sonja; Hopmann, Stefan Thomas – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2012
The main focus of the present paper is to answer two different questions: From the perspective of Austrian education policy, which core areas of schooling are linked to the demand for equal opportunity? Can these reform efforts sustain the current state of research, and what are the consequences for schooling? The paper draws on an analysis by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Equal Education
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Bremm, Nina; Racherbäumer, Kathrin – Improving Schools, 2018
Drawing upon a broad concept of inclusion, the first section of this article is dedicated to a critical discussion of the principle of "equal opportunities," which currently dominates the social justice discourse in Germany. Specifically, this section examines how far this principle, which focuses on the role of the individual in…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Schools, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, Talent
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Paananen, Maiju; Lipponen, Lasse – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
In this paper, we consider pedagogical quality particularly as equal opportunities for participating in decision-making in preschool. Relying on Ferraris' [2013. "Documentality: Why it is necessary to leave traces." New York: Fordham University Press] theory of Documentality, we demonstrate how pedagogical documentation can contribute to…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Equal Education, Educational Quality, Preschool Education
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