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National Academies Press, 2010
"Gender Differences at Critical Transitions in the Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty" presents new and surprising findings about career differences between female and male full-time, tenure-track, and tenured faculty in science, engineering, and mathematics at the nation's top research universities. Much of this…
Descriptors: Productivity, Tenure, Gender Differences, Research Universities
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Cagle, Jack F. – Journal of Organizational and Educational Leadership, 2017
A decade of research on school discipline has made society keenly aware of the "elephant in the room." Overwhelmingly, Black students are "wounded" permanently when they are suspended over and over for offenses that are overlooked when their white counterparts commit the same infraction. Since Black students are suspended…
Descriptors: Public Education, Disproportionate Representation, Suspension, Minority Group Students
Meierding, Loren – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
This is a step-by-step guidebook that is designed to help students on the quantitative section of the SAT. This guidebook produces an understanding of key mathematical concepts as the various topics are covered by the text, and, unlike other SAT guides, lists skills and capabilities, that if mastered will result in well-prepared students. More…
Descriptors: Mathematical Concepts, Guides, Standardized Tests, Test Wiseness
Kitchen, Richard S.; DePree, Julie; Celedon-Pattichis, Sylvia; Brinkerhoff, Jonathan – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2006
This book presents research findings about school-level and district level practices and successful strategies employed in mathematics education by highly effective schools that serve high-poverty communities. It includes both the theory and practice of creating highly effective schools in these communities. In 2002 nine schools were selected in…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Effective Schools Research, School Effectiveness, Educational Practices
McCurrie, Matthew Kilian – Journal of Basic Writing (CUNY), 2009
The current economic and political environment has increased the pressure on higher education to deliver education that is cost-effective, standardized, and accessible. Summer bridge programs have traditionally been one of the economical ways to increase the access and retention of non-traditional, first-generation, or at-risk students. Retention…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Transitional Programs, At Risk Students, Summer Programs
Mathematical Association of America, Washington, D.C. – 1997
This directory is a reference for students and faculty to learn about extracurricular mathematics-based intervention projects. The individual projects are directed for the most part by collegiate mathematicians and held on their campuses. The "Strengthening Underrepresented Minority Mathematics Achievement" (SUMMA) Consortium of the…
Descriptors: College Programs, Educational Strategies, Enrichment Activities, Higher Education
Dowell, Carol, Ed.; Kam, Katherine, Ed. – 1991
Focusing on the issue of culture and its impact on education in California, this document offers glimpses into the lives of individuals who ask the question, "Is there now or will there ever be a common American culture?" Organized into 10 articles, the first article, "Whose Culture is This? Whose Curriculum Will It Be?"…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development
Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC. Pacific Region. – 1989
This booklet contains all of the information necessary to conduct and administer the annual Department of Defense Dependent Schools (DODDS) Pacific Region Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at the school level. Students are invited to conduct original experimental research in the sciences, mathematics, humanities and computer applications…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Guidelines, Humanities, Mathematical Applications