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Moore, Alfred D., III; Anderson, Christian K. – American Educational History Journal, 2018
The Law School at South Carolina State College, a black college located in Orangeburg, South Carolina, was founded in 1947 as a segregated school to keep black students out of the state's all-white law school. However, this small law school produced in its nineteen-year existence a generation of attorneys whose education and achievements outlived…
Descriptors: Law Schools, Black Colleges, Educational History, United States History
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Shaw, Matthew – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2014
In this article I consider the place of a school in Cyprus that admits students from both sides of the Green Line and the role sport is meant to play in bringing students from diverse backgrounds together. One of the island's elite schools, The Lefkos Academy (TLA), is one of the few places where Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots gather together…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Diversity, Racial Composition, Ethnic Diversity
Addo, Bernard K. – ProQuest LLC, 2021
Gender equity remains an evolving issue within the United States, in spite of the long history of women's rights legislation, including the 1986 ruling by the Supreme Court that a work environment can be declared hostile or abusive because of discrimination based on sex. In the field of education, women are a majority; however, they are a minority…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Public Schools, School Administration, Sex Fairness
Bliven, Briane C., Comp. – 1982
Books, monographs, and journal articles dealing with New York State history are listed and described. The briefly annotated bibliography is organized into alphabetically arranged, topical categories, including the following: Adirondacks; agriculture and farm life; American Revolution; archaeology; architecture and historic preservation; Black…
Descriptors: Agriculture, American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Archaeology
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Vitale, Philippe – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2013
In the new millennium model of low definition curriculum, teachers have professional latitude to deliver prescribed disciplinary content through a range of pedagogical and assessment orientations. The rhetoric is that with carefully crafted practice, the goal of high quality/high equity learning outcomes can be achieved for all students. This…
Descriptors: Slavery, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Equal Education
Auletta, Patricia A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This quantitative study examined the extent to which secondary level school building leaders in a suburban region of New York state perceive their preparedness for the special education students, as well as the special education-associated laws, mandates, programs, staff, and management issues they encountered in the mainstream, public secondary…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Attitudes, Systems Approach, Secondary Schools
Peter, Joakim – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Citizens of the Compact of Free Association (COFA) nations of Micronesia are the newest ethnic migrant group in Hawai'i. This relationship is born out of the long history of the geopolitical relationship between the COFA nations (the Republic of Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands) and the United States.…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Indigenous Populations, Undocumented Immigrants, Social Theories
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Koss, Lorelei – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2011
Easter Island is a fascinating example of resource depletion and population collapse, and its relatively short period of human habitation combined with its isolation lends itself well to investigation by students in a first-semester ordinary differential equations course. This article describes curricular materials for a semester-long case study…
Descriptors: Population Growth, Journal Articles, Equations (Mathematics), Calculus
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Mota, Graça; Abreu, Liliana – International Journal of Music Education, 2014
In this paper we give an overview of relevant findings of a three years long case study that was carried out in the Madeira Island, Portugal. It addresses a thirty years old project in music and drama education in primary schools, which involves all children within the school curriculum, but also in extra-curriculum activities. The study used…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Drama
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Cox, Jo – Education in Science, 2014
Redmoor Academy is a Key Stage 3 (age 11-14) school in Leicestershire, UK, with a student cohort just over 500 pupils. The Academy has a long history of encouraging pupils to consider how STEM subjects relate to each other and to their future careers, and has made great inroads into ensuring that all teachers of STEM subjects are delivering the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Science Activities, Student Projects, Problem Based Learning
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Morell, Zoila, Ed. – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2017
In June of 2015, as New York City expanded Universal Pre-K (UPK) to reach nearly all available four-year-olds, the "New York State Association for Bilingual Education" (NYSABE) and the "NYS/NYC Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network" (NYS/NYC RBE-RN) of Fordham University collaborated to hold a Roundtable event bringing…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Bilingual Students, Multilingualism
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Mendelson, Michael – Children's Literature in Education, 2010
Given the serious decline in the number of undergraduates majoring in the humanities in general, and literature in particular, teachers of Children's Literature have a unique opportunity to serve their discipline by tapping the power of classroom dialogue to introduce students to the practical reasoning central to humanistic study. This essay…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Teaching Methods, Discussion, Humanistic Education
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Caracciolo, Diane – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2009
This paper recounts the non-Native author's journey toward understanding and enacting Indigenous research paradigms in her home region of Long Island, New York. Unknown to most Long Islanders, their region, which extends over 100 miles eastward from Manhattan, contains two state recognized Native reserves--Shinnecock and Poospatuck. Long Island is…
Descriptors: Research, Cultural Awareness, American Indian Culture, American Indians
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Maca, Mark – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2017
Public mass schooling was the major instrument used by the Americans in the performance of their mission to "civilize" Filipinos. Free primary education was implemented right after the islands' annexation in 1899 and was a critical component (alongside armed force) of the programme for their "pacification". For the elite,…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Educational Policy, Educational History, Public Education
Slagus, Lauren M. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The goal of this study was to identify the impact that participation in the Urban Advantage Initiative, a professional development program designed for middle school science teachers in New York City, has had on science teaching and learning. Urban Advantage is a long-term situated learning model whereby teachers engaged in over 100 hours of…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Middle School Teachers, Science Teachers, Secondary School Science
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