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Noonan, James; Bristol, Travis J. – AERA Open, 2020
As the student population in U.S. public schools becomes increasingly ethnoracially diverse, many school districts and hiring personnel have taken proactive approaches to recruiting teachers of color. The drive to diversify the teaching force is supported by a range of academic and nonacademic outcomes for students of color. Yet, many districts…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Student Diversity, Diversity (Faculty), Teacher Recruitment
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Mette, Ian; Biddle, Catharine; Congdon, Mark, Jr.; Mercado, Andrea – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
This study examines how rural school and community leaders in one of the most rural areas of the United States are able to collaboratively design a grassroots school reform initiative to address inequity issues related to childhood poverty and trauma. Through interviews conducted with advisory board members implementing the reform effort, as well…
Descriptors: Activism, Rural Areas, Educational Change, Equal Education
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Baron, Jonathan; Altman, Nicole Y.; Kroll, Stephan – Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2005
In hypothetical scenarios involving two groups (nations or groups of workers), subjects voted on three proposals: one helped group A (their group), one helped B, and one helped both groups, more than the average of the first two but less than their maximum. When subjects voted for one proposal, most voted for the one that helped group A. This…
Descriptors: Voting, Bond Issues, Conflict Resolution, Conflict of Interest
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Brighouse, Harry; Ladd, Helen F.; Loeb, Susanna; Swift, Adam – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2020
We gratefully reply to our five commentators, responding to their criticisms and comments under the following headings: parochialism and curriculum; rationality and truth; production and distribution; perfectionism, decision-making and disagreement; adultism and parents' interests; non-consequential educational goods; and self-education. [For…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Curriculum, Epistemology, Personality Traits
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Czubek, Todd A. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2006
There are not many elements of human life that have had as significant an impact on our development as literacy. Literacy has certainly been, and remains, a crucial issue especially in Deaf Education and in the Deaf World. The traditional definition of literacy has been exclusively understood as reading and writing. However, this article is…
Descriptors: Deafness, Literacy, American Sign Language, Relevance (Education)
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Levisohn, Jon A. – Journal of Jewish Education, 2004
In this article, the author focuses on these questions: why is American Jewish history worthy of being "taught"? And what purpose should such teaching serve? Philosophical questions such as these are important because topics of study are not self-justifying, and asking the questions--questions that must be pursued through conceptual inquiry,…
Descriptors: Jews, Educational Objectives, Historians, Patriotism
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Vora, Neha – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2015
Through ethnographic examples of students' engagement with American universities in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, I argue that branch campuses have a particularly important relationship with emerging forms of racial consciousness, identity, and politicization among students, both citizen and foreign resident. This entry point is one that…
Descriptors: Ethnography, International Schools, Universities, Knowledge Economy
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Paul, Peter V. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2006
This article is a response to "Blue Listerine, Parochialism, and ASL Literacy" (Czubek, 2006). The author presents his views on the concepts of literacy and the new and multiple literacies. In addition, the merits of print literacy and other types of literacies are discussed. Although the author agrees that there is an American Sign…
Descriptors: American Sign Language, Deafness, Literacy, Cognitive Ability
Mauch, James E. – 1984
Foreign students make up an important, and growing, segment of higher education in the United States. Reasons why foreign students come to the United States to study include the following: (1) the United States offers a serious approach to higher education in which students receive appropriate training and generally are able to complete the…
Descriptors: College Choice, College Programs, Cultural Exchange, Educational Practices
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Lally, Jim – Journal of Educational Administration, 1974
Small powerful cliques that crystallize within organizations are often able to impose their ideas upon administrators, in the process effectively stifling innovation and creativity. (Author/WM)
Descriptors: Creativity, Educational Innovation, Educational Research, Group Behavior
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White, Richard T. – Review of Higher Education, 1990
United States scholars publishing in U.S., British, and Australian educational journals rarely cite studies from other countries, whereas scholars from other countries cite both U.S. studies and work from their own countries but rarely from elsewhere. Publication patterns are also parochial. Education should become a more international discipline.…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Educational Research, Global Approach, Higher Education
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Edwards, John – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1994
Discusses tensions resulting from dichotomies existing between "smaller" languages and those of wider communications. It is suggested that there are four recurring approaches for dealing with this tension: communicative language shift, defense of the more threatened variety, "localization" of the stronger language (for example,…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Change Agents, English, Foreign Countries
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Buckner, Elizabeth – Comparative Education Review, 2019
Internationalization is a rapidly growing trend among higher education institutions (HEIs) around the world. This article situates internationalization within comparative education by theorizing it as processes of global diffusion and localization. It analyzes survey data from administrators at 1,439 HEIs in 137 countries to understand their…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Comparative Education, Administrator Attitudes
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Strandbrink, Peter – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2015
This article investigates the normative logic and orientation of civic and religious education in seven countries in northern Europe. One main underlying argument is that public schooling must be generically regarded as a heavy functional contributor to the "soft" normative reproduction and validation of certain ethical and cultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Civics, Citizenship Education
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Lie, John – Teaching Sociology, 1995
Maintains that, in spite of its cosmopolitan origins, U.S. sociology is regarded widely as parochial in its outlook and concerns. Discusses factors contributing to the intellectual isolationism of U.S. sociological research and pedagogy. Provides suggestions for internationalizing the sociology curriculum. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Ethnocentrism, Global Approach
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