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Gerzel-Short, Lydia; Kiru, Elisheba W.; Hsiao, Yun-Ju; Hovey, Katrina A.; Wei, Yan; Miller, Rhonda D. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2019
Classrooms are increasingly more diverse, and student success can be enhanced through family engagement, especially for culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students with disabilities. Too often teachers are stymied by how to engage CLD families of children with disabilities. Common practices of parent involvement are ineffective and fail…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Family Involvement, Cultural Differences, Language Usage
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Furmankiewicz, Marek; Thompson, Nicola; Zielinska, Marta – Journal of Rural Studies, 2010
The paper examines the characteristics of area-based partnerships in rural Poland. It is based on the study of partnerships created after the accession to the European Union in 2004. Partnership structures have been rapidly adopted in rural Poland due to opportunities provided by the LEADER+ Pilot Programme. However, the research showed that…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Private Sector, Citizen Participation, Foreign Countries
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Koh, Gloria A.; Askell-Williams, Helen – Review of Education, 2021
School-improvement initiatives are implemented with admirable goals, often requiring substantial human and material resources. However, many fail to be sustainable beyond short-term funding cycles or the enthusiasm of local initiators. Typically, implementation and improvement are viewed linearly and as static end-products that fail to consider…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Educational Improvement, School Effectiveness, Systems Approach
Callahan, Colleen A. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Nearly one third of U.S. students will fail to graduate from high school this year and another one-third will graduate without the skills needed to be successful after high school. These statistics are even more alarming for minority and low income students, with fewer than 10% of low income minority students going on to earn bachelors' degrees…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Urban Schools, Higher Education, High Schools
Phelps, Richard P. – Online Submission, 2015
Political realities dictate that, as with any tests, passing scores on those developed by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) will be set at a level that avoids having an unacceptable number of students fail. Since Massachusetts is by far the highest performing of the states that remain in the PARCC…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Academic Achievement, Standard Setting, Educational Policy
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Penalva, José – European Educational Research Journal, 2019
In the context of the major influence that 'effectiveness' is having internationally, paper studies the contemporary methodological perspectives in educational research when considering teachers' practice. It shows that current trends can be boiled down to: (1) naturalistic methodology, (2) descriptive methodology, and (3) the nonmethodological…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Research Methodology, Educational Research, Instructional Effectiveness
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Doberneck, Diane M.; Dann, Shari L. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2019
Community-engaged scholars, practitioners, and community partners often find the language of community engagement challenging. Words like "participate," "collaborate," "partner," or "engage" fail to convey who in a community-university partnership has voice and authority in decision-making and responsibility…
Descriptors: Service Learning, School Community Relationship, Program Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Tacket, Wendy L.; Pasatta, Kelley; Pauken, Evan – Journal of College Access, 2018
The Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University explained, "Across the country, 10- 40% of seemingly college-intending students, particularly those from low-income backgrounds, fail to enroll in college the fall after graduation. This phenomenon is known as "summer melt" (Castleman, Page, and Snowdon, 2013). In order…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, At Risk Students, College Attendance, Low Income Groups
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Clark, Charlotte H.; Wilson, Benjamin P. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2017
International partnerships between universities, facilitated by online pedagogies, have great potential to bring together students and teachers from widely differing backgrounds, cultures and locations to combine global perspectives and local relevance in the widely interdisciplinary subject area of geography. However, collaboration between…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Institutional Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Barriers
Pankovits, Tressa; Osborne, David – Progressive Policy Institute, 2020
Across the country, urban school districts are moving beyond industrial-era systems by creating "innovation" or "partnership" schools that have the freedom to reinvent the way they educate students. The Progressive Policy Institute released a how-to guide for legislators, district leaders, and advocates who want to create more…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, School Districts, Educational Innovation, Program Implementation
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Pollock, Kevin; Schwartz, Celeste M.; Buck, David – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2017
As higher education institutions continue to adapt and improve their student success models, it is important to make sure not to forget, or fail to maximize, the potential of information technology (IT) as a partner in student success efforts. This article discusses the traditional role of IT on campuses and how that role is evolving, especially…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Information Technology, Models, Higher Education
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DeArmond, Michael; Gill, Sean; Gross, Betheny; Heyward, Georgia; Lake, Robin; McKittrick, Lanya; Opalka, Alice; Pillow, Travis; Sharma, Roohi; Tuchman, Sivan; Rhim, Lauren Morando; Lancet, Stephanie; Kothani, Shaini – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2019
The challenge of serving students with disabilities is familiar to both practitioners and policymakers, especially when it comes to education reform. Charter schools are often viewed as institutions that fail to serve students with disabilities well, or in the same proportions as district-run schools. Sometimes this is true, but it oversimplifies…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Charter Schools, School Effectiveness, Institutional Characteristics
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Lawn, Martin – Critical Studies in Education, 2007
The coincident arrival of a European policy space in education and a European Educational Research Association [EERA], and their subsequent relation, will be the subject of this paper. EERA is a hybrid organization--it supports scientific networking, it is a social partner in EU policy, it is a first level social space for networking, and…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Organizations (Groups), Educational Policy
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Servais, Kristine; Derrington, Mary Lynne; Sanders, Kellie – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2009
The Professional Learning Community (PLC) model has moved to the forefront in the field of education as one of the most effective frameworks to improve student achievement and overall school success. The research conducted for this paper provides evidence for systemic and action based improvement using the PLC model in four diverse venues:…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Communities of Practice, Principals, Instructional Leadership
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Walsh, David – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2006
Universities have the potential to make significant contributions to their neighboring schools and youth agencies through university-community partnerships and the programs they spawn. However, even with proven goals, trained staff, and eager students, collaborative physical-activity-based youth development programs can fail despite the best…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Physical Activities, Clubs
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