NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 1,417 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Weiss, Samantha; Harder, Jeanette; Bratiotis, Christiana; Nguyen, Emily – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Academic mentoring programs promote high school completion for at-risk youth. The purpose of this study was to hear the voice of youth in order to inform program services and develop best practices for meeting their academic needs. Using a grounded theory approach, we conducted 14 focus groups to examine high school students' perceptions and…
Descriptors: Youth, Student Attitudes, Mentors, High School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Aladag, Caner – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Objective of the study is to determine the opinions of university students on urbanization and urbanizing (urbanizing can also be defined as "becoming urbanized," "urban culture," or "urban adaptation" and will be used with these meanings throughout the study) and their misconceptions on this subject. Data of the…
Descriptors: Opinions, Social Sciences, Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Aviles, Ann M. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
This article highlights McKinney-Vento awareness and implementation as experienced and understood by unaccompanied youth facing housing instability and the adults charged with its implementation in schools. A qualitative inquiry was used to capture the perspectives of youth experiencing housing instability as they navigated a large urban school…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Accountability, Educational Policy, High School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Scott, LaRon A. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Many Black men interested in special education careers enroll in alternate route special education programs over traditional preparation programs. However, there is little research that focuses on their reasons for choosing special education alternate route programs and what makes these programs an effective choice for Black men pursuing teaching…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Males, Alternative Teacher Certification, Teacher Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bell, Perry J.; White, Gwyne W.; Hatchimonji, Danielle R.; Stepney, Cesalie T.; Linsky, Arielle V.; Vaid, Esha; Elias, Maurice J. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Many Latino students miss opportunities to develop their full potential in U.S. schools. Increasing attention is being paid to the malleable, nonacademic, factors that can affect student learning. The current study sought to evaluate the impact of school climate on Language Arts grade for Latino students in a large, low-income, urban middle…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Hispanic American Students, Educational Environment, Language Arts
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Banerjee, Neena – Education and Urban Society, 2019
This article investigates the relationship between student-teacher ethno-racial matching and students' placement in reading ability groups in kindergarten and first grades in the United States. Multilevel regression analysis of a nationally representative sample of students shows that Latino/a first graders are more likely to be placed in higher…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Reading Instruction, Ethnic Groups, School Districts
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ware, Jordan K. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
The effects of poverty on important outcome measures are devastating and well documented, but the conceptualization and operationalization of socioeconomic status (SES) are underdeveloped. Various indicators of SES are useful for different purposes. Free or reduced-price lunch (FRL) status is commonly used because of its convenience and predictive…
Descriptors: Real Estate, Socioeconomic Status, Mathematics Achievement, Low Income Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jeynes, William H. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
An extensive meta-analysis, including 52 studies, was undertaken on the relationship between character education and student achievement and behavioral outcomes. Additional analyses were done to determine whether the effects of character education differed by student grade level, locale, race, and so on. The results indicated that character…
Descriptors: Values Education, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education, Student Improvement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ellison, Scott; Aloe, Ariel M. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
The inversion hypothesis popularized by Ehrenhalt posits that recent urban migration trends in the United States constitute a reversal of the late 20th-century model of middle-class White flight to the suburbs and an urban core inhabited by a mostly working-class, minority population. The hypothesized blurring of the urban-suburban divide has led…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, School Choice, Whites, Middle Class
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Liu, Cui – Education and Urban Society, 2019
The university-city relations are changing along with the engagement of universities in public service beyond teaching and research and the dependence of cities on networks rather than enclosure to promote urban competitiveness. Taking China as an example, this article discusses the challenges and tensions of university-city interaction in the…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Urban Universities, Municipalities, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rodriguez, Paul J.; Briscoe, Felecia – Education and Urban Society, 2019
This ethnographic study of an urban Catholic high school examines its college culture, particular in regard to the Catholic School Advantage (CSA). We collected and critically analyzed multiple forms of data (archival, interviews, observations) at St. Peters High School (SPH) and its adjoining parish. We found a caring and holistic approach to…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Catholic Schools, High Schools, Neoliberalism
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lee, Xzania White; Cunningham, Michael – Education and Urban Society, 2019
The variety of experiences of African American adolescents is still misunderstood and neglected. Empirical and lay reports consistently report that drug use is rampant within African American communities despite the fact that national statistics show that African Americans engage in substance use less than their White counterparts. Thus, the…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Urban Youth, Adolescents, African American Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Griffen, Jacalyn – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Federal initiatives place school counselors at the forefront of increasing college access for students in underserved communities. Although college enrollment rates have increased, low attainment rates persist in low socioeconomic communities and communities of color. Families in these communities aspire for their children to go to college but…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, High Schools, School Culture, School Counselors
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mac Iver, Martha Abele; Mac Iver, Douglas J.; Clark, Emily – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Research on the role of institutions in influencing students' readiness for college has so far focused primarily on the school level and the state policy context, with only little attention to the district. This case study, based on interview data and documents collected over the course of a year, analyzes an urban district's attempt to create a…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Disadvantaged Youth, School Districts, Board of Education Role
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lardier, David T., Jr.; Herr, Kathryn G.; Barrios, Veronica R.; Garcia-Reid, Pauline; Reid, Robert J. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
A disproportionate number of urban youth attend underresourced and segregated schools. While tenets of the American Dream are inculcated in urban youth, a dearth of educational resources is available to help realize this dream. This qualitative study explored the narratives of urban youth (N = 85), many of whom sought to be the exceptions,…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Personal Narratives, Higher Education, Access to Education
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  95