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Ilhan, Aziz; Poçan, Serdal; Gemcioglu, Muharrem – Education and Urban Society, 2022
The concepts of commitment and anxiety are essential components of the teaching process, and these concepts come across as the commitment to and concern of mathematics in the field of mathematics learning. This study aims to explore the effect of secondary school students' mathematics class commitment and anxiety on mathematics success. Another…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Student Participation, Mathematics Anxiety, Mathematics Achievement
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Scott, Lawrence; Kearney, W. Sean; Druery, Donna; Pingue, Ashland – Education and Urban Society, 2022
The purpose of this study was to identify the strengths and challenges that emerged from the first 3 years of a high school student leadership development program located in an urban setting. This study was developed as an instrumental case study of one student leadership development program serving urban public high schools in South Central…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, School Community Relationship, Cooperation, Student Leadership
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Kormos, Erik – Education and Urban Society, 2022
Innovations in educational technology have led to heightened expectations for both K-12 teachers and students. Now, more than ever, teachers are expected to develop 21st century skills, which creates a necessity to understand how urban teachers feel about the role of technology in their teaching practice. In addition, teacher perceptions are…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Technology Uses in Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Patel, Sejal; Ranjbar, Miad; Cummins, Tawnya C.; Cummins, Natalie M. – Education and Urban Society, 2022
The introduction of mixed-income communities in public housing neighborhoods is a common revitalization strategy in metropolitan areas in North America. This study investigates student and teacher perspectives on safety in a Canadian inner city and marginalized neighborhood undergoing revitalization, alongside the redesign of a local school. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Housing, Neighborhoods, Urban Areas
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Wang, Yu; Yang, Ru-an; Gao, Xiang – Education and Urban Society, 2022
Ethnic towns in China are always special and important. Their rich natural and cultural resources and relatively poor conditions make their development different. This research constructs an integrated development model of town-industry-education (TIE) for ethnic towns in China. The case of Pengshui is presented to illustrate the details of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Business Relationship, Ethnic Groups, Cultural Differences
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Min, Jie – Education and Urban Society, 2022
The current study investigated the effects of school mobility on the academic achievement of different racial/ethnic groups in four cohorts of students from a very large urban school district. In this study, I compared within-year and between-year mobility and, most importantly, account for all the schools students attended over the study period.…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Racial Differences, Academic Achievement, Urban Schools
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Schneider, Jack; Piazza, Peter; White, Rachel S.; Carey, Ashley – Education and Urban Society, 2022
In this study, we examine eight social and emotional outcomes (e.g., student engagement, sense of belonging) analyzing differences for students who attend racially diverse schools. Drawing on survey responses from roughly 26,000 students, we find that racially diverse schools are associated with more positive social and emotional outcomes for all…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Outcomes of Education, Racial Integration, Social Emotional Learning
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Rubbi Nunan, Julie Shantone; Ntombela, Sithabile – Education and Urban Society, 2022
Students' challenging behavior is impacting negatively on teachers' wellbeing worldwide. Currently, teaching for some teachers in South African primary schools has become exhausting and daunting to say the least. Teachers feel that they have had enough degradation and are not receiving the respect they, as professionals, deserve. Students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Elementary School Students
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Wilkerson, Kimber L.; Afacan, Kemal – Education and Urban Society, 2022
Although out-of-school school suspensions have been correlated with negative school outcomes, they are still a common formal response given to students whose behavior is deemed problematic. Being suspended multiple times within an academic year results in students losing even more instructional time. In this study, we used longitudinal data for…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Suspension, Repetition
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Han, Dongsook; Hur, Hyungjo – Education and Urban Society, 2022
We are facing a lack of skilled and certified STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) teachers confined to schools with specific characteristics, such as working conditions and neighborhoods. It is essential to understand teachers' decision-making processes that affect teacher turnover rates to enable schools to retain and motivate STEM.…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, STEM Education, Decision Making, Teacher Motivation
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Mac Iver, Martha Abele; Wills, Kellie; Cruz, Anna; Mac Iver, Douglas J. – Education and Urban Society, 2022
This study evaluates a "nudge letter" to parents intervention designed to reduce chronic absenteeism among students in one urban district. Using a regression discontinuity design (RDD), it estimates the impact of the intervention on improving student attendance. The forcing variable for the RDD was 2016-2017 attendance rate, with a…
Descriptors: Intervention, Letters (Correspondence), Parent Participation, Attendance
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Punksungka, Wonmai; Yamashita, Takashi; Eckert, J. Kevin – Education and Urban Society, 2022
While postsecondary education appears to promote civic mindedness and engagement, relatively little is known about the association between civic outcomes and types of postsecondary education, as well as across different academic programs. Using a convenience sample from two postsecondary education institutions in the Mid-Atlantic U.S., this…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Outcomes of Education, Two Year Colleges, Citizen Participation
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Lee, Trevor Tsz-lok – Education and Urban Society, 2022
This paper contributes to our understanding of the micro-policy experience of an implemented curriculum from the perspective of students, in addition to teachers, as the key coupling agents in the schools of a Chinese global city. Although the phenomenon of decoupling in educational policy is widely recognized, much less attention has been paid to…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teaching Methods, Curriculum Implementation, Educational Policy
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Desai, Shiv R. – Education and Urban Society, 2022
One model for engaging young people to be more civically minded and to help them develop a critically conscious sociopolitical identity is through youth organizing and participatory action research. Over the last 3 years, I have worked with Leaders Organizing 2 Unite and Decriminalize (LOUD) members--a majority of which we system-involved--who…
Descriptors: Youth, Action Research, Participatory Research, Juvenile Justice
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Berry, Risha R.; Reardon, Robert Martin – Education and Urban Society, 2022
Leadership training and administrative experience are key components of sponsored mobility as the candidate's participation in district- or school-sponsored training for aspiring school principals combined with the opportunity to avail of administrative experiences effectively constitute a pipeline to the principalship. The literature reveals that…
Descriptors: Principals, African Americans, Leadership Training, Whites
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