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Hunter, Richard C. – Education and Urban Society, 2009
This article reviews educational initiatives of state and federal government that were designed to remedy the effects of racial segregation on Black public school students in the United States after the famous "Brown v. Board of Education" decisions. Several policy and legal initiatives are reviewed, including school desegregation,…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, School Restructuring, Privatization, School Desegregation
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McNeal, Laura R. – Education and Urban Society, 2009
Approximately 50 years ago, "Brown v. Board of Education" was viewed by many as a turning point in American history that crystallized a national movement to eliminate state-enforced racially segregated public education. However, in recent years many parents, educators, and policy makers in education have begun to question whether…
Descriptors: United States History, Equal Education, Community Schools, Voluntary Desegregation
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Ellsasser, Christopher Ward – Education and Urban Society, 2008
Our least-served students are taught by our least-experienced teachers. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, teachers in high-poverty public schools are twice as likely to transfer to another school as their colleagues in low-poverty public schools. Consequently, many students in high-poverty, urban public schools spend…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Public Schools, Poverty, Educational Philosophy
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Reitzug, Ulrich C.; West, Deborah L.; Angel, Roma – Education and Urban Society, 2008
Instructional leadership has long been advocated as a primary responsibility of principals. What is unclear, however, is the role that instructional leadership plays in the current high-stakes testing era in the daily work lives of principals, how they practice as instructional leaders, and toward what instructional outcomes they strive. This…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Leadership Responsibility
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Chrispeels, Janet H.; Burke, Peggy H.; Johnson, Peggy; Daly, Alan J. – Education and Urban Society, 2008
School and district effectiveness studies show that high levels of student achievement are possible when schools and the district act as coordinated units of change. There is also a growing recognition that principals cannot lead alone and that school leadership teams (SLTs) are essential to the improvement process. Limited studies have explored…
Descriptors: Schools, Central Office Administrators, School Districts, Relationship
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Theoharis, George – Education and Urban Society, 2008
This article comes from an investigation into the identities and leadership traits of seven urban school principals committed to social justice across elementary, middle, and high school levels. These administrators believed that enacting social justice for marginalized students was instrumental in their desire to become school leaders and central…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Urban Schools, Leadership Responsibility, Principals
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Furman, Jim S. – Education and Urban Society, 2008
This article builds on the results of an analysis of reviews of data-based research literature in the field of multicultural teacher education. The author discusses two examples of major findings from the seven reviews considered: the amount and quality of research and the hidden curriculum of teacher education. Limitations of the reviews are also…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Multicultural Education, Investigations, Literature Reviews
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Kearney, Janet E. – Education and Urban Society, 2008
An urban school district developed strategies for recruiting and retaining minority teachers. Examination of data on teachers hired over a 3-year period found the retention rate for African American teachers was slightly higher than that of European American teachers. Teachers with at least 3 years' experience in the district were surveyed as to…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Urban Schools, Class Size, School Districts
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Whitted, Kathryn S.; Dupper, David R. – Education and Urban Society, 2008
Students need a strong, positive relationship with caring adults in school. Although the vast majority of adults in authority interact respectfully with students, some adults physically and psychologically bully students. This article examines the extent to which 50 alternative education students reported being victimized by teachers or other…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Student Surveys, Educational Experience, Bullying
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Militello, Matthew; Metzger, Scott Alan; Bowers, Alex J. – Education and Urban Society, 2008
This article examines the implications of competition between school districts in a mid-Michigan metropolitan area. Over the 10-year period after Michigan's major school-funding reform in 1994, many urban and suburban districts found themselves competing for per-pupil state funding. Suburban districts need extra students to make up budgetary…
Descriptors: Competition, School Districts, Educational Facilities, Metropolitan Areas
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Adams, Brian – Education and Urban Society, 2008
This article examines campaign finance activity in two large school districts: San Francisco, California and Hillsborough County, Florida. Using datasets containing contributions to school board candidates, it explores from whom candidates raise campaign funds. The findings indicate that entities with material interests in school board decisions,…
Descriptors: Elections, Fund Raising, Board Candidates, School District Size
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Carolan, Brian V. – Education and Urban Society, 2008
Many urban school districts have recently implemented sweeping reforms that alter the ways in which educational services are administered. The environment in which these reforms are embedded is increasingly and more directly tied to core political institutions and business elites. Hence, as this dependence has grown, districts have become more…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Administrative Organization, Urban Schools, School Districts
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Garcia, David R. – Education and Urban Society, 2008
This article focuses on how parental school choices affect the degree of racial and academic segregation in charter schools. The research design allows for a direct comparison of the racial and academic conditions of the district schools students exited to the charter schools they entered. Parents choose to leave more racially integrated district…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Racial Composition, School Choice, School Segregation
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Hogrebe, Mark C.; Kyei-Blankson, Lydia; Zou, Li – Education and Urban Society, 2008
Using percentage of students at proficient and advanced levels for science on the Missouri Assessment Program in St. Louis area school districts, this study investigates the relationship of scientific attainment with school variables of enrollment, percentage of students receiving free/reduced lunch, instructional expenditures per student,…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, School Districts, Correlation, Lunch Programs
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Torres, Mario S., Jr.; Callahan, Jamie L. – Education and Urban Society, 2008
This study explores the court system's treatment of students' Fourth Amendment rights in cases emerging from contrasting minority school settings and whether discrepancies exist in case outcomes between these extremes. From virtually every search and seizure case that occurred between the 1985 U.S. Supreme Court case in "New Jersey v.…
Descriptors: Courts, Search and Seizure, Court Litigation, Psychological Patterns
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