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Song, Sue-Yeon – Education and Urban Society, 2020
This study examined the effects of governance in higher education on the changing structures of universities, focusing on three major aspects: the marketization of higher education, new circuits of academic capitalist knowledge, and the quality of higher education. To do so, the study employed time-series-cross-sectional (TSCS) data analysis with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, Universities, Commercialization
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Martinez, Eligio; Huerta, Adrian H. – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Chicanos/Latinos comprise the largest racial and ethnic population in the U.S. public K-12 schools, yet hold some of the largest rates of academic underperformance in high school and college completion. This study aims at understanding the academic trajectories of five Chicano/Latino males and their decision to enlist in the military after high…
Descriptors: Social Mobility, Hispanic American Students, Underachievement, Decision Making
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Khezri, Nashmin; Rezaei, Mehdi; Aram, Mozafarl – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Formal education in Iran, especially higher education, has been a means to smoothen the road to social mobility, provide good jobs, and boost people's earnings. Now, being a university graduate and remaining unemployed is regarded as a challenge. In addition, governments consider this new unemployment a threat to their legitimacy. It seems that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Content Analysis, Social Mobility
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Jeynes, William H. – Education and Urban Society, 2020
This meta-analysis of 14 studies examines the relationship between abstinence-only programs and the sexual behavior and--attitudes of urban students from middle school to early in college. The results indicate a significant relationship between abstinence-only programs and the outcomes examined. Abstinence-only programs, as a whole, were…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior, Health Behavior
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McCardle, Todd – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Situated within scholarly research on tracking, within-school racial segregation, and student career aspirations, this qualitative study examines how three Black students in the mainstream program at a magnet high school in the Southeastern United States discussed their career aspirations. Results indicate that while each participant aspired to…
Descriptors: Occupational Aspiration, African American Students, Magnet Schools, High School Students
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Badrkhani, Parisa – Education and Urban Society, 2020
There are large number of students from around the world who are planning to continue their education in the U.S. universities. They have different nationalities, cultural backgrounds, social beliefs, and so on. Moreover, the educators who are from different countries have the special cultures. This is their task to manage the culturally diverse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Student Diversity, College Faculty
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Öcal, Adem; Yigittir, Süleyman; Kyburiene, Laima; Navickiene, Gemma – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Whether on a national or an international level, it is important to settle how values are comprehended and justified. This study investigates how university students in Turkey and Lithuania make sense of certain values. The study has a pattern of a case study. The respondent selection was made by benefiting from the studies conducted in both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Adults, Social Justice, Freedom
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Wallace, Denelle L.; Gagen, Linda M. – Education and Urban Society, 2020
The growing diversity of student populations within the public schools of the United States and the lack of diversity present in the current pool of certified teachers are of great interest to colleges and universities seeking to increase the diversity of teacher candidates. Researchers explored the factors that encouraged African American male…
Descriptors: African Americans, Decision Making, Teacher Education Programs, Elementary School Teachers
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Hara, May – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Teacher candidates are central to the implementation of educational policy in schools, but receive little professional training around policy in their teacher education coursework or in their practicum experiences in the field. In examining this disconnect, this article explores the following questions: What do teacher candidates know about…
Descriptors: Discussion Groups, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Policy
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Herberger, Gregory; Immekus, Jason; Ingle, W. Kyle – Education and Urban Society, 2020
In response to the "Meredith v. Jefferson County Board of Education" Supreme Court decision, Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) reconfigured the district's race-based student assignment and implemented a race- and socioeconomic-based student assignment plan. Using hierarchical linear multiple regression, this study examined students'…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, College Readiness, Race, Socioeconomic Background
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Piyapong, Janmaimool – Education and Urban Society, 2020
University students are expected by the general public to be active in pro-environmental behaviors due to their environmental knowledge and relevant education. However, it is still unclear whether students only educated in environmental knowledge will decide to engage in green behaviors. This study investigates factors that determine university…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Activism, Ecology, Environmental Education
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French, Kate Rollert – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Drawing from the experiences and reflections of new urban educators, this study examines how teachers undergo their first year of teaching on account of their student teaching. Using "Situated Learning Theory"--with an emphasis on legitimate peripheral participation--this study explores how sociocultural and contextual elements of…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Urban Teaching, Urban Education, Self Efficacy
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ALSharari, Mufadhi Ratyan Mufadhi – Education and Urban Society, 2020
The study sought to measure the Saudi universities' capabilities and readiness for qualifying graduates to achieve the Saudi Vision 2030 to overcome the gap between the readiness of the university and the national goal if exist to help decision makers to explore actual achievements against the national goals. To assess the performance, this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Colleges, College Graduates, Readiness
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Audley, Shannon – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Student respect toward teachers is traditionally considered in terms of behavior or authority. Yet, because of cultural differences and historic oppression of marginalized students in schools, not all students express respect in ways in which teachers are familiar. Because of structural inequalities and individual differences, standard behavioral…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Cultural Differences, Teacher Attitudes, Power Structure
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Khan, Shana Sanam – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Standardized testing is an applauded system of testing due to the uniformity that it offers. The idea is that in standardized testing, because every student is being asked exactly the same question and each question has only one specific answer, standardized examinations are neutral, value free, and exonerated from the subjectivity that an…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Aptitude Tests, Bilingual Students, Minority Group Students
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