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Anderson, Jeffrey Alvin; Chen, Ming-E; Min, Mina; Watkins, Lara L. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
After receiving a multiyear federal grant, an urban school district and community agency that focused on family literacy implemented a comprehensive school reform initiative called Providence Full Service Community Schools (PFSCS). A host of community partners collaborated to develop the PFSCS model with the broad goal of strategically connecting…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Community Schools, Family Literacy, Partnerships in Education
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Pearlman-Avnion, Shiri; Grayevsky, Mor – Education and Urban Society, 2019
The present study uses qualitative and quantitative methods to examine whether homeschooled youth in the largely urbanized social context of Israel differ in their level of civic engagement and social self-efficacy from that of their peers educated at school. Participants completed quantitative questionnaires on civic engagement and social…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Civics, Citizen Participation, Foreign Countries
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Crawford, Emily R. – Education and Urban Society, 2018
This case study focuses on a 2008 incident where Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) vans appeared near a K-5 elementary school. It was the first time school personnel experienced the impact of federal immigration agents policing illegality in their school community, and the event set off a chain of decision-making choices as to how…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Law Enforcement, Undocumented Immigrants, Principals
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Green, Terrance L. – Education and Urban Society, 2018
For decades, reform has been a persistent issue in urban schools. Research suggests that urban school reforms that are connected to equitable community development efforts are more sustainable, and that principals play a pivot role in leading such efforts. Yet, limited research has explored how urban school principals connect school reform with…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Community Development, Educational Change, School Community Relationship
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Sharma, Manu – Education and Urban Society, 2018
This article draws awareness to the subtle and seeping "common sense" mentality of neoliberalism and deficit thinking assumptions about racially marginalized students in inner-city schools. From a literature review conducted on deficit thinking and deficit practices in schools, I developed three different frameworks for understanding the…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Urban Education, Racial Discrimination, Sociocultural Patterns
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Oikonomidoy, Eleni – Education and Urban Society, 2018
Drawing insights from a qualitative study with 15 newcomer immigrant students, this article examines the students' developing understandings of the meaning of diversity in school. Although contradictory, the students' collective narratives reveal a keen analysis of a complex social setting, in which race, language, and nationality are seen…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Migrant Children, Student Attitudes, High School Students
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Dunn, Alyssa Hadley; Downey, C. Aiden – Education and Urban Society, 2018
This study explores the impetus for and impact of four urban teachers' extracurricular investments. Framing teacher investment as work voluntarily undertaken with an eye toward bringing about a highly desired, yet highly uncertain, end, we argue that the outcome of these often-hidden investments have identity and career implications for teachers.…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Education
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Vervaet, Roselien; Van Houtte, Mieke; Stevens, Peter A. J. – Education and Urban Society, 2018
In this study, we investigate the association between a school's ethnic composition, the track in which teachers teach, and their level of involvement with multicultural teaching (MCT) in the Flemish context, taking into account the ethnic prejudice of teachers. Multilevel analyses of data from 590 Flemish teachers in 40 Belgian secondary schools…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Secondary School Students, Teacher Characteristics, Foreign Countries
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Baytiyeh, Hoda – Education and Urban Society, 2018
The impacts of recurring disasters on vulnerable urban societies have been tragic in terms of destruction and fatalities. However, disaster risk education that promotes risk mitigation and disaster preparedness has been shown to be effective in minimizing the impacts of recurring disasters on urban societies. Although the recent integration of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Natural Disasters, Emergency Programs
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Carey, Roderick L. – Education and Urban Society, 2018
As educators and service providers in urban schools encourage student college going at higher rates than ever, policy and practice on school improvement discourses would benefit from incorporating students' perspectives underlying family-based, "college-going dilemmas" that frame their college preparation. This qualitative article…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Males, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
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Cramer, Elizabeth; Little, Mary E.; McHatton, Patricia Alvarez – Education and Urban Society, 2018
In the more than 60 years since the "Brown v. Board of Education" ruling, the United States has been struggling to assure educational equality for all learners. This article will review how attempts at equality such as accountability and standardization movements have failed to close opportunity gaps for vulnerable and marginalized…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, Accountability, Special Education
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Gann, Courtney; Carpenter, Dan – Education and Urban Society, 2018
The purpose of this research study was to investigate the teaching and learning strategies used by homeschool parents with high school students. A qualitative case study was used which began with the administration of an open-ended questionnaire to a homeschool community in the southern United States. Twenty-nine parents completed the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Teaching Methods, Learning Strategies, High School Students
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Latimore, T. Lorraine; Peguero, Anthony A.; Popp, Ann Marie; Shekarkhar, Zahra; Koo, Dixie J. – Education and Urban Society, 2018
School-based discipline can negatively shape the educational outcomes of students, particularly for racial and ethnic minorities. Because racial and ethnic minority youth are at risk for educational failure and marginalized within schools, academic and sport extracurricular activities are often presented as a means to ameliorate educational risk…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Discipline
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Thomas, Matthew A. M. – Education and Urban Society, 2018
Research on Teach For America (TFA) continues to grow, but scant scholarship has explored the experiences of its corps members working in special education in urban schools. As teachers who require in-depth knowledge of legal and liability processes as well as effective pedagogical practices, corps members in special education positions have…
Descriptors: Special Education, Reflection, Urban Schools, Teaching Experience
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Chen, Jin; Zerquera, Desiree – Education and Urban Society, 2018
Focusing on a cohort of high school students from a Midwest metropolitan region, this study combines multiple sources of data and uses a multinomial logistic regression to model student postsecondary choices with respect to whether and where to attend college. Specifically, we examined the enrollment patterns by proximity to the home region and…
Descriptors: High School Students, College Choice, Regression (Statistics), Enrollment
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