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Yoon, Ee-Seul – Educational Policy, 2020
Various sociological perspectives have been applied to facilitate school choice research over the past two decades, as showcased in this "2020 Yearbook of Politics of Education Association." Among them, Pierre Bourdieu's concepts and theories stand out as a catalyst for the field's sociological development. My first objective in this…
Descriptors: School Choice, Social Capital, Social Theories, Political Attitudes
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Moschetti, Mauro Carlos; Verger, Antoni – Educational Policy, 2020
Sociological research on school choice has mostly been dominated by studies analyzing the experiences of middle-class families rather than marginalized or minority populations. Drawing on 8 months of ethnographic case study research, this article explores the school choice experiences of disadvantaged families accessing publicly subsidized low-fee…
Descriptors: Private Schools, School Choice, School Policy, Disadvantaged
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Potterton, Amanda U. – Educational Policy, 2020
I introduce the concept of parental accountability by examining how parents understand and cope with what I characterize are pressures fostered by the long-standing public-school choice market in Arizona. Parental accountability refers to the sensemaking, experiences, and consequences that are related to decision-making in a school choice…
Descriptors: Accountability, School Choice, Parent Attitudes, Stress Variables
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Malin, Joel R.; Lubienski, Christopher; Mensa-Bonsu, Queenstar – Educational Policy, 2020
This study treats Indiana (2010-2018) as a case in which to examine media-based coverage, deliberation, and ethical and empirical framings as school choice reforms were being taken up and as they evolved and accelerated. Within this time-frame, Indiana transformed into a leading state in school choice reforms. Both repetitive and shifting…
Descriptors: Educational Change, School Choice, Politics of Education, News Reporting
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Sattin-Bajaj, Carolyn; Jennings, Jennifer L. – Educational Policy, 2020
Drawing on interviews with 88 middle school counselors tasked with implementing New York City's high school choice policy, we show that counselors largely question the policy's legitimacy and the equity of the high school assignments it produces. By highlighting issues of transparency and procedural fairness that threaten counselors' acceptance of…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Attitudes, High Schools, School Choice
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Jabbar, Huriya; Chanin, Jesse; Haynes, Jamie; Slaughter, Sara – Educational Policy, 2020
Despite the growing media attention paid to charter-school unions, comparatively little empirical research exists. Drawing on interview data from two cities (Detroit, MI, and New Orleans, LA), our exploratory study examined charter-school teachers' motivations for organizing, the political and power dimensions, and the framing of unions by both…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Unions, Charter Schools, Teacher Motivation
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Lingard, Bob – Educational Policy, 2020
This paper on the political sociology of school choice policies has been written as a supplement to the essays in the 2020 Politics of Education Association Yearbook and locates them in cognate literatures. In addition, the papers are situated against the changing political and global contexts of such policies, as global pressures, discourses, and…
Descriptors: School Choice, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Politics of Education
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Quinn, Rand; Ogburn, Laura – Educational Policy, 2020
We examine the role of ideas in the politics of school choice policy and situate our study within scholarship that understands frames and logics as types of ideas operating in the foreground and background of policy debates. Our data are from a case study of political contention over portfolio management reform (in which a central office oversees…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Politics of Education, School Choice, Educational Change
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Zancajo, Adrián – Educational Policy, 2020
This article presents the findings of research focused on schools' responses to competitive environments. Using the Chilean education market as a case study, the article analyzes not only the responses developed by schools in different domains in the face of competitive incentives but also their diversity, as well as motivations, rationalities,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Competition, Foreign Countries, Incentives
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Jessen, Sarah Butler; DiMartino, Catherine – Educational Policy, 2020
This article uses edvertising as a vehicle through which to examine autonomy and control for key agents in education when market-like reforms are combined with privately led management of schools. We begin by outlining the philosophical foundations of school choice from the perspective of autonomy and control, and then lay out the case of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Administrative Organization, School Choice, Institutional Autonomy
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Termes, Andreu; Edwards, D. Brent, Jr.; Verger, Antoni – Educational Policy, 2020
Educational public-private partnerships (EPPP) have been widely implemented in the Philippines, primarily through the Education Service Contracting (ESC) voucher. Yet, the effects of this voucher on privatization of education, school choice, and competition dynamics remain largely understudied. This article addresses this gap through an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Private Sector, School Choice
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Li, Amy Y. – Educational Policy, 2020
Performance funding policies for higher education allocate appropriations to public institutions based on student outcomes such as degree completions. This study investigates whether a special science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) incentive in 13 state performance funding policies leads to greater undergraduate degree…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Financial Support, Higher Education, STEM Education
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Kavanagh, Kara M.; Fisher-Ari, Teresa R. – Educational Policy, 2020
Nested within a 5-year examination of Teach for America (TFA) corps members' experiences with learning to teach, this article focuses on the salient theme of "Reform Models" found in data collected when a highly publicized testing cheating scandal was breaking in this urban district. Using constructivist grounded theory, researchers…
Descriptors: Accountability, Public Policy, Educational Policy, Educational Change
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Muschkin, Clara G.; Ladd, Helen F.; Dodge, Kenneth A.; Bai, Yu – Educational Policy, 2020
Based on growing evidence of the long-term benefits of enriched early childhood experiences, we evaluate the potential for addressing gender disparities in elementary school through early care and education programs. Specifically, we explore the community-wide effects of two statewide initiatives in North Carolina on gender differences in academic…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Grade 4
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DeFeo, Dayna Jean; Berman, Matthew; Hirshberg, Diane – Educational Policy, 2020
Using survey responses from public school teachers and principals in Alaska, this article describes their understanding of tenure statute, and how that understanding affected support, perceived effectiveness, and valuation of tenure. Teachers and principals who inflated tenure protections were more likely to support it; the more teachers inflated…
Descriptors: Tenure, Public Schools, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes
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