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Lopez Kershen, Julianna; Weiner, Jennie Miles; Torres, Chris – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2018
This qualitative study focuses on how early career charter school teachers (n = 20) in schools utilizing a "no excuses" discipline approach describe their interactions with students. Using positioning theory as an analytic tool, we explore how teachers engage the language of no excuses discipline and associated behaviors to position…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Beginning Teachers, Zero Tolerance Policy, Teacher Student Relationship
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Brewster, Kendra R. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2018
Critical service learning requires that students grapple with power even as they negotiate with discourses that frame service as transformative for others, without the reciprocal effect of service learners being transformed. To highlight microprocesses in power, this article uses figured worlds to explore the positional identities of service…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Power Structure, Identification, College Students
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Price-Dennis, Detra; Holmes, Kathlene; Smith, Emily E. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2016
This article examines classroom practices that draw upon students' understandings of race and equity as they engage in critical literature inquiry to explore issues of power in our society. Our research team, comprising a fifth-grade classroom teacher, a doctoral candidate, and a university professor, analyzed students' written and digital…
Descriptors: Race, Inquiry, Grade 5, Elementary School Students
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Borrero, Noah E.; Flores, Esther; de la Cruz, Gabriel – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2016
A group of preservice and first year teachers share their experiences as new teachers of Color entering the profession in urban public schools. Specifically, these novice teachers discuss the transition from an urban education teacher preparation program into the classroom and their successes and challenges enacting culturally relevant pedagogy.…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Social Justice
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Amos, Yukari Takimoto – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2016
In response to the increasing number of Spanish-speaking students at public schools, Spanish-speaking teachers are in demand. In regards to this high demand, how are Latina/o bilingual education teachers treated at school? Using critical race theory's counter-stories, this study investigated the working conditions of two Latina bilingual teachers.…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Bilingual Teachers, Bilingual Education, Public Schools
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Bondy, Elizabeth; Hambacher, Elyse; Murphy, Amy S.; Wolkenhauer, Rachel; Krell, Desi – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2015
The purpose of this article is to report on an effort to cultivate a critical social justice perspective and critical social justice praxis among educators enrolled in an online graduate program. Although the entire program was organized around themes of equity, collaboration, and leadership, this study focused on educators' perspectives of the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Seminars, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods
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Montaño, Elizabeth – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2015
When California legislators passed the California Charter School Act of 1992, it allowed parents the choice of sending their children to public charter schools, places where teachers would have more autonomy and where schools faced exemptions from state education codes and from collective bargaining contracts. Hope Charter School (a pseudonym;…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Unions, Teacher Associations, Teaching Experience
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Sanchez, Tony R. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2007
This study examined 15 secondary American history textbooks to evaluate their accuracy in depicting Native Americans as a follow-up to studies by Costo and Henry (1970) and Loewen (1995). The criteria embodied an authenticity guideline based upon the Five Great Values with a rating scale between 1 (lowest) and 5 (highest). The results indicate…
Descriptors: United States History, Textbook Content, Textbooks, Familiarity