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Fenton, Tara-Jeneil S. – Texas Education Review, 2018
The constituencies of the street economy (including itinerant labor, sex work, the selling and distribution of narcotics) serve as a suitable though non-ideal substitute to the formal economy (the macro, traditional, socially acceptable and politically approved labor market) for the purpose of acquiring monetary resources. The prerequisites for…
Descriptors: Economics, Public Education, Access to Education, Child Abuse
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Wing, Michelle; Saboda, Jennifer – Texas Education Review, 2018
In an era of increasing teacher accountability, charter schools are finding ways to circumnavigate the restrictions placed on public schools in regard to teacher certification. These efforts purportedly are being made to fill teacher shortages in high need areas, but realistically allow charter school teachers to avoid expensive and time-consuming…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Teacher Certification, State Legislation, Educational Legislation
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Pierce, Christian; Siraco, Justin – Texas Education Review, 2018
This paper examines the New York State Excelsior Scholarship and the criteria that must be met for students to be eligible to receive it. The main focus of this examination is how this scholarship aims to address access issues faced by students from low income families and how the program can be improved to better address their needs. Comparisons…
Descriptors: Scholarships, College Students, Eligibility, Low Income Students
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Omogun, Lakeya – Texas Education Review, 2018
The United States has a long history of marginalizing immigrant populations. Anti-immigration laws and ideologies have not only marginalized immigrant populations, but they have shaped the American educational system. Language policies, curricula, and standardized tests threaten the erasure of immigrant students' languages, cultures, and…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Identification, Literacy Education, Language Arts
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Lorenz, Kent A. – Texas Education Review, 2018
Quality physical education is the central component to a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP; CDC, 2013). This review begins with a summary of the benefits of physical activity (PA) participation for youth and outlines current PA recommendations and trends. Next, an introduction to the National Framework of Physical Education and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Holistic Approach, Physical Activity Level
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Wolcott, Jennifer Mdurvwa – Texas Education Review, 2018
This paper examines the ways in which people of color are systematically disadvantaged by the criminal justice system in the United States and questions who the true beneficiary of prison reform is. I review specific economic and educational policies that have contributed to this disenfranchisement, such as the School-to-Prison Pipeline, and…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Minority Groups, Disadvantaged, Social Action
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Aponte, Gladys Y. – Texas Education Review, 2018
The widespread degradation of immigrant communities of color in the Unites States has made the correlation between racial and linguistic discrimination increasingly clear. This paper describes some of the ways that the co-construction of race and language, or raciolinguistic ideologies (Flores & Rosa, 2015), further marginalize children of…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Immigrants, Race, Language
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Phelps, Ashley N. – Texas Education Review, 2018
Recent estimates suggest that youth spend approximately 80-93% of their working hours in a sedentary state, such as sitting or resting longer than usual (Institute of Medicine, 2013). Schools are conducive of this sedentary behavior and because of that, they have been identified as viable locations for children to be physically active. In order…
Descriptors: Life Style, Physical Activity Level, Holistic Approach, Health Promotion
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Urtel, Mark – Texas Education Review, 2018
Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs (CSPAPs) have been identified as an intervention toward improving physical activity opportunities for youth throughout the school day. One of the five elements of a CSPAP is afterschool programming. This paper translates the varied research about youth engagement in physical activity into a…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Physical Activities, After School Programs, Program Development
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Erwin, Heather – Texas Education Review, 2018
Purpose: The primary purpose of this study was to explore teacher and student perceptions of the implementation of two recess periods per day. Method: Participants were 12 teachers (representing all grade levels and areas) and 13 students (representing all grade levels) from a K-5 elementary school in the Southeastern United States. All…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
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Black, Victoria G.; Taylor, Zachary W. – Texas Education Review, 2018
Student fees remain an under-researched aspect of postsecondary education and finance (Kelchen, 2016). This study examines the mandatory and additional fees charged to full-time, in-state undergraduate students by public and private not-for-profit four-year institutions in Texas (n=96). Findings demonstrate the average four-year institution in…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Student Costs, Fees, Undergraduate Students
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Reeb-Reascos, Kathleen K.; Serniuk, Jennifer – Texas Education Review, 2018
Through discriminatory policies and neoliberal practices, public institutions have historically marginalized low-wage migrants on the basis of race, ethnicity, class, and English-language ability. Under the Trump administration and Republican-led Congress, anti-immigrant practices and rhetoric have intensified. This paper explores the impact of…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Neoliberalism
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Veenis, Jon C. – Texas Education Review, 2018
One of the claims asserted by advocates of the privatized school choice model is that Traditional Public Schools (TPSs) have failed in their efforts to ameliorate social inequalities for underserved populations. School choice models that support privatization and competition are typically associated with the idealization of market efficiencies, as…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, School Choice, Equal Education, Privatization
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Burgeson, Charlene – Texas Education Review, 2018
Physical activity has many health, social, and academic benefits for youth (United States Department of Health and Human Services [USDHHS], 2008). It can help children and adolescents improve cardiorespiratory fitness, build strong bones and muscles, maintain a healthy weight, reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, and reduce the risk of…
Descriptors: Life Style, Physical Activity Level, Health Promotion, Holistic Approach
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Fenves, Greg – Texas Education Review, 2018
Learning through experience is a powerful and important opportunity for undergraduate students. In this editorial, The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) President Greg Fenves details the short- and long-term significance of experience-based learning for students' development. Throughout Fenves' career, experiential learning has played a…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Experiential Learning, Student Development, Career Development
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