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Havlik, Stacey A.; Schultheis, Kara; Schneider, Kaitlyn; Neason, Erin – Urban Education, 2020
Through engaging in interviews with 10 local educational agency liaisons, this study provides insight into their roles, challenges, and training in serving children and youth experiencing homelessness. Using thematic analysis to analyze transcripts, common themes were uncovered. The findings highlight the liaisons' challenges related to…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Urban Areas, School Districts, Agency Role
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Jacobs, Katrina Bartow – Urban Education, 2019
Drawing on culturally responsive pedagogy (CRP) and the development of cultural competence, this study explores how teacher learners in a critical inquiry group narrated and discussed their urban field experiences, particularly in regard to equity-oriented literacy education. More specifically, this study demonstrates both the impact that…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Culturally Relevant Education, Literacy Education, Equal Education
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Siwatu, Kamau Oginga; Putman, S. Michael; Starker-Glass, Tehia V.; Lewis, Chance W. – Urban Education, 2017
This article reports on the development and initial validation of the Culturally Responsive Classroom Management Self-Efficacy Scale. Data from 380 preservice and inservice teachers were used to examine the psychometric properties of the instrument. Exploratory factor analysis results suggested a one-factor structure consisting of 35 items and the…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Self Efficacy, Test Construction, Test Validity
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Matias, Cheryl E.; Liou, Daniel D. – Urban Education, 2015
Critical Race Theory and Critical Whiteness Studies assert colorblindness flourishes when most urban teachers who are White feel emotionally uncomfortable to engage in dynamics of race in the classroom. Colorblind ideology distorts urban teaching because it presumes (a) many White teachers are missionaries trained to save and (b) urban schools are…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Epistemology, Activism
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Goldenberg, Barry M. – Urban Education, 2014
The racial "mismatch" between a non-White student public school population and a primarily White teaching force continues to be underexamined through an appropriate cultural lens. This literature review provides examples of how White teachers must properly recognize non-White students' actions and rhetoric in classroom settings as…
Descriptors: Teachers, Urban Schools, Minority Group Students, Whites
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Bennett, Susan V. – Urban Education, 2013
I investigated eight preservice teachers' understandings about culturally responsive pedagogy as they tutored children in writing from different ethnic, socioeconomic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds in an afterschool program at a local community center. I utilized an embedded case study and chose constant comparison, within-case analysis and…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Reflection, Student Teachers, Community Centers
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Jackson, Kara; Wilson, Jonee – Urban Education, 2012
This article reports on a review of the mathematics education research literature 1989-May 2011 specific to K-12 African American students' opportunities to learn mathematics. Although we identify important developments in the literature, we conclude that the existing research base generally remains at the level of broad principles or orientations…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Mathematics Education, Literature Reviews, Time Perspective
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Tatum, Alfred W.; Muhammad, Gholnecsar E. – Urban Education, 2012
Advancing the literacy development of African American males in contexts that are characteristically urban has been a challenging task for educators across the P-12 spectrum. Frames that have been traditionally used to improve the reading achievement of African American males have not reversed trends in reading achievement that find many of these…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Urban Schools, Reading Achievement
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Sleeter, Christine E. – Urban Education, 2012
Globally, over the last two decades, attention to culturally responsive, multicultural approaches to teaching have largely been supplanted by standardized curricula and pedagogy that derive from neoliberal business models of school reform. In this essay, I discuss three factors that contribute to the marginalization of culturally responsive…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Teaching Methods, Culturally Relevant Education, Multicultural Education
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Irby, Decoteau J.; Hall, H. Bernard – Urban Education, 2011
Grounded in critical and culturally relevant theory, hip-hop-based education (HHBE) research documents the use of hip-hop in educational settings. Despite the richness of the emerging field, overreliance on teacher-researcher perspectives leaves much to be desired. Little is known of the extent and ways HHBE is used by nonresearching K-12…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Technology, Researchers, Music
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Dunn, Alyssa Hadley – Urban Education, 2011
Though international teachers have been present in U.S. schools for decades, their recruitment for urban schools as a response to the supposed teacher shortage is a relatively new phenomenon with little research to support it. This study examines international teachers' recruitment and preparation for urban environments. Informed by classroom…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Teacher Recruitment, Foreign Workers, Teacher Orientation
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Bunar, Nihad – Urban Education, 2011
Multicultural urban schools in Sweden are facing two major challenges. First, the communities the schools serve are stigmatized and economically impoverished, leading to growing concerns regarding the quality of education, lack of credibility, and outflow of students. The second challenge is the ambivalent relationships with students' parents…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Niesz, Tricia – Urban Education, 2010
The last two decades have seen dramatic change in U.S. schooling as a response to high-stakes accountability and market-based reform movements. Critics cite a number of unfortunate consequences of these movements, especially for students in urban schools. This article explores the troubling ironies related to one strategy for survival in this…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Middle Schools, Educational Change, Accountability
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Shealey, Monika Williams; McHatton, Patricia Alvarez; Farmer, Jennie – Urban Education, 2009
In this article, the authors discuss the context of urban special education and the complexities of meeting the demands of standards-based reform in urban settings. The study presented highlights the voices of urban special educators in two large urban school districts as they navigate meeting the demands of teaching students with disabilities,…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, School Districts, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Donnell, Kelly – Urban Education, 2007
How do beginning teachers experience the complex process of learning to teach in an urban setting? This article contributes to the literature on teaching in urban settings by theorizing the process of learning to teach based on longitudinal interview data generated from practitioners who were viewed by the researcher as critical informants. The…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Urban Teaching