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Blitz, Lisa V.; Yull, Denise; Clauhs, Matthew – Urban Education, 2020
Decades of federal economic policies that have concentrated poverty into isolated communities have devastated urban education, and expose youth and families to high stress and trauma. Disproportionately negative outcomes for students of color and those who are economically disadvantaged can be understood as manifestations of negative racial school…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Trauma, Educational Environment, Poverty
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Reddick, Richard J. – Urban Education, 2020
William Banks' 1984 article "Afro-American Scholars in the University" situated Black faculty at predominantly White institutions in a milieu noting the uses and misuses of Black scholars, constituencies in conflict, the range of responses from Black scholars, and the standards and realities for their advancement in academia. Banks…
Descriptors: College Faculty, African American Teachers, Urban Education, Affirmative Action
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Croom, Marcus – Urban Education, 2020
This article focuses on some languaging that occurred during a race event within a literacy lesson involving a racially White, female adult and a racially Black, male child. I analyze an excerpt from this race event, illustrating an approach to race analysis which might be useful to the field of urban education. I ask, "What is the racial…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Urban Education, Critical Theory, Race
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Fuller, Rhema D.; Harrison, C. Keith; Bukstein, Scott J.; Martin, Brandon E.; Lawrence, S. Malia; Gadsby, Paige – Urban Education, 2020
The intersection of education, sport, and identity are important topics for urban education and educators. Using data collected from interviews with 27 African American male college athletes, the current study investigated the lived experiences of this demographic group as they formed ideas about "self" within the realm of higher…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, College Athletics, Athletes
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Brantlinger, Andrew – Urban Education, 2020
This article presents a critique of a teacher quality agenda promoted by a network of elitiste organizations in the United States. Network leaders posit that gaps in teacher quality cause achievement gaps. Their solution is to incentivize the graduates of the nation's most selective colleges to teach in hard-to-staff schools. Summarizing prior…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, College Graduates, Colleges, Selective Admission
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Desai, Shiv R. – Urban Education, 2019
The purpose of this article is to describe a pedagogical inquiry the author conducted to engage preservice teachers in social justice praxis and teacher activism to address the impact of racial profiling on classroom interactions by utilizing the Trayvon Martin case. The Martin case provided the opportunity to have rich, meaningful discussions…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Profiles, Racial Discrimination, Preservice Teachers
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Gomez, Kimberley; Gomez, Louis M.; Cooper, Benjamin; Lozano, Maritza; Mancevice, Nicole – Urban Education, 2019
Annually, thousands of U.S. students fail high school introductory biology. The language demands of biology are large, and science teachers are often unprepared to support students' language needs. Here, we describe a 4-week summer high school introductory biology course executed in a large West Coast city. Our aim was to help 33 students recover…
Descriptors: Biology, Introductory Courses, High School Students, Summer Schools
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Crowley, Ryan – Urban Education, 2019
The author draws from critical Whiteness studies and the sociological imagination to show how three White preservice teachers in an urban education program used personal experiences with racial privilege to understand structural racism. These stories depart from portrayals of race-evasive White teachers who struggle to engage with critical…
Descriptors: Whites, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Urban Teaching
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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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Cunningham, Heather B. – Urban Education, 2019
This qualitative study explores short-term international student teaching (IST) as an avenue to develop two capacities related to cultural responsiveness among a group of U.S. preservice teachers (PSTs) in Mexico. Cultural noticing involves perceiving details about cultural context. Cultural responding involves using what is noticed to adapt…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Teaching, Student Teachers, Urban Education
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Gatti, Lauren – Urban Education, 2019
In this article, I employ sociocultural theory to analyze the learning to teach process of two novice teachers enrolled in one Urban Teacher Residency (UTR). Findings show that Genesis and Jackie were differentially drawing on programmatic, disciplinary, relational, experiential, and dispositional resources as they learned to teach in an urban…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Urban Areas, Supervision, Classroom Techniques
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Ribeiro, Norberto; Malafaia, Carla; Neves, Tiago; Menezes, Isabel – Urban Education, 2019
This article examines the perceptions of young migrants (and non-migrants), their parents, and teachers to discuss whether the school is a device of inclusion or a device of exclusion that produces inequalities. It presents qualitative and quantitative data collected in the urban areas of Lisbon and Porto. First, we analyze data from 14 focus…
Descriptors: Inclusion, School Role, Immigrants, Equal Education
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Portnoi, Laura M.; Kwong, Tiffany M. – Urban Education, 2019
Drawing upon standpoint theory and phenomenology, this study chronicles the lived experiences of 16 successful female first-generation students of color as they pursued K-12 schooling and accessed higher education. Findings indicate that a complex set of school, family, peer, and personal factors affected students' lived experiences in their urban…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Resistance (Psychology), Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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King, LaGarrett J. – Urban Education, 2019
I argue in this article that a close examination of preservice teachers' Black history knowledge is needed to possibly improve curricular and instructional approaches of Black education. Seven preservice teachers were studied and asked to write Black history narratives to ascertain how they interpreted Black history. I analyzed these responses…
Descriptors: African Americans, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Race
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Kunesh, Claire E.; Noltemeyer, Amity – Urban Education, 2019
The disproportionate discipline of Black male students is a pervasive problem in U.S. schools. To examine the role of stereotypes in disciplinary disproportionality, pre-service teachers were randomly assigned to read a vignette about a defiant student. Those who read a vignette about a Black student believed that the student was more likely to…
Descriptors: Males, African American Students, Vignettes, Preservice Teachers
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