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Ellison, Douglas W.; Woods, Amelia Mays – Urban Education, 2020
The increase in teacher attrition has been substantial in U.S. public schools over the past three decades. The impact this trend has on student learning is pronounced, especially in high-poverty schools. Minimal research has focused on the resilient teachers who stay in these settings and the personal, professional, and biographical influences…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Resilience (Psychology), Poverty, Economically Disadvantaged
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Borrero, Noah; Yeh, Christine – Urban Education, 2020
We explored the associations of collective self-esteem and parent educational practices with school engagement in a sample of 128 Samoan middle and high school students in an urban school district. Simultaneous regression analysis revealed that each of these independent variables contributed to significant variance in school engagement.…
Descriptors: Samoan Americans, Self Esteem, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Kosunen, Sonja; Bernelius, Venla; Seppänen, Piia; Porkka, Miina – Urban Education, 2020
We explore the interconnections of pupil admission and school choice with the socioeconomic composition of schools in the city of Espoo, Finland. We analyze pupil enrollment from residential areas, and compare the schools' expected and actual socioeconomic profiles using GIS software (MapInfo). Social-diversification mechanisms within urban…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Choice, Secondary Schools, Enrollment Trends
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Lacoe, Johanna – Urban Education, 2020
A safe environment is a prerequisite for productive learning. Using a unique panel data set of survey responses from New York City middle school students, the article provides insight into the relationship between feelings of safety in the classroom and academic achievement. The survey data include the reported feelings of safety for more than…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, School Safety, Educational Environment, Urban Schools
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Hines-Datiri, Dorothy; Carter Andrews, Dorinda J. – Urban Education, 2020
Black girls are more likely to be suspended or expelled through exclusionary discipline than their female counterparts, but continue to be overlooked and understudied. This article presents a case for using critical race feminism and figured worlds as theoretical frameworks for examining the effects of zero tolerance policies on Black girls. We…
Descriptors: African American Students, Females, Suspension, Expulsion
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Woulfin, Sarah L. – Urban Education, 2020
This article explicates the structure, content, and pedagogy of an urban district's professional development for literacy coaches. To analyze qualitative data on a district's yearlong coach professional development, I utilize situated cognition theory. Observation and interview data reveal that the coach community of practice (CCOP) was a venue in…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Professional Development, Urban Schools, Literacy
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Li, Nan; Peters, Angela W. – Urban Education, 2020
English Language Learners (ELLs) are the fastest growing segment of school population, especially in urban schools. The teaching workforce has relatively unchanged to match this fast growth. Data found no measurable difference in the percentages of teachers' ethnic backgrounds between 1999-2000 and 2007-2008. This mismatch creates the demand for…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Turner, Erica O.; Spain, Angeline K. – Urban Education, 2020
How do school district administrators make sense of educational equity as they undertake reform? This study examines tracking policymaking in two urban school districts. Using case studies and an interpretive approach, the study highlights school district leaders' shifting ways of making sense of tracking and (in)equity while facing achievement…
Descriptors: Budgets, Retrenchment, Track System (Education), Gifted
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Kumi-Yeboah, Alex – Urban Education, 2020
Educational resilience is often linked to educational success of various immigrant youth including Black immigrants despite the challenges they face. However, few studies have explored the factors that promote and/or constrain educational resilience and academic achievement of Black immigrants. To address this gap, the current article focuses on…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Academic Achievement, Immigrants, Minority Group Students
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Posey-Maddox, Linn; Haley-Lock, Anna – Urban Education, 2020
We examined how parents and educators in a low-income school conceptualize parental engagement, and how school, work, and family domains together shape these parties' practices as well as understandings of how and why parents engage. From interviews with the principal, five teachers, and 17 mothers of children at a Title I elementary school, we…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Low Income, Economically Disadvantaged, Disadvantaged Schools
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Marschall, Melissa J.; Shah, Paru R. – Urban Education, 2020
This study compares what schools are doing to engage parents and analyzes the efficacy of these initiatives across predominantly Black, Latino, and White schools. Using the National Center for Education Statistics's (NCES) Schools and Staffing Surveys (SASS, 1999-2004), we specify a model that accounts both for factors associated with school…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Educational Policy, Program Effectiveness, Minority Groups
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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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Shepherd, Michael A. – Urban Education, 2020
To explore the role of teachers' biases in the underrepresentation of minorities and women in STEM, 128 secondary science teachers were asked to evaluate responses spoken with either falling or rising intonation by African American, Latino, and White ninth-grade boys and girls. Responses spoken by minority students were evaluated less favorably…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Disproportionate Representation, Minority Group Students, Females
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Valdez-Gainer, Nancy; Gainer, Jesse – Urban Education, 2020
This article focuses on a teaching-research relationship between a teacher and a university professor who are a married couple. The article highlights how we navigated our relationship during a project with second graders with the hope of opening Third Space for students to engage in collective storytelling in an environment that interrupts…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Grade 2, Elementary School Students, Story Telling
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Henderson, Janelle W.; Laman, Tasha Tropp – Urban Education, 2020
In this article, we unpack our interracial research relationship over the course of 2 years and how the Afrocentric pedagogy of eldering evolved as we grew our relationship into one of mutual mentorship, from professor and student to co-researchers, co-teachers, and friends. This shifting of roles contributed to our sense of communal…
Descriptors: Urban Education, African American Education, Afrocentrism, Racial Identification
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