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Bravender, Marlena; Walling, Caryl – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2017
In seeking an avenue to save money, an urban city made a choice to alter the drinking water for its residents and created a crisis, which all community stakeholders were unprepared to address. The Flint water crisis has been given national attention by celebrities and politicians, but the long-term issues related to families, children, and…
Descriptors: Water Pollution, Urban Areas, School Districts, Poverty
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Allison, Aaron A.; Colson, Tori L. – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2017
This study examined the trends in enrollment numbers and academic quality of first-year Tennessee students on the merit-based portion of the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship (TELS) upon HBCU's and religiously focused institutions in Tennessee from 2005-2014. The researchers hypothesized that the merit-based portion of the TELS was a…
Descriptors: Selective Admission, Competitive Selection, Admission (School), Black Colleges
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Etejere, Patricia Agnes Ovigueraye; Aburime, Aminat Ozohu; Aliyu, Olumayowa Kabir; Jekayinfa, Oyeyemi Jumoke – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2017
Internal governance in West African universities is faced with considerable government participation in the performance of their traditional functions. External governing relationship is a function of government policies of the institutions and their commitments to stakeholders. The pressure to "deliver the goods" in good quality as well…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, Educational Administration, Universities
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Kalulu, Mavuto; Snyder, Thomas; Ouattara, Saliou N. – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2017
This study estimates the effects of open-enrollment charter schools on student performance in traditional public schools in Arkansas. The paper examines the change in Iowa Assessment scores for first and second graders across Arkansas school districts between the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school years. The ordinary least-squares regression estimates…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Public Schools, Open Enrollment, Academic Achievement
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From, Jörgen; Olofsson, Anders – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2016
New public management and knowledge economy have become watchwords in the governance of higher education. The university's role has rapidly changed toward regional development. The aim of this article is critically to highlight the basic rationale of this reorganization and to examine what this can mean in a Swedish context. This rationale is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Economy, Geographic Regions, Universities
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Rogers, Michelle – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2016
This study examines the relationships between school poverty status, family income status, and reasoning ability for the purpose of understanding the role of school poverty on reasoning skills. Cognitive ability scores of students attending mixed-poverty schools were compared to their counterparts attending institutions with low, high, and extreme…
Descriptors: Poverty, Logical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Disadvantaged Schools
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Lamperez, Edmond Allen, Jr.; Dereshiwsky, Mary – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2016
Student under preparedness is one of the major challenges facing community colleges in the United States. A contributing factor of student under preparedness at the postsecondary level is an inequitable and inadequate distribution of resources at the K-12 level. Students residing in socio-economically disadvantaged school districts that often…
Descriptors: Expenditure per Student, Public Schools, School Districts, Counties
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Pijanowski, John – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2016
Our current conceptions of educational adequacy emerged out of an era dominated by equity-based school resource litigation. During that time of transitioning between successful litigation strategies, legal opinions provided clues as to how future courts might view a norm-referenced approach to establishing an adequacy standard--an approach that…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Student Rights, Civil Rights, Norm Referenced Tests
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Vasek, Mandy; Hendricks, Randy – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2016
Teachers across the United States routinely use social media to improve communication with students and parents, enrich the classroom curriculum, and engage in professional conversations with peers. However, teacher use of social media also has a dark side. Media reports are replete with stories of teachers engaging in inappropriate social…
Descriptors: Social Media, Freedom of Speech, Social Networks, Constitutional Law
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Shen, Zuchao; Simon, Carlee Escue; Kelcey, Ben – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2016
Value-added models try to separate the contribution of individual teachers or schools to students' learning growth measured by standardized test scores. There is a policy trend to use value-added modeling to evaluate teachers because of its face validity and superficial objectiveness. This article investigates the potential long term consequences…
Descriptors: Value Added Models, Teacher Evaluation, Program Implementation, Teacher Effectiveness
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Vallerand, Viviane – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2016
Despite having multiculturalism as a core value, the province of Quebec has significant issues affecting the inclusion of visible minorities, such as positive discrimination, reasonable accommodation, and the fact of cultural divide. The presence of these minority groups brings out the tension between respecting differences and protecting…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Diversity, Minority Group Students, Social Studies
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Rani, Bhavana – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2016
This article examines the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE, 2009) in India, including its origin, the system of schools to which it gave rise, and its importance against the backdrop of the larger Indian society. This article further assesses the progress made in the implementation of the RTE, the roadblocks, and the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Compulsory Education, Access to Education, Educational Change
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Kussuda, Cintia – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2016
This paper examines the higher education system in Brazil and one of the financial aid policies that the government has established. It seeks to find whether the Fundo de Financiamento ao Estudante do Ensino Superior (FIES), Financing of Higher Education Student, a financial aid program established by the Brazilian government in 1999, addresses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Student Financial Aid, Educational Policy
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Vidal-Castro, Arlen M. – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2016
Many students in our school system are being forced out of the classroom due to harsh discipline policies focused on rules rather than the child and the contextualized infraction. These policies punish them by taking away the very thing that could possibly change their lives, their education. The way we deal with behavior issues in the classroom…
Descriptors: Zero Tolerance Policy, Discipline, Discipline Policy, Change Strategies
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Timm, Marco – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2016
This article examines the integration of refugees into the Germany's educational system, focusing on K-12 schooling and Syrian refugees. It criticizes the current approach to integration because the system fails to address the specific needs of refugees and neglects the potential contribution they have to offer in terms of their cultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Cultural Pluralism, Multicultural Education
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