NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Does not meet standards2
Showing 1 to 15 of 799 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Patricia M. Virella – American Journal of Education, 2024
Purpose: In this article, I examine the importance of cultivating critical hope while leading a school through a crisis. I analyze how the concept of critical hope functions when principals use it as a lever to lead toward crisis recovery. The analysis is informed by literature from the fields of education and positive psychology. Research…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Positive Attitudes, Crisis Management, Leadership
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Elizabeth Leisy Stosich; Rebecca A. Thessin; Coby V. Meyers – American Journal of Education, 2024
Purpose: This study examines a university-based professional learning program, the University School Systems Program (USSP), designed to strengthen district- and school-level leadership for improvement. The program has a record of success in improving student outcomes in participating schools, yet little is known about how the program design may…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, School Districts, Educational Theories, Educational Change
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Danfeng Soto-Vigil Koon; Hoang Pham; Cecelia Jordan; Seenae Chong; Bianca N. Haro; Jamelia N. Harris; Danielle Huddlestun; Jeremy Prim – American Journal of Education, 2024
Purpose: Although California school discipline policy changes over the past decade have resulted in significant drops in suspension rates, scholars have found that racial disproportionality in punitive discipline persists for Black, Indigenous, and at times Latinx students. This study utilizes racial capitalism as an analytical framework to…
Descriptors: Racial Factors, Social Systems, Discipline Policy, Minority Group Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Eunice Sookyung Han; Emma Garcia – American Journal of Education, 2024
Purpose: The unanticipated changes in state legislation in Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Tennessee, and Wisconsin in 2011-12 significantly restricted or entirely prohibited the collective bargaining rights of teachers. Considering these institutional changes as a natural experiment, we examine the causal impact of weakening teacher unionization on…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Teacher Rights, State Legislation, Workers Compensation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wong, Lok-Sze – American Journal of Education, 2023
Purpose: System reforms ask educators within and across organizational levels to interlace their individual practices into a collective practice so they can enact a different, more equitable schooling system for students. System reforms require educators to coordinate their work with their colleagues in ways they are not trained, incentivized, or…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Practices, Teacher Attitudes, Schemata (Cognition)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Muñiz, Raquel; Lewis, Maria M.; Tumer, Tugce; Kane, Emma – American Journal of Education, 2023
Purpose: In this study, we examine the policy discourse in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) case before the US Supreme Court, a case with implications for education. The case drew a wide range of interested groups who weighed in on the policy as amici curiae, "friends of the court," offering perspectives about the…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Court Litigation, Race, Immigration
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kirksey, J. Jacob – American Journal of Education, 2023
Purpose: With rising numbers of deportations over the last 2 decades, there has been a particular concern among educators and researchers that immigrant-origin students and their peers are experiencing educational consequences due to increased stress, anxiety, and fear of the unknown. This study examined the relationship between immigration…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Elementary School Students, Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Redding, Christopher; Hunter, Seth B. – American Journal of Education, 2023
Purpose: This study's purpose is to provide statewide evidence on the mobility patterns of instructional coaches (ICs) and teacher peer observers (TPOs). Research Methods/Approach: Using 5 years of administrative and survey data from Tennessee, we conduct descriptive and regression analyses to document the mobility of classroom teachers, ICs, and…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Coaching (Performance), Faculty Mobility, Faculty Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kolluri, Suneal – American Journal of Education, 2023
Purpose: Much scholarly hand-wringing has concerned the academic engagement of Black and Latino boys. At the center of these conversations are questions of culture. Cultural disconnects between home and school are profound for students from marginalized communities, particularly so for young men. Prudence Carter asserts that young men in urban…
Descriptors: Masculinity, Males, Cultural Influences, High School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hashim, Ayesha; Sattin-Bajaj, Carolyn – American Journal of Education, 2023
Purpose: We describe charter school leaders' beliefs and practices as they relate to student transportation in three choice-rich cities. Research Methods/Approach: Data come from a multiple comparative case study of district and charter school leaders' perceptions and implementation of transportation policies in three choice-rich cities with…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Student Transportation, Administrator Attitudes, School Choice
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Miesner, Helen Rose; Blair, Elizabeth E.; Packard, Chiara C.; Macgregor, Lyn; Grodsky, Eric – American Journal of Education, 2023
Purpose: This study examines how resources and organizational decisions within seven geographically diverse elementary schools shape instructional coordination for Tier 2 interventions within the Response to Intervention (RtI) framework. Research Methods: This work is part of a larger, multiple-case study examining how schools support academic…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Response to Intervention, Academic Achievement, Economically Disadvantaged
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Brantlinger, Andrew; Grant, Ashley Anne; Cooley, Laurel – American Journal of Education, 2023
Purpose: Many US school districts currently face teacher-retention issues, raising questions about which new teachers might remain long term in district schools. Positing that a teacher's local ties matter, this quantitative analysis was designed to compare the long-term retention of community-based teachers to community outsiders in the school…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Persistence, School Districts
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Beck, Sarah W.; Godley, Amanda J. – American Journal of Education, 2023
Purpose: This study draws on genre theory to analyze the linguistic and discursive presentation of the self in successful US college application essays. Research Methods: We used qualitative discourse analysis informed by the systemic functional linguistic concepts of field, tenor, and mode to analyze 20 sample application essays identified as…
Descriptors: College Applicants, College Admission, Essays, Admission Criteria
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Conner, Jerusha O.; Goldstein, Michal; Mammen, Jayanth; Hernandez, José; Phillippo, Kate; Pope, Denise; Davidson, Shannon – American Journal of Education, 2023
Purpose: As research increasingly links positive student-teacher relationships (STRs) to positive student outcomes, instruments to measure STRs have proliferated. Yet most neglect student agency and sociocultural variation in the operationalization of STRs. This study explores the specific actions teachers and students take to build positive STRs…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Role, Student Role, Middle School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mordechay, Kfir; Terbeck, Fabian J. – American Journal of Education, 2023
Purpose: As US suburbs experience profound demographic shifts, scholars have expressed concern of rising segregation among suburban public schools. We extend this work by examining exposure to poverty by race and racial differences in exposure to economic disadvantage in the wake of the Great Recession across a typology of suburban neighborhoods…
Descriptors: Suburban Schools, Public Schools, School Segregation, Racial Segregation
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  54