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Steiner-Khamsi, Gita; Appleton, Margaret; Vellani, Shezleen – Oxford Review of Education, 2018
The media analysis is situated in the larger body of studies that explore the varied reasons why different policy actors advocate for international large-scale student assessments (ILSAs) and adds to the research on the fast advance of the global education industry. The analysis of "The Economist," "Financial Times," and…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, International Assessment, Educational Practices, Content Analysis
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Khurshid, Ayesha; Pitts, Brittany – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
In this article, we analyze the coverage of Malala in "The New York Times" and "The Wall Street Journal" to explore how these influential media sources characterize Islam and Pakistan to tell Malala's story. Our discourse analysis reveals how these newspapers construct Malala's status as a global icon as an embodiment of her…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Islam, Females, Newspapers
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Cibes, Margaret; Greenwood, James – Mathematics Teacher, 2016
Media Clips appears in every issue of Mathematics Teacher, offering readers contemporary, authentic applications of quantitative reasoning based on print or electronic media. This issue features "How Big is Too Big?" (Margaret Cibes and James Greenwood) in which students are asked to analyze the data and tables provided and answer a…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Class Size, Statistical Analysis
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Head, James Christopher; Pryiomka, Karyna – Journal of Education Policy, 2020
In this paper, we report on our investigation of news coverage of accountability reform in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal during the implementation and assessment of New York's Race to the Top-inspired teacher evaluation system. In systemically analyzing how these prominent media outlets narrated this contentious moment in…
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Change, Teacher Evaluation, News Reporting
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Kohlmeyer, James M., III – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2008
While it is important for accounting information systems (AIS) students to understand computer technology, internal controls and business processes, such knowledge is of little use without reference to appropriate contexts. Integrating Wall Street Journal (WSJ) readings and discussions into AIS classes can enrich learning by stimulating…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Context Effect, Curriculum Enrichment, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Loudon, David L.; Carson, Charles M. – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2008
In the Spring of 2006 Samford University's School of Business made a decision to participate in The Wall Street Journal's Academic Partnership (AP) program beginning with the Fall semester of 2006. This paper examines School of Business student and faculty attitudes and usage of the WSJ that made for a successful implementation this past year.…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Curriculum Implementation, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Usher, Alex – Education Next, 2019
The United States has long been the world's most popular destination for international students studying abroad. Yet in 2017-18, American universities sustained a 6.6 percent drop in new enrollments by foreign students, continuing a trend that began in 2015-16 and causing much handwringing in higher-education circles and the media. In covering the…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Students, Study Abroad, Politics of Education
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Soffer, Michal; Rimmerman, Arie – International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 2012
This feasibility study examines the coverage of employment-related issues related to people with disabilities in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The study is a first in a series of future studies focusing on disability issues in the international economic media. A survey of 39 newspaper articles published in the "Wall Street…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Employment, Newspapers
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Blum, Avram; Johnson, Eric J. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2012
This discussion draws attention to the discriminatory efforts of policymakers in Arizona to professionally marginalize public school teachers deemed to have an accent. In addition to debunking the linguistic and pedagogic validity of this policy, we emphasize the role of the media in the (re)construction and justification of language ideologies…
Descriptors: Public School Teachers, Ideology, Discourse Analysis, Politics of Education
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Wall, Patricia S.; Sarver, Lee – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2014
According to a "Wall Street Journal"/NBC News poll, 59 percent of all adults consider education essential to getting ahead in life. At the same time, an increasing number of adults have begun to blame educators for their failure in life, claiming educational malpractice. Historically, education has been more of an issue at the state and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Administrators, College Administration, Educational Malpractice
Palfrey, John – MIT Press, 2017
Safe spaces, trigger warnings, microaggressions, the disinvitation of speakers, demands to rename campus landmarks--debate over these issues began in lecture halls and on college quads but ended up on op-ed pages in the "New York Times" and the "Wall Street Journal," on cable news, and on social media. Some of these critiques…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Safety, Student Diversity, Inclusion
Blanton, Eric Glenn – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The integration of technology within the lives of all people has continued to expand and also impacts the education systems around the world. The purpose of this study was to study how real-time data impacted the educational achievement of students in a senior level economics class who participated in game-based learning through the Marketwatch…
Descriptors: High School Students, Learner Engagement, Comprehension, Educational Games
Amos, Jason, Ed. – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2011
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) Nation's Report Card Reveals Modest Increases in Math and Reading: Report Shows One-Quarter of Eighth Graders Reading…
Descriptors: State Standards, Employment Patterns, Public Education, Grade 8
Burke, Lindsey M. – Heritage Foundation, 2011
Across the country, states are enacting and expanding school choice options for families. This year alone, 12 states and the District of Columbia have implemented new school choice options for children or expanded existing options, leading The Wall Street Journal to label 2011 "The Year of School Choice." Among the many school choice…
Descriptors: School Choice, Private Schools, Public Schools, Tuition
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Butcher, Jonathan – Education Next, 2013
One year ago, the "Wall Street Journal" dubbed 2011 "the year of school choice," opining that "this year is shaping up as the best for reformers in a very long time." School-choice laws took great strides in 2011, both in the number of programs that succeeded across states and also in the size and scope of the adopted…
Descriptors: School Choice, Organizations (Groups), Legislation, Program Effectiveness
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