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Clay, Kevin L. – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
Through sustained ethnographic field work that inquired into youth participatory action researchers' political identity development, I identified a politicized discourse engaged by youth during their early stages of action research that I have termed Black resilience neoliberalism (BRN). This study explicates BRN theory, tracing its connection to…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), African American Students, Neoliberalism, Race
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Duncheon, Julia C.; Relles, Stefani R. – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
Social capital research has demonstrated the value of relationships and networks to enhance college opportunity for first-generation students. While most work has focused on individual students and their ties, high schools play a critical role in social capital processes by connecting students to external college access organizations and…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, High Schools, School Role, First Generation College Students
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Evans, Brent J. – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
Millions of high school students take Advanced Placement (AP) courses, which can provide college credit. Using nationally representative data, I identify a diverse set of higher education outcomes that are related to receipt of AP college credit. Institution fixed effects regression reduces bias associated with varying AP credit policies and…
Descriptors: High School Students, Advanced Placement, College Credits, Higher Education
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Rosen, Sonia M. – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
Neoliberal market logic positions youth as either commodities produced and marketed by private institutions or consumers for whose business those institutions are competing, a paradigm that narrows pathways for youth participation in civic and political institutions by restricting youth agency to participation in markets. However, youth organizing…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Neoliberalism, Social Action, Organizations (Groups)
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Marsh, Herbert W.; Van Zanden, Brooke; Parker, Philip D.; Guo, Jiesi; Conigrave, James; Seaton, Marjorie – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
We evaluated STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) coursework selection by women and men (representative longitudinal sample, 10,370 Australians) in senior high school and university, controlling achievement and expectancy-value variables. A near-zero total effect of gender on high school STEM enrollment reflected pathways…
Descriptors: Females, STEM Education, Course Selection (Students), High School Students
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Olsen, Brad; Buchanan, Rebecca – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
Despite the ubiquity and complexity of grading, there is limited contemporary research on grading students in schools. There is, however, an outpouring of publications and consultants promoting new approaches. Many eliminate effort and behavior scores, remove the zero, adopt a four-point system, advocate rubrics, or promote their own software…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Grading, High School Teachers, High School Students
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Stein, Marc L.; Grigg, Jeffrey A. – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
Transportation is one of many potential obstacles that students might face as they attempt to attend school, but there are few opportunities to identify the unique contribution of transportation to school attendance. We apply models of commuting stress developed for adult commuters to students in an open enrollment school district to examine…
Descriptors: Transportation, Attendance, Barriers, Middle School Students
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Goldman, Susan R.; Greenleaf, Cynthia; Yukhymenko-Lescroart, Mariya; Brown, Willard; Ko, Mon-Lin Monica; Emig, Julia M.; George, MariAnne; Wallace, Patricia; Blaum, Dylan; Britt, M. Anne – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
This article reports the results of a randomized control trial of a semester-long intervention designed to promote ninth-grade science students' use of text-based investigation to create explanatory models of biological phenomena. The main research question was whether the student participants in the intervention outperformed the students in the…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Intervention, Self Efficacy, Hierarchical Linear Modeling
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Sosa-Provencio, Mia Angélica – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
This qualitative Testimonio study reveals an ethic of care particular to Mexican/Mexican American youth through pedagogy and Testimonios of four Mexican/Mexican American female educators along the U.S./Mexico border. Using a Chicana feminist epistemology, findings reveal a reframed social justice revolution I term Revolucionista Ethic of Care,…
Descriptors: Caring, Social Justice, Mexicans, Mexican Americans
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Leath, Seanna; Mathews, Channing; Harrison, Asya; Chavous, Tabbye – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
This study examined the associations among racial identity beliefs (centrality and public regard), racial discrimination, and academic engagement outcomes among 1,659 African American adolescents across two demographically distinct school districts, one predominantly Black, working class (n = 1,100) and one predominantly White, middle class (n =…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Racial Discrimination, School Districts, Gender Differences
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Han, Seong Won; Borgonovi, Francesca; Guerriero, Sonia – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
This study examines between-country differences in the degree to which teachers' working conditions, salaries, and societal evaluations about desirable job characteristics are associated with students' teaching career expectations. Three-level hierarchical generalized linear models are employed to analyze cross-national data from the Programme for…
Descriptors: High School Students, Teaching (Occupation), Vocational Interests, Career Choice
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Jang, Sung Tae – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
Based on the framework of critical quantitative intersectionality, the purpose of this study is to examine the multifaceted impacts of Southeast Asian female students' race or ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status on math achievement score and intention to enter higher education. This study found that math achievement scores of Southeast…
Descriptors: Females, Racial Differences, Ethnicity, Gender Differences
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San Pedro, Timothy – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
This article re-stories the navigation of one White female student, Abby, enrolled in a 12th grade ethnic studies course titled Native American literature. Abby reveals tensions, disruptions, and self-discoveries within a course that recentered Indigenous histories and literacies while, concurrently, decentered dominant knowledge systems. Her…
Descriptors: White Students, Females, Grade 12, American Indian Literature
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Potochnick, Stephanie – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
This study provides the first national-level assessment of the size and academic performance of immigrant students with interrupted schooling. Exploiting unique aspects of the Educational Longitudinal Study (2002), a national-level survey of U.S. 10th graders, this study identifies students with interrupted schooling and uses multivariate analysis…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Immigrants, Institutional Characteristics, Academic Achievement
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Bal, Aydin; Afacan, Kemal; Cakir, Halil Ibrahim – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
Youth from racially minoritized communities disproportionately receive exclusionary school discipline more severely and frequently. The racialization of school discipline has been linked to long-term deleterious impacts on students' academic and life outcomes. In this article, we present a formative intervention, Learning Lab that addressed racial…
Descriptors: High School Students, Culturally Relevant Education, Discipline, Learning Laboratories
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