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Stanton, Christine Rogers – American Journal of Education, 2019
Towns that border American Indian reservations provide important contexts for studying relationships between educational institutions and marginalized communities. This study applies critical discourse methodologies to evaluate policies from districts bordering reservations, districts geographically distant from reservations, and districts located…
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, School Districts, Correlation
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Rosen, Jeffrey A.; Warkentien, Siri; Rotermund, Susan – American Journal of Education, 2019
Many students who experience extended school absences or dropout episodes reengage with school and complete a diploma or alternative credential within 4 years of beginning ninth grade. However, these students have not been extensively studied, and the factors that affect reengagement decisions are not well understood. Using an educational…
Descriptors: Stopouts, Dropouts, Academic Persistence, Resilience (Psychology)
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Cuellar, Marcela G. – American Journal of Education, 2019
A substantial proportion of Latina/o college students enroll at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and emerging HSIs. Utilizing data from the University of California, Los Angeles Cooperative Institutional Research Program, this study quantitatively examines the choice process of Latina/os enrolled at 4-year HSIs, emerging HSIs, and non-HSIs.…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Racial Composition, College Choice
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Allbright, Taylor N.; Marsh, Julie A.; Hall, Michelle; Tobben, Laura; Picus, Lawrence O.; Lavadenz, Magaly – American Journal of Education, 2019
We examine how district administrators' conceptions of equity relate to the implementation of finance reform. We use sensemaking theory and four views of equity--libertarian, liberal, democratic liberal, and transformative--to guide a case study of two districts, finding evidence of two conceptions of equity: (1) greater resources for students…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Program Implementation, Educational Finance, Finance Reform
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Mann, Bryan; Baker, David P. – American Journal of Education, 2019
An analysis from 2002 to 2014, aligning media reporting of the effectiveness of the fully online K-12 cyber charter school model with data on enrollment flows to cyber charter schools and expenditure and demographic indicators across all 500 residential public school districts in Pennsylvania, finds a three-part geospatial-social process. Initial…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, School Districts, Mass Media, Public Schools
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Spees, Lisa P.; Lauen, Douglas Lee – American Journal of Education, 2019
Charter school effects remain uncertain. Small lottery studies on high-performing charters produce impressive results, but large observational studies on the full range of charter schools are less encouraging. To make matters worse, these observational studies that aim for representativeness are based on only switchers, a small and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Charter Schools, Observation
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Duncheon, Julia C.; Muñoz, Jair – American Journal of Education, 2019
As educational stakeholders endeavor to prepare more students for postsecondary success, the construct of college readiness has gained national attention. Scholarly perspectives vary regarding what constitutes readiness, but even less is known about the perceptions of secondary educators tasked with preparing college-ready students. Drawing on…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, College Readiness, High School Teachers, College Bound Students
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Maroulis, Spiro; Santillano, Robert; Jabbar, Huriya; Harris, Douglas N. – American Journal of Education, 2019
We investigate student mobility in a choice-based system that has gone to scale, New Orleans, to gain insight into an underlying improvement mechanism of choice-based reform and its potential equity-related consequences. In contrast to typical analyses of mobility, this study distinguishes incumbent school characteristics that can cause students…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, School Choice, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
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Mintrop, Rick; Zumpe, Elizabeth – American Journal of Education, 2019
When educational leaders think about how to solve problems, we expect them to identify a problem, think about causes and a theory of action, implement changes, and reflect on effects. This straightforward sequence is actually quite challenging. Through writings and interviews collected over 2 years within a doctor of education program, this study…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Educational Improvement, Instructional Leadership, Educational Practices
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Carey, Roderick L. – American Journal of Education, 2019
Black and Latino adolescent boys and young men from low-income communities face numerous perceived and actual barriers to achieving their postsecondary educational goals. To advocate for more precise interventions, this study investigated how black and Latino eleventh grade boys' college ambitions were shaped by their school's college-going…
Descriptors: Males, Low Income Groups, At Risk Persons, Barriers
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Sampson, Carrie – American Journal of Education, 2019
Little is known about the role of local school boards in the policy-making process, particularly in terms of educational equity. Framed by concepts from existing scholarship on school board effectiveness, cultural responsiveness, and the opportunity gap, this article critically explores how school boards address policies and practices related to…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Equal Education, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
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Biddle, Catharine; Hufnagel, Elizabeth – American Journal of Education, 2019
Although there is an interest in elevating youth voice within school settings, schools remain unprepared for the wide range of expression that may be included in soliciting youth voices, preferring polite expressions over overtly emotional or negative feelings expressed about school. This case study examines boundary setting in a youth voice…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Case Studies, High School Students, Emotional Response
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Gulosino, Charisse; Ni, Yongmei; Rorrer, Andrea K. – American Journal of Education, 2019
Compared with traditional public schools (TPS), charter schools on average have much higher teacher turnover rates. Our study draws on segmented labor market theory to examine the dynamics of the teacher labor market in charters and TPS, focusing on newly hired teachers. Based on longitudinal data for Utah's public school teachers, we employ…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Charter Schools, Public Schools, Labor Market
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Edgerton, Adam Kirk; Desimone, Laura M. – American Journal of Education, 2019
Critics of standards-based reform often cite an accountability policy environment that disproportionately affects teachers compared with principals and district officials. We directly examine this disproportionality. In our three study states of Texas, Ohio, and Kentucky, we use survey analysis to understand how policy environments for district…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Sallee, Margaret W.; Cox, Rebecca D. – American Journal of Education, 2019
Student-parents compose a significant proportion of the student population at community colleges across the United States and Canada. The conflicting demands they face as they navigate academic, financial, and family responsibilities are considerable. Drawing on interviews with student-parents and administrators at two community colleges, we focus…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power
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