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Pearrow, Melissa; Sander, Janay; Jones, Janine – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Social capital includes access to resources based on social networks, similar to how economic capital is access to fiscal resources. We explore ethnic social capital as a variant of social capital that includes the social resources that are available to a person as a result of being a member of an ethnic and cultural network. This study identifies…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Social Capital, Crime, Neighborhoods
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Mawdsley, Ralph D. – Education and Urban Society, 2004
In May 1954, the Supreme Court handed down its unanimous 9-0 opinion in "Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas" ("Brown I," 1954). In holding that de jure segregation in public schools based on race violated the Equal Protection Clause, the Court prepared American society for a larger concept, namely that children in…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Racial Segregation, Public Schools, Equal Protection
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Garn, Gregg; Cobb, Casey D. – Education and Urban Society, 2001
Explores various dimensions of charter school accountability, using three models of educational accountability (bureaucratic, performance, and market) as a basis for assessing state policies on charter school accountability in Arizona, Kansas, and Minnesota, and noting that states place varying degrees of emphasis on these three forms of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Charter Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Nontraditional Education
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Harder, Joseph C. – Education and Urban Society, 1983
Asserts that (1) the federal role should be limited when educational needs are already addressed by states; (2) federal programs should coincide with states' educational priorities; (3) federal involvement is justified when responding to an overriding national interest; (4) federal aid policy should allow states to set priorities; and (5) within…
Descriptors: Block Grants, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid
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Miskel, Cecil – Education and Urban Society, 1974
Reports an investigation of the extent to which teacher and administrator attitudes toward the scope of the negotiations process are related to such demographic variables as age and marital status, and such attitudinal variables as satisfaction and teacher association support. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Collective Bargaining, Demography, Educational Administration