NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Showing all 2 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
McPherson, Ezella – Education and Urban Society, 2010
The U.S. District of Columbia's Federal Circuit Court decision in "Hobson v. Hanson" (1967) case eliminated racial discriminatory tracking practices in the nation's capitol's public schools. The court ruled that D.C. Public Schools' tracking violated African American and low income students' rights to equal opportunities to education…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Public Schools, Equal Education, Court Litigation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Garcia-Reid, Pauline; Reid, Robert J.; Peterson, N. Andrew – Education and Urban Society, 2005
The education of many Latino youth residing in urban communities is often hindered by fear of crime and violence occurring in places where they live and attend school. Addressing these concerns, this study tested a path model predicting school engagement that included neighborhood and school environment variables (e.g., neighborhood youth…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, School Safety, Neighborhoods, Fear