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Scott, LaRon A. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Many Black men interested in special education careers enroll in alternate route special education programs over traditional preparation programs. However, there is little research that focuses on their reasons for choosing special education alternate route programs and what makes these programs an effective choice for Black men pursuing teaching…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Males, Alternative Teacher Certification, Teacher Attitudes
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Griffen, Jacalyn – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Federal initiatives place school counselors at the forefront of increasing college access for students in underserved communities. Although college enrollment rates have increased, low attainment rates persist in low socioeconomic communities and communities of color. Families in these communities aspire for their children to go to college but…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, High Schools, School Culture, School Counselors
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Yavuz, Olcay; Parzych, Jennifer; Generali, Margaret – Education and Urban Society, 2019
This quantitative correlational study was designed to investigate whether the core and enrichment college readiness program needs within high-poverty urban schools significantly varied with respect to grade level and stakeholder perceptions. Statistically significant differences were discovered in parent, student, and faculty perceptions in core…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, Program Effectiveness, Poverty
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Flint, Tori K.; Sheppard, Peter; Tackie, Nii A. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
HEAT, an instructional program emphasizing a nontraditional hands-on approach to algebraic instruction for urban, predominantly African American middle schoolers, provides a space to explore teachers' beliefs about urban students' mathematical abilities and motivation and addresses how teacher perceptions can intersect with instruction, learning,…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Middle School Students, Middle School Teachers, Urban Schools
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Goss, Adrienne C. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Parents face varying degrees of difficulty with getting involved in their children's schools. Using data from a study of parent members of a community organization and structuration theory, I examined how and why parents encountered resistance to their attempts to be more involved and to advocate for their children. This work can broaden our…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Barriers, Advocacy
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Thomas, Matthew A. M. – Education and Urban Society, 2018
Research on Teach For America (TFA) continues to grow, but scant scholarship has explored the experiences of its corps members working in special education in urban schools. As teachers who require in-depth knowledge of legal and liability processes as well as effective pedagogical practices, corps members in special education positions have…
Descriptors: Special Education, Reflection, Urban Schools, Teaching Experience
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D'Haem, Jeanne; Griswold, Peter – Education and Urban Society, 2017
This mixed-methods study examined teacher preparation for developing family partnerships. The attitudes and practices of teacher educators and the attitudes and experiences of student teachers were explored in focus groups, documents, and a survey instrument. Results indicated that although partnerships were considered important by faculty and…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Mac Iver, Martha Abele; Sheldon, Steven; Naeger, Sarah; Clark, Emily – Education and Urban Society, 2017
This quasi-experimental study examines the impact of a mentoring program for low-income and minority middle and high school students displaying early warning indicators of dropping out on attendance, behavior problems, and course passing. The study was conducted over 3 years in five districts throughout the country and used a comparison group…
Descriptors: Mentors, Quasiexperimental Design, Low Income Students, Minority Group Students
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Cochran, Judith A.; Gardner-Andrews, Anna; Benson, Prescott W.; Durbin, Timothy; Peeler, Michelle – Education and Urban Society, 2017
This study profiles tutoring programs that empower urban youth within the Regional Institute of Tutorial Education (RITE), a community collaborative of universities, youth agencies, community service organizations, and school districts. Representative members of RITE detail how they address shared urban problems of academic deficits, school…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Empowerment, Community Programs, Youth Programs
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LoCascio, Steven J.; Smeaton, Patricia S.; Waters, Faith H. – Education and Urban Society, 2016
This mixed-methods study analyzes the induction programs for alternate route beginning teachers in low socioeconomic, urban schools. The researcher surveyed 53 teachers at the end of their first year and conducted six in-depth follow-up interviews. The study found that half the teachers did not receive an induction program congruent with state…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Beginning Teacher Induction, Teacher Persistence, Mixed Methods Research
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Jeynes, William H. – Education and Urban Society, 2015
A meta-analyses was undertaken to determine the factors that are most related with reducing the achievement gap. The meta-analysis included 30 studies that examined attempts to bridge the achievement gap between White students on one hand and Black and Latino students on the other. The results indicate that several factors are associated with a…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Meta Analysis, Best Practices, Performance Factors
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Harris, Donna M.; Kiyama, Judy Marquez – Education and Urban Society, 2015
This study documents the important role school and community-based programs have for sustaining the persistence of Latina/o high school students in an urban, low achieving school district. Consensus among student participants revealed these programs provided a safe space where students were able to develop "confianza" (mutual trust) with…
Descriptors: School Community Programs, Hispanic American Students, High School Students, Urban Schools
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Rios-Ellis, Britt; Rascón, Mayra; Galvez, Gino; Inzunza-Franco, Gloria; Bellamy, Laura; Torres, Angel – Education and Urban Society, 2015
Over the last few decades, college admission rates for Latinos have increased. However, the achievement gap between Latino students and other ethnic groups remains wide. Peer mentorship programs have shared in some degree of success in promoting the academic success of diverse and underrepresented student populations. Despite the growing…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Achievement Gap, Hispanic American Students, Peer Teaching
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Gurley, D. Keith; Anast-May, Linda; Lee, H. T. – Education and Urban Society, 2015
This article describes findings from a single-case qualitative study of a unique 2-year professional development academy for practicing assistant principals designed and implemented in partnership between school district personnel and university educational leadership faculty members. The study was conducted based on the theoretical framework of…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Partnerships in Education, Assistant Principals, Program Descriptions
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Morgan, Yvette; Sinatra, Richard; Eschenauer, Robert – Education and Urban Society, 2015
Described is a 4-year model of a Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP) offered to 294 academically and economically disadvantaged students and their parents during in- and out-of-school time activities through partnerships forged with school personnel and community-based agencies. In an urban high school where…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Disadvantaged Youth, High School Students, Minority Group Students
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