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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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Ford, Michael R.; Ihrke, Douglas M. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
In this article, we use originally collected survey data to determine how nonprofit charter school board members in the states of Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota define accountability. We find that charter board members generally define accountability downward toward student achievement and staff performance, inward toward board performance, or…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Accountability, Boards of Education, School Policy
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Grooms, Ain A. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Sewall County, located in metropolitan Atlanta, and its public school system experienced significant demographic change between 2000 and 2010. The population doubled, reaching more than 200,000 residents, and its percentage of White residents fell by 25% to just more than 55%. Its public school system is now considered majority-minority. Using the…
Descriptors: Metropolitan Areas, Public Schools, School Districts, Urban Demography
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Tichavakunda, Antar A. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
There are two, related types of college readiness: (a) cognitive--students' test scores and grades and (b) noncognitive--students' academic mind-sets, behaviors, and motivation. This study uses an ethnographic approach to examine how an afterschool program for Latina/o high school youth fosters noncognitive factors of college readiness. Based on…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Ethnography, Hispanic American Students, After School Programs
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Jiracheewewong, Eknarin; Yongxia, MA; Han, XUE – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Currently, those Thai universities offering Chinese majors do not include any specific provisions for employability training. This research was thus conducted using an employer survey (N = 418) to determine employer needs and direct interviews with academics, students, and employers to identify the most effective training methods and how to…
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students), Chinese
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Curtis, Christopher A. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
The potential benefits associated with sociopolitical group involvement for participating youth have been well documented in the existing literature. Yet, little is known about what motivates voluntary participation in such programs among youth. The purpose of this study is to explore what environmental factors influence youth civic engagement…
Descriptors: Family Influence, Educational Environment, Environmental Influences, Student Participation
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Anderson, Jeffrey Alvin; Chen, Ming-E; Min, Mina; Watkins, Lara L. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
After receiving a multiyear federal grant, an urban school district and community agency that focused on family literacy implemented a comprehensive school reform initiative called Providence Full Service Community Schools (PFSCS). A host of community partners collaborated to develop the PFSCS model with the broad goal of strategically connecting…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Community Schools, Family Literacy, Partnerships in Education
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Pearlman-Avnion, Shiri; Grayevsky, Mor – Education and Urban Society, 2019
The present study uses qualitative and quantitative methods to examine whether homeschooled youth in the largely urbanized social context of Israel differ in their level of civic engagement and social self-efficacy from that of their peers educated at school. Participants completed quantitative questionnaires on civic engagement and social…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Civics, Citizen Participation, Foreign Countries
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Crawford, Emily R. – Education and Urban Society, 2018
This case study focuses on a 2008 incident where Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) vans appeared near a K-5 elementary school. It was the first time school personnel experienced the impact of federal immigration agents policing illegality in their school community, and the event set off a chain of decision-making choices as to how…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Law Enforcement, Undocumented Immigrants, Principals
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Green, Terrance L. – Education and Urban Society, 2018
For decades, reform has been a persistent issue in urban schools. Research suggests that urban school reforms that are connected to equitable community development efforts are more sustainable, and that principals play a pivot role in leading such efforts. Yet, limited research has explored how urban school principals connect school reform with…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Community Development, Educational Change, School Community Relationship
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Sharma, Manu – Education and Urban Society, 2018
This article draws awareness to the subtle and seeping "common sense" mentality of neoliberalism and deficit thinking assumptions about racially marginalized students in inner-city schools. From a literature review conducted on deficit thinking and deficit practices in schools, I developed three different frameworks for understanding the…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Urban Education, Racial Discrimination, Sociocultural Patterns
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Oikonomidoy, Eleni – Education and Urban Society, 2018
Drawing insights from a qualitative study with 15 newcomer immigrant students, this article examines the students' developing understandings of the meaning of diversity in school. Although contradictory, the students' collective narratives reveal a keen analysis of a complex social setting, in which race, language, and nationality are seen…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Migrant Children, Student Attitudes, High School Students
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Dunn, Alyssa Hadley; Downey, C. Aiden – Education and Urban Society, 2018
This study explores the impetus for and impact of four urban teachers' extracurricular investments. Framing teacher investment as work voluntarily undertaken with an eye toward bringing about a highly desired, yet highly uncertain, end, we argue that the outcome of these often-hidden investments have identity and career implications for teachers.…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Education
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Vervaet, Roselien; Van Houtte, Mieke; Stevens, Peter A. J. – Education and Urban Society, 2018
In this study, we investigate the association between a school's ethnic composition, the track in which teachers teach, and their level of involvement with multicultural teaching (MCT) in the Flemish context, taking into account the ethnic prejudice of teachers. Multilevel analyses of data from 590 Flemish teachers in 40 Belgian secondary schools…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Secondary School Students, Teacher Characteristics, Foreign Countries
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Baytiyeh, Hoda – Education and Urban Society, 2018
The impacts of recurring disasters on vulnerable urban societies have been tragic in terms of destruction and fatalities. However, disaster risk education that promotes risk mitigation and disaster preparedness has been shown to be effective in minimizing the impacts of recurring disasters on urban societies. Although the recent integration of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Natural Disasters, Emergency Programs
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