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Tietje, Louis; Cresap, Steven – Journal for the Advancement of Educational Research International, 2018
Social or distributive justice refers to just distributions of income and wealth. Because social justice is an essentially contested concept, it has no true or core meaning, only several conflicting interpretations. This pluralism creates a problem for teachers who must explain to students how the various interpretations differ and underlie policy…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Social Differences, Income
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Tietje, Louis – Journal for the Advancement of Educational Research International, 2018
In the textbooks, public policy analysis is a rational process in which policies are formulated to address social problems perceived by the public to be unacceptable. Effectiveness is one of the major criteria of policy evaluation. Consensus on effectiveness is difficult to achieve because underdetermined causes are the occasion for conflicting…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Policy Analysis, World Views, Gun Control
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Conway, Cassandra; Mutisya, Philliph – Journal for the Advancement of Educational Research International, 2018
This article provides a perspective on faculty mentoring at Historically Black Colleges/ Universities (HBCU). The purpose of this effort is to: 1) establish a useful dialogue on providing academic mentoring to faculty as professionals, and 2) generate some recommendations that are effective and critical to faculty's academic mentoring, especially…
Descriptors: Mentors, Prerequisites, College Faculty, Black Colleges
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Thompson, Doris L.; Thompson, Sherwood – Journal for the Advancement of Educational Research International, 2018
This paper discusses the importance of equity and quality education in K-12 schools and how employing equity and quality strategies in classroom instructional practices and school culture can positively change children's lives. Educational achievement is a matter of the home, school, and community working in concert to build confidence in a…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Equal Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Student Needs