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Berdrow, Iris; Bird, Allan W. – Journal of Education, 2018
Globalization has created an accelerated demand for globally competent managers, yet the gap between this demand and the supply of globally oriented, competent graduates is growing. As a result, the mandate for effectively internationalizing business school curriculum is increasing. Yet, given the costly structures required to provide…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Global Approach, Cultural Awareness, International Education
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d'Entremont, Chad; Norton, Jill; Bennett, Michael; Piazza, Peter – Journal of Education, 2012
Since 2006, the Thomas W. Payzant School on the Move (SOM) Prize has been awarded annually to a Boston public school that has made significant progress in improving student achievement. This case study identifies the structures and strategies that best serve students in prizewinning schools, provides a profile of each of the four winning schools…
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Effectiveness, Awards, Recognition (Achievement)
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Whittier, David – Journal of Education, 2006
The ethics followed in the use of Internet by Boston Public Schools is discussed.
Descriptors: Ethics, Urban Schools, Internet, Public Schools
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Lawrence, Barbara Kent – Journal of Education, 2004
Relying on standardized tests to measure performance and determine accountability obscures the fact that only reciprocal rights and responsibilities can create authentic accountability. A student has the right to expect a teacher will begin on time with a well-prepared lesson, the necessary materials, and the skill to conduct a class. A teacher,…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Accountability, Interpersonal Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship
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Blasdale, Spencer – Journal of Education, 2004
In this article, the author profiles the Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter Public School (Hyde Park, Massachusetts) and describes the school's culture. The school's students, who are in grades 6 through 12, are surrounded by rituals, routines, and relationship-building activities. Pacific Rim's culture stems from and supports the school's…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, School Culture, Institutional Mission, Diversity (Institutional)
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Coats, Stephanie – Journal of Education, 2004
In this article, the author profiles KIPP Academy Lynn Charter School in Lynn, Massachusetts. The school's mission is to "create an environment where the students of Lynn will develop the academic skills, intellectual habits and character traits necessary to maximize their potential in high school, college and the world beyond." KIPP…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Middle Schools, Educational Quality, Values Education
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Schrader, Teri – Journal of Education, 2004
In this article, the author profiles the Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School in Devens, Massachusetts. Parker School opened its doors in September 1995 after a year of planning by its founders and prospective members of the community. It began with 120 students in grades seven and eight, and now, ten years later, enrolls 368 students in…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Charter Schools, Educational Principles, Institutional Characteristics
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Driscoll, David P. – Journal of Education, 2004
The future of public education changed forever in the United States when "A Nation at Risk" was published in 1983. This report warned educators from coast to coast that America was on the brink of losing its top-ranked position internationally because "others" were "matching and surpassing their educational…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Public Education, Accountability, State Programs
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Cottle, Thomas J. – Journal of Education, 1998
Discusses some general statistics and findings about violent juvenile offenders and presents a profile of a typical juvenile male brought to the attention of the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services. Urges thoughtful moral reasoning about at-risk children and the conditions that create the personal traumas that result in their conduct. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Criminals, Early Intervention