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Alameda-Lawson, Tania; Lawson, Michael A. – Urban Education, 2019
For the past several decades, the construct of parent involvement (PI) has framed much of the literature on school-family-community partnerships. In this study, the authors used a qualitative form of meta-analysis called "thematic synthesis" to explore a programmatic alternative to conventional PI known as "collective parent…
Descriptors: Urban Education, Parent Participation, Low Income Groups, Partnerships in Education
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Brown, Bryan A.; Boda, Phillip; Lemmi, Catherine; Monroe, Xavier – Urban Education, 2019
This article reports on urban elementary teachers' understandings of cultural relevancy and the practices they enacted after a professional development on culturally relevant education (CRE) and cognitive apprenticeship. Focus group interviews support that participating teachers understood some principles of CRE but did not always match the theory…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Urban Teaching, Urban Education, Elementary School Teachers
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Kokka, Kari – Urban Education, 2019
Using an ecological approach to trauma-informed care and radical healing, this case study explores how one Title I public middle school mathematics classroom offered students opportunities to engage in healing practices through the use of Social Justice Mathematics. Findings indicate that students identified their emotions, engaged in structural…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Consciousness Raising, Middle School Mathematics, Middle School Students
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Portnoi, Laura M.; Kwong, Tiffany M. – Urban Education, 2019
Drawing upon standpoint theory and phenomenology, this study chronicles the lived experiences of 16 successful female first-generation students of color as they pursued K-12 schooling and accessed higher education. Findings indicate that a complex set of school, family, peer, and personal factors affected students' lived experiences in their urban…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Resistance (Psychology), Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Allen, Ricky Lee; Liou, Daniel D. – Urban Education, 2019
Judge Robert Carter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) argued that White supremacy is the leading cause of de facto segregation. However, White supremacy is still undertheorized in educational leadership. Through the lens of Charles Mills' racial contract, this article interprets a controversy surrounding…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Social Attitudes, Whites, Social Bias
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Warren, Mark R.; Calderón, José; Kupscznk, Luke Aubry; Squires, Gregory; Su, Celina – Urban Education, 2018
Contrary to the charge that advocacy-oriented research cannot meet social science research standards because it is inherently biased, the authors of this article argue that collaborative, community-engaged scholarship (CCES) must meet high standards of rigor if it is to be useful to support equity-oriented, social justice agendas. In fact, they…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Community Involvement, Cooperation, Advocacy
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Loera, Gustavo; Rueda, Robert; Oh, Youn Joo – Urban Education, 2018
The academic achievement rates of urban Latino students are significantly lower than those of non-minority youth. To date, most of the research on this topic has focused on learning and motivational characteristics of underrepresented youth in elementary and middle school and much less on urban high schools. This study investigated variables…
Descriptors: High School Students, Hispanic American Students, Urban Youth, Learning Motivation
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Martinez, Danny C. – Urban Education, 2017
This article addresses teachers' uptake of Black and Latina/o youth linguistic repertoires within the official space of an English Language Arts (ELA) classroom and how youth respond to corrective feedback that is focused on the form of their messages, rather than their function. Corrective feedback offered by one Latina teacher indexed larger…
Descriptors: African American Students, Hispanic American Students, Language Arts, Feedback (Response)
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Nasir, Na'ilah Suad; McKinney de Royston, Maxine; O'Connor, Kathleen; Wischnia, Sarah – Urban Education, 2017
Despite post-racial rhetoric, stereotypes remain salient for American youth. We surveyed 150 elementary and middle schoolers in Northern California and conducted case studies of 12 students. Findings showed that (a) students hold school-related stereotypes that get stronger in middle school, (b) African American and Latino students experience…
Descriptors: Ethnic Stereotypes, Racial Bias, Knowledge Level, Beliefs
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Wood, J. Luke; Newman, Christopher B. – Urban Education, 2017
This research focuses on factors predicting faculty-student engagement for Black male collegians. In this study, the authors investigated whether students' perceptions of racial/gender stereotypes had a moderating effect on the determinants of engagement with faculty. The sample population was derived from 16 urban community colleges located…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Student Surveys
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Achinstein, Betty; Curry, Marnie W.; Ogawa, Rodney T.; Athanases, Steven Z. – Urban Education, 2016
This article presents a 2-year critical case study of an urban high school innovating to enhance the academic performance of low-income Latina/o students, highlighting high-leverage practices that promote boundary crossing between school and community. First, we highlight foundational elements of school logic, mission, and community ethos that…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Urban Schools, High School Students, Low Income Groups
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Biag, Manuelito – Urban Education, 2016
Few studies have investigated school connectedness from the perspectives of the adults working in the school. Using qualitative methods, the present study examined three dimensions of school connectedness in one urban, low-income middle school. Analyses revealed that school personnel cared for students' needs, sometimes at the expense of holding…
Descriptors: Low Income, Student Needs, Academic Standards, Family School Relationship
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Philip, Thomas M.; Zavala, Miguel – Urban Education, 2016
Through a close reading of the talk of a self-identified critical educator of color, we explore the contradictions, possibilities, limitations, and consequences of this identity for teachers and teacher educators. We examine how the performances of particular critical educator of color identities problematically intertwine claims of Freirian…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Educational Opportunities, Teacher Educators, Urban Education
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Stone, Susan; Uretsky, Mathew – Urban Education, 2016
We utilized a pooled sample of elementary, middle, and high school-aged children identified as homeless via definitions set forth by McKinney-Vento legislation in a large urban district in California to estimate the extent to which school factors contributed to student attendance, suspensions, test-taking behaviors, and performance on state…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, High School Students, Homeless People
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Graham, Sandra; Taylor, April; Hudley, Cynthia – Urban Education, 2015
A 12-week, 32-lesson afterschool intervention was conducted with third-to fifth-grade urban African American boys classified as aggressive. Grounded in attribution theory and organized around the construct of perceived responsibility in self and others, the intervention focused on increasing both social skills and academic motivation. Participants…
Descriptors: Males, African Americans, Aggression, Intervention
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