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Ward Randolph, Adah; Robinson, Dwan V. – Urban Education, 2019
This research explores the historical development of African American teacher and principal hiring and placement in Columbus, Ohio, from 1940 to 1980. In 1909, the Columbus Board of Education established Champion Avenue School creating a de facto segregated school to educate the majority of African American children and to employ Black educators.…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, African American Students, African American Community, Urban Areas
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Bennett, Jacob S.; Driver, Melissa K.; Trent, Stanley C. – Urban Education, 2019
A narrative literature review was conducted to examine how researchers address the concept of White privilege in teacher education using critical race theory. A Boolean search revealed 26 articles met criteria for inclusion. Findings show most researchers (n = 15, 55%) investigated perceptions of White privilege within individual multicultural…
Descriptors: White Students, Advantaged, Race, Critical Theory
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Metzger, Molly W.; Fowler, Patrick J.; Swanstrom, Todd – Urban Education, 2018
The school mobility rate in St. Louis Public Schools was 40% in 2011-2012, meaning that nearly half of students exited or entered a given school midway through the school year. This alarmingly high rate of churning across schools is accompanied by high neighborhood turnover, particularly within low-income, urban neighborhoods. This constant,…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Public Schools, Urban Schools, Literature Reviews
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Boykin, Tiffany F. – Urban Education, 2017
In the last 20 years, the U.S. higher education system has witnessed the tremendous growth of for-profit colleges and universities (FPCUs). In fact, FPCUs have quickly become the fastest growing segment of postsecondary education. With innovative practices and alternative delivery of educational services, FPCUs have established a considerable…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Proprietary Schools, College Students
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Gasman, Marybeth; Nguyen, Thai-Huy; Commodore, Felecia – Urban Education, 2017
To understand the context of urban Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and their role in educating Black males, we conducted a literature review examining the academic contributions of these institutions to Black males. To bolster the literature, we examined Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System data, determining a set of…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Academic Achievement, Urban Universities
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Valli, Linda; Stefanski, Amanda; Jacobson, Reuben – Urban Education, 2016
School-community partnerships are currently in the forefront of place-based urban reform efforts. But the literature on these partnerships indicates a variety of models that require different commitments and resources. Through a close review of the literature, we developed a typology of four partnership categories organized from the least to the…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Literature Reviews, Grounded Theory
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Turkan, Sultan; Buzick, Heather M. – Urban Education, 2016
The current interest in evaluating teachers and teacher education programs provides an opportunity to consider the education of diverse learners in K-12 schools in the United States. We address teaching English language learners (ELLs), a rapidly growing population. Challenges lie in holding content teachers of ELLs accountable as they are not…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Academic Achievement, Teacher Evaluation, Scores
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Jeynes, William H. – Urban Education, 2015
A meta-analysis was undertaken, including 66 studies, to determine the relationship between father involvement and the educational outcomes of urban school children. Statistical analyses were done to determine the overall impact and specific components of father involvement. The possible differing effects of paternal involvement by race were also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Meta Analysis, Fathers, Parent Participation
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Goldenberg, Barry M. – Urban Education, 2014
The racial "mismatch" between a non-White student public school population and a primarily White teaching force continues to be underexamined through an appropriate cultural lens. This literature review provides examples of how White teachers must properly recognize non-White students' actions and rhetoric in classroom settings as…
Descriptors: Teachers, Urban Schools, Minority Group Students, Whites
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Jeynes, William – Urban Education, 2012
This meta-analysis of 51 studies examines the relationship between various kinds of parental involvement programs and the academic achievement of pre-kindergarten-12th-grade school children. Analyses determined the effect sizes for various parental involvement programs overall and subcategories of involvement. Results indicate a significant…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Educational Research, Program Effectiveness, Urban Schools
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McPherson, Ezella – Urban Education, 2011
For over a century after the 1896 "Plessy v. Ferguson" decision, researchers have been grappling with how to effectively implement educational reform policies to provide students with an equal education in American schools. This literature review examines previous school desegregation cases and school desegregation plans to investigate…
Descriptors: School Desegregation, Desegregation Plans, Equal Education, Educational Change
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Strayhorn, Terrell L. – Urban Education, 2009
The educational aspirations of Black males in urban, suburban, and rural high schools were examined in this study, using a nationally-representative sample of respondents to the National Educational Longitudinal Study (NELS:88/00). Hierarchical linear regression analysis revealed statistically significant relationships between aspirations and SES,…
Descriptors: High Schools, Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Regression (Statistics)
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Woodland, Malcolm H. – Urban Education, 2008
Basic quality-of-life indicators including employment, access to health care, and involvement with the criminal justice system paint a grim picture for the lives of urban Black males; thus, it is increasingly important to identify prevention and intervention strategies that can improve outcomes for this group. After-school programs have been…
Descriptors: Intervention, Access to Health Care, After School Programs, Justice
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Okpala, Comfort O.; Bell, Genniver C.; Tuprah, Kwami – Urban Education, 2007
This policy study examined the differences in student achievement scores in reading and mathematics in selected public middle schools of choice and in traditional public middle schools with similar demographics and socioeconomic characteristics in a southeastern school district in North Carolina during the 1997-1998, 1998-1999, and 1999-2000…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Traditional Schools, Academic Achievement, Middle Schools
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Powell, Frankie Denise; Fields, Larry D.; Bell, Edwin D.; Johnson, Gwendolyn S. – Urban Education, 2007
Dr. Larry D. Fields, the former principal of Rowland H. Latham Elementary, led the development of a complementary learning model that became known as the Latham Way. The Latham Way produced remarkable academic success among poor minority students. The chi-square of the expected and the actual scores in reading and mathematics were significant at p…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Minority Groups, Models, Academic Achievement
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