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Engaging African American male students in predominately white community colleges : the impact of teaching excellence
Although community colleges offer opportunities for diverse students to achieve their educational goals, African American males continue to rank at the bottom of most academic success measures such as semester-to-semester ...
Demystifying the process : the selection of receiving schools in intra-district performance-based school choice
Although intra-district performance-based school choice as featured in NCLB and state laws has existed for over a decade, scant attention has been devoted to the study of how the policies and programs are operated by school ...
Sensemaking as a framework for understanding how aspiring anti-racist leaders enact their learnings from a principal preparation program to disrupt the racial discipline gap
This dissertation emerges from an acknowledgement that robust research has shown that students of color receive a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in American public schools compared to their white peers – ...
Disciplinary inequity: exploring perceptions of discretionary student removal among assistant principals in Texas
African American students are being excluded from the classroom in public schools at rates disproportionately higher than other student subgroups. This is being done by campus administrators using a practice known as ...
White principals' perceptions of race
The history of the public school system in the United States is wrought with examples of marginalized groups and inequities (DuBois, 1989; Woodson, 1933). Public schools throughout the United States are still struggling ...
Teacher characteristics and race/ethnic and economic disparities in academic achievement at the start of elementary school
As an exploration of some of the major provisions of NCLB, this dissertation applies the resource substitution perspective (Mirowsky & Ross, 2003) to the early years of elementary school and examines various forms of teacher ...