K 12 Education

Author: Jacquelline M. Nowicki
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ISBN: 9781457873614
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The percentage of K-12 U.S. public schools with students who are poor and who are mostly Black or Hispanic is growing. Recent literature shows that poor and minority students may not have full access to educational opportunities. This report examined poverty and race in schools and efforts by the Departments of Education and Justice, which are responsible for enforcing federal civil rights laws prohibiting racial discrimination against students. It examined (1) how the percentage of schools with high percentages of poor and Black or Hispanic students has changed over time and the characteristics of these schools; (2) why and how selected school districts have implemented actions to increase student diversity; and (3) the extent to which the Departments of Education and Justice have taken actions to identify and address issues related to racial discrimination in schools. Tables and figures. This is a print on demand report.
Chicano Students and the Courts
Language: en
Pages: 484
Authors: Richard R. Valencia
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-01 - Publisher: NYU Press

In 1925 Adolfo ‘Babe’ Romo, a Mexican American rancher in Tempe, Arizona, filed suit against his school district on behalf of his four young children, who were forced to attend a markedly low-quality segregated school, and won. But Romo v. Laird was just the beginning. Some sources rank Mexican Americans
Handbook of the Sociology of Education in the 21st Century
Language: en
Pages: 597
Authors: Barbara Schneider
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-10 - Publisher: Springer

This handbook unifies access and opportunity, two key concepts of sociology of education, throughout its 25 chapters. It explores today’s populations rarely noticed, such as undocumented students, first generation college students, and LGBTQs; and emphasizing the intersectionality of gender, race, ethnicity and social class. Sociologists often center their work on
Promoting Health and Academic Success
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: David A. Birch, Donna M. Videto
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-17 - Publisher: Human Kinetics

There is increasing evidence that health and academic success go hand in hand. Now educators and health professionals have a new model—the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) approach—to use in promoting health and learning in the schools. This new approach, developed by leaders in education and health, is
Encyclopedia of Education and Human Development
Language: en
Pages: 1014
Authors: Stephen J. Farenga
Categories: Child development
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

Covers a broad range of topics within the fields of education and human development. Includes the ways in which learners construct knowledge at the different stages of human development, the educational tools used by teachers to teach, and educational politics.
Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series
Language: en
Pages: 1784
Authors: Library of Congress. Copyright Office
Categories: Copyright
Type: BOOK - Published: 1974 - Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress

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