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Transition to high school: Policy management of flow correction and educational trajectories
Maria de Fatima Magalhaes de Lima, Cynthia Paes de Carvalho
This study analyzes the possible relations between a student flow correction policy in a public education system and the transition to high school. The study of students' educational trajectories was the resource used to understand the results of the policy management and its possible effects on middle school transitions to high school. The analysis used data from the School Census, the...

Uncovering whiteness as discourse: A critical discourse analysis of the in-state resident tuition debate for undocumented students in Texas
Nicholas Tapia-Fuselier, Veronica A. Jones, Clifford P. Harbour
Undocumented college students in the United States encounter a number of structural barriers to postsecondary education success, including disparate in-state resident tuition (ISRT) policies across the country. Texas, the first state to establish ISRT benefits for undocumented college students, has been a site of tension respective to this issue over the last 20 years. In fact, there have been...

What if we name voice to every minuscule difference? Putting inclusion in check: Empirical routes of voice from the social model of disability
Kyuttzza Gómez-Guinart, Marta Infante Jaras
Throughout this critical literature review, we present some theoretical and ethical challenges that the empirical use of voice poses to the knowledge and the development of public policies on inclusion in education. To this aim, we reviewed 31 studies that focus on voice , such as it is defined by the social model of disability, as a unit of analysis for inclusive practices in different...

Racial integration through two-way dual language immersion: A case study
Elizabeth M. Uzzell, Jennifer B. Ayscue
Despite increasingly diverse public school enrollment, students across the U.S. are still segregated by race and poverty, and English learners (ELs) often experience triple segregation by race, poverty, and language. Two-way immersion (TWI) programs may create racially integrated learning environments, by offering a dual language model that balances native English speakers and speakers of the...

Incidence of socioeconomic school segregation on academic performance A study from Peru
F. Javier Murillo, Sandra Carrillo
The objective of this research is to estimate the incidence of socioeconomic school segregation in the academic performance of students. For this purpose, data mining was carried out using the data of the Census Evaluation of Students (ECE) of the Ministry of Education of Peru, through Multilevel Models with three levels of analysis (region, school and student). The Hutchens' Square Root Index...

The student profile of the professional master’s degree in public administration in the Brazilian national network: An analysis of expectations and motives
Dênis Ester Lamas, Vânia Aparecida Rezende, Fabrício Molica de Mendonça
This article aimed to identify the student profile of the Professional Master in Public Administration (Profiap) in Brazil, in order to describe their expectations and reasons for entering the course. This research study was descriptive, with a predominantly quantitative approach, using document analysis and a survey with structured questions sent to the 694 students in 21 institutions across...

Faculty attitudes toward technology-driven instruction in developmental mathematics
Jenna W. Kramer, Stephany Cuevas, Angela Boatman
Innovation in instructional technology has contributed to the rapid implementation of technology-driven instructional platforms, particularly in developmental math coursework (Bickerstaff et al., 2016). In this phenomenological study, we investigate how faculty perceive and respond to a mandated, technology-driven instructional model for developmental math coursework at public colleges in...

Status and problems of qualitative research in education: Divulgation, research and access of university teaching staff
Manuel Fernández-Navas, Noelia Alcaraz-Salarirche, Laura Pérez-Granados
This paper presents a reflexive panorama focusing the problems of divulgation of qualitative research results in Spain. In our experience, we observe that there is no equity between quantitative and qualitative methodologies, with a clear predominance of quantitative methods, which has made reliability in the qualitative methodology as a rigorous research approach to be seen strongly affected....

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