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“Not to transform a culture, but to perpetuate it”
In the summer of 1965, eleven years following the U.S. Supreme Court decision declaring segregated schooling unconstitutional, Chattooga County School Board voted to desegregate its public schools through a freedom of ...
Variability within a classroom
The purpose of this study was to model student growth percentiles in a Georgia school district in order to examine the variability of scores within classrooms and the impact of using this growth model as a measure of teacher ...
Alike but different
Higher education institutions are often on a quest to increase institutional prestige. Despite the emerging literature around what activities constitute prestige-seeking behavior (O’Meara, 2007; Toma, 2008; Toma, 2012), ...
Human trafficiking and education
In this qualitative, ethnographic case study, I examine two Thai NGO shelters/schools working with human trafficking survivors and at-risk populations of children ages 5-18. The two NGOs had a residential component, meaning ...
A gendered study of men elementary educators through Collective Memory Work
This qualitative, gendered study’s purpose was to explore, critique, and disrupt the discourses surrounding men elementary teachers and to use our new knowledge to better understand the lives of men and women educators. ...
Evolution of a Korean social network in south Georgia
Beginning in the early 1990s, Latino immigrants began arriving in areas of the United States previously unaccustomed to their presence. Subsequent backlash has included anti-immigrant legislation affecting both “documented” ...