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Mapping Low-Income African American Parents’ Roles in Their Children’s Education in a Changing Political Economy

by Stuart Greene
This research reframes the roles that low-income African American parents play in their children’s lives and challenges deficit perspectives of parent involvement.
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High School Advanced Placement and Student Performance in College: STEM Majors, Non-STEM Majors, and Gender Differences

by Phillip L. Ackerman, Ruth Kanfer & Charles Calderwood
We examined admissions and transcript records for first-year students at Georgia Tech from 1999-2009. Patterns of AP exams completed and AP exam performance were evaluated to determine the associations between AP and graduation rates, STEM persistence, and enrollment patterns -- in isolation and in conjunction with traditional predictors (e.g., SAT and High School GPA).
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Book Reviews

Leading Anti-Bias Early Childhood Programs: A Guide for Change

by Louise Derman-Sparks, Debbie LeeKeenan, & John Nimmo
reviewed by Amy Noelle Parks


Education and Internally Displaced Persons: Education as a Humanitarian Response

by Christine Smith Ellison & Alan Smith (Eds.)
reviewed by Leena Her


Artistic Research Methodology: Narrative, Power and the Public

by Mika Hannula, Juha Suoranta, & Tere Vadén
reviewed by Alon Andrews & Erica Rosenfeld Halverson


Instructional Designer Competencies: The Standards, Fourth Edition

by Tiffany A. Koszalka, Darlene F. Russ-Eft, & Robert Reiser
reviewed by Anthony Piña


A Teacher's Guide to Organizational Strategies for Thinking and Writing

by Billie F. Birnie
reviewed by Lucy K. Spence

Education researcher Alyson Lavigne discusses her article, Exploring the Intended and Unintended Consequences of High-Stakes Teacher Evaluation on Schools, Teachers, and Students. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.


Who’s Swallowing the Action Now: Classroom Ready Teachers Report? Discussing, Understanding, and Wondering

by Kirsten Agius, Jenny Aitken, Mindy Blaise, Kelly Boucher, Catherine Hamm, Jeanne Marie Iorio, Brenda Lovell & John McCartin
The Early Childhood Discipline Group at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia dissects the Action Now: Classroom Ready Teachers report released by the Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group, questioning how the recommendations were developed and raising concern for the report's lack of focus on early childhood teacher education.

Annual Yearbooks for 2015

by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record are pleased to announce the Annual Yearbooks for 2015.

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