by Jennifer Jellison Holme
This article examines high schools’ responses to exit testing policies through in-depth case studies of five low-performing high-poverty high schools across five school districts in Texas.
by Brianna L. Kennedy-Lewis
This cross-case analysis examines teacher practices at one school created by legislative mandates to serve expelled students. Findings show that in this context, teachers’ implementation of rapport-building, instructional practices, and classroom management are not only important but mutually reinforce or undermine each other.
This week education researcher Brent Duckor discusses his paper, Assessing Habits of Mind: Teaching to the Test at Central Park East Secondary School. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.
by Rae L. Mancilla
This commentary questions whether the implementation of the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy in American schools is a way of bridging or deepening the digital divide amongst students of differing socioeconomic backgrounds. It argues that that digital equity with mobile devices cannot be achieved without individual ownership of mobile technologies and concludes by posing a series of potential means of working toward the goal of ownership in schools.
by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record are pleased to announce the Annual Yearbooks for 2014.