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From the Faculty Perspective: Defining, Earning, and Maintaining Legitimacy Across Academia

by Leslie D. Gonzales & Aimee LaPointe Terosky
The aim of this research project is to study how faculty members across different types of institutions understand and define legitimacy with regard to their academic careers.
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Reconciling Data from Different Sources: Practical Realities of Using Mixed Methods to Identify Effective High School Practices

by Thomas M. Smith, Marisa Cannata & Katherine Taylor Haynes
This article details a mixed methods project focused on identifying the combination of programs, practices, processes, and policies that make some high schools in large urban districts particularly effective with low income students, minority students, and English language learners.
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Book Reviews

Curriculum Windows: What Curriculum Theorists of the 1990s Can Teach Us About Schools and Society Today

by Thomas S. Poetter, Kelly Waldrop, Tasneem Amatullah, Cleighton Weiland, & Jody Googins (Eds.)
reviewed by Lois Christensen


Ambitious Science Teaching

by Mark Windschitl, Jessica Thompson, & Melissa Braaten
reviewed by Tara O’Neill & Kirsten Mawyer


Documentation and Inquiry in the Early Childhood Classroom: Research Stories from Urban Centers and Schools

by Linda R. Kroll & Daniel R. Meier
reviewed by Cara Furman & Mackenzie Marles


Field Notes: The Making of Middle East Studies in the United States

by Zachary Lockman
reviewed by Ibtesam Al Atiyat


Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology: The Digital Revolution and Schooling in America

by Allan Collins & Richard Halverson
reviewed by Shuchi Grover


Education researcher Margaret Troyer discusses her article, A Mixed-Methods Study of Adolescents’ Motivation to Read. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.


Representation of People of Color in Critical Early Childhood Spaces: Issues and Possibilities

by Michelle Salazar Pérez, Cinthya M. Saavedra, Felicia V. Black, Ysaaca Axelrod, Ranita Cheruvu, Elizabeth Rollins, Ayesha Rabadi-Raol & Angela Molloy Murphy
This commentary is a dialogue concerning the lack of representation and participation of people of color in professional critical organizations.

Engaging Youth in School (Kindle Book)

by Gary Natriello
This issue of the Teachers College Record Yearbook focuses on conceptualizations of engagement, the processes of engagement, portraits of engaging learning environments, and whole-school approaches to education.

TCR Yearbooks - Call for Proposals

by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record announce a call for proposals for future TCR Yearbooks.

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