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Raising the Stakes: Inequality and Testing in the Russian Education System.

Subjects: *EDUCATION; *EDUCATIONAL equalization; *EDUCATIONAL tests & measurementsRUSSIA

  • Source: Social Forces. Jun2020, Vol. 98 Issue 4, p1613-1635. 23p.

  • Abstract: Sociologists have argued that high-stakes tests open the door to high levels of educational inequality at transition points: in a high-stakes testing regime, parents and ... Copyright of Social Forces is the property of Oxford University Press / USA and its content may not be copied or ...

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Proposed Guidelines for International Clinical Education in US-Based Physical Therapist Education Programs: Results of a Focus Group and Delphi Study.

Subjects: *DELPHI method; *EXCHANGE of persons programs; *FOCUS groups

  • Source: Physical Therapy. Apr2014, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p523-533. 11p. 1 Chart.

  • Abstract: Background. Physical therapist students are increasingly engaging in international clinical education (ICE). The growth of international engagement has been accompanied by ... Copyright of Physical Therapy is the property of Oxford University Press / USA and its content may not be copied or ...

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Antipolitics and the Hindrance of Performance Management in Education.

Subjects: *Performance management; Education; Education policyJournal of Public Administration Research & Theory (Periodical)

  • Source: Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory. Oct2019, Vol. 29 Issue 4, pe1-e7. 7p.

  • Abstract: Performance management reforms are a popular way to try to create responsive and improving government. These types of reforms have become commonplace in

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The Colonial Image Reversed: Language Preferences and Policy Outcomes in African Education.

Subjects: *EDUCATION; *EDUCATION policy; *LANGUAGE policyWEST AfricaORGANISATION internationale de la francophonie

  • Source: International Studies Quarterly. Jun2009, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p389-420. 32p. 6 Graphs.

  • Abstract: Once viewing African languages as competitors to French, policymakers in France now welcome these languages openly in African schools. This is a dramatic policy reversal, ... Copyright of International Studies Quarterly is the property of Oxford University Press / USA and its content may not be copied ...

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What Pivot? International Relations Scholarship and the Study of East Asia.

Subjects: *INTERNATIONAL relations education; *ECONOMICS; *SOCIAL sciencesEAST Asia

  • Source: International Studies Perspectives. Aug2015, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p286-301. 16p. 5 Graphs.

  • Abstract: Scholars of international relations ( IR) simultaneously believe that their work is policy-relevant and that a gap exists between the academic and policy worlds of IR. ... Copyright of International Studies Perspectives is the property of Oxford University Press / USA and its content may not be copied ...

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Learning about Conflict and Negotiations through Computer Simulations: The Case of PeaceMaker.

Subjects: *ARAB-Israeli conflict; *SIMULATION methods in education; *CLASSROOM environment

  • Source: International Studies Perspectives. Nov2014, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p509-524. 16p. 1 Diagram, 3 Charts.

  • Abstract: This paper is based on a cross-national experimental study conducted among American, Turkish, Israeli-Jewish, and Israeli-Palestinian students using a computer game called "PeaceMaker." The game ... Copyright of International Studies Perspectives is the property of Oxford University Press / USA and its content may not be copied ...

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Can education compensate the effect of population ageing on macroeconomic performance?

Subjects: *Macroeconomics; Education; Population

  • Source: Economic Policy. Oct2018, Vol. 33 Issue 96, p587-634. 48p.

  • Abstract: This paper investigates the consequences of population ageing and of changes in the education composition of the population for macroeconomic performance. ...

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The Decision for Shadow Education in Japan: Students' Choice or Parents' Pressure?

  • Source: Social Science Japan Journal. Summer2015, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p193-216. 24p.

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