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Equality/Equity

Students’ Perspectives on Broadening Participation of Female Students and Improving Gender-Equitable Education in an East African University Setting

Background Ethiopia is a patriarchal society with marked gender differences in many aspects of life, including education. Ethiopia ranks 173rd out of 189 countries on...
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Do Counterpart Support Policy Play the Role in Educational Equity and Efficient Issues in Chinese Higher Education?

Purpose of the study The Chinese Ministry of Education started the counterpart support program between the universities located in the eastern and western areas in...
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Beyond grades and test scores: Understanding school effects on college access through semantic analysis of application essays of Latinx students

In our paper, we examine a dataset of college application essays submitted by Latinx applicants to a selective public university system in 2015. Each essay...
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The LGBTQ+ Presidency: Examining factors that predict the visibility and advancement of LGBTQ+ leaders in higher education

In many parts of the United States, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ+) communities have enjoyed increasing recognition of their social, political, and economic...
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Providing baseline indicators for precarious populations: Evidence from the Haiti National Evaluation 2017

Climate change has become an inevitable consequence of modern human standards of living and consumption. While sea level rise endangers cities around the world, small...
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Private Schooling and Tutoring at Scale in South Asia

The chapter reviews trends and reasons for increased private schooling and tutoring in South Asia, and the systemic implications and governance strategies to tackle this proliferation. Focusing...
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Specialized Schools in Israel: A Critical Policy Analysis of the Past Three Decades

Although Israel aspires for equity, its students’ academic achievement distribution is characterized by large gaps compared with other OECD countries (OECD, 2018) Moreover, there is...
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