Volume 8 | Number 2 | Spring/Summer 2019

Editors’ Introduction

Editors of the BRE

Choice Matters: Equity and Literacy Achievement

Nicola McClung, Elaine Barry, Diana Neebe, Yvette Mere-Cook, Qi Wang & Millie Gonzalez-Balsam

Challenging the Relationship Between Settler Colonial Ideology and Higher Education Spaces

Stephanie Masta

“Signifying Nothing”: Identifying Conceptions of Youth Civic Identity in the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards and the National Assessment of Educational Progress’ Reading Framework

Antero Garcia & Nicole Mirra


Volume 8 | Number 1 | Fall/Winter 2018

Editors’ Introduction

Editors of the BRE

(Re)production of the Contemporary Elite Through Higher Education: A Review of Critical Scholarship

Rebecca Shamash

Looking Backward to Go Forward:  Toward a Kliebardian Approach to Curriculum Theory

Zachary A. Casey & Michael J. McCanless

The Challenges and Possibilities of Youth Participatory Action Research for Teachers and Students in Public School Classrooms

Christopher John Buttimer

Students Taking Social Action: Critical Literacy Practices Through School-As-Museum Learning

Genevieve Erker Caffrey & Rebecca Rogers

Silencing Racialized Humor in Elementary School: Consequences of Colormuting and Whiteness for Students of Color

Irene H. Yoon


Volume 7 | Number 2 | Spring/Summer 2018

Editors’ Introduction

Editors of the BRE

Legitimizing the Dilettante: Teach For America and the Allure of Ed Cred

Davis Clement

Using Ethnography to Understand How Policy Reform Influences the Transfer Process at One Community College

Eric R. Felix

Constructing the Literate Child in the Library: An Analysis of School Library Standards

Alyson T. Rumberger


Volume 7 | Number 1 | Fall/Winter 2017

Editors’ Introduction

Editors of the BRE

Minority Serving Institutions: A Data-Driven Student Landscape in the Outcomes-Based Funding Universe

Marybeth Gasman, Thai-Huy Nguyen, Andrés Castro Samayoa, & Daniel Corral

Righting Technologies: How Large-Scale Assessment Can Foster a More Equitable Education System

Nadia Behizadeh & Tom Liam Lynch

Homophobic Expression in K-12 Public Schools: Legal and Policy Considerations Involving Speech that Denigrates Others

Suzanne E Eckes

Call for Conversations

Call for Conversations: Education in the Era of Trump

Editors of the BRE

Oklahoma is a Moving Train: On Trump and the (Impossible) Demand for “Neutral” Classrooms in a Red State

Erin Dyke, Sarah Gordon, & Jennifer Job

Made You Look: Reflecting on the Trump Election and Patterns of False Response

Adam Freas & Jesus Limon-Guzman

Can the DREAM Still Exist?

Cheryl Burleigh

Understanding and Undermining Fake News From the Classroom

Adam Rosenzweig

Designing an Intervention to Promote Critical Thinking About Statistics in the General Public

Leela Velautham

For Girls Made of Fire

Eleni Eftychiou

Contextualizing Trump: Education for Communism

Curry Malott

Curbing Ignorance and Apathy (Across the Political Spectrum) Through Global Citizenship Education

Michael Thier

Special Features

Reimagining Educational Research: A Conversation

Prudence L. Carter & Na’ilah Suad Nasir


Volume 6 | Number 2| Spring/Summer 2016

Editors’ Introduction

Editors of the BRE

Translanguaging: Definitions, Implications, and Further Needs in Burgeoning Inquiry

Luis Poza

From Discipline to Dynamic Pedagogy: A Re-conceptualization of Classroom Management

Jonathan Ryan Davis

Engaging Diversity and Marginalization through Participatory Action Research: A Model for Independent School Reform

Joseph Derrick Nelson, Tanya Maloney, & Zachary Hodges

The Ballot Initiative and Other Modern Threats to Public Engagement in Educational Policymaking

Peter Piazza


Volume 6 | Number 1 | Fall/Winter 2016

Editors’ Introduction

Editors of the BRE

Educating Competitive Students for a Competitive Nation: Why and How Has the Chinese Discourse of Competition in Education Rapidly Changed Within Three Decades?

Xu Zhao

Vulnerable Manhood: Collaborative Testimonios of Latino Male Faculty

Juan F. Carrillo & Jason Mendez

The Invisible Tax: Exploring Black Student Engagement at Historically White Institutions

Jarvis R. Givens

Demographic Differences in Adolescent Time Attitude Profiles in an Urban High School: A Person-Oriented Analysis Using Model-Based Clustering

Rachael M. Prow, Frank C. Worrell, James R. Andretta, & Zena R. Mello