Shai Fuxman

Shai Fuxman
Education Development Center · Health and Human Development Division

Doctor of Education

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In modern democratic societies, one of the main roles of education is to promote critical thinking and open‐mindedness. However, this objective can sometimes be seen as clashing in many societies with another one of education's primary objectives—to inculcate in the younger generation a set of common values and beliefs that reinforces collective id...
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Using data from a regional census survey of high school students, we compared substance use patterns between transgender and cisgender students, and students who did not know if they are transgender (DKT). Data from more than 23,000 youth from 26 high schools were used to compare alcohol-related behaviors, marijuana use, and non-medical use of pres...
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Executive Summary: Social media is a pervasive presence in the lives of adolescents, and its grip on their daily lives can have consequences that are positive, negative, or both. Adolescents can use social media to form and sustain lasting and meaningful social relationships, but they can also use it as a platform for cruelty and bullying. When use...
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Background: Teen pregnancy rates and related risks remain elevated among Latino teens. We tested the impact on youth sexual behaviors of a brief, culturally targeted, bilingual media intervention designed for parents of young adolescents. Methods: Salud y éxito (Health & Success) uses dramatic audio stories to model positive parenting practices....
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Self-censorship in education has rarely been studied and is rather difficult to identify. Nevertheless, exploring this topic may contribute to a better understanding of educational processes, particularly in societies involved in intractable conflict, serving as one of the mechanisms that significantly influence the maintenance of conflict-supporti...
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This chapter discusses the practice of self-censorship in the scholarly community (academic and independent scholars) as it relates to the production and dissemination of historical knowledge about political violence. The scholarly community, especially in democratic societies, has an important role with regard to historical narratives because its...
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The article describes the Artsbridge approach to building partnership and mutual understanding between Israeli and Palestinian teenagers. Intensive training in the US and partnership with NGOs in Israel and the West Bank cultivate qualities necessary for effective future leadership and cooperation. The training model integrates art instruction, exp...
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This article describes the Artsbridge approach to building partnership and mutual understanding between Israeli and Palestinian teenagers. Intensive training in the US and partnership with NGOs in Israel and the West Bank cultivate qualities necessary for effective future leadership and cooperation. The training model integrates art instruction, ex...
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Background: Teen pregnancy rates among Latinos remain substantially higher than the national average, putting them at risk for adverse health, academic, and social outcomes. Tailored and culturally appropriate teen pregnancy prevention interventions have shown to be effective in reducing early sexual risk and other risky behaviors among youth. This...
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Introduction: Latino youth in the US have higher rates of earlier sexual initiation compared to white peers, placing them at increased risk for negative health, academic, and social outcomes. Ensuring that youth receive accurate information about sex is critical for promoting healthy decision making. This study documents the relationships between s...
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This article describes four doctoral students’ process of coming together to support each other’s work. What emerged was a powerful space of learning and a framework on research for social change. The authors hosted a 2-hour reflection session, which was recorded and transcribed. Text of that session appears in this article along with discussion of...

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