If you are researching Education among a certain demographic group, use both Education databases, such as ERIC, and specialized databases pertaining to your group of interest. You can find many of them in the Area and Cultural Studies Subject Guides.
Use each database's thesaurus or subject headings list to identify the best wording for your topic. For example, ERIC uses:
At the same time, other databases, such as PsycINFO, Race Relations Abstracts, and Sociological Abstracts, may use different terms.