ERIC Number: ED440040
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Parent/Guardian Attitudes on Year-Round Schools, Scotland County, North Carolina, 1998.
Vadenais, Kim Rocha
This study determined the attitudes of parents and/or guardians toward year-round schools in Scotland County, North Carolina for students enrolled during the 1998-1999 school year in one of the six K-5 year-round school programs. Data were analyzed using several statistical procedures that included mean scores, standard deviation, standard error, correlation, frequency, percentages and Cronbach's coefficient alpha. The survey results indicate that the parents and/or guardians in this study have a positive attitude toward year-round school; are active in their child's education; and believe that the year-round schools communicate with them very well. Chapter titles include: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Review of the Literature"; (3) "Methodology"; (4) "Results"; and (5) "Summary, Conclusions, Discussion, and Recommendations." Includes extensive tables and references. Appendices include a school and family partnerships survey; a permission to use survey; a principals instructional cover letter; a teachers instructional cover letter; a parent/guardian informational cover letter; a parent/guardian instructional survey cover letter; an NCSU (North Carolina State University) Instructional Review Board Approval Letter; Year-Round school summary reports; and an action team preliminary checklist. (LB)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Ed.D. Dissertation, North Carolina State University.