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Fiddler, Sarah C. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The problem is the absence of women in leadership roles, particularly women of the Millennial generation, at community colleges. Women of the Millennial generation were surveyed through an anonymous online survey through to determine why they believe they are not considered for leadership roles at community colleges. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Females, Women Administrators, Generational Differences, Community Colleges
Ball, Jamie L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Bullying prevention in schools has arguably met with limited success in the United States. Diversity negatively impacts the success of bullying prevention programs. Furthermore, researchers do not agree upon intervention timing and appropriate grade-level to implement bullying prevention and social-emotional learning and skill-building programs.…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Urban Schools, Elementary Schools
Hoelzle, Joseph Thomas – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The majority of teacher contracts in the State of Ohio are based on the traditional pay scale, rewarding teachers for educational level attained and years of experience. Performance-based pay is an emerging trend with 11 school districts in Ohio identified as having a performance-pay system in their negotiated agreement. This study utilizes Ohio's…
Descriptors: Merit Pay, Teacher Salaries, Academic Achievement, Teacher Effectiveness
Wolfe, Christine S. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This is a quantitative phenomenological study of the perceptions of principals of public secondary schools in rural Appalachian Ohio. The purpose of the study is to understand the experiences of the principals as online charter schools become feasible for students in their school district. A random sample of ten principals was obtained from the…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Secondary Schools, Principals, Charter Schools
Vegh, Tracie L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Teacher perceptions of fourth-grade students' readiness to learn Ohio's fourth-grade social studies standards were explored through this sequential explanatory mixed methods study. Implementation of Ohio's new reading policies in the lower elementary may have had an unintended future impact on the teaching of social studies in the upper elementary…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students, Grade 4
Ogallo, Godfrey G. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The rapid advancement in information technology and the ubiquitous penetration of the Internet are heralding an experience in the world where every physical device is interconnect-able to other devices and the Internet. IoT forms the core of this new wave of ubiquitous technologies. This nascent technology is opening new and virtually…
Descriptors: Data, Decision Making, Higher Education, College Students
Hooker, Sarah – Jobs for the Future, 2018
The Central Ohio Partnership for College and Career Readiness Expansion (CCRE) is a collaboration led by Columbus State Community College in partnership with Jobs for the Future (JFF), the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio (ESC), the SERVE Center at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and seven school districts that aims to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Role, High Schools, Educational Change
Vargas, Joel; Sabados, Krista – Jobs for the Future, 2018
Jobs for the Future (JFF) set out a little over a year ago to create such models for bridging the secondary-postsecondary divide, developing strategies for high schools and colleges to build paths from the 12th grade through critical milestones of success in the first year of college. These partnerships of school districts and community colleges…
Descriptors: High School Seniors, High School Graduates, College Freshmen, College School Cooperation
Mullins, Vanessa R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This qualitative single descriptive case study addressed the perspectives of how minority women perceived higher education institutions support or lack of support in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. The problem was that there is a disproportionately small number of minority women being prepared to fill STEM jobs.…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Minority Groups, Females, Higher Education
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Gandhi, Allison Gruner; Ogut, Burhan; Stein, Laura; Bzura, Robin; Danielson, Louis – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2018
This study reports findings from studies examining potential read-aloud accommodations on standardized reading comprehension assessments for students with decoding difficulties. Three types of accommodations were evaluated: question stems and answer options read aloud; question stems, answer options, and proper nouns read aloud; and full…
Descriptors: Reading Tests, Diagnostic Tests, Testing Accommodations, Reading Difficulties
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Cancio, Edward J.; Larasen, Ross; Mathur, Sarup R.; Estes, Mary Bailey; Johns, Bev; Chang, Mei – Education and Treatment of Children, 2018
Little is known about stress perception and perceived coping mechanisms used by special educators. This article presents a study with 211 special educators to determine how they deal with stress. Participants completed a survey reporting stressors and coping skills. Special educators reported stress in their positions. Increased caseloads,…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Coping, Stress Management, Teacher Attitudes
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Boatman, Angela; Soliz, Adela – Education Finance and Policy, 2018
One way administrators and policy makers have responded to the complexity of the community college transfer process has been to create articulation agreements between two-year and four-year colleges in a state or region. Our study examines the effects of one such statewide articulation and transfer policy, the Ohio transfer module (TM). This…
Descriptors: State Policy, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Dani, Danielle E.; Hartman, Sara L.; Helfrich, Sara R. – New Educator, 2018
Facilitating successful informal STEM learning experiences is essential for building knowledge and comfort with STEM content for children and teachers alike. Informal learning experiences are by nature hands-on and interdisciplinary and provide play-based, real-world, authentic learning experiences. This article describes what elementary teacher…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Science Teachers, Informal Education, Hands on Science
American Association of Community Colleges, 2018
Since 2012, community colleges have made a considerable effort to increase student success and completion. Today, as much greater attention is being paid to drawing stronger linkages between education and workforce needs, institutions are becoming more strategic and deliberate in this work. In particular, many institutions are building stronger…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Role, Two Year College Students, College Readiness
Sommo, Colleen; Cullinan, Dan; Manno, Michelle – MDRC, 2018
While the United States has made strides in increasing college access among low-income students, college completion has remained low. Graduation rates are particularly low at the nation's community colleges, which enroll a disproportionate percentage of low-income and nontraditional college students. Seeking to address this problem, in 2014 three…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Low Income Students
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