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Kelly, Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this research was to explore how the personal and professional experiences of school leaders strengthened or hindered their ability to engage in social justice leadership to advance educational equity and encourage culturally proficient practices in their schools. I employed a descriptive multi-case study and the research was viewed…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Social Justice, Equal Education, Instructional Leadership
Bosco, Arlene F. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Students with emotional disturbance continue to have the most dismal outcomes when compared to all other groups of students. Addressing their complex and significant academic and therapeutic challenges can be a daunting task for the secondary level general education teachers charged with their instruction. Teachers often report feeling unprepared,…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, At Risk Students, Student Needs, Teacher Competencies
Preston, Robert J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This paper is based on action research to help support an initiative in a NJ suburban high school of about 600 students aiming to improve student achievement. The main problem addressed is a recent trend of low test scores. Rather than look at socio- economic factors, school leaders as well as leaders at the district level are concerned that the…
Descriptors: Instructional Improvement, High Schools, High School Students, Suburban Schools
Davis, Melvin, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The democratic practice of representative government in the United States is supposed to represent and protect its citizens. Since the United States abolished legalized slavery with the 13th Amendment in 1865, individual states have made many attempts to impede the civil rights and voting rights of African American citizens. Several pieces of…
Descriptors: African American Students, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Critical Theory
Reynolds, Shanta – ProQuest LLC, 2018
New Castle County Vocational Technical School District (NCCVT) is a vocational school district in Delaware consisting of four high schools. NCCVT's vision "is to deliver world-class Career and Technical programs combined with rigorous academic curricula to equip students with the 21st century skills that will best serve the State of Delaware…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, School Districts, High Schools, Skill Development
Turner, Deborah A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The research topic for this study was how students enrolled in the dual enrollment programs described their perceptions of balancing high school, college, and work--life balance (WLB). The number of dual enrollment programs is growing and research on them continues to build. However, the existing research studies have not yet addressed the WLB…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Dual Enrollment, Student Experience, Difficulty Level
Arroyo, Gracie – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The problem that was a study in this research was teachers' attitudes and perceptions towards ESL students. This was a qualitative case study conducted in a small town in Tennessee with seven teachers from middle and high school. The theory used was Critical Pedagogy by Paulo Freire (1970). This research helped in understanding how teachers'…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, English Language Learners, English (Second Language), Middle School Teachers
Kizilboga, Remzi – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this intrinsic case study (Stake, 1995) was to investigate secondary teachers' instruction in a suburban Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) environment examining their pre-class and in-class activities based on their pedagogical practices and instructional design decisions, including planning, designing, teaching, and assessment. The…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Suburban Schools, Computer Uses in Education, Class Activities
Dwyer, Craig William – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine Jesuit secondary lay educators' perspectives of service-learning, and their awareness of utilizing service-learning to further the schools' mission and Jesuit identity. This qualitative study used a case study methodology, which examined two Jesuit USA Northeast secondary schools'…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Service Learning
Ibouhouten, Teresa – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Technology is progressing at an explosive rate, and schools, which are already behind the times, are struggling to keep pace with the world in which the students will be entering. The problem addressed in this study is that teachers struggle to integrate mobile devices in classroom lessons in ways that are purposeful and not superficial, because…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Technology Integration, Handheld Devices
Klomp, Jonathan – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Enacting a vision and surviving as a first-year high school principal in a new suburban school district can be a complex and difficult journey. Secondary-level principals have varied roles, including the improvement of teachers' practice and student achievement, branding (or rebranding) the school, and acting as community leaders. This…
Descriptors: Standards, Principals, Beginning Principals, Administrator Role
Holmes, Teresa – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Teachers must hold the expectation that all students in their classes can achieve despite cultural mismatches. Schools wanting to improve the learning outcomes of students that take measures to increasing teacher self-efficacy to work with diverse populations often see a marked improvement in student achievement. The problem addressed in this…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Teacher Attitudes, Readiness
Gallahue, Thomas J., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
As the achievement gap widens, it is even more critical than ever to examine factors that may influence the closing of that chasm. Principal leadership is one such component that needs further study. The purpose of this quantitative study was to examine which leadership styles principals employ in traditional public schools in the State of New…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Principals
Timms, Diane – ProQuest LLC, 2018
An education benefit available to all corporate and franchisee employees of the large quick service restaurant (QSR) under study is an opportunity to achieve a high school diploma at no cost by enrolling in online high school (OHS). The purpose of this research was to explore the role of Thomas Gilbert's behavior engineering model…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Success, Models
Smiley, Margaret A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Alternative high schools may be a better fit for many students than traditional high schools, but this group transitions to post-secondary studies at a significantly lower rate than do traditional school students. The purpose of this basic qualitative study was to explore the practices of alternative high school principals of British Columbia,…
Descriptors: High Schools, Nontraditional Education, Principals, Administrator Role
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