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Plotner, Anthony J.; Mazzotti, Valerie L.; Rose, Chad A.; Carlson-Britting, Kinsey B. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2016
Students with disabilities lag behind peers without disabilities in most postsecondary outcome areas such as employment, postsecondary education, and independent living. Numerous initiatives aimed at supporting students as they transition from school to adult life have received attention over the last few decades. These initiatives include those…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Individualized Transition Plans, Middle School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
Smith, Mark S. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of interactive whiteboard technology on ninth grade English End of Course scores in two high schools in the Upstate of South Carolina in the school year 2011-2012. This study also sought to determine what impact interactive whiteboard technology had on the factors of gender, socio-economic…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Rural Schools, High Schools, Visual Aids
Wogamon, Lynn S. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This correlational research study examined the relationships between secondary general education teachers' attitudes toward inclusion, hours of professional development in topics related to special education and hours of support from special education personnel addressing the needs of students with disabilities received weekly. The research also…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Teacher Attitudes
Williams, Charles Jerry, Jr. – Online Submission, 2012
The willingness to work and a high school diploma were once all that was needed to start one's career. The problem is that on the twentieth anniversary of the reports by the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS), high school graduates may still lack what business and education leaders require for success in entry-level…
Descriptors: High Schools, Disadvantaged Schools, High School Graduates, Skills
Rivers, Thomas E., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study included a comparison of the graduation rates among high schools in South Carolina closely analyzing school size and socioeconomic status. The purpose for the study was to answer two questions: What patterns and relationships exist between school size and graduation rates at high schools in South Carolina? What patterns and…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Public Schools, High Schools, School Size
Phipps, Jonathan D. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study is to shed light on the use of Character Education in South Carolina's public high schools. Every high school in South Carolina is given a yearly survey from the South Carolina Department of Education that deals with both character education and violence in the school. This quantitative study used public accessed data,…
Descriptors: High Schools, Public Schools, Citizenship Education, Values Education
Moore, Nora F. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This quantitative study examined the relationship between five teacher perceived leadership practices of high school principals and the morale levels of the teachers in their schools. Two high schools (grades 10-12) in the upstate of South Carolina participated in the study. One hundred twelve high school teachers were surveyed using the…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, High Schools, Principals
Brabham, Jessica Marlene – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study identified the feelings and beliefs that rural educators possess about the options of school choice, via vouchers, as currently discussed by federal and state governments. The sample of this study consisted of 250 educators, representing 10 different schools, who completed a school choice survey developed by the researcher. A comparison…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Public Schools, School Choice, Teacher Attitudes