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Jones, Linda D. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
Research indicates there are significant differences in the academic performance of minorities and whites, particularly at the high school level. On average, Latino and African American high school students read and perform math on the same level as 13-year-old white students and trail their white peers by an average of 20 test points on math and…
Descriptors: High Schools, Administrator Attitudes, African American Students, Males
Stoskopf, Jack E., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study examined high-school principals' perceptions of their preparedness for their financial responsibilities. The participants were high-school principals from the state of Wisconsin. Surveys were sent to 150 high-school principals who were members of the Association of Wisconsin School Administrators (AWSA), Wisconsin's professional…
Descriptors: Principals, High Schools, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Responsibility
VonBank, Anthony H. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This case study dissertation examines the implementation of digital technology in a mid-sized public school district in southern Minnesota. The methodology involved unstructured interviews and close observation of several teachers, administrators and related staff in the junior-senior high building. These observations were presented in informative…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Information Technology, School Districts, Interviews
Soka, John Alex – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This quantitative research study identified perceptions regarding leadership styles of a sample of high school, middle school, and elementary school principals serving in South Dakota public and tribal/BIE (Bureau of Indian Education) schools in 2011. From 152 public school districts and 20 tribal/BIE schools, a sample of 148 school principals was…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Socioeconomic Status, Poverty, Statistical Analysis
Wozniak, Carl – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Administrator perspectives regarding current and potential increased participation in post-secondary educational opportunities by Michigan high school students were explored in this descriptive quantitative study. Targeted concerns included current institutional levels of involvement, personal knowledge concerning program rules and regulations,…
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, High Schools, Advanced Placement, Eligibility