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Hale, Bryant – ProQuest LLC, 2019
In Illinois, Senate Bill 100 was known in the statutes as Public Act 99-0456, took effect September, 15, 2016. Illinois State Senator Kimberly Lightford and Illinois State Representative William Davis both sponsored Senate Bill 100. Senator Lightford said, "We're moving toward a disciplinary system that prioritizes educating students by…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, State Legislation, School Holding Power, Legislators
Johnson, Kim A. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
In Ohio, three movements have made diversity management and advancement crucial to the success of two-year colleges: increasingly diverse student bodies, the recent emphasis of outcome-based accountability, and the evolution of funding sources that led to the creation of performance-based funding formulae. The history of ideologies of diversity…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, School Policy, Two Year College Students, Disproportionate Representation
Smith-Tyge, Nathaniel – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This qualitative study explored the experiences of professional academic advisors at three broad access regional public universities as they worked in the policy environment of the completion agenda. Employing a narrative inquiry approach through single-session semi-structured interviews, I gathered the stories of the nine participants about their…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Advisers, Academic Advising, Public Colleges
Kight, Shelby R.; Hampton, Melissa A.; Vandeven, Jennifer M. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This paper is a project report of a policy analysis of educational policies aligned to standards set forth for trauma-informed school districts. Current state policies, mandates, and/or frameworks are under development, and in some states, non-existent. More often than not, expectations regarding trauma-informed implementation in the school…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, State Policy, Policy Analysis, Trauma
Hampton, Melissa A.; Vandeven, Jennifer M.; Kight, Shelby R. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This paper is a project report of a policy analysis of educational policies aligned to standards set forth for trauma-informed school districts. Current state policies, mandates, and/or frameworks are under development, and in some states, non-existent. More often than not, expectations regarding trauma-informed implementation in the school…
Descriptors: Trauma, Standards, State Policy, Best Practices
Schray, McKenna L. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This dissertation investigates the development of social media policies in higher education. This study differentiates itself from existing social media policy research by analyzing the content of social media policies themselves, focusing on how social media policies cover faculty, and examining policies at Catholic higher education institutions.…
Descriptors: Social Media, School Policy, Personnel Policy, Policy Formation
Steele, Damion – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Researchers have found that higher education is known to stabilize political opinions and thought to enhance critical thinking skills. The role that an individual's level of education plays in shaping public opinion during a foreign affairs crisis, within the context of repetitious and uniform news media coverage, has yet to be determined. The…
Descriptors: War, Public Opinion, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills
Polk, Larianne – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Nebraska's Educational Service Units (ESUs) are under threat of de-funding, consolidation, and even elimination. For too long, the ESUs have been an invisible asset to school districts, providing equity to our rural schools, and expertise to our more urban schools. ESUs work from the expectation of efficiency and effectiveness, to be good stewards…
Descriptors: State Programs, Nonschool Educational Programs, State Legislation, Educational Legislation
Boswell, Zachary R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative document analysis research study was to explore how public high schools in California create local unexcused absence and truancy policies in similar and different ways. The study used Lipsky's "street-level bureaucracy" and the American Psychological Association Zero Tolerance Task Force's definition of…
Descriptors: Attendance, School Policy, Discipline Policy, High School Students
Davidson, Petrina M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This research examines the interaction between international governmental organizations (IGOs) and national governments around the development of secondary social studies curriculum in post-genocide contexts, with a special focus on the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) involvement with secondary social…
Descriptors: Death, International Organizations, Secondary School Students, Social Studies
Karantonakis, Lisa – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The educator evaluation system has changed in the United States. Mandated by education reform, states are now required to look at their evaluation systems more closely to monitor the effectiveness of teachers and to see how students are learning in schools. The purpose of this Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) study is to understand…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Phenomenology, Teacher Evaluation, Self Efficacy
Carter, Kimberly F. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Pioneering legislation such as Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997, and the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 have increased attention to the needs of individuals with disabilities. These regulations require that public programs…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Civil Rights Legislation, Students with Disabilities
Ibarrondo Cruz, Daniel – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this dissertation was to study perceptions of faculty and administrators at institutions of higher education on copyright ownership of faculty-created digital course content. The central question for this study was: Who had copyright ownership rights of faculty-created digital content and in what manner was copyright ownership…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Administrators, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes
Maier, Meredith L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
A collection of three case studies on District-level Equity Leaders (DELs), this study aims to fill the current void in the research on DELs and equity work at the district level in public schools, using a Critical Race Theory (CRT) lens. The study's primary focus is to document the lived experiences of individuals in this work and how they…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Equal Education, Public Schools, School Districts
Delgado, Chryssa D. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Previous policy analysis of the Top Ten Percent Plan (TTPP) has focused on the outcomes of the policy (e.g., Card & Krueger, 2005; Kain & O'Brien, 2004; Long, 2004), answering questions such as whether the TTPP led to increased or decreased access for particular groups. Absent from the literature is an analysis of the policy-change process…
Descriptors: State Policy, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Discourse Analysis
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