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Ni, Yongmei; Yan, Rui; Pounder, Diana – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2018
Purpose: Using the collective leadership framework, this study examines (a) how principals perceive their own influence and that of other key stakeholders in various school decisions and (b) how principals' perceived influences of other stakeholders are associated with their own influence. Research Method/Approach: This study uses the nationally…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Styles, Leadership Effectiveness, Stakeholders
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Bowsher, Amanda; Sparks, Dinah; Hoyer, Kathleen Mulvaney – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This Statistics in Brief adds to existing research on early-career teachers by presenting findings on their preparation and supports from data from the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS). This brief, like past research, investigates several specific areas of preparation and types of support. For the purposes of this brief, early-career…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Public School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, National Surveys
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Wright, Kim B.; Shields, Samantha M.; Black, Katie; Banerjee, Manjari; Waxman, Hersh C. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
In the present study, hierarchical linear modeling with random intercept models was used to estimate the impact school and teacher-level factors had on K-12 teachers' perceptions of school influence, curricular and pedagogical autonomy, and job satisfaction in the early years of the Race to the Top Era. The main predictors investigated were…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Influence, Professional Autonomy, Job Satisfaction
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Quirk, Abigail – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
Public and private school principals were asked to report whether their school had a staff member assigned to work on parent involvement; workshops or courses for parents or guardians; services to support parent participation such as providing child care or transportation; or a parent drop-in center or lounge. The Principal Questionnaire was…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Public Schools, Private Schools
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Williams, Thomas O., Jr.; Ernst, Jeremy V.; Rossi, Louis – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2018
As integrated STEM education becomes more commonplace, the number of inclusive STEM classrooms containing students with disabilities will continue to rise. This presents many challenges to both STEM education teachers and Special education teachers. Do STEM education and Special education teachers have the appropriate credentials to effectively…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Inclusion
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Gahungu, Athanase – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2018
This report summarizes analyses of survey responses of approximately 101,310 teachers and principals who, between 1999-00 and 2011-12, answered the School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) and the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), two national surveys. Their responses to most recurrent discipline incidents and to most serious problems facing…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education
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Cox, Shawna; Parmer, Randall; Strizek, Gregory; Thomas, Teresa – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
The overall objective of the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) is to collect the information necessary for a comprehensive picture of elementary and secondary education in the United States. The abundance of data collected permits detailed analyses of the characteristics of schools, principals, teachers, school libraries, and public school…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Elementary Secondary Education, Questionnaires, Public Schools
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Urick, Angela – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: Decades of research on different leadership styles shows that effective school leadership is the degree of influence or synergy between teachers and principals around the core business of schools, instruction. While various styles, such as transformational, instructional, shared instructional, point to the similar measures of high…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Instructional Leadership, Factor Analysis
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Buettner, Cynthia K.; Jeon, Lieny; Hur, Eunhye; Garcia, Rachel E. – Early Education and Development, 2016
Research Findings: Early care and education has pronounced implications for young children's social-emotional learning. Although program structural and classroom process quality indicators have been widely explored, teachers' personal social-emotional capacity has only recently been recognized as an indicator of quality. This study reviewed and…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Redding, Christopher; Smith, Thomas M. – American Educational Research Journal, 2016
Alternative certification programs are now commonplace in the credentialing of new teachers. We complement the growing evidence base for these teachers by exploring their turnover patterns in four waves of the nationally representative Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS). We report on descriptive evidence of growing differences in the…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Elementary Secondary Education, National Surveys, Teacher Characteristics
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Gray, Lucinda; Taie, Soheyla – National Center for Education Statistics, 2015
This First Look report provides selected findings from all five waves of the Beginning Teacher Longitudinal Study (BTLS) along with data tables and methodological information. The BTLS follows a sample of public elementary and secondary school teachers who participated in the 2007-08 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), and whose first year of…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Labor Turnover, Longitudinal Studies, Beginning Teachers
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Li, S.; Ernst, J. V.; Williams, T. O. – International Journal of STEM Education, 2015
Background: Professional development offerings assist K-12 educators in addressing new and evolving classroom dynamics, circumstances, and situations. With the emerging demands of an increasingly science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-infused society, teachers are challenged to provide high-quality service and equitable…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Limited English Speaking, Questionnaires, Teacher Attitudes
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Ernst, Jeremy V.; Williams, Thomas O., Jr. – Journal of Technology Education, 2014
Technology and engineering educators have an opportunity to serve a vital role in contributing to or assisting in the guidance of educational programming for students qualifying for accommodation services. Within this article, students referred to as at-risk were from two specific special populations within this group: individuals with…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Technology Education, Research Design, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)
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Ma, Xin; Shen, Jianping; Krenn, Huilan Y. – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2014
Using national data from the 2007-08 School and Staffing Survey, we compared the relationships between parental involvement and school outcomes related to adequate yearly progress (AYP) in urban, suburban, and rural schools. Parent-initiated parental involvement demonstrated significantly positive relationships with both making AYP and staying off…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Urban Schools, Suburban Schools, Rural Schools
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Ernst, Jeremy V.; Li, Songze; Williams, Thomas O. – Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 2014
The ever-changing student population of engineering design graphics students necessitates broader sets of instructor adeptness. Specifically, preparedness to educate and provide adequate educational access to content for students with identified categorical disabilities and Limited English Proficiency (LEP) is now an essential readiness skill for…
Descriptors: Engineering, Graphic Arts, Questionnaires, Disabilities
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