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Hall, William J.; Chapman, Mimi V. – Educational Policy, 2018
Bullying is a significant problem in U.S. schools. Policies have been developed to reduce bullying, yet policy implementation by educators is an essential yet difficult and complex process. Few studies have investigated factors that act as barriers to or facilitators of bullying policy implementation and teacher protection of students. This study…
Descriptors: School Policy, Bullying, Barriers, Program Implementation
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Keskinkilic-Kara, Sultan-Bilge; Zafer-Gunes, Demet – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The aim of this research is to define the school principals' implicit leadership theory and to reveal its relationship with the proactive behavior. The study is conducted in Bagcilar and Basaksehir districts in Istanbul and the target population of the research is 153 school principals working in state elementary schools, middle schools and high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership, Administrator Behavior
Moore, Danette Irvine – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The focus of this study was to measure elementary, middle, and high school administrators' beliefs regarding the appropriateness of the Mississippi Statewide Teacher Appraisal Rubric domains, as well as their perceptions regarding the Mississippi Statewide Teacher Appraisal Rubric's overall alignment with the Interstate School Leaders Licensure…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools, Administrator Attitudes
Mangeri, Richard – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate principals' perceptions of the impact of the New York State Annual Professional Performance Review on instructional practices. Dr. Philip Hallinger's Principal Instructional Management Rating Scale (PIMRS) was used to examine principal behaviors as they relate to school mission/goals, instruction and…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Educational Practices, Public Schools
Detering, Brad – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This research study, grounded in the theoretical framework of education change, used the Concerns-Based Adoption Model of change to examine the concerns of Illinois high school teachers and administrators regarding the implementation of 1:1 computing programs. A quantitative study of educators investigated the stages of concern and the mathematics…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Mitchell, Anthony J.; Shoho, Alan R. – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2017
This study sought to determine if there was a relationship between teacher perceptions of educational change and student achievement. Teacher perceptions of change represented the independent variable and the dependent variable consisted of eleventh grade math Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills scores, cohort completion rates, and math…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Academic Achievement, Educational Change
Lane, Eric S. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this quantitative study was to explore the relationship between transformative school principal leadership and school climate. The population of this study consisted of two middle schools with grades ranging from six through eight and one high school with grades ranging from nine through twelve. These schools are within the state of…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Educational Environment, Decision Making
Cline, Vicky Callison – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This study used non-experimental survey research to gather data on the kinds of dropout prevention programs in place in West Virginia high schools in 2014-15 and to evaluate their effectiveness based on possible relationships between principals' perceptions of the programs and graduation rates. The study focused on nine of 15 effective strategies…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Dropout Rate, Dropouts, Principals
Martin, Abbie Nicole – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of the study was to determine if there is a relationship between amount of training administrators receive in technology integration and their attitudes toward technology. Previous research has revealed a relationship between teachers' attitudes (Shiue, 2007; Shoffner, 2009), training (Adcock, 2008; Donnell, 2009; Lei, 2009; Sadik,…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Training, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education
Cole-Foppe, Leslie A. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The principal needs to be a strong instructional leader and foster a healthy school climate while having sufficient time to dedicate to these roles with all that is expected of the position. This quantitative-based research study examined the relationship between the perceptions of elementary and high school principals and elementary and high…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Principals, Academic Achievement, Educational Environment