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Frost, Mandy J. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This quantitative ex post facto study investigated the effects of career academies on academic achievement and college readiness. A total of 1,206 12th-grade participants (196 career academy and 1,010 nonacademy students) were used in this study. These participants came from six high schools located in one large urban school district. Each of the…
Descriptors: Career Academies, Academic Achievement, College Readiness, Statistical Analysis
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Huang, Xiaoxia; Cribbs, Jennifer – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
This study examined mathematics and science teachers' perceptions and use of four types of examples, including typical textbook examples (standard worked examples) and erroneous worked examples in the written form as well as mastery modelling examples and peer modelling examples involving the verbalization of the problem-solving process. Data…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Mathematics Teachers, Science Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Lovett, Jennifer N.; Lee, Hollylynne S. – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2017
Amid the implementation of new curriculum standard regarding statistics and new recommendations for preservice secondary mathematics teachers [PSMTs] to teach statistics, there is a need to examine the current state of PSMTs' common statistical knowledge. This study reports on the statistical knowledge 217 PSMTs from a purposeful sample of 18…
Descriptors: Statistics, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Teachers
Witherspoon, Anissa – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The educational system in the United States continues to pose many challenges for law and policy makers. Many of these challenges can be traced back to two landmark cases, "Plessy vs. Ferguson" and "Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka." And, while the U.S. Department of Education developed programs to address many of these…
Descriptors: Grants, Federal Aid, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools
Pierce, Charish Rene – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Mississippi counselors serve in a variety of roles in order to meet the needs of all students. The role of the school counselor is to execute efforts to address each student's academic, personal/social, and career development needs (ASCA, 2005). Middle and high school counselors are often tasked with activities that do not align with national and…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Career Education, School Counselors, Counselor Role
Smirniotis-Giambatista, Cynthia – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Online flipped professional development allows direct instruction to take place through an interactive learning setting and allows the face-to-face contact to provide guidance and apply the concept. As technology advances, education needs instruments and tools used for effectively teaching using the enhanced technology to increase student…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Faculty Development, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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
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Lye, Jenny; Hirschberg, Joe – Education Economics, 2017
The recent growth in privately administered secondary education in many developed countries has been a widely observed phenomenon. The Australian private secondary school sector has grown faster than those in any other "OECD" nation, even though the average tuition fees charged by these schools have increased at double the nation's…
Descriptors: Fees, Private Schools, Tuition, High Schools
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Sozen, Erol; Coskun, Mücahit – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
The purpose of this study was to analyze teachers' perspectives on the usage of smart boards and Tablet PCs in the Fatih Project using some variables (gender, branches, school types, educational status etc). The measurement scale of the study was developed and applied with the high school teachers in Düzce. Quantitative research methods were used…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education, Secondary School Teachers
Grissom, Jason A.; Kalogrides, Demetra; Loeb, Susanna – American Educational Research Journal, 2017
School performance pressures apply disproportionately to tested grades and subjects. Using longitudinal administrative data--including achievement data from untested grades--and teacher survey data from a large urban district, we examine schools' responses to those pressures in assigning teachers to high-stakes and low-stakes classrooms. We find…
Descriptors: Student Records, Academic Achievement, Teacher Surveys, Tests
Pelayo, Jose Maria G., III; Mallari, Shedy Dee C.; Wong, Abigail B. – Online Submission, 2017
This study focused on monitoring the influx of senior high school students and as of November 4, 2017, the Assessment, Counseling, Alumni and Placement (ACAP) Center has 341 examinees from different high schools in the province. Based on the results of the survey, the top 5 schools are Angeles City National Trade School, Angeles City National High…
Descriptors: High School Students, Evaluation, Vocational Education, High Schools
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
Robinson, Terrence S. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Northeast Ohio is similar to the rest of the United States in that there is a rise in the need for the products that advanced manufacturers supply (Center for American Progress, 2013). However, advanced manufacturers in Northeast Ohio are unable to find the technically skilled workers to fill the jobs that are currently available in the workforce.…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation, School Business Relationship, Manufacturing Industry
Corcoran, Mimi – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This dissertation explores the views and experiences of high school calculus teachers and college mathematics professors on the professional development which occurs at the annual national AP Calculus exam grading. This professional development experience comes in several forms: the exam briefing sessions, the actual reading of the exams, the…
Descriptors: Calculus, High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, College Faculty
Miller, Brandy – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this quantitative causal-comparative study was to examine if, or to what extent, there was a difference between secondary general education teachers' and special education teachers' overall attitudes, or attitudes related to professional issues, philosophical issues, and logistical concerns, toward inclusion of students with…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion
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