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Labby, Sandy; Lunenburg, Frederick C.; Slate, John R. – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2012
In this review of the literature, we briefly examined the development of intelligence theories as they lead to the emergence of the concept of emotional intelligence(s). In our analysis, we noted that only limited attention had been focused on the emotional intelligence skills of school administrators. Accordingly, we examined the role of…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Academic Achievement, Theories, Intelligence
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Pereira, Maria; Tienken, Christopher – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2012
A review of the literature pertaining to the effect and influence that interim assessments have on student achievement lacks quantitative data to determine the efficiency of their use in the classroom as a school reform tool. This study examined the strength and the direction of the relationships between interim pre and posttest assessments in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Standardized Tests, Language Arts
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Allison, Brad – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2009
Public education in the United States has been in a steady decline by almost any measure for the last 29 years since 1980. Losses in placement on international comparisons in science, math and problem solving test scores, equality of education opportunity, teacher supply graduation rates, and rampant leadership turnover, are but a few of the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Instructional Leadership, Educational Planning
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Mixon, Jason; Stuart, Jerry – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2009
In an effort to answer the "Educational Call to Arms", our national public schools have turned to Advanced Placement (AP) courses as the predominate vehicle used to address the lack of academic rigor in our public high schools. Advanced Placement is believed by many to provide students with the rigor and work ethic necessary to…
Descriptors: Public Schools, High Schools, Advanced Placement Programs, Literature Reviews
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Edmonson, Stacey; Tatman, Robert; Slate, John R. – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2009
Character education is integral to the educational enterprise. Recent character education endeavors across the educational landscape have originated from a variety of different organizational sources. This article provides a review of the progress character education from the 18th century up through the 21st.
Descriptors: Values Education, Educational History, Ethical Instruction, Student Rights
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Holt, Carleton R.; Range, Bret; Pijanowski, John – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2009
Literature on retention focuses on both short term and long term outcomes for retained students. Short term outcomes typically include academic achievement, self-esteem issues, and occurrence of behavior problems. Long term outcomes include academic growth and persistence to graduation. Regardless of the focus and intent of the study, research on…
Descriptors: Grade Repetition, Longitudinal Studies, Self Esteem, Academic Persistence
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Martinez-Garcia, Cynthia; Slate, John R. – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2009
In this article we reviewed the available literature concerning teacher turnover. The seriousness of this issue was addressed as cause for concern is clearly present. Issues we examined in this conceptual analysis were the federal government's role in public education, the No Child Left Behind Act, teacher turnover, teacher retention, teacher…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Literature Reviews, Government Role, Federal Government