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Maintaining the Segregated City?: Exploring the College Planning Experiences of Kansas City’s Urban Students of Color and the Implications on Their Access to Higher Education
This dissertation examined the role of school-based college planning guidance services in the college trajectories of central city students of color. It is projected that by 2018, most jobs will require some postsecondary ...
Mobility Strategies and Academic Success within Military Families
The purpose of this narratalogical case study was to investigate the strategies military families utilize to contribute to the academic performance of highly mobile military connected students. The unit of analysis was ...
Underrepresentation of Non-white Students in a Secondary Gifted Program: The Students’ Experience
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
Non-white students are underrepresented in gifted education. The purpose of this narrative case study is to describe the stories of non-white students who have graduated from the gifted programs in a Midwest suburban ...
Invictus Minds: A Critical Heuristic Case Study of Giftedness in the African-American Male
The purpose of this critical heuristic case study was to explore the phenomenon of “giftedness” as experienced by African American males in K-12 public schools through the analysis of their schooling experiences. A ...
School Counseling for the Achievement Gap: Attitudes and Beliefs of School Counseling Graduate Students About Culturally Responsive School Counseling
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
School counselors are uniquely positioned to mitigate gaps in opportunity, achievement, and attainment for culturally and linguistically diverse students. However, culturally responsive school counseling is a relatively ...
A qualitative case study deconstructing teachers' decisions in the pre-active stage of teaching to illuminate considerations made for teaching 21st-century skills and knowledge
The purpose of this heuristic case study was to develop a deeper understanding of how middle-level teachers in one Midwestern middle school account for teaching 21st-century skills and knowledge, within the context of a ...