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Literacy in the 21st Century: supporting struggling adolescent readers
The purpose of this narrative bounded case study research was to describe the different perspectives of five struggling readers regarding contributing factors to their literacy experiences and success. The theoretical ...
The effects of a culturally responsive professional development series on the attitudes and beliefs of teachers of diverse students in a Missouri suburban school district
Contrary to what supporters of the “No Child Left Behind” Act (P.L. 107-110, 2001) would have us believe about the effects of this legislation, the academic achievement gap between students of color and White students, and ...
Parental Multi-Meanings of School Choice: A Narrative, Phenomenological Case Study
The purpose of this narrative, phenomenological, case study was to develop a thick, rich description of the deeper meanings of school choice for parents at a Midwestern, midsize suburban public middle school. Parental ...
Blocks and Playdough: Reconceptualizing Preschool Education through an Heuristic Multiple Case Study Approach
This study utilized a multiple case study approach, informed through heuristic inquiry, which examined the ways in which preschool quality remains uneven across early childhood settings, despite the wealth of research ...
An exploratory qualitative study of the relationship between an educational leader’s emotional intelligence and effective teams
Since the passage of the No Child Left Behind Act, the work of educators has become more demanding and complex. Not only is the work more difficult, the current era of accountability subjects teachers and educational ...