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The effects of a computer-based reading support program on the reading achievement of sixth graders
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-05-25)
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a computer-based reading intervention on the reading achievement of sixth grade students in one elementary school in a suburban school district located in the Midwest ...
Reframing School Readiness: Case Studies of African-American and Latina Head Start Parents
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
The “school readiness gap” has been attributed to differences in family life, home school connections, and social inequalities. The current school-parent partnership model fails to acknowledge the ways in which parent ...
A Heuristic Case Study of the Experiences of Teachers Who Address Bullying in Middle School
Bullying behaviors and incidents increase during the middle school years. Bullying is a problem that affects teachers, staff, students, and families, especially during the middle school years. The purpose of this study was ...
Breaking the Silence: A Qualitative Critical Autoethnography of a Principal's Lived Experience with Having Courageous Conversations about Race
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2016)
This qualitative critical autoethnography represents a highly personalized account of the intricacies and reflections of a Black female educational leader engaging in courageous conversations about race with a predominately ...
Data Driven Decision-Making in Midwest Charter Schools: Teachers’ Experiences in the Classroom
Education has evolved into a system that emphasizes data use. Data are used to discriminate between successful and failing districts, schools, teachers and students. Data are used to gain insights to student demographics. ...