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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 ...
Performance-Based Pay: Perceptions of Elementary Teachers of the Pandora School District
In the last decade, there has been a resurgence in the support of using teacher pay to influence the outcome of student achievement on state tests. Current research about the effectiveness of these performance-based pay ...
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 ...
A Qualitative Study of Relationships between Middle Grade African American Males Who Are Underachieving and Their Teachers
This study explores the perceptions of underachieving African American male students about their schooling experiences and their relationships with teachers. Using narrative analysis, portraiture, and heuristic inquiry, ...