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You Can Play, but Can You be Yourself: How LGBT and Non-LGBT Student-Athletes Perceive the Climate of NCAA Division I Athletic Departments
In recent years, the American public has offered growing acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities, as evidenced by the legalization of same sex marriage (Obergefell v. Hodges, 2015), the ...
A Quantitative Exploration of the Educational Paths to Completion Taken by First Generation College Students and Students Who Have a Parent with A Four-Year College Degree
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
This quantitative study examines students’ survey responses as they begin the transition from high school into and through their initial year of college then to completion of a four-year college degree, to explore ...
Invisible Life in the Academy: Understanding the Workplace Experiences of African American Women Staff in Higher Education
The purpose of this qualitative, heuristic study was to explore the experiences of African American women staff in higher education. Specifically, the emphasis was on staff at predominantly White institutions (PWIs) ...
Balanced Calendar versus Traditional Calendar: Measuring the Difference in Reading Academic Achievement among Kindergarten through Third-Grade Students Who Have Been Identified as Reading Below or Well-Below Grade Level
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
School accountability is increasing with federal mandates. As public schools investigate strategies to raise students’ achievement scores and graduation rates, some have implemented a modified school calendar. Schools ...