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Kids aren't buying what we are selling: a quantitative analysis of student dropout and school supports for dropout prevention
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-06-01)
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the number of administrators and counselors in schools and the graduation rates in those schools. Administrators and counselors work closely with students and have the unique...
A correlational study of building principal emotional intelligence and the connection to academic achievement
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-08-22)
While student achievement is only one indicator of a building principal's effectiveness, it is widely considered to be one of the most important. This is especially true in regard to the current climate of accountability ...
An analysis of factors affecting implementation of literacy curriculum resources in K-2 classrooms in a Midwest suburban school district
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012)
This study explored teacher perceptions through a triangulation of data from surveys, interviews, and document analysis to identify how literacy curriculum implementation is affected in Kindergarten through second grade ...
Elementary principals as developers vs. deliverers of district instructional decisions
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-06-13)
The purpose of this heuristic case study, also informed through the tradition of critical systems theory was to explore elementary principals‟ “voices” in instructional decisions made by central office administrators at a ...