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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)
opportunity to design and sustain support systems that can prevent dropouts. The overarching investigative question in this study was: whether there is a significantly higher graduation rate in Missouri public high schools with 500 or more students where...
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 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 ...
Teacher Reported Preparedness: A Study of One Midwest Metropolitan School District
in increasing a student’s achievement (Cunningham & Allington, 2003; Darling-Hammond, 2000; Jackson, 2009; Marzano, 2007). The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between teacher certification route and teacher reported preparedness in one...
Middle school communication arts teachers' perceptions of administrative support necessary for implementation of response to intervention
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-08-21)
phenomenology and heuristic inquiry. Case studies of six teachers in two schools located within a Midwest suburban school district were used to investigate the overarching question for the study: What could be done to improve the implementation of the Rt...