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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...
Teacher Reported Preparedness: A Study of One Midwest Metropolitan School District
The ultimate purpose of school lies in the success and achievement of its students. Therefore, efforts must be made to continuously improve achievement for every student. What the teacher knows and can do in the classroom ...
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 ...
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 ...
Middle school communication arts teachers' perceptions of administrative support necessary for implementation of response to intervention
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-08-21)
The purpose of this qualitative multi-case study was to determine teachers' perceptions of administrative support needed for implementation of the Response to Intervention process to increase reading skills for middle ...