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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 ...
Middle School Teachers’ Perceptions of Administrator Influence on Teaching and Learning
The purpose of this symbolic interaction study was to develop a thick rich description of middle school teachers’ perspectives of the characteristics of administrators that have an impact on teaching and learning. Specifically ...
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 ...
Literacy in the 21st Century: supporting struggling adolescent readers
The purpose of this narrative bounded case study research was to describe the different perspectives of five struggling readers regarding contributing factors to their literacy experiences and success. The theoretical ...
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 ...