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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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...