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You Can Play, but Can You be Yourself: How LGBT and Non-LGBT Student-Athletes Perceive the Climate of NCAA Division I Athletic Departments
In recent years, the American public has offered growing acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities, as evidenced by the legalization of same sex marriage (Obergefell v. Hodges, 2015), the ...
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 ...
Parental Multi-Meanings of School Choice: A Narrative, Phenomenological Case Study
The purpose of this narrative, phenomenological, case study was to develop a thick, rich description of the deeper meanings of school choice for parents at a Midwestern, midsize suburban public middle school. Parental ...
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 ...
Blocks and Playdough: Reconceptualizing Preschool Education through an Heuristic Multiple Case Study Approach
This study utilized a multiple case study approach, informed through heuristic inquiry, which examined the ways in which preschool quality remains uneven across early childhood settings, despite the wealth of research ...
Writing Instruction in Practice: An Investigation into the Experiences of Beginning Teachers
Teacher education programs and PK-12 schools are contending with a shifting field as federal and local initiatives call for different approaches in curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Some of these changes include ...