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Comparing The Reading Performance Of High-Achieving Adolescents: Computers-Based Testing Versus Paper/Pencil, Linda P. Eno Oct 2011

Comparing The Reading Performance Of High-Achieving Adolescents: Computers-Based Testing Versus Paper/Pencil, Linda P. Eno

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Association Between Stress And Decisional Procrastination In Parents Of Children With Down Syndrome During Their Developmental Transitions, Laurel Zeisler Jul 2011

Association Between Stress And Decisional Procrastination In Parents Of Children With Down Syndrome During Their Developmental Transitions, Laurel Zeisler

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" I Shouldn't Be In This Class!": Perceptions Of Proficient High School Graduates Enrolled In College Developmental English, Richard D. Tomko Jul 2011

" I Shouldn't Be In This Class!": Perceptions Of Proficient High School Graduates Enrolled In College Developmental English, Richard D. Tomko

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Grade Retention: An Exploration Of The Pedagogical Experiences And Attitudes Of Elementary Principals That Influences Decisions To Retain Students In A Grade, Jill Delconte Apr 2011

Grade Retention: An Exploration Of The Pedagogical Experiences And Attitudes Of Elementary Principals That Influences Decisions To Retain Students In A Grade, Jill Delconte

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Variables That Predict World Language Achievement In One New Jersey School As Measured By The Stamp Test, Sharon Amato Apr 2011

Variables That Predict World Language Achievement In One New Jersey School As Measured By The Stamp Test, Sharon Amato

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An Examination Of Selected Organizational Constructs That May Influence A Tri-District Model For Shared Services, Bernard T. Baggs Apr 2011

An Examination Of Selected Organizational Constructs That May Influence A Tri-District Model For Shared Services, Bernard T. Baggs

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It all began in June 2000. The school districts of Newton Public, Andover Regional, and Green Township, New Jersey contracted Guidelines, Inc., Huntington, Long Island, New York to conduct a Grades K-12 Regionallshared Services Feasibility Study. The study was funed via a New Jersey state grant from the Regional Efficiency Development Incentive Program (REDI) Grant Program. The study's executive summary included the objective: "To provide information to aid school board members, school officials, and other interested parties in determining whether a K- 12 regional pattern appears feasible and desirable and the extent to which a K- 12 Regionalization Regional ...


Contributory Factors To Teachers' Sense Of Community In Public Urban Elementary Schools, Debra K. Kirkhus Apr 2011

Contributory Factors To Teachers' Sense Of Community In Public Urban Elementary Schools, Debra K. Kirkhus

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CONTRIBUTORY FACTORS TO TEACHERS' SENSE OF COMMUNITY IN PUBLIC URBAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

The purpose of this study was to investigate factors that contribute to teachers' sense of community within public, urban, elementary schools. Becauseprevious research has touted the benefits of teacher communities within schools(Kruse, 2001; Leana & Pil, 2006; Ware & Kitsantas, 2007) educational leadersare challenged with creating school environments that foster a sense ofcommitment and cohesiveness among staff within our current accountability climate in schools. Research that focuses on best practices of successful school principals in cultivating such things as teacher communities is scarce at the elementary level (Crum & Sherman, 2008). This ...


The Influence Of Dual Language Education Upon The Development Of English Reading Skills Of Kindergarten Through Grade Two Students, Corey W. Reynolds Apr 2011

The Influence Of Dual Language Education Upon The Development Of English Reading Skills Of Kindergarten Through Grade Two Students, Corey W. Reynolds

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The Influence of Dual Language Education Upon the Development of English Reading Skills of Kindergarten through Grade Two Students.

The purpose of this inductive and quantitative research study is to examine the influence of dual language education upon the development of literacy skills in English proficient kindergarten through grade

2 students. Secondly, this research is purposed to aid in filling the void in the limited way in which educational researchers have examined quantitative research of early elementary English proficient dual language students' reading development disaggregated by gender and ethnicity. Finally, this study is purposed to be utilized as an integral ...


Impact Of Sexual Harassment On Women Undergraduates' Educational Experience In Anambra State Of Nigeria, Carina Maris Amaka Okeke Apr 2011

Impact Of Sexual Harassment On Women Undergraduates' Educational Experience In Anambra State Of Nigeria, Carina Maris Amaka Okeke

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Impact of Sexual Harassment on Women Undergraduates' Educational Experience in Anambra
State of Nigeria


Sexual harassment in educational settings is a common problem globally. While it is well addressed in college and university campuses in most developed countries of the world through specific policies and mechanisms of enforcement, it remains a taboo topic in African
colleges and universities particularly in Nigeria. This study investigated the impact of sexual harassment on women undergraduates in public and private institutions of higher learning in one region of the West African nation of Nigeria, Anambra State. Its purpose was to identify the extent of ...


Evaluating Focus-2'S Effectiveness In Enhancing First-Year College Students' Social Cognitive Career Development, David M. Tirpak Apr 2011

Evaluating Focus-2'S Effectiveness In Enhancing First-Year College Students' Social Cognitive Career Development, David M. Tirpak

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Culinary Industry Practitioners And Educators' Perceptions Of Core Competencies For A Four-Year Bachelor's Degree In The Culinary Arts, Iris Gersh Apr 2011

Culinary Industry Practitioners And Educators' Perceptions Of Core Competencies For A Four-Year Bachelor's Degree In The Culinary Arts, Iris Gersh

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A Qualitative Case Study Analysis For A Potential Model For K-12 Professional Development Using Virtual Learning Environments, Andrea Santacroce-Tejedor Jan 2011

A Qualitative Case Study Analysis For A Potential Model For K-12 Professional Development Using Virtual Learning Environments, Andrea Santacroce-Tejedor

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The Impact Of Collaborative-Inclusion Education On The Academic Achievement Of Students In General Education And Measured By The End Of The Year Mathematics Assessment In Grade 2, Felice Harrison Jan 2011

The Impact Of Collaborative-Inclusion Education On The Academic Achievement Of Students In General Education And Measured By The End Of The Year Mathematics Assessment In Grade 2, Felice Harrison

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Parental Involvement In An Urban Minority School District, Senovia Robles Jan 2011

Parental Involvement In An Urban Minority School District, Senovia Robles

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No abstract provided.


Implementation Of The New Jersey Core Curricular Content Standards For Technology In New Jersey Public Middle Schools, Norman Francis Jan 2011

Implementation Of The New Jersey Core Curricular Content Standards For Technology In New Jersey Public Middle Schools, Norman Francis

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The Relationship Between The Comprehensiveness Of A School System's Eighth To Ninth Grade Transition Process And The Degree Of Trust Shared By Middle-School Principals And High-School Principals, Thomas Mcmorran Jan 2011

The Relationship Between The Comprehensiveness Of A School System's Eighth To Ninth Grade Transition Process And The Degree Of Trust Shared By Middle-School Principals And High-School Principals, Thomas Mcmorran

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An Analysis Of Science Olympiad Participants' Perceptions Regarding Their Experience With The Science And Engineering Academic Competition, Jennifer L. Wirt Jan 2011

An Analysis Of Science Olympiad Participants' Perceptions Regarding Their Experience With The Science And Engineering Academic Competition, Jennifer L. Wirt

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Longevity In The Superintendency: A Case Study Of New Jersey District Factor Group Cd Superintendents, Annette C. Giaquinto Jan 2011

Longevity In The Superintendency: A Case Study Of New Jersey District Factor Group Cd Superintendents, Annette C. Giaquinto

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School Administrators And The Professional Learning Of General Education Teachers Related To Gifted Education: A Delphi Study, Lenore Cortina Jan 2011

School Administrators And The Professional Learning Of General Education Teachers Related To Gifted Education: A Delphi Study, Lenore Cortina

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The Influence Of Student And School Variables On Student Performance On The New Jersey Assessment Of Skills And Knowledge In Grade 8, Maria A. Periera Jan 2011

The Influence Of Student And School Variables On Student Performance On The New Jersey Assessment Of Skills And Knowledge In Grade 8, Maria A. Periera

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Elementary Principals Decision-Making Process During Crisis Situations In One Northern New Jersey District, Marilyn Torley Jan 2011

Elementary Principals Decision-Making Process During Crisis Situations In One Northern New Jersey District, Marilyn Torley

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The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate how school administrator,respond during a crisis. Relevant research pertaining to crisis decision-making will be presented, focusing on the three steps of crisis decision theory (a) assessing the severity ofthe negative event (b) deterrnining response options, and (c) evaluating response options (Sweeny, 2008) during crisis situations. This is the first time crisis decision theory will be used to explore how schoolleaders respond to a crisis. CriticaI Incident Technique (CIT) (Flanagan, 1954) was used as the investigative framework with the improved credibility checks established by Butterfield et al. (2005). Following the guidelines ...


A Quantitative Study Of Teacher Perceptions Of Professional Learning Communities' Context, Process, And Content, Daniel R. Johnson Jan 2011

A Quantitative Study Of Teacher Perceptions Of Professional Learning Communities' Context, Process, And Content, Daniel R. Johnson

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College Readiness In Palm Beach County: A Comparison Of Educational Outcomes Between Charter And Traditional Public High Schools, Faith Ann Cheek Jan 2011

College Readiness In Palm Beach County: A Comparison Of Educational Outcomes Between Charter And Traditional Public High Schools, Faith Ann Cheek

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A Construct Validity Study Of Differentiation Of Self Measures And Their Correlates, Mary Jane Maser Jan 2011

A Construct Validity Study Of Differentiation Of Self Measures And Their Correlates, Mary Jane Maser

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Evaluating The Influence Of Response To Intervention (Levels 2-3) With Racially, Culturally, Ethnically, Linguistically Diverse (Rceld) Students, Reina Martinez Jan 2011

Evaluating The Influence Of Response To Intervention (Levels 2-3) With Racially, Culturally, Ethnically, Linguistically Diverse (Rceld) Students, Reina Martinez

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Funding Teacher Education: A Catalyst For Enhancing The Universal Basic Education In Imo State Of Nigeria, Martin Okoro Jan 2011

Funding Teacher Education: A Catalyst For Enhancing The Universal Basic Education In Imo State Of Nigeria, Martin Okoro

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How And Why Three Potential Causes Of Academic Disidentification May Affect Interests In Academic Work At The Secondary Level Among Inner-City Black Males, Ernest Wilfert Williamson Iii Jan 2011

How And Why Three Potential Causes Of Academic Disidentification May Affect Interests In Academic Work At The Secondary Level Among Inner-City Black Males, Ernest Wilfert Williamson Iii

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A Multiple Regression Analysis Of Factors Concerning Superintendent Longevity And Continuity Relative To Student Achievement, Timothy Plotts Jan 2011

A Multiple Regression Analysis Of Factors Concerning Superintendent Longevity And Continuity Relative To Student Achievement, Timothy Plotts

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Understanding Teacher's Experiences In Co-Taught Classrooms, Darrell S. Carson Jan 2011

Understanding Teacher's Experiences In Co-Taught Classrooms, Darrell S. Carson

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Length Of School Calendars And Student Achievement In High Schools In California, Illinois And Texas, James M. Pedersen Jan 2011

Length Of School Calendars And Student Achievement In High Schools In California, Illinois And Texas, James M. Pedersen

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