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The Influence Of Publicly Funded Preschool Programs In New Jersey Public School Districts On Student Achievement In Fourth Grade, Stephanie Elizabeth Kuchar May 2020

The Influence Of Publicly Funded Preschool Programs In New Jersey Public School Districts On Student Achievement In Fourth Grade, Stephanie Elizabeth Kuchar

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

This correlational, explanatory, cross-sectional study aimed to explain the influence of a school district having a publicly funded preschool program on English language arts and mathematics test results on the New Jersey Partnership for Assessment for Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) for fourth graders. The study aimed to provide research-based evidence on the influence of publicly funded preschool programs on a district. The study used focused on the thirty-five (35) New Jersey school districts that had public preschool programs in 2012. The study concluded that consistent student attendance was a significant factor in districts with preschool programs when it ...


Comparison Of National Assessment Of Educational Progress (Naep) Reports And State Physical Education Mandates, Erick Alfonso May 2019

Comparison Of National Assessment Of Educational Progress (Naep) Reports And State Physical Education Mandates, Erick Alfonso

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

There have been several studies that analyzed the relationship between physical education and academic achievement at a local level, but a longitudinal analysis across the United States has not been done. An understanding of the relationship between physical education policies across the United States and academic achievement at the state level may provide insight into best practices to ensure that comprehensive physical education policies are adopted in all states. Using data from the Society of Health and Physical Educators and The National Assessment of Educational Progress, I investigated the relationship between physical education policies and academic achievement. Minor relationships with ...


The Impact Of Academic Co-Curricular Activity Participation On Academic Achievement: A Study Of Catholic High School Students, Gail M. Ritchie May 2018

The Impact Of Academic Co-Curricular Activity Participation On Academic Achievement: A Study Of Catholic High School Students, Gail M. Ritchie

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of Catholic secondary school students’ involvement in academic co-curricular activities on their academic performance. The data in this study were collected from Catholic high schools in a northeastern state of the United States. They consisted of de-identified data taken from school student information systems. The number of academic co-curricular activities, the length of time for which a student participated, and his or her grade point average were included. Student ethnicity and gender were analyzed for interaction with the above-mentioned factors.

The research questions for this study were answered using descriptive ...


The Influence Of Placement In A Co-Taught Inclusive Classroom On The Academic Achievement Of General Education Students On The 2014 New York State Ela And Mathematics Assessments In Grades 6-8 In A Suburban New York School District, Michael M. St. John May 2015

The Influence Of Placement In A Co-Taught Inclusive Classroom On The Academic Achievement Of General Education Students On The 2014 New York State Ela And Mathematics Assessments In Grades 6-8 In A Suburban New York School District, Michael M. St. John

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This study examined the influence of placement in a co-taught inclusive classroom on the academic achievement of general education students in Grades 6-8 in a suburban New York school district on the 2014 New York State ELA and Mathematics Assessments. Propensity score matching was utilized to select the sample to provide a balanced sampling technique. The final sample was comprised of 746 students in Grades 6-8 in a suburban New York upper middle class district during the 2013-14 school year. The variables that were included in this study were gender, socioeconomic status, attendance, ethnicity, past academic performance as measured by ...


The Influence Of Inclusion Classes On The Academic Performance In Language Arts Literacy On Suburban Non-Disabled Eleventh Grade Students As Measured By The 2013 New Jersey High School Proficiency Assessment, Jocelyn Easley Brown May 2015

The Influence Of Inclusion Classes On The Academic Performance In Language Arts Literacy On Suburban Non-Disabled Eleventh Grade Students As Measured By The 2013 New Jersey High School Proficiency Assessment, Jocelyn Easley Brown

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

This study examined the influence of an inclusive secondary language arts classroom setting on the academic performance of Grade 11 general education students in two suburban New Jersey high schools on the Language Arts Literacy section of the 2013 New Jersey High School Proficiency Assessment (NJ HSPA). The sample was selected using Propensity Score Matching, a technique utilized to marginalize the influence of selection bias. The final sample was comprised of 214 students in Grade 11 in a New Jersey suburban, upper middle class district during the years 2010-2013. The variables that were included in this study were gender, ethnicity ...


The Influence Of Early Childhood Program Participation On Academic Achievement At The Elementary Level, Gina Marie Villani Feb 2014

The Influence Of Early Childhood Program Participation On Academic Achievement At The Elementary Level, Gina Marie Villani

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of early childhood program participation on academic achievement by grade 3. This case study utilized a quantitative approach to data collection. For purposes of this research, one P-12 school district in central New Jersey was studied to look at the influence of early childhood program participation on academic achievement as measured by the NJ ASK 3. A quantitative approach to this research was used to remove opinions and perceptions from the data collection. Quantitative data was collected through demographic information and NJ ASK 3 results for students who participated in ...


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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Leadership Responsibilities Associated With Student Academic Achievement: A Study Of The Perspectives Of National Distinguished Elementary School Principals In An Era Of High Stakes Accountability, Michael Valenti Jan 2010

Leadership Responsibilities Associated With Student Academic Achievement: A Study Of The Perspectives Of National Distinguished Elementary School Principals In An Era Of High Stakes Accountability, Michael Valenti

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The Effect Of Kindergarten Entry Age On Academic Achievement, Nicole A. Buten Jan 2010

The Effect Of Kindergarten Entry Age On Academic Achievement, Nicole A. Buten

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The Influence Of Student Engagement And Organizational Structures On Athletic Participation And Academic Achievement In The Department Of Athletics (Doa). A Case Study, James M. Karpowich Jan 2009

The Influence Of Student Engagement And Organizational Structures On Athletic Participation And Academic Achievement In The Department Of Athletics (Doa). A Case Study, James M. Karpowich

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The Influence Of The Implementation Of Small Learning Communities On Student Test Outcomes And School Attendance In An Urban School District, Walter I. Campbell Jan 2009

The Influence Of The Implementation Of Small Learning Communities On Student Test Outcomes And School Attendance In An Urban School District, Walter I. Campbell

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No Child Left Behind: A Historical Perspective Of Its Influence On Student Testing And High School Dropout Rates In Erie County, New York (2001-2006), Mary Jo Dudek Jan 2008

No Child Left Behind: A Historical Perspective Of Its Influence On Student Testing And High School Dropout Rates In Erie County, New York (2001-2006), Mary Jo Dudek

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The Impact Of High Stakes Testing On Highly Able Gifted Students In A Selected High Achieving New Jersey Abbott District And A Selected High Achieving J District As Perceived By Their Teachers And Administrators, Anne Davie Mucci Jan 2008

The Impact Of High Stakes Testing On Highly Able Gifted Students In A Selected High Achieving New Jersey Abbott District And A Selected High Achieving J District As Perceived By Their Teachers And Administrators, Anne Davie Mucci

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The Principal's Role In Affecting Student Reading Achievement, Kathleen J. Beecher Jan 2008

The Principal's Role In Affecting Student Reading Achievement, Kathleen J. Beecher

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The Impact Of Education Management Organizations On Academic Achievement In Three Middle Schools In The School District Of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ralph A. Burnley Jr. Jan 2008

The Impact Of Education Management Organizations On Academic Achievement In Three Middle Schools In The School District Of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ralph A. Burnley Jr.

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The Influence Of Highly Qualified Teacher Designation, And Other Teacher Variables, On Student Achievement, Camille Christine Cabezas Jan 2006

The Influence Of Highly Qualified Teacher Designation, And Other Teacher Variables, On Student Achievement, Camille Christine Cabezas

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The Effects Of Inclusive School Environments On The Academic Achievement Of Elementary General Education Students As Measured By Standarized Tests Over A Single And Multi-Year Period, Scott P. Mccartney Jan 2005

The Effects Of Inclusive School Environments On The Academic Achievement Of Elementary General Education Students As Measured By Standarized Tests Over A Single And Multi-Year Period, Scott P. Mccartney

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A Quantitative Descriptive Study Of The Academic Achievement Of Black Students In Nonpublic Secondary Schools, Denise M. Brown-Allen Jan 2003

A Quantitative Descriptive Study Of The Academic Achievement Of Black Students In Nonpublic Secondary Schools, Denise M. Brown-Allen

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Home Schooling: Parent Choice And Student Needs, Adrienne Tator Jan 2001

Home Schooling: Parent Choice And Student Needs, Adrienne Tator

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