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Perceptions Of Teachers On Their Preparedness To Teach Students In Low-Income Urban Charter Schools In New Jersey, Kimberly S. Wright Aug 2017

Perceptions Of Teachers On Their Preparedness To Teach Students In Low-Income Urban Charter Schools In New Jersey, Kimberly S. Wright

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This dissertation explores how novice teachers currently working in low-income urban charter schools in New Jersey perceive their specific preparation to work in a low-income urban charter school classroom, prior to doing so. In this qualitative study, a semistructured interview was used in an effort to assess the preparedness of 18 teachers based on their preservice training, administrative support and mentor guidance, and their self-efficacy and level of cultural awareness. The framework used for this study was Herzberg’s theory of motivation. Herzberg’s theory in combination with scholarly literature surrounding novice teachers in low-income urban classrooms produced success factors ...


A Comparative Study Of Career Academy Involvement And Non-Career Academy Involvement And Their Relationship To Student Achievement And Student Attendance In A Specific Urban High School In New Jersey, Nicole Ferrigno Hazel Jan 2005

A Comparative Study Of Career Academy Involvement And Non-Career Academy Involvement And Their Relationship To Student Achievement And Student Attendance In A Specific Urban High School In New Jersey, Nicole Ferrigno Hazel

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