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Evaluation Of A School Systems Plan To Utilize Teachers' Perceptions Of Principal Leadership To Improve Student Achievement, Ed Williams Jun 2016

Evaluation Of A School Systems Plan To Utilize Teachers' Perceptions Of Principal Leadership To Improve Student Achievement, Ed Williams

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This study examines fourth grade student achievement in relation to teacher perceptions of principal leadership and other selected variables in a large urban school district in Georgia. Student achievement was measured by performance on the Georgia Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) during the 2004-05 and 2005-06 school years. The leadership instrument measures six competencies: (I) Instructional Leadership, (II) Interpersonal Skills, (III) Decision-making Skills, (IV) Facilities Planning Skills and Student Behavior Expectations, (V) Evaluation, and (VI) School Climate. The sample consisted of 3,900 teachers from 81 schools in the district. Demographic variables for each school included enrollment, free/reduced lunch eligibility ...


The Effectiveness Of Afterschool Programs In Improving Fifth Grade Academic Performance: A Case Study Of Two Select Metro Atlanta Afterschool Programs, Robyn E. Medlock May 2014

The Effectiveness Of Afterschool Programs In Improving Fifth Grade Academic Performance: A Case Study Of Two Select Metro Atlanta Afterschool Programs, Robyn E. Medlock

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The purpose of this qualitative case study was to research strategies of successful afterschool programs and their effectiveness in promoting student achievement and closing achievement gaps. Many afterschool programs have boasted of their ability to improve student achievement. Some students who participated in afterschool programs have shown an increase of improved academic performance. However, studies have indicated that students are still performing below grade level on national and state curriculum standards. Data have shown that fifth graders across the state ofGeorgiaare struggling in math, social studies, and science. Effective academic afterschool programs may have assisted struggling students in raising their ...


A Comparative Analysis Of The Selected Factors That Have Influenced The Appointment Of Female And Selected Male Superintendents In Georgia, Ann Schwan Robinson May 1992

A Comparative Analysis Of The Selected Factors That Have Influenced The Appointment Of Female And Selected Male Superintendents In Georgia, Ann Schwan Robinson

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The purpose of this study was to determine the differences among selected factors that have influenced the appointment of female and selected male superintendents in Georgia.

Participants were all sixteen superintendents (100 percent of the female population) and sixteen selected male superintendents. Techniques for matching the population included controlling for the following: number of students served by the district, number of schools in the district, being appointed or elected to the superintendency, school board selection process, number of school board members, and geographical location. A thirty-three item survey, developed by the researcher, was used to collect the data for the ...


A Study Of The Tested Differences In Home-Status, Intelligence, Achievement, And Personality Of The Seventh Grade Graduates From M. M. Burdell, B.S. Ingram, And L. H. Williams Schools, Macon, Georgia 1953-1954, Lillia Parker Jun 1954

A Study Of The Tested Differences In Home-Status, Intelligence, Achievement, And Personality Of The Seventh Grade Graduates From M. M. Burdell, B.S. Ingram, And L. H. Williams Schools, Macon, Georgia 1953-1954, Lillia Parker

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