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The Impact Of Academic Parent-Teacher Teams On Family Engagement And Student Academic Achievement, Toni Ferguson May 2017

The Impact Of Academic Parent-Teacher Teams On Family Engagement And Student Academic Achievement, Toni Ferguson

Electronic Theses & Dissertations Collection for Atlanta University & Clark Atlanta University

The purpose of this study was to examine teacher and parent perceptions of the impact of a high-family engagement model, Academic Parent-Teacher Teams (APTT). Teacher and parent surveys were administered to determine the relationship between the following variables: teacher leadership, administrative support, parental perceptions of effectiveness of communications, parental perceptions of convenience of scheduling of meetings, parental perceptions of usefulness of meetings, family engagement, and student academic achievement. Data from a Pearson correlation and a regression test were analyzed to determine which variables had the greatest significance on the impact of APTT on family engagement and student academic achievement. Based ...


Does The Move It Math Reform Model Make A Positive Impact On Student Achievement In Math? Implications For Educational Leaders, Lillian Jackson May 2009

Does The Move It Math Reform Model Make A Positive Impact On Student Achievement In Math? Implications For Educational Leaders, Lillian Jackson

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

The purpose of this study was to determine if the MOVE IT Math Reform model has had an impact on student achievement and teacher instruction in the area of mathematics. The data for this study were collected in an elementary school in a large metropolitan public school in Georgia, were the majority of the students receive free or reduced meals. Questionnaires were given to students and their teachers in grades first through fifth. To evaluate instruction in the classroom the Observation Based Instructional Assessment (OBIA) tool was used to assess the independent and dependent variables as well as the social ...


Factors Which Affect Immigrant Parental Involvement In School Activities And Their Relationship To Student Achievement, Emma Jean Raglin Dec 2000

Factors Which Affect Immigrant Parental Involvement In School Activities And Their Relationship To Student Achievement, Emma Jean Raglin

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

The purpose of this study was two-fold: (1) to examine the relationship between immigrant parental involvement and selected variables which the literature indicates may affect immigrant parental involvement in the education of their children, and (2) how their involvement relates to student achievement. 486 immigrant parents from six schools, 2 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools, were participants in the study. The questionnaires were translated into English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Somali, Chinese and Bosnian.

A quantitative research design was utilized to conduct the study. Descriptive statistics were done for demographic information in terms of independent and moderator variables ...


The Relationship Between Principal Instructional Leadership Behaviors And Student Achievement In Nigeria: A Study Of Edo State, Nigeria, Justina O. Osa Jul 1996

The Relationship Between Principal Instructional Leadership Behaviors And Student Achievement In Nigeria: A Study Of Edo State, Nigeria, Justina O. Osa

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

The specific problem this research studied is the relationship between principal instructional leadership behaviors and student achievement in Nigeria. Eight of the often cited principal instructional leadership behaviors were selected for study. They are: set goals; set expectation; provide resources, human/material; manage/coordinate curriculum and instruction; establish school climate; promote staff professional development; and monitor student progress. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between the eight selected principal instructional leadership behaviors and student achievement in Nigeria. Using the stratified random sampling technique, a sample of 400 teachers, and 40 principals was selected from 40 secondary ...


Student Achievement, Absenteeism, And Social Factors, Shirley Reams Jul 1987

Student Achievement, Absenteeism, And Social Factors, Shirley Reams

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

The purpose of this study was to investigate whether student achievement and absences are influenced by the home and social factors such as parental education, family make-up, ethnicity, home ownership, retention, free lunch, sex, and grade.

The following hypotheses were tested:

1. There was no statistically significant relationship at .05 level between student achievement and each of: grouping, grade, sex, mother's education, father's education, family make-up, ethnicity, free lunch, rehousing, home ownership.

2. There was no statistically significant relationship at the .05 level between student absenteeism and each of: achievement grouping, grade, sex, mother's education, father's ...