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Desegregation: Its Effect On The Role And Employment Of Georgia's Black Principals, Horacena E. Tate Dec 1992

Desegregation: Its Effect On The Role And Employment Of Georgia's Black Principals, Horacena E. Tate

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The purpose of this study was to examine information that accentuates the effect of desegregation on public schools of Georgia, especially as it relates to the number of black principals, job opportunities for them, and the extent to which school desegregation contributed to a role change in the manner in which desegregated schools were administered.

Data for the study were secured through questionnaires/opinionnaires, interviews and related studies. The study's population included one hundred ninety-one persons who presently serve as school principals or who have served as school principals of segregated and desegregated schools. One hundred fifty persons returned ...


An Analysis Of Elementary School Teachers Attitudes Toward The Integration Of Mildly Disabled Students Into The Regular Classroom, Felicia Gail Ward Jul 1992

An Analysis Of Elementary School Teachers Attitudes Toward The Integration Of Mildly Disabled Students Into The Regular Classroom, Felicia Gail Ward

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This study examined the expressed attitudes of regular classroom teachers towards the mainstreaming of exceptional students into their classrooms.

The results indicate that there is a significant difference between the expressed attitudes of regular classroom teachers. Results further indicate that sex and the number of special education courses completed are variables that influence attitude.


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 ...


An Investigation Of Teacher Attrition Relative To Teachers Satisfiers, Dissatisfiers, And Selected Demographic Variables, Rene'e Nuckols Shackelford May 1992

An Investigation Of Teacher Attrition Relative To Teachers Satisfiers, Dissatisfiers, And Selected Demographic Variables, Rene'e Nuckols Shackelford

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The purpose of this study was to analyze the perceptions of exiting teachers from a metropolitan school system on the importance of various satisfiers and dissatlsfiers as they relate to specific demographic variables and the teachers* professional or personal reasons for resigning. An examination of the perception of the school climate and the administrative support from the principal was also included.

The sample for this study consisted of 294 departing teachers from one metropolitan school system. All participants were full-time teachers from elementary and high schools that had resigned at the end of the 1990-91 school year. 151 teachers responded ...


Family Relations, Lifestyles, And Alternative Educational Programs As It Relates To African American Teen-Age Mothers, Jacquelyn Hodges May 1992

Family Relations, Lifestyles, And Alternative Educational Programs As It Relates To African American Teen-Age Mothers, Jacquelyn Hodges

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The overall objective of this study was to explore African American teen-age mothers' definitions of family relations, life styles, and utilization of alternative objective, the researcher did the following : (1) identified the factors that influenced the African American teen mother population. (2) used frequency distribution to find which of these factors had greater influence. A self-administered questionnaire was used to collect data at Carver High School (Carver Teen Project). There were thirteen teen-age mothers who agreed to participate in the survey. Simple descriptive statistics were used to analyze the data. The findings revealed the following: (1) teen mothers defined their ...


A Survey Of Radical Identity Levels In African-American Counselor-Trainees: Implications For Counseling, Joanne T. Tillman May 1992

A Survey Of Radical Identity Levels In African-American Counselor-Trainees: Implications For Counseling, Joanne T. Tillman

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It has been suggested that personal unresolved racial identity conflicts among African-American counselor trainees may negatively influence potential counseling situations involving African-American clients. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to examine racial identity levels of AfricanAmerican counselor trainees enrolled in a predominantly Black university in Atlanta, Georgia. The sample consisted of 18 males and 46 female graduate counseling students. The Social Attitude Scale (SAS) was utilized for this study to measure hierarchial levels of the Negro-to-Black conversion process. Results obtained from frequency analysis, indicated that most survey respondents appeared to be operating at the lowest level of the Negro-to-Black ...