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Raising Student Achievement Through Programmatic Initiatives And Instructional Improvement, Philip S. Georgia
This dissertation consists of a program evaluation, a change leadership plan, and a policy advocacy proposal.
The program evaluation studies the impact of initiatives implemented at an elementary school near a large city in Illinois using a case study methodology. The school was required to restructure during the 2013-2014 school year as a result of the performance mandates outlined in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. To compare the post-restructuring status of the school with the pre-restructuring status, student growth data for multiple grade levels and for each federal subgroup was collected. In addition, the staff’s perceptions ...