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"Bringing them together": A study of online faculty members' need for in-person collaborative working opportunities A California community college district planning committee's perceptions of the effects of the shared governance approach on the strategic planning process A New Jersey based case study of the experiences of teachers regarding the effectiveness of inclusion classrooms A Pilot Military Student Awareness Training Program at a four-year university: An action research study A case study of Appreciative Inquiry as an intervention to improve the professional climate of a public middle school A case study of the four-day school week: An alternative schedule for public schools A case study: How school empowerment impacts organization for instruction A case study: The challenges encountered by four high school special education teachers on the journey to become highly qualified in Georgia A causal-comparative study of third grade reading achievement and the use of commercial reading programs to promote literacy A changing paradigm: A case study of a district's shift in communicating with standards-based report cards A community of bloggers: A study of secondary school English class blogs A comparative analysis between accelerated reader scores and student performance on the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test+ in Central Alabama A comparative analysis of the relationship of characteristics and curriculum of special education students to high school graduation rates A comparative study of professional school counselor/principal perceptions of the role of the counselor in elementary schools A comparison among stakeholders' perceptions in regards to school climate and safety at a small, private religious school A comparison of academic achievement of urban students in 21 st CCLC after school programs to students not enrolled A correlation study between below-grade-level reading and graduation rates in a southeast Georgia school system A critical ethnography of the Hmong experience in the Upward Bound Program A descriptive analysis of alternative schools in Texas A descriptive analysis of the impact of leadership styles on teacher job satisfaction A descriptive study of human resource operations in higher education: Are they value-added? A logical choice? Perceived impacts of Love and Logic A metacognitive-based tutoring program to improve mathematical abilities of rural high school students: An action research study A mixed methods nested analysis of homeschooling styles, instructional practices, and reading methodologies A mixed methods study of school improvement interventions and theories in action A model school in Iraq: How to create a K--12 model school in order to serve Iraqis returning from the West A multi-case study of primary circumstances and life experiences contributing to the careers of female presidents in higher educational settings in New England A multiple case study describing the impact of collaborations between Seventh-Day Adventist principals and pastors in the United States A musical approach to reading fluency: An experimental study in first-grade classrooms A new paradigm: Strategies for succession planning in higher education A performance improvement intervention to improve college completion rates: A qualitative research study A phenomenological investigation of student achievement: Perceptions of academic success as told by single African American and Hispanic mothers A phenomenological study: Creating urban educational renaissance using appreciative inquiry A qualitative case study on the influence of leadership and student achievement A qualitative study examining the role of academic deans and fundraising A qualitative study of barriers to participation in Web-based environments among learners at the community college level A qualitative study of superintendent leadership experiences during a top-down organizational change A qualitative study to describe induction programs: Explore their efficiency for the retention of beginning teachers A quantitative examination of grade configuration and achievement of eighth-grade students in Georgia on the mathematics and reading Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests A quantitative study of Michigan high school students' perception of parents' role in their academic success A quantitative study of music leaders at National Association of Schools of Music accredited institutions and their four roles: Faculty developer, leader, manager, and scholar A quantitative study of the perceived professional development needs of foreign language teachers employed in rural school districts within the state of South Carolina A quantitative study of the relationship between transformational and transactional leadership styles and strategic change within the State University of New York A reliability and validity study of the self -assessment component of the Administrator's Desktop Guide for Assistive Technology A strategy of intervention to impact the socially marginalized African American child in education A study in determining the essential factors in implementing academic success in a distinguished Title I school A study into the relationship between observed and model values of men and women leaders in higher education A study of Historically Black College and University faculty's perceptions of university and college presidents' leadership behavior A study of decision-making practices by urban Arizona public school principals: Data -driven decision-making praxis A study of ethical practices in educational and corporate environments: Is the climate changing? A study of factors that impact recruitment and retention in a selected rural school district in South Carolina A study of job satisfaction among teachers in the Florida League of Christian Schools A study of large, academically successful, comprehensive high schools: Leadership practices and organizational components A study of personal and professional views of professional learning communities A study of recruitment, retention, and graduation rates for African American students at four-year predominately White higher education institutions in Georgia A study of school administrators' knowledge of special education law in Federal overseas schools A study of self-perceived transformational leadership behaviors of special education directors A study of social cognitive theory: The relationship between professional learning communities and collective teacher efficacy in international school settings A study of teacher-perceived differences in the leadership styles of African-American and Caucasian principals A study of teachers as leaders and job satisfaction by age, teaching experience, and level of school A study of teachers' and administrators' perceptions of public school transition practices A study of the best practices of liberal arts career centers at selected institutions A study of the effects of centralization of Catholic school administration upon the mission of the school pastor and principal A study of the relationship between principal leadership style and student achievement A study to determine the relationship between the five types of a principal's leadership practices and teacher retention in a secondary school setting A study to determine the relationship between the new teacher induction program GROW and teacher retention A survey of school administrators' beliefs regarding the potential of school library programs to impact student achievement A turn from the worst: Leadership influences on the successful turnaround of a high-poverty school Academic success: Are virtual high schools working in Georgia? Academically unacceptable: an elementary school's journey to reform Active intervention: Kinesthetic learning style leavens the lump of student achievement of autistic students Adequate Yearly Progress outcomes through the Reading First grant Adequate Yearly Progress versus the School Keys: A comparative case study Adequate yearly progress in elementary, Title I schools: A study on administrator leadership styles and their impact on student achievement Administrative methods for reducing crime in primary and secondary schools: A regression analysis of the U.S. Department of Education School Survey of Crime and Safety Administrators and principals and the implementation process of the leader in me initiative Adolescent African American males and motivational values: An exploration of middle school student motivational values systems in education Adult continuing education student program persistance: A phenomenological study Affecting change in the State University of New York: Linking the locus of commitment to effective assessment Against all odds: Exploring the organizational skills of a principal with minimal formal education Aggressive academic advising practices: Improving nursing student persistence All iPads, all the time: A qualitative study of high school teachers' experiences with and perspectives on the use of exclusive technology An action research project to determine the effectiveness of a ninth grade transition program An analysis of service learning programs and mathematics in a K-8 Ohio urban school An analysis of the features contributing to the attrition and retention of secondary special education teachers in North Texas An analysis of the leadership practices of public school principals in rural school districts in the state of North Carolina An award -winning school: The impact of transformational leadership on teacher morale in the middle school An entrepreneurial approach to educational leadership: A comparative analysis of educational and corporate leadership skills An ex post facto study exploring the impact of parental level of education and parental support on first-year college adjustment An examination and analysis of the leadership of Dr. Dolores R. Spikes, president of Southern University, 1988--1996 An examination of bullying from the perspectives of public and private high school children An examination of collaborative inquiry and its influence on Title I schools An examination of facilitated mentoring on school performance within an urban middle school An examination of mentorship: African American females in school administration positions An examination of teacher efficacy: Leaving no child or teacher behind An examination of the effects of small groups on employee job satisfaction: An I/O review of educational strategies An examination of the parental involvement factor on reading achievement scores in an inner -city school An examination of the relationship between the leadership styles of Blue Ribbon School leaders and student achievement An explanatory assessment of institutional commitment to multicultural diversity in higher education: A case study in northwest Ohio An implementation evaluation of the 2+2 Teacher Peer Performance Evaluation rogram in Lancang County in Yunnan, China An investigation into quality assurance in Internet-based education as defined by higher education organizations An investigation of contributing factors for retention and attrition for a Florida school district's alternatively certified teachers An investigation of leadership best practices and teacher morale in six community college child development centers in southern California An investigation of leadership styles exhibited in Lome, Togo's K--12 education institutions An investigation of principals' leadership: Strategies, processes, and techniques An investigation of technology competence of school-based administrators in the Tri-County secondary schools in the southeastern part of South Carolina An investigation of the perceptions of special education teachers concerning their role in writing and implementing the functional behavioral assessment process An investigation of the relationship between transformational leadership and organizational health An urban leadership model: A case study of effective urban leadership Analysis of funding inequities in Texas higher education Analysis of servant leadership characteristics: A case study of a community college president Analysis of servant-leadership characteristics: Case study of a for-profit career school president Analysis of the relationship between Latino and African American male high schools graduation rates and principal leadership style Analyzing relationships between classroom management strategies, student achievement scores, and teachers' attitudes and beliefs in diverse elementary settings Are middle school principals effective enough to improve the academic growth of students with disabilities? A study of effectiveness of middle school principals Are schools safe: Do School -Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports have a positive effect on school safety Are students really ready for higher education? A Delphi study on factors of academic success Assertive discipline and its impact on disruptive behavior Assessing the technology programming used by community colleges to meet industry needs: An exploratory case study research Assessment of students' and teachers' perceptions of bullying in the middle school environment Asset management, who's leading the school: An examination of leadership styles in a private secondary school Association of professional learning communities, collective efficacy, and job satisfaction among teachers At-risk students' perceptions of the Upward Bound program on academic and social preparation for postsecondary institutions Attitudes of secondary teachers towards Project Based Learning: A phenomenology Back to the future. Revisiting key questions in Director of Christian Education preparation: Identification of a baseline of program outcomes Barriers that impede parental involvement in urban high schools: The parents' perspective Barriers to enrollment, admissions, and retention for international students in the U.S. postsecondary education system Barriers to freshmen academy effectiveness at one high school Being a non -Indian teacher in a reservation school: A case study on the experiences of three white former teachers---the novice, the experienced, and the seasoned Beliefs of high school teachers and progressive instructional theory Benefits of single-gender education: Perceptions of middle grade teachers Best practices in online instruction: A quantitative case study of non-completers Beyond graduation: An evaluation of an academic advising model's effect on the retention of General Studies students at Quinsigamond Community College Beyond standards: Lived experiences of new teachers entering into the educational environment from schools of education Block scheduling: A causal-comparative study examining the impact on Hispanic student achievement Breaking the glass ceiling: A mixed methods study of female superintendents in Georgia and the issues impacting their careers Bridging the achievement gap: A comparison of learning outcomes between service delivery models for students with disabilities and their nondisabled peers Building relationships with Hispanic families: Administrators' perceptions of parental involvement Burnout among French immersion teachers in British Columbia, Canada Can the 4-day school week work: An analysis of the impact of the 4-day school week on a rural Georgia school district Can you hear my voice: The role of teacher leaders in Response to Intervention Career aspirations of elementary assistant principals in the urban setting Career decisions among reintegrating military veterans: Implications for postsecondary and adult education Causes of low graduation rates in a rural high school located in South Carolina: A case study Certified School Improvement Specialist (CSIS) certification as a tool for job performance effectiveness for professional education leaders Changes in discipline in a Correct II school: A phenomenological study Characteristics and actions of turnaround school leaders and the implications for student achievement Characteristics associated with successful mentoring and induction programs of new teachers Charlotte Danielson's theory of teacher evaluations: A quantitative study of teachers' perceptions on the four domains Choosing the substitute: A profile of homeschooling in the Dekalb County "premier School District" within Georgia Class act: A qualitative study of how an accepting or non accepting environment affects transgender teachers' professional lives Close the gap: A multiple case study about the decision-making process of administrators in Ohio districts Closing the achievement gap: A study of single-gender education in the public sector Co-teaching as a solution to challenges faced by general and special education teachers College presidents or business CEOs: The role of the college president in colleges owned by publicly traded corporations College student perception of block scheduling and their experiences with it: A qualitative study Commitment level of professors in post -secondary institutions: An analysis of commitment levels of full -time and adjunct professors in the historically black colleges and universities educational environment Community college presidents' perceptions of stress Comparing principals' perceived levels of proficiencies to the State of Michigan administrators' standards of expected levels of proficiency for principals Comparing similar schools: The effects of the Malcolm Baldrige National Criteria for Performance Excellence on Kansas fourth-grade mathematics achievement Connecticut charter school principals' beliefs about professional learning organizations and professional development Considering the impact of change when using a Human Performance Technology (HPT) approach with an existing instructional coaching intervention Continuous calendar and academic growth: A study of the impact of continuous calendar schools on academic growth of low-socioeconomic-status students Correlational study of leadership style and teacher job satisfaction in two Head Start programs Coteaching in the urban middle school classrooms: Impact for students with disabilities in Reading, Math, and English/Language Arts classrooms Creating quality special educators: An analysis of professional development for teachers of students with disabilities Creativity as a whole school process: A case study Credentials for change: A descriptive analysis of teacher perceptions of transformational leadership and job satisfaction in the secondary school setting Credibility challenges to online doctoral graduates seeking faculty positions: A community college perspective Critical friends groups: A learning community's journey Culture, customer-centricity, and customer relationship management in an online postsecondary learning institution Curriculum change process: Collaboration of shared responsibility for designing and implementing curriculum improvements within a governmental agency Cyberschool finance: A study of equity and adequacy Dancing in sync: How do Massachusetts community college presidents provide for orientation and development of board of trustee members? Data-driven decision making: A study of the collaboration between literacy coach and teacher to inform instructional decisions in the classroom Determining professional development needs of aspiring and current division chairs/deans in selected Southern California community college systems Developing the principal's capacity to lead technology integration within the school: An action research study Developing urban elementary teacher leaders using Danielson's framework: An action research study Development of an instructional coaching plan to improve an organizational system Differences in degree completion between at-risk commuter students and at-risk residence hall students at a proprietary institution in New York State Differences in student academic achievement between students who participate in music programs and students who participate in athletic programs Differentiated instruction: A study of implementation Differentiated instruction: An implementation review Digital credentialing: A qualitative exploratory investigation of hiring directors' perceptions Distance education leadership: Self -perceptions of effective leadership attributes Distance learning in 2-year, post-secondary academic programs: A mixed method analysis of implementation in Ohio Do alternative schools produce results? An analysis of the effects of alternative learning environment at one South Carolina school Do changes in state and federal mandates affect teacher motivation in the state of Maine? Do math achievement scores for 10th graders in Hawaii's charter schools have a relationship to student perceptions of school quality? Do you lead how I lead? Exploring the relationship between chief student affairs officers' and chief academic officers' perceptions of essential leadership characteristics and practices Does discipline only skim the surface? The relationship between teachers' races and student discipline in elementary and secondary schools Does growth in overall school achievement really mean no English learner left behind? Does teaching experience matter? Relationship between length of teaching experience and course achievement in Early Childhood Education courses Dollars and sense: A study of the impact of school reform on urban high schools ELL excel: Using peer mentoring to help English Language Learners excel in American classrooms Early intervention and student achievement Educational technology leaders: Competencies for a conceptual age Educator attitudes towards the appropriateness of Total Quality Management: A survey of elementary and middle school administrators and faculty Educators jump ship: A study of leadership style and teachers' job satisfaction Educators' perception of administrative leadership throughout school restructuring Effective leadership practices exercised by elementary principals in turnaround schools Effective strategic enrollment management: Factors influencing strategic enrollment management effectiveness at a four-year public university Effectiveness of mentoring on the retention of urban middle school teachers Effects of consistent observational feedback on teachers' efficacy and motivation to improve instructional delivery Elementary teachers' perceptions of the Georgia Teacher Evaluation Program Elements of successful community college organizational change: A meta-ethnographic analysis Emotional intelligence and its relationship to academic leadership: An analysis of Brevard Community College End of course grades and standardized test scores: Are grades predictive of student achievement? Entrepreneurial alliances: A study of entrepreneurship and strategic alliances in the charter school industry Evaluating professional learning community training on teacher investment in and effectiveness ratings of Professional Learning Communities: An action research study Evaluating the achievement gap: Have accountability standards in NCLB narrowed the academic divide between majority and minority female learners in south Texas? Evaluating the effects of a teacher learning community on teacher assessment practices: An action research study Evaluating the implementation of a training program for improving emergency response in a correctional institution: An action research study Evaluation of self-reported teacher efficacy and minority achievement in middle school Every second counts: School week and achievement Examining staff relationships in a special education self-contained classroom Exploring strengths-based leadership in higher education: A case study Exploring the perceptions of teachers and principals regarding the Teacher Keys Effectiveness System in Georgia Fact or fiction: The influence of leadership styles on student achievement in private primary schools in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Factors affecting the security awareness of end-users: A survey analysis within institutions of higher learning Factors influencing the recruitment and retention of special education teachers: An evaluation of teacher retention in a southeastern metropolitan school district Factors that affect job satisfaction among teachers in two selected Milwaukee charter schools Faculty and administrator perceptions of teaching, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and culture at a teaching university Faculty perception of autonomous motivation in higher education: An exploratory qualitative inquiry Federal funding success factors: A replicated quantitative analysis Fighting through resistance: Challenges faced by African American women principals in predominately White school settings Financing public education in Texas: Past, present, and future From lethargy to leadership: The effect of a teacher -driven professional learning community as change agent for improving staff morale and school culture Funding No Child Left Behind: The relationship between funding and making Adequate Yearly Progress Funding analysis of maine school administrative units: Finding efficiency in a resource-strapped fiscal climate Georgia science curriculum alignment and accountability: A blueprint for student success Grounded in your culture: The hidden key to promoting academic achievement among African American adolescent males Hire or not to hire: A study of highly qualified teachers Homeschooling guidelines and statutes: An analysis of public school superintendents' perceptions in Ocean county, New Jersey How congruent is a strict uniform policy with enhanced academic achievement and self-beliefs in early adolescence? How data application impacts basic skills program success: An action research study How external relationships support learning in a learning-centered community college How moral education instilled in adolescents from parents and teachers improves educational achievement and citizenship How online distance education technology can improve higher education in Kenya How personality traits and job satisfaction influence service quality in housing agencies How professional development can enhance teacher effectiveness and student success How rural school superintendents in Illinois impact student achievement How urban high school teachers experience job displacement due to accountability sanctions Impact of changes in tuition, unemployment, and population shifts on enrollment in Arizona's community colleges Impact of embedded credits on vocational students in Missouri Impact of leadership styles on school climate Impact of teacher supports and workplace settings on retaining teachers in New Jersey schools Impacts of an after -school program on student achievement for at-risk children Implementing Marzano's model: The reality of educational leadership and school reform Implementing an effective and efficient system to manage the National School Lunch Program in a private preK-12 school: An action research study Improvement growth and leadership in higher education: A case study of Rowan University Improving academic achievement through legislation: Correlating charter school laws against academic performance Improving assessment strategies: An action research study of teacher performance reviews Improving faculty collaboration through development of an online questionnaire at college preparatory academy: An action research study Improving teacher efficacy through peer observations: An action research study Improving teachers' practices through supervision and observations by school principals: An action research project Improving the collaboration infrastructure of an online inter -institutional consortium Improving the quality of early childhood programs: Minnesota program directors' use of quality assessment measures In God we trust: The experiences of African American women administrators at Council for Christian Colleges and Universities member schools In search of leadership: A look at women presidents in Georgia's two-year colleges and technical colleges Inclusive high schools and dropout rates: A phenomenological approach Incorporating the middle school: K--8, a better model? Increasing academic outcomes: A study of positive behavior support and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in second grade Increasing student test scores: A study of if parent involvement, initiated by NCLB, affects student test scores Increasing support for novice teachers working in urban, low -income schools Indicators of academic success: A study of Native American retention Influencer: The principal's role in promoting a professional development environment that increases and sustains student achievement Influences on hiring decisions of public high school principals in Wisconsin Influencing teacher efficacy through action research: The implementation of an embedded, standards-based professional development approach Institutional dynamics that contribute to the viability of servant leadership initiatives within higher education: A Delphi study Institutional effectiveness: A study of differing perceptions among faculty, staff, and administrators at a small, rural, 4-year public college Instructional leadership, change, and political culture: The relationship between superintendents' perceived self-efficacy with policy implementation and student achievement Investigating the barriers that prevent low-socioeconomic families from becoming more involved in their children's education Is full-day kindergarten worth it? An academic comparison of full-day and half-day kindergarten programs Is high school graduation an illusion? A study to determine the academic and graduation progression between students with disabilities and their non-disabled peers in Georgia public high schools Is your boss crazy: A study of leadership styles It is not known the impact or implications of a study skills class and its effect on high school students in relation to performance on math and science Georgia High School Graduation Test It is the principal of the thing: Georgia's school principals' understanding of the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) standards and the relevance of the ISLLC standards in 21st century principal preparation programs Job satisfaction of principals in urban high schools in New Jersey Job satisfaction, self -efficacy, burnout, and path of teacher certification: Predictors of attrition in special education teachers Job-embedded school-based staff development: Title I middle school teachers' perceptions Keeping the ones you want: A study of faculty satisfaction and faculty retention in higher education Kindergarten teachers' attitudes, roles, and responsibilities toward implementing the standards-based core curriculum Lack of school values leave children behind: A study of the impact school mission statements have on academic achievement Latina retention: An historical exploration of culturally responsive leadership in student affairs Leadership and its effects on early learning in head start: A case study Leadership and school reform: The effects of transformational leadership on Missouri assessments Leadership and strategic change in a church -based institution: An exploratory qualitative case study Leadership as a distributed phenomenon: A study of shared roles and 3rd grade student achievement Leadership challenges related to separation of church and state facing campus police departments at private colleges Leadership characteristics as determinants of business continuity and disaster recovery planning: A correlational research investigation within institutions of higher education Leadership characteristics needed to implement a successful Response to Intervention model Leadership in higher education: An analysis of the leadership styles of academic deans in Ohio's 13 state -supported universities Leadership on the rise: A case study of New Leaders for New Schools in Memphis, Tennessee Leadership practices of primary and secondary schools' leaders in Nigeria Leadership profiles of presidents serving community colleges accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Leadership qualities found in administrators performing simultaneous duties identified by teacher experiences Leadership strategies for implementing online education in traditional academia: A phenomenological study Leadership styles in higher education of male and female chief financial officers in the southeast Leadership that promotes teacher empowerment among urban middle school science teachers Leadership to success: A study of the leadership behaviors of dropout recovery program leaders Leadership, learning and school change: The elementary principal's role in teacher professional development Leading a district to excellence: A study of a district superintendent's leadership through financial crisis Leading middle school students: Expectations of Memphis middle and middle/high school principals' leadership proficiencies based on the ISLLC standards Leading schools with Emotional Intelligence: A study of the degree of association between middle school principal Emotional Intelligence and school success Leading toward the letter of the law: A study of the impact of principals' perceived leadership styles on special education placements Leading your school to excellence through reading instruction Lean in higher education: A Delphi study to develop performance metrics and an educational lean improvement model for academic environments Learning to read and reading to learn: The relationship between Scholastic Reading Inventory scores and CAS mathematics achievement tests scores Location, location, location: Do school size, family socioeconomic status, and levels of rurality affect the outcome of WESTEST scores Love and hate: The study of school principals moving from job motivation to job frustration Low performance to high achievement: A qualitative case study of a principal's impact on student achievement Mainstream teacher approach to instructional strategies for English language learners Maximizing the use of effective instructional strategies among career and technical education teachers in K-12 education Measurement of academic improvement by historic Arizona charter schools and comparisons to ethnically similar nearby traditional public schools Mentoring and leadership development of independent K-12 administrators and leaders: Exploring practices, support, and barriers Mentoring and retention in first-year teachers: A mixed-methods study Mentoring's critical components: Four traditional teachers', four alternate -route teachers', and four mentors' perspectives Mentoring, leadership behaviors, and career success, of African American female faculty and administrators in higher education Minority recruitment solutions: A study of the perceptions of recruitment professionals at two -year public institutions as they relate to a potential online system of best practices in minority recruitment Modifying open-campus lunch policy to reduce discipline violations: An action research study Motivate, empower, support: The mission of the state Principal of the Year Motivational factors influencing high academic achievement by students enrolled in a high school magnet program Moving schools from good to great: A study of excellence in education Multicultural education professional development of principals: Its impact on performances of school leadership Nature versus nurture in online education: An analysis of retention in e -learning Ninth grade student attendance: Teacher perceptional study Ninth grade transition: Best practices for a successful transition to high school No more boys allowed: A study of the overrepresentation of African-American males in EMD K--12 programs Nonprofit and for -profit leaders in higher education: An analysis of the differences in leadership dimensions Novus ordo seclorum: An analysis of the perception of selected principals in North Carolina concerning the implementation of the New Schools Project contemporary educational reform initiative Old MacDonald sold his farm: How a change in the traditional school calendar has affected site level leadership One size does not fit all: The effects of training in universal design for learning on lesson plan development in public schools Organizational congruence, knowledge management, and behavioral alignment in primary and secondary schools Our side of the story: African American parents' perceptions of Caucasian educators Out of isolation: A case study of a regional new principal support program Outside the box leadership: A mixed method study of alternative leadership professional development Outside the principal's office: The principal's role in implementing the Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI) Parent perspective on the home-based interim alternative educational setting: A phenomenological study Parental involvement in their child's education Parental involvement, is it real? A study of viewpoints promoting parental involvement that enhances student performance Parental involvement: A study of perceptions among educational stakeholders Parents' perceptions of private Christian schools and why parents pay when public education is free Parents' perceptions of the referral process for special education services in a large Florida school district Patching the hole in the bucket: Addressing the problem of teacher attrition via teacher retention Pell Grants are a waste of taxpayer money: A study of the effects of Pell Grants on persistence in for-profit four-year colleges Perception or reality: An examination of staff perceptions of professional learning communities in relation to student achievement Perceptions of high -quality professional development Perceptions of professional development in a small school district Perceptions of school violence: School personnel views of violent behavior and preparedness Perceptions of the work environment: The perceived presence and importance of the Herzberg motivator -hygiene factors among elementary public school teachers in the Title I elementary schools Perceptions vs realities: How high school principals view and utilize professional school counselors Personality type and leadership approach Planned success: A study of strategic planning processes in Wisconsin schools Planning co-teaching processes: A study of co-teaching implementation leading to teacher satisfaction Planning strategy and the use of information technology in higher education: A comparative analysis of two universities in Michigan Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS): A statewide study of outcomes of schools implementing PBIS in Washington state Positive behavioral interventions systems and test scores Practices of a university learning community---graduate faculty members perceptions and attitudes Presidential leadership: The perceptions of presidential effectiveness characteristics Principal on the rise: A case study of leadership practices Principal's length of service versus high school dropout rates Principals' feelings on implementing teacher incentive programs to raise student achievement, improve teacher performance and promote teacher retention Principals' leadership style and school climate as perceived by teachers in African -American Christian schools in the Baltimore -Washington, D.C. metropolitan area Principals' perceptions of effective strategies in meeting Adequate Yearly Progress in special education Professional development in cyberspace: A descriptive case study analyzing the professional learning community culture within one virtual charter elementary school Professional development planned by K-12 public schools to increase academic performance: Coherence counts Professional learning communities and their impact on student achievement Professional learning communities in Title I schools: A correlational study among teachers' perception of practices and collective efficacy beliefs Program evaluation: The inclusion process at Chesapeake High School Public high school administrator perceptions of the efficacy of and satisfaction with online dual credit courses Public high school teachers: Organizational commitment and intent to turnover Quality assurance in the community college: An examination of a College Strategic Plan Quality special education programs: The role of transformational leadership Quantitative study of differences in leadership frames of community college presidents of the baby boomer and generation X generations Questioning leadership: A study of leadership style, teacher perceptions, and student achievement Reaching all learners: A study of teacher's perspectives about cooperative learning and students diagnosed with ADHD Reaching to the next level: A study of Response to Intervention Readiness for globalization in the post primary pre-collegiate public education system in Guyana Recruiting faculty of color: An analysis of strategies, challenges, and perceptions of effectiveness Reducing online student course withdrawals using D.I.I.S.M. (demographics, institution, instructor, student and method) analysis: An assessment of an urban technical college online courses Reforms that affect organization and leadership within a Danish upper secondary school: A case study Relationship between professional development and teacher efficacy in teachers of international schools in Switzerland Relationship of nonprofit organizations and an urban Ohio Public School District implementing after school tutoring programs Residence life staffing: A qualitative study to determine the reasons college students become resident assistants at small private institutions Respect is the key: At -risk high school students' perception of a supportive caring learning environment Restructuring for second order change in Washington State small high schools Retention of faculty of color as it relates to their perceptions of the academic climate at North Carolina community colleges Risk management content analysis: Understanding the relationship with continuing education planning Saxon Math: An analysis for middle school students at-risk of low performance School administrators and decision-making within the contexts of student achievement, program offerings, and teacher performance School administrators' attitudes toward the inclusion of disabled students in the general education setting School administrators' cyberspace curricula training needs School administrators' perception of the school counselors' role School and community culture impact on student achievement in a linguistically and culturally diverse setting: A correlational study School counselors and advisors using data-driven decision-making: Identification and analysis of barriers and enablers School is your job: A case study on school leadership and Black male achievement School leadership retention: A study of servant leadership and school leader satisfaction School social work services in federally funded programs: An African American perspective School transitions: A qualitative study of the supports provided by Washington state special education administrators School violence: Social bond theory and physical fights Seeking Nirvana: The nature of teachers' spiritual growth through professional development Self-efficacy: An antecedent of burnout for high school teachers? Self-regulated learning strategies of successful developmental reading students Servant -leaders in community colleges: A phenomenological study Shaping the quality of public education teachers in the United States of America; 1830s--1950s Shared governance and regional accreditation: Institutional processes and perceptions Single -gender education: Educators' perspective Slashing sports: A national study examining the correlation between athletic involvement and academic success Solving performance problems through first-line supervisors Special education teacher recruitment and retention in rural school districts Special education teacher retention: An examination of selected veteran teachers Special or not so special: Special education background experiences of principals and adequate yearly progress Sports bounce GPAs: The relationship between athletic involvement and academic performance in high school students Sr. Margaret Carney, OSF: The first fulltime woman president of Saint Bonaventure University. A case study of Franciscan leadership in higher education Staff preparedness perceptions when confronting violent incidents in school: A qualitative inquiry Stakeholder perceptions regarding school climate in selected South Carolina Title I schools and student achievement: A correlational study Standardized testing: How principals perceive and respond to accountability Start Today Achieving Results (S.T.A.R): A synthesis of the essential elements of new teacher induction and mentoring program models Statistical analysis of secondary principals' demographics versus high school dropout rates Strategic synergistic cross-sectoral alliances: A study on developing sustainable community college -business -community relationships to promote innovative educational programs, rural community, workforce, and economic development Strategies that high school athletic coaches can use to support academic performance of student -athletes: An analysis of different strategies and their effectiveness based on teacher evaluations Strategies to change disruptive behavior in a junior high school learning environment Strategy: A case study of a community college and the dynamic forces at work in its environment Striking a balance in rural Georgia: A case study of the impact of career and technical education course participation and diploma type on academic achievement and high school dropout rates Student, parent, and teacher attitudes toward the importance of transition practices in the implementation of the (actual) activities Study of the relationship between self-reported leadership styles of charter school principals and their performance Successful African American women school leaders in Florida Successful Title I schools: Teacher and supervisor perceptions of the supervision and evaluation processes Supplemental Educational Services: A descriptive study of parent notification and enrollment into free tutoring Taming the testing monster: A study of factors related to inappropriate referral practices Teacher and student perceived reasons for dropping out of high school in an urban Alabama city between 2004--2008 Teacher attrition and retention: An uphill climb that education must overcome to save schools Teacher burnout: A laughing matter Teacher certification and its relationship to student achievement in Guam public high schools Teacher grades and the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards: Is there a connection Teacher induction programs: An examination of how they influence teacher retention Teacher layoffs: Teachers' experiences surviving a reduction-in-force Teacher leadership: A case study of an elementary principal Teacher leadership: Preparing new teachers with effective strategies to remain in urban classrooms Teacher leadership: Providing needed support to improve teacher retention Teacher perceptions of music as a supplemental teaching method for reading and literacy Teacher selection in the accountability era of public education: A study of teacher dispositions and student achievement Teacher-efficacy exploring preservice and beginning teachers' perceptions of preparedness to teach Teachers perception and implementation of differentiated instruction in the private elementary and middle schools Teachers' SST tales: A study of teachers' perceptions and knowledge of Georgia Student Support Team Teachers' and parents' attitudes and perceptions of parental involvement in a Louisiana school district Teachers' attitudes regarding inclusive education: Are our children being left behind? 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