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Howard, Barbara


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The Impact of Student Mobility, Gender, and Title I Status on Measures of School Accountability 2011 978 The purpose of this study was to explore how student mobility affects school achievement in math and reading using archived testing data provided by Catawba County Schools, North Carolina. This study also explored relationships between student mobili...
Professional Learning Communities and Teacher Efficacy: A Correlational Study 2011 8764 This research investigated the correlational relationship between professional learning communities (PLCs) as a structure for job-embedded professional development and participating teachers’ self-efficacy. The specific research questions for this s...
The Freshman Academy Impact: A Comparison of Ninth Grade Structures Through Analyses of Student Perceptions and Performance Data 2012 2837 A student’s transition from middle school to high school can prove to be a difficult time, often leading to an academic decline, an increase in the number of accumulated discipline referrals, and an increase in absences. In order to help students mak...