|The Impact of Student Mobility, Gender, and Title I Status on Measures of School Accountability
||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
||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
||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...
|Hallmarks of Successful Emerging Leader Programs: An Exploration of Effective First-Year, Non-Positional, Co-Curricular Emerging Leader Programs at Colleges and Universities.
||Throughout the United States, colleges and universities invest heavily in first year programming. Many of these institutions provide leadership development programs for students. The programs at the intersection at these two efforts are often called...