Hytten, Kathy

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Investigating teacher preferences for teaching in charter schools and the democratic implications of those decisions 2019 32 The purposes of this study were to determine why teachers chose to leave the traditional public school to teach in a charter school and also how teachers understand the role of schooling in a democracy. In this qualitative study, I interviewed ten te...
The impact of charter schools on rural traditional public-schools and their communities 2019 24 Much of the research surrounding charter schools has focused on examining the achievement of students in charter schools and exploring the impact of charter schools specifically in urban areas. More charter schools have opened in recent years in rura...
Education of women in leadership: learning the new role of political candidate 2019 43 Women are underrepresented in leadership across all sectors of our society – education, business, non-profits, and politics – leading to inequitable representation and inadequate outcomes. In order to recruit and retain more women in leadership, we n...
The perceived impact of an arts-integrated curriculum on the academic achievement of fifth- and sixth-grade students with disabilities 2019 19 Teachers’ instructional methods are not meeting the unique learning needs of students with disabilities. Drawing on the arts is one possible beneficial avenue for these students to engage and develop content area understanding. In this exploratory qu...
White teachers navigating race in elementary classrooms: portraits of possibility 2019 19 Studies that document white teachers struggling to see whiteness and minimizing the impact of race on the quality of education are plentiful in the research literature. Much is known about white educators who activate and rely on defenses such as res...
Assessing charter school choice in North Carolina: an analysis of the factors that impact student enrollment decisions 2019 32 Families in the United States have more options with school choice than ever before; one option that exists is charter school. But within this free market education system, is school choice fully open to everyone? Unfortunately, current data suggest ...
The moral and ethical challenges of principal data-driven decisions about annual growth data 2019 32 The purpose of this research was to determine the moral and ethical challenges principals face when making data-driven decisions guided by annual growth data. Annual growth data is the metric implemented by the North Carolina Department of Public Ins...
What does CRT have to do with a roof?: critical race spatial praxis – an equity approach to institutional planning, college design, and campus space 2020 36 Educational settings are an under-examined mechanism of social reproduction. “Hidden” in plain sight, college space is embedded with socializing messages that pass largely unacknowledged. So commonplace are the spatial arrangements of classrooms, caf...