|The role of pop culture based information and stereotypes versus direct knowledge of individuals in forming expectations of African American students
|| "The American educational system has not been effective in educating African American children. This is evident in the disproportionate number of Black students functioning below grade level, held back in grades and suspended for minor infractions. ...
|Factors supporting the success of at-risk high school students
||"There is ongoing concern regarding the high numbers of students who are either leaving school early or graduating without an adequate education. This problem is closely identified with our nation's children of color and/or those living in poverty. I...
|An investigation into the behaviors of high school leaders : gender and its relationship to leader orientations to persons and systems
||"The purpose of this research was to determine if principals' behaviors or actions related to a systems orientation or person orientation as defined by the trait approach to leadership theory. Also important to the study was to determine if teachers'...
|Principal leadership and school culture in public schools : case studies of two piedmont North Carolina elementary schools
||"This dissertation is a study of how two elementary principals work within their school, assess the culture, and implement change. It is situated within the body of current research on school culture and change, but makes a unique contribution becaus...