|Practices of two experiential teachers in secondary public schools in an era of accountability
||It is well documented that the pressures of accountability and standardization
have impacted public school teachers and their teaching practices (Imig & Imig, 2006;
McCloskey and McMunn, 2000; Sacks, 1999). The pressure to conform to the mandates
|Servant first : a multicase study exploring servant leadership in community college instructional administrators
||The purpose of this study was to explore the application of servant leadership principles to community college instructional administration. The study conducted was a multicase research design. The conceptual framework for the study was based on Gree...
|Community college selective enrollment and the challenge to open access
||The open access mission is central to the community college role and mission in higher
education. Although initially implemented by four-year colleges and universities,
adoption of formal enrollment management initiatives in community colleges is o...
|Elementary school grade retention : a qualitative study of high school seniors' perceptions of being held back
||Studies dating back to the 1920s have argued the effects of retention on the academic achievement, social adjustment, and emotional states of students. Researchers have shown the detrimental outcomes as well as the benefits of holding students back i...
|Champion of two worlds : a phenomenological investigation of North Carolina early college liaisons' leadership experiences
||American high school reform has gone through many configurations during the past three decades. Dual enrollment, in which high school students access college courses for credit that can be applied toward high school and college transcripts simultaneo...
|North Carolina traditional public school principals' perspectives about charter schools : a qualitative iinvestigation
||The purpose of this research was to analyze North Carolina traditional publicschool principals’ perspectives about and experiences with charter schools. A history ofschool choice in America was explored, as well as the changing role of public schoolp...