|Teachers' experiences with student bullying in five rural middle schools
||Bullying is a common form of school violence, which is a major issue of concern for students, parents, teachers, and administrators across the country. Episodes of school violence beginning in the 1990s have created a national focus on school safety ...
|Community involvement in rural schools : a case study of the schools in the Leicester and Sandy Mush communities
||The Leicester and Sandy Mush communities in western North Carolina have a history of involvement in schools through early subscription schools, private academies, and public schools. The levels and forms of involvement have changed over time, as has ...
|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...
|A phenomenological study : the experience of women veterans in transition and adaptation to higher education
||The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the transition and adaptation of full-time, baccalaureate, degree-seeking female military students at colleges and universities in North Carolina that offer the Yellow Ribbon Program.Schlossberg’s ...