McDowelle, James O.

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THE EFFECTS OF EARLY VERSUS LATER GRADE RETENTION ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT 2011 157681 In an era of increased accountability for student learning administrators and teachers are forced to address the needs of struggling students. Grade retention is used as a practice to help low-performing students overcome their academic deficits. The...
A STUDY OF THE EFFECT OF KINDERGARTEN ENTRANCE AGE ON THE REFERRAL AND PLACEMENT RATE INTO THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN'S PROGRAM 2012 157681 This study examined relationships between specific data on students referred for and placed in the exceptional children's program. The context is a rural North Carolina county and included 206 records of K - 6th graders spanning academic years 2007-0...
TEACHER QUALITY FACTORS MEDIATING ACHIEVEMENT IN HIGH POVERTY SCHOOLS 2011 157681 The impact of poverty on student achievement was thoroughly researched. Researchers have determined that poverty has a direct negative impact on student achievement. This study analyzed four aspects of teacher quality potentially mediating the relati...
A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSFER STUDENTS AND NATIVE STUDENTS AT SELECTED STATE UNIVERSITIES IN NORTH CAROLINA 2011 157681 Students who complete their first two years of higher education at community colleges must be prepared for the rigorous coursework at four-year institutions. The purpose of this study was to provide a comprehensive update and to determine if there we...