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The Impact of Bureaucratic Structure, Scientific Management, and Institutionalism on Standards-Based Educational Reform
The world of public education today is dominated by a focus on standards-based reform and high-stakes accountability systems. School leaders, who are under immense pressure to raise standardized test scores, particularly ...
The Consequences of Merit Aid: Who Really Benefits?
State governments make a tremendous investment in the financing of higher education. Considering this investment, it is critical that there be a better understanding of exactly how financial aid programs administered at ...
New Teachers at Middle School Campuses: A Multi-Year Statewide Study
In this study, we examined the five most recent years (2003-2004 through 2007-2008) of Texas educational data concerning new teachers employed at middle school campuses (low of 495 campuses to a high of 517 campuses). The ...
The Relationship between Teacher Knowledge of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Among Middle School Students in South Texas and Teacher Training and Experience
The researchers examined the knowledge middle school teachers in South Texas have in relation to ADHD. Explored were the relationships between teachers’ demographic characteristics such as levels of education, number of ...
Elementary School Teacher Perceptions of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Though studies of ADHD using quantitative methodology have been conducted in the medical, psychological, and education fields, the researchers who conducted these studies by and large have ignored an important variable: ...
The Advanced Placement Program and Gifted Learners: A Comparative Study of Success
Given the growing number of districts that have adopted the Advanced Placement program as the sole means for serving their Gifted students at the secondary level, it was surprising to us that no published empirical ...
Student Perceptions of Online Learning: Regression Analysis
This study gathered data on student perceptions of online coursework. Specifically, students were asked to indicate their perceptions of how easy Blackboard was to use (Ease), how useful they found Blackboard (Useful), ...