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An Evaluation of the School Choice Plan in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and its Perceived Effects on Academic Achievement for all Students
(Virginia Tech, 2006-07-18)
Does ethnicity of the student prevent equal levels of learning at an equal pace? Are schools required to teach all children effectively, no matter what their socio-economic status, gender, or ethnicity? Educators and ...
A Case Study of a Succesful, At-Risk High School
(Virginia Tech, 2007-10-08)
There are local and national cries for high school reform, especially in our at-risk high schools; however, close examination of our at-risk high schools shows some are succeeding despite the odds against them. This is a ...
Revitalization of an Historically Black College: A Maryland Eastern Shore Case
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-30)
This study comprises a multi-faceted case study of the growth and development of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), with an emphasis on the leadership of Chancellor William T. Hytche during his tenure from ...
A Case Study in the Desegregation of George Washington High School and Langston High School in Danville, Virginia during the 1970-1971 School Year
(Virginia Tech, 2002-03-11)
This paper provides a historical analysis of the desegregation of George Washington High School and Langston High School in Danville, Virginia in 1970. The author focuses on the related desegregation litigation on a national, ...
A History of Establishment Clause Jurisprudence With Respect to Parochial School Funding
(Virginia Tech, 2010-11-30)
Since the drafting of the Establishment Clause, a pronouncement contained within the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. The United States Supreme Court has debated how to interpret the meaning of, "Congress ...
Mesosystem Variables and Schools' Learning Disabilities Prevalence Rates
(Virginia Tech, 2006-05-05)
Since the inception of the 1974 Education for all Handicapped Children legislation, the number of students referred and placed in special education has been steadily rising. The largest increase is in the learning disabilities ...
A Study of Selected Virginia Principals' Knowledge of Special Education Law
(Virginia Tech, 2007-01-16)
With the re-authorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the federal mandates of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), the role of the principal has new implications regarding the free and appropriate ...
A Study of Virginia Administrators with Responsibility for Division Special Education Services and Knowledge of Special Education School Law
(Virginia Tech, 2008-11-11)
This study investigated the knowledge of special education directors or division designees in school divisions across the Commonwealth of Virginia. One-hundred-twenty-nine Virginia special education directors or division ...
A descriptive study of teacher time usage and allocation in Fairfax County Public Schools, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1995-01-05)