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Teacher and Administrator Perspectives on a Good Middle School: A Cross-Case Study
(Virginia Tech, 2015-12-04)
Education for adolescents in middle-level schools is a topic of great interest for many educators. Reaching a consensus on what constitutes an effective education for middle-level learners has been a challenge. The purpose ...
Pursuit of the Principalship
(Virginia Tech, 2014-06-03)
The school principal is one factor in student success. As the number of principals needed increases (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008) and the number of principals eligible to retire rises (Briggs, Cheney, Davis, and Moll, ...
Policies and Practices for Improving Student Bus Behavior: A Delphi Study
(Virginia Tech, 2015-11-17)
Students' behavior on buses continues to be an issue that requires administrators to spend significant time investigating and applying consequences for the behavior (Neatrour, 1994; Pattington, 1945; Putnam, Handler, ...
The Development and Implementation of an Intelligent Hierarchy Leadership Process in an Elementary School
(Virginia Tech, 2014-04-11)
The Experiences of Teachers and Administrators with a New Teacher Evaluation System in a Local School Division
(Virginia Tech, 2015-04-02)
The Experiences of Teachers and Administrators with a New Teacher Evaluation System in a Local School Division Kristina Conner Legg ABSTRACT School divisions in Virginia implemented revised or new teacher evaluation ...
The Use of Technology by Public School Principals
(Virginia Tech, 2016-05-04)
Technology has always been a part of a principal's daily duties. Whether the technology is a pencil, an intercom system, a laptop computer, or mobile device, it has played a role in the principalship. Questions remain ...
A Synthesis of Theory and Research on Principal Leadership, School Culture, and School Effectiveness
(Virginia Tech, 2015-07-22)
The national push for increased accountability, the demand for academic achievement for all students, as defined by high-stakes testing, and sanctions imposed on public schools create significant challenges for the school ...
Factors that Affect Retention of Novice Teachers in Hard-to-Staff High Schools in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2013-12-12)
The mobility rates within the Kindergarten--Grade 12 teacher workforce are distressing, and the teaching profession has a relatively high turnover rate compared to other occupations. The Commonwealth of Virginia encounters ...
The Supervision of Paraprofessionals in Elementary School Classrooms
(Virginia Tech, 2014-09-19)
The purpose of this study was to examine and explain the quality of teacher supervision of paraprofessionals. The researcher analyzed (a) pre-service and in-service supervisory training received by teachers who supervised ...
Virginia's Implementation of Web-based High-stakes Testing in Public Education
(Virginia Tech, 2015-04-22)
The purpose of this study was to investigate how online testing was implemented within a statewide high-stakes testing program in Virginia's public education system. Virginia's state assessments, known as the Standards of ...