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Lyme Disease Emergence in Virginia: An Examination of the Demographic and Environmental Variables Correlated to the Spatial Pattern of Disease Incidence
(Virginia Tech, 2013-06-06)
Since its initial identification in 1975, Lyme disease has become a public health concern in the U.S. Increased concern is sparked by the rapid rate at which the disease is emerging into new areas. One area of disease ...
Hunting dynamics, condition estimates, and movements of black bears hunted with hounds in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2000-04-27)
Effort and success of Virginia's bear houndsmen were determined through field and mail surveys, and hunter diaries. The number of houndsmen per chase ranged from 5 to 12, hounds ranged from 6 to 11, and each chase lasted ...
Doug Wilder's first year as Lieutenant Governor
(Virginia Tech, 1996-09-05)
Federal Compensatory Education Programs of the 1960s: The Implementation of Head Start and Title I Services in Roanoke County Public Schools
(Virginia Tech, 2008-11-04)
The federal government has taken an increasingly active role in its involvement in public education since the turn of the twentieth century. Prior to World War II, federal intervention in public education was a result of ...
Career-Threatened Principals: Virginia Superintendents' Views
(Virginia Tech, 2001-02-21)
(ABSTRACT) David Parks, Committee Chair Educational Leadership and Policy Studies The characteristics of career-threatened principals in Virginia as identified by Virginia superintendents were examined. All superintendents ...
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 ...
Understanding Use of Transport Network Companies(TNC) in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2018-07-09)
This study deals with a) Understanding familiarity with transportation network companies (TNCs) and their use frequency b) Understanding travel choices in alcohol-related situations in Virginia. Ordered logistic regression ...
One School Division's Experiences in Developing and Sustaining Capacity for School Improvement
(Virginia Tech, 2007-10-31)
<html> <head> <title>LaDonna Meade Abstract</title> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"> </head> <body> <p>All states and the District of Columbia have embraced academic standards as a ...
Teacher Beliefs About the Outcomes of High-Stakes Testing and Measurement-Driven Instruction in Virginia's Public Schools
(Virginia Tech, 2001-11-08)
<p>The relationships between teacher opinions about Virginia's Standards of Learning testing program and five variables related to teachers' backgrounds and present working conditions were examined in the context of five ...
Factors inhibiting unionization of the Virginia Governmental Employees Association
(Virginia Tech, 1993-06-02)
The study was an investigation into the motives, policies and practices of the Virginia Governmental Employees Association and the motivations, needs and desires of its membership. This was undertaken to determine the major ...