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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 ...
One School Division's Experiences in Developing and Sustaining Capacity for School Improvement
(Virginia Tech, 2007-10-31)
All states and the District of Columbia have embraced academic standards as a primary means for improving public education (Manzo, 2001). Virginia implemented the Standards of Learning assessments in 1998. These assessments ...
Dynamics of the Decision-Making Process of A Rural School Board in the Commonwelth of Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2000-06-28)
This is a case study of the dynamics of the decision-making process of one rural school board in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The case study focused on a five member elected rural school board and the division superintendent. ...
Wetland hydrology and soils as components of Virginia bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) habitat
(Virginia Tech, 2010-09-27)
Reptile populations are in decline worldwide, with turtle species showing some of the largest drops in population. The bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) is considered one of the rarest North American turtle species, and ...
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 ...
A Description of the Personnel Function in School Divisions of 5,000 Students or Less in the Commonwealth of Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1998-05-05)
The purpose of this study was to identify and describe the personnel responsibilities and preparation of the person responsible for the personnel function in 60 out of 83 school divisions in the Commonwealth of Virginia ...
The influence of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce on policies of the State Department of Education as related to economics education, 1959-1981
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1982)