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An educational reform commission and institutional change: case study of the policies, politics, and processes of the Knight Foundation Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
(Virginia Tech, 1992-11-15)
Motivated by concerns posed by college athletics and questions about the effectiveness of educational reform commissions, this study centered on two questions: specifically, How did the Knight Commission function to bring ...
Brown v. Board of Education and School Desegregation: An Analysis of Selected Litigation
(Virginia Tech, 2004-04-19)
Brown is often regarded among the most monumental decisions ever rendered by the United States Supreme Court. Its legacy includes a body of case law affecting the shape and meaning of school desegregation over the past ...
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 ...
An Analysis of Cyberbullying Policies In Virginia Public School Districts
(Virginia Tech, 2010-11-30)
The study examines the acceptable computer system use policies of each of the public school districts in the Commonwealth of Virginia, as well as the Virginia School Boards Association and the National School Boards ...
The impact of court and legislative decisions on policies and practices regarding race-targeted financial aid at selected public universities in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1997-09-04)
There have been numerous legal challenges to affirmative action programs in education. Two legal decisions that have directly affected race-targeted financial aid programs in Virginia schools are the court ruling in ...
Teacher Dispute Resolution Procedures in Virginia: Demographic Characteristics and Opinions of Neutral Chairpersons, School Division Superintendents, Attorneys, and Teacher Association Leaders
(Virginia Tech, 1998-02-23)
The purposes of this study were to examine the opinions of respondents regarding dispute resolution procedures utilized by public school teachers as described in sections 22.1- 312 of the Code of Virginia. In this study, ...
A case study of education in Virginia: the Roanoke County public school system, 1870-1920
(Virginia Tech, 1992-12-05)
The prevailing purpose of this dissertation is the preparation of an historical account of public schools in Roanoke County from 1870 to 1920. The primary focus rests with the cultural, economic, political, and geographic ...
Comparing and Contrasting Local School Board Policies That Govern Access to Public School Programs and Activities by Home Schooled Students in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2005-04-08)
The primary guiding question proposed for this study is, what are the variations and commonalities in policies among the 132 school districts in the Commonwealth of Virginia that govern whether or not students who are ...
Title IX Compliance in Virginia High Schools
(Virginia Tech, 2006-04-03)
More than thirty years ago Congress passed the Educational Amendments to ensure fair treatment for all students. Specifically, Title IX provided that [N]o person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded ...
Ethics and the elementary principal
(Virginia Tech, 1993-04-15)