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Academic Speed Bumps: Time to Completion of the Dissertation
(Virginia Tech, 1998-08-20)
The purpose of this study was to determine factors impeding rapid completion of the dissertation. The population studied was 1990-95 graduates of the Department of Leadership and Policy Studies (formerly the Division ...
An Analysis of Random Student Drug Testing Policies and Patterns of Practice In Virginia Public Schools
(Virginia Tech, 2005-02-11)
There were two purposes to this study. First, the study was designed to determine which Virginia public school districts have articulated policies that govern random drug testing of students and if school districts' policies ...
A descriptive study of teacher assistance programs in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1991-04-06)
The way in which a school division addresses the problem of an unsatisfactory teacher varies. A school division may choose to tolerate the problem, dismiss the teacher, or provide assistance to foster the development of ...
The Behaviors and Practices of Principals in Successful At-Risk Middle Schools
(Virginia Tech, 2006-04-19)
Students in many at-risk middle schools are not achieving at the same academic levels as their counterparts in middle-class schools. Educators are constantly challenged to ensure academic success to all students despite ...
A Study of Virginia's Public Secondary School Counselors and School Law
(Virginia Tech, 2010-03-15)
The purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge base of Virginia's public secondary school counselors in specific areas of school law that are directly related to the issues they encounter within their job responsibilities. ...
Faculty early retirement incentive programs in selected Virginia universities
(Virginia Tech, 1993-03-01)
The primary purpose of this study was to ascertain institutional and individual responses to legislated changes in faculty retirement policies. This study focused on the impact and influence of early retirement incentive ...
Implementation of an alternate day block schedule: a case study
(Virginia Tech, 1997-05-05)
Leadership for Co-teaching: A Distributed Perspective
(Virginia Tech, 2007-02-07)
Educational leadership is challenged with meeting the requirements of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) legislation which mandates an education for all students. The ...
Public School Law: Student Search and Seizure in K-12 Public Schools
(Virginia Tech, 2006-03-02)
School officials are constantly challenged to perform a myriad of duties in an extremely complex and demanding job with numerous responsibilities. They are expected to work with a variety of students, faculty and parents ...