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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 ...
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)
Knowledge and Skills Required for College Union Executive Directors at Research and Doctoral I Universities in the Next Decade
(Virginia Tech, 1999-04-19)
The purpose of this descriptive study was to develop and validate a list of the skills and knowledge that will be necessary for the career preparation of college union executive directors who will be hired in Research and ...
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 ...
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 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 ...