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African-American students' perceptions of teacher treatment and their effects
Within the educational system, there has recently been a quest to determine potential causes of the Black-White achievement gap in schools. While researchers have investigated many areas related to this gap, little attention ...
Class construction: White working-class student identity in the new millennium
Class Construction: White Working-Class Student Identity Construction in the New Millennium explores the identity development of a group of white working-class high school students in a deindustrialized area of the Northeast. ...
Characteristics of leadership style, sex-role, and academic culture of female leaders by institutional type
Recent data indicates that the decade-long plateau of women leading at small to mid-sized institutions is transforming as women leaders are slowly but steadily entering executive positions at larger, more prestigious ...
One of my kids used to sit in that empty seat: Changes in personal and professional beliefs of classroom teachers after the death of a student
The research for this study was based on the desire to find out how teachers change after they experience the death of a student. I focused on two research questions: "What changes in the personal beliefs about grief, ...
Risk, resilience and protective factors in college enrollment, persistence and degree attainment trajectories of African American youth
Grounded in risk and resiliency's theory, the present study explores determinants of success in African Americans' longitudinal trajectories to college outcomes, namely, college enrollment, college persistence and degree ...
Increasing the involvement of African American parents in public education: Case studies of two successful school leaders
One challenge for many urban elementary principals is getting African American parents involved in their children's education. During the International Successful School Leadership Project (ISSP) on principals who improved ...