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Consider the teachers: An analysis of factors that influence student test results in Orange County Schools
This qualitative research examines what teachers, counselors, and principals from three elementary schools in Orange County Schools consider to be the most important factors that influence students’ standardized test scores. ...
Media Framing of Public School Diversity Policy Changes, Wake County, N.C., 1975-2010
American public education commands a workforce of millions of people, a budget in the trillions of dollars, and a significant share of one’s childhood. It is a vast, complex system run simultaneously by local, state, and ...
Making the Grade? Kindergarten Readiness In Connecticut
In Connecticut, 83% of kindergarteners attended preschool. Despite high preschool enrollment, less than half of these students enter kindergarten consistently demonstrating the language, literacy, numeracy and social skills ...
The Negative Effect of Residential Broadband Availability on Educational Attainment in the US
A student’s decision to drop out of high school has repercussions for the individual and society. Broadband availability, which has become ubiquitous in the US since the late 1990s, can dramatically affect a student’s ...
Unlocking Latent Potential: The Success of Latino Students in the Project Bright IDEA Gifted and Talented Education Model
Project Bright IDEA II, a gifted and talented (GT) education model implemented in several North Carolina elementary schools between 2004 and 2009, aimed to increase minority group GT representation through teacher training ...