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Qualities of Teachers that Impact Retention in the Teaching Profession: Why Do They Stay?
Being able to identify and retain quality teachers is an issue faced by many school districts. There are some who possess innate personal characteristics inspiring their passion to remain dedicated to the teaching ...
The Impact of a Mentoring Program on Low-Income, High Achieving Students and Their Possibility of Enrolling in a Four-Year College or University
The purpose of this sequential exploratory mixed-methods study was to explore the perceptions of low-income, high achieving students participating in a school-based mentoring program as they related to the needs of these ...
The Relationship between Kindergarten and First-Grade DIBELS Next and TRC Scores and Third-Grade TCAP ELA Scores at a Selected School District in Upper East Tennessee
The purpose of the research study was to examine the relationship and predictive validity of kindergarten and first-grade students’ scores on Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills Next (DIBELS Next) and Text ...
The Effects of a Mobile Book Lab on the Summer Reading Regression of Elementary At-risk Students at a Select School District in Upper East Tennessee
The purpose of this quantitative study was to determine the effects of a mobile book lab on summer reading regression for at-risk elementary students in a select school district in Upper East Tennessee. The sample consisted ...
A Dissertation Defense on the Impact of the Soccer Program at a Rural County High School on Females of Hispanic Descent on Social Development
The social development of an adolescent is a complex process, and adolescent minorities face additional challenges. Female Hispanics take on many gender and cultural roles and face challenges of balancing school, home life, ...