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A College for the Community?: A Comparison of the Histories of an Urban (San Antonio College) and Rural (Navarro College) Community College in Texas
This study is a historical comparison of an urban (San Antonio College) and a rural (Navarro College) community college in Texas from their establishment until 1980. Based on oral histories and archival research at each ...
What do Elementary and Secondary School Principals Report Regarding Effective Leadership in Schools with Predominantly African American Title I Student Populations: Implications for School Leaders
The purpose of this study was to explore the leadership capabilities needed to lead a school with a predominantly African American Title I student population. The study was conducted using a semi-structured interviews with ...
"To Delight and Instruct": Children's Education at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston at Midcentury
This thesis describes and analyzes two programs for children’s education in art museums at midcentury – the Masterson Junior Gallery in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York’s Education ...
A Narrative Inquiry into ESL Teachers' Experiences of Professional Development
Throughout the United States, the increasingly diverse enrollment poses cultural and linguistic challenges for its education system. As the number of English language learners (ELLs) is increasing rapidly and steadily, ...
THE LOST KIDS PROJECT: HOW URBAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS THAT ARE OVER-AGED AND UNDER-CREDENTIALED AND HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS DESCRIBE THEIR NEEDS DEFICITS
Every day, 7,000 students drop out of America’s high schools. That adds up to about 1.3 million students who will not graduate with their peers (Alliance for Excellent Education, 2011, p. 1). With 1.2 million students ...