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A STUDY OF A TURNAROUND HIGH SCHOOL’S ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE INDICATORS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR SCHOOL LEADERS
Turnaround schools have been pushed to the forefront as a result of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 which endorsed a reform effort of standards-based education. NCLB asserted the fact that schools could no ...
SECONDARY SCHOOL LEADERSHIP: CREATING A CULTURE THAT IMPACTS STUDENT PERCEPTIONS AND CHOICES FOR POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION
According to the Texas Education Agency (2011b), researchers in the 20th century failed to adequately address the needs of college enrollment data related to minority and low-income students. Additionally, research studies ...
CAREER PATHWAYS’ IMPACT ON STATE ASSESSMENT, GRADUATION RATES AND SCHOOL LEADERSHIP
A myriad of studies have associated effective, high-quality Career Technical Education (CTE) programs with college and career readiness, needs of the workplace, and the demands of the labor industry (Brown, 2005; DeWitt, ...
Leadership Characteristics in High Performing High Poverty Secondary Schools
Urban secondary school leaders not only have the pressures of accountability, growth, and mobility, but they also face a myriad of additional issues including poverty, drugs, teen pregnancy, and crime. Despite these ...
What School Leaders Need to Know About the Performance of High-Achieving Students on Standardized Tests
The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001 has changed the accountability of student achievement in American public schools. Since the enactment, achievement has increased for low-achieving students (Loveless, 2008). ...