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Harris, Dawn R.; Kemp-Graham, Kriss Y. – Education Leadership Review of Doctoral Research, 2017
The purpose of this explanatory sequential mixed methods research study was to explore the relationship between building teacher leadership capacity and campus culture in a suburban East Texas school district. Developing teacher leaders by building leadership capacity depends on administrators' abilities to develop leaders from within the existing…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Campuses, School Culture, Capacity Building
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Kauble, Anna; Wise, Donald – Education Leadership Review of Doctoral Research, 2015
Given the shift to Common Core, educational leaders are challenged to see new directions in teaching and learning. The purpose of this study was to investigate the instructional practices which may be related to the effectiveness of a performance-based system (PBS) and their impact on student achievement, as part of a thematic set of dissertations…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Performance Based Assessment, Common Core State Standards, Academic Achievement
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Christofferson, Remi Dabney; Callahan, Kathe – Education Leadership Review of Doctoral Research, 2015
This research explores the implementation of a school-wide intervention program that was designed to foster and instill intrinsic values based on an external reward system. The Positive Behavior Support in Schools (PBSIS) is an intervention intended to improve the climate of schools using system-wide positive behavioral interventions to discourage…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Intervention, Values, Rewards
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Renth, Beth A.; Buckley, Phillip; Puchner, Laurel – Education Leadership Review of Doctoral Research, 2015
A wide range of research has been conducted regarding reasons for the achievement gap between low income students and higher income students, but there is limited research regarding parental perspectives, and particularly fewer studies of parental perceptions of low-income, rural elementary school parents. This study examined the extent to which…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Low Income, Parent Attitudes
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Odom, Lynn Lanier; McNeese, Rose M. – Education Leadership Review of Doctoral Research, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the patterns of parental involvement and parenting styles of the parents of academically successful African American males who graduated from historically Black colleges or universities (Odom, 2013). More specifically, the study investigated relationships among students' perceptions of their parents'…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Parent Participation, Parenting Styles
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Farrelly, Susan Glassett; Daniels, Erika – Education Leadership Review of Doctoral Research, 2014
Alternative education plays a critical role in the opportunity gap that persists in the US public education system. However, there has been little research on alternative schools. Scaffolded by a theoretical framework constructed from critical theory, self-determination theory (SDT) and student voice, this research examined how well students in…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Student Experience, Mixed Methods Research, Self Determination
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Tripamer, Alex J.; Reeves, Alison G.; Meinz, Elizabeth J. – Education Leadership Review of Doctoral Research, 2014
This study examines the perceptions of teachers in one Midwest school district relative to the current teacher evaluation system used in the district as well as a new model of teacher evaluation connected to Missouri's educator standards. To fully understand the perspective of the teachers, this study incorporates a mixed-methods approach which…
Descriptors: School Districts, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Evaluation, Mixed Methods Research
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Ormsmith, Michael I.; Mansfield, Katherine Cumings – Education Leadership Review of Doctoral Research, 2014
This explanatory mixed-methods study began with a quantitative survey to investigate counselor beliefs and implementation behaviors related to providing college and career planning services to high school students. Survey results informed the development and implementation of interview protocol designed to provide deeper insight into counselors'…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, School Counselors, Counselor Attitudes, College Planning