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Edeburn, Ellen K.; Knotts, Greg – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2019
Although there is substantial research that has guided middle school reform, there is insufficient support of Latinx students during their normative secondary transition (middle school to high school). Current research emphasizes that students who are not prepared when entering high school will face grim academic futures. The study explores the…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Case Studies, Middle School Students, Grade 8
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Sumbera, Becky – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2017
This three-phase, two-method qualitative study explored and identified policies, programs, and practices that school-site administrators perceived as most effective in reengaging at-risk students emotionally, behaviorally, and cognitively at 10 California Model Continuation High Schools (MCHS). Eccles' expectancy-value theoretical framework was…
Descriptors: Continuation Students, High School Students, Academic Achievement, At Risk Students
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Jacobson-Lundeberg, Vera – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2016
This paper examines students' perceptions of how intentionally taught 21st century skills have transformed their lives. Personal development education (PDE) encompasses interpersonal and interaction skills that are required for students to function and succeed in global-oriented 21st century colleges and careers. The Common Core State Standards…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Skill Development, Student Development, Interpersonal Competence
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Lu, Mei-Yan; Newman, Richard E.; Miller, Michael T. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2014
Social media has become common ground for many high school and college students, and its use has the potential to impact learning. With fast response times and immediate availability of ideas and data, students change their perceptions about how education should be experienced. This study explored how high school and college students view the…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, College Students, Student Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education
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Moore-Gumora, Courteny – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2014
This study brings together the theoretical and empirical practices of traditional informative education, radical transformative education, and sustainable education reform. An analysis of learning disability and constructivist learning are used to elucidate the socio-complexity of historic academic constructs concerning educational leadership for…
Descriptors: High School Students, Transitional Programs, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Quinto, John E.; Hauser, Linda – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2014
California legislature made a policy change with Senate Bill (SB) 1644 (2000), shifting Cal Grant Programs to focus on entitlement; counter to the national trend of merit based grant programs. This article describes a study examining effectiveness and extent to which SB 1644 is meeting its legislative objectives: increase in higher education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, State Legislation, Policy Analysis, Educational Policy
Padover, Wayne; Elder, Donna – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2007
Increasingly, K-12 administrators must address the need for greater funding for their systems and schools. This article presents methods used in higher education that may be of use to its K-12 colleagues. It further suggests professional development to support school leaders in making use of these strategies.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Administrators, Fund Raising
Bellamy, G. Thomas; Fulmer, Connie; Muth, Rodney – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2007
Schools, and especially principals, are challenged constantly to improve learning outcomes for students. We advance five ideas that should help principals address these challenges: (a) student learning "plus," (b) school accomplishments, (c) organizational context and depth of repertoire, (d) social and political context, and (e)…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Outcomes of Education, Context Effect
Schulte, Laura E.; Kowal, Penny – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2005
The purpose of this study was to validate the instrument, Administrator Dispositions Index (ADI), that measures the dispositions of effective school leaders. The ADI could be used to assess administrator candidate dispositions and to integrate dispositions of effective school leaders into the curricula of administrator preparation programs.…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Role, Leadership