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Hu, Bi Ying; Li, Yuanhua; Wang, Chuang; Reynolds, Barry Lee; Wang, Shuang – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between school climate and teacher stress. Specifically, the authors construct two parsimonious models to test two main hypotheses. First, whether preschool collegial leadership predicts teachers' job stress through the mediating role of teacher self-efficacy; second, whether…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Preschool Teachers, Stress Variables, Predictor Variables
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Peurach, Donald J.; Cohen, David K.; Spillane, James P. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine relationships among governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations and the organization and management of instruction in US public education, with the aim of raising issues for cross-national research among countries in which the involvement of non-governmental organizations is…
Descriptors: Correlation, Nongovernmental Organizations, Public Agencies, Educational Administration
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Boyce, Jared; Bowers, Alex J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Instructional leadership has been an active area of educational administration research over the past 30 years. However, there has been significant divergence in how instructional leadership has been conceptualized over time. The purpose of this paper is to present a comprehensive review of 25 years of quantitative instructional…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Research, Meta Analysis, National Surveys
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Adams, Curt; Khojasteh, Jam – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Self-determination theory was used to conceptualize a type of school climate that has consequences for the social, emotional and cognitive well-being of students. The purpose of this paper is to argue that a need-supportive climate emerges through a general pattern of interactions that students experience as supporting their psychological…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Educational Environment, Psychological Needs, Academic Persistence
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Leithwood, Kenneth; Sun, Jingping – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: This study is a quantitative exploration of a new construct the authors label as "academic culture (AC)." Treating it as generalized latent variable composed of academic press (AP), disciplinary climate (DC), and teachers' use of instructional time, the purpose of this paper is to explore the potential of this construct to be a…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Learning Processes, Academic Achievement, Socioeconomic Status
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Liou, Yi-Hwa; Daly, Alan J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Secondary school leadership provides multiple challenges in terms of the diversity of tasks, multiple demands on time, balancing communities and attending to instructional programming. An emerging scholarship suggests the importance of a distributed instructional leadership approach to high school leadership. However, what has been less…
Descriptors: High Schools, Instructional Leadership, School Administration, Principals
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Shirazi, Roozbeh – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine how the exercise of administrative authority to suspend the Muslim Student Association (MSA), an affinity group at a suburban Midwestern high school, was experienced and perceived by affected students. Notably, it traces the mobilization of the MSA students to challenge the principal's authority…
Descriptors: Suburban Schools, Educational Environment, Muslims, High Schools
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Mahfouz, Julia – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Based on a need to utilize strategies and develop social-emotional competency skills of school administrators, the purpose of this paper is to explore the influence of Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education (CARE), a mindfulness-based professional development program, on the leadership and well-being of 13 school…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Daily Living Skills, Well Being, Administrator Attitudes
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Adams, Curt; Olsen, Jentre – Journal of Educational Administration, 2017
Purpose: Although leadership evidence highlights the importance of cooperative principal-teacher relationships, research has not looked thoroughly at the content behind principal-teacher interactions. The purpose of this paper is to use self-determination theory and organizational conversation to develop principal support for student psychological…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Principals, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Self Determination
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Mitchell, Roxanne M.; Mendiola, Brenda J.; Schumacker, Randall; Lowery, Xaviera – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to use SEM to explore the effects of enabling school structure (ESS) and academic optimism (AO) on school achievement (SA). Design/methodology/approach: A sample of 58 urban schools, including 42 elementary schools and 16 middle schools in a southeastern district in the USA were included in this study.…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Urban Schools, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools
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Jain, Sonia; Cohen, Alison K.; Huang, Kevin; Hanson, Thomas L.; Austin, Gregory – Journal of Educational Administration, 2015
Purpose: School climate, or the physical and social conditions of the learning environment, has implications for academic achievement. The paper aims to discuss this issue. Design/Methodology/Approach: The authors examine how school climate varies by school-level characteristics in California using administrative data and the California School…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Environment, School Culture, Elementary Secondary Education
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Van Maele, Dimitri; Van Houtte, Mieke – Journal of Educational Administration, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to consider trust as an important relational source in schools by exploring whether trust lowers teacher burnout. The authors examine how trust relationships with different school parties such as the principal relate to distinct dimensions of teacher burnout. The authors further analyze whether school-level…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Interpersonal Relationship, Teacher Burnout, Prevention
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Tschannen-Moran, Megan; Gareis, Christopher R. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationships among faculty trust in the principal, principal leadership behaviors, school climate, and student achievement. Design/methodology/approach: Data from 64 elementary, middle, and high schools in two school districts formed the basis of the study (n = 3,215 teachers), allowing for…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Principals, Faculty, Administrator Behavior
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Tschannen-Moran, Megan; Bankole, Regina A.; Mitchell, Roxanne M.; Moore, Dennis M., Jr. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2013
Purpose: This research aims to add to the literature on Academic Optimism, a composite measure composed of teacher perceptions of trust in students, academic press, and collective efficacy by exploring a similar set of constructs from the student perceptive. The relationships between student trust in teachers, student perceptions of academic…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Factor Analysis, Identification, Educational Environment
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Hamilton, Laura S.; Schwartz, Heather L.; Stecher, Brian M.; Steele, Jennifer L. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine how test-based accountability has influenced school and district practices and explore how states and districts might consider creating expanded systems of measures to address the shortcomings of traditional accountability. It provides research-based guidance for entities that are developing or…
Descriptors: Accountability, Measures (Individuals), Expertise, Semi Structured Interviews
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