Dissertations and Theses - Education
Examining intersectional invisibility of African American girls in high school Advanced Placement classrooms (2017-04-21)Advanced Placement (AP) classes offer several post-secondary benefits for students who enroll in them, including increased college enrollment rates, reduced cost of attendance due to a greater chance of receiving scholarships, ...
(2017-04-21)“Does bigger data lead to better decisions?” has been a frequent question for discussion among many decision makers—data scientists as well as organizational leaders and managers. Educational institutions, finance, and the ...
Building parents’ leadership capacity for engagement in the New Orleans education reform landscape (2017-04-21)This dissertation explores the role of a community organization’s parent leadership training program in building parent leadership capacity. Many scholars have recommended that parents find ways to become authoritative and ...
(2017-04-18)The growth of the federal government’s role in public education was evidenced in the Race to the Top (RTTT) program that awarded funding to states for adopting key K-12 education reform initiatives. Using a content analysis ...
(2017-04-18)With great financial support and strong political alignment, the potential of market metaphors have been experimented through a variety of school choice programs and new school models for the last two decades. Among them, ...