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TOO MUCH, TOO FAST: THE TRIALS & TRIUMPHS OF POOR URBAN YOUTHS IN THE TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-07-17)
This dissertation is about the trials and triumphs of low-income youths from Baltimore City as they came of age in urban poverty. I provide a rich and detailed account of the transition to adulthood experience of inner ...
Knowledge of Teacher Self-Efficacy: Designing Professional Learning Opportunities to Reduce the Discipline Gap for African American Students with Disabilities
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-09-07)
The researcher used a socio-cultural framework to investigate the impact of teachers’ actions and beliefs on the risk of suspension for African American students who are eligible for special education services. A review ...
ADDRESSING THE GENDER GAP IN MATHEMATICS: THE IMPACT OF SUPPLEMENTARY SINGLE-SEX MATHEMATICS CLASSES ON MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS’ MATHEMATICS SELF-EFFICACY, SENSE OF BELONGING, AND ACHIEVEMENT
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-10-11)
The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to assess the gender gap in mathematics achievement, self-efficacy and sense of belonging in a co-educational middle school context and to determine if an all-girls supplementary ...
Working toward inclusion: Professionalization of non-teaching staff in K-12 charter schools
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-03-16)
Research in K-12 education often emphasizes the roles of teachers and school leaders and how these individuals influence student learning. The focus of this dissertation, in contrast, emphasizes the role of non-teachers ...