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Empowering Teachers? An Exploratory Study of Personnel Practices in Virtual Charter Schools in the United States
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 18, No. 2 (Dec 23, 2014) pp. 59–81
Virtual charter schools have the potential to transform teacher personnel management. However, there is currently little evidence that they are doing so. This study examined how 89 teachers at two virtual charter schools perceived school personnel...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 229–236
There is evidence that in traditional public schools the school satisfaction of students and parents varies by parent involvement. Prior studies suggest that multiple factors influence parental involvement, including race, socioeconomic status,...
Educational Research Quarterly Vol. 41, No. 1 (2017) pp. 63–83
Research indicates that traditional public schools are less effective in serving Latino students. Yet Latino students, but not their parents, exhibit greater school satisfaction than do their counterparts. The purpose of this study was to examine...
Why they choose and how it goes: Comparing special education and general education cyber student perceptions
Computers & Education Vol. 76, No. 1 (July 2014) pp. 70–79
While critics offer concerns that cyber charter schools under-enroll special education students, such schools may offer advantages for these students, and some cyber schools have identified this market niche. Little is known about such schools. We...
Journal of Educational Research Vol. 107, No. 3 (2014) pp. 209–216
Research indicates that in traditional public schools the subjective well-being of students and parents varies by gender, race, and special education status. Prior studies suggest that general education students are more satisfied with their...
(2013) pp. 1–186
Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education is now in its fifth year of publication, and has become one of the most important journals for the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). This journal represents the...