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    Parsons, Nancy M.
    The purpose of this study was to test the impact of authentic reading on reading achievement and reading motivation. This study consisted of implementing an after-school reading club for a sample of first grade students to come and listen to an adult . . .
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    Chilles, Megan
    The purpose of this qualitative study was to advance understanding of teachers’ use of the technological tool ParentSquare to communicate with families during its first year of implementation at an elementary school site. The research participants con . . .
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    Chapman, Vanessa Ann
    Students who have an intellectual disability have a hard time understanding empathy and how other people feel, will have a hard time interacting appropriately; and making strong peer connections. Students with an intellectual disability have difficult . . .
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    Ka, Letta R.
    This study examined how writing scores and experiences compared for upper-elementary students who composed text via Google Docs versus traditional writing with paper and pencil. The fifth-grade participants in this study completed a three week writing . . .
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    Odell, Kristin
    The purpose of this longitudinal quantitative research study was to examine the end-point trajectories of Reclassified Fluent English Proficient (RFEP) high school graduates. This study has been designed to identify the rates of successful completion . . .
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    Masuta, Parmveer
    The following study discusses the importance of art revolving around culture at the middle school level within five different chapters. A qualitative study was conducted at a middle school in the California Central Valley to understand how middle sc . . .
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    Short, Thanette
    Growth in mathematics achievement for students enrolled in online schools has been slow and not at the level of proficiency on standardized tests. Studies have shown a consensus for more research in best practices of effective teaching strategies for . . .
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    Garcia, Jessica
    The purpose of this qualitative case study was to gain insight into experiences and perspectives of English Language Learners in regards to reading comprehension approaches. The research participants consisted of four students: two 4th grade students . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Vigil, Maria
    The purpose of this project was to identify barriers that limit parents from becoming involved in school settings thus impacting student achievement. Common beliefs shared and important perceptions made by parents and teachers that influence home-scho . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Dunne, Dominique
    Autism Spectrum Disorders is a developmental disorder that currently affects 1 in 54 children in the United States. Students with autism are often included in the general education setting. These students might not have the positive support needed for . . .