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ABLE, Graham George (<i>born</i> 1947), Deputy Chairman, Alpha Plus Group, since 2014 (Chief Executive Officer, 2009–14); Master, Dulwich College, 1997–2009

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Schools Studies. 194 words.

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Absenteeism and Truancy Issues: Are Mentoring Programs Funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention the Answer?

LaTra Tracy Rogers.

in Children & Schools

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 1913 words.

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Absenteeism and Truancy: Risk, Protection, and Best Practice Implications for School Social Workers

Martell L. Teasley.

in Children & Schools

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

The author discusses the context in which absenteeism and truancy occur through an analysis of risk and protective mechanisms and suggests best practice methods based on a review of...

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Academic Achievement

Ricarda Steinmayr, Anja Meißner, Anne F. Weidinger and Linda Wirthwein.

in Education

P ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 8515 words.

Academic achievement represents performance outcomes that indicate the extent to which a person has accomplished specific goals that were the focus of activities in instructional...

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Academic Audit for Universities

Michael J. Wells.

in Education

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 6038 words.

Academic audit for universities is a topic that is complex, technical, and laden with controversy. While the term “academic audit” is associated with evaluation in higher education, the...

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Academic Freedom and Tenure in the United States

Luther Spoehr.

in Education

P ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9841 words.

Academic freedom is a German import. Throughout the 19th century, more and more American scholars undertook advanced study in Germany and returned to the United States committed to...

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Academic Self-Efficacy among African American Youths: Implications for School Social Work Practice

Melissa Jonson-Reid, Larry Davis, Jeanne Saunders, Trina Williams and James Herbert Williams.

in Children & Schools

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

School performance among African American youths continues to be a major concern. The promotion of self-esteem remains a major focus of school-based intervention programs designed to...

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Accountability Meets Appropriation: The Case of the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Program

Melissa Jonson-Reid.

in Children & Schools

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

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Action Research in Education

Mary Beth Hines, Adam Henze, Christina Ivanova, Leslie Rowland, Lottie Waggoner and Maria Lisak.

in Education

P ublished online February 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9447 words.

Educational action research involves participants conducting inquiry into their own practices in order to improve teaching and learning, practices and programs. This means that the...

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ADAMS, (John) David (Andrew) (<i>born</i> 1937), Headmaster, Weydon School, 1982–98; Chaplain to the Queen, 1994–2007; Secondary School consultant, 1998–2010

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Religion; Christian Churches and Denominations; Social and Cultural History; Education; Schools Studies. 147 words.

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