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Dissertations from 2017

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Teacher Beliefs and Practices Regarding Students' Mathematics Learning in a High-Performing U.S. Urban Public Elementary School, Tamara L. Blake-Canty

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The Educational Life Histories of Three 8th Grade African American Males at an Urban Alternative School, Stephanie Marson Lee

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A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Common Core State Standards: Investigating a Possibly Neoliberal Ideological Field, Erik Lars Smith

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Walking the Tightrope: The Tension in Math Teachers' Walk through Identity and Agency amidst Race to the Top in Cumberland County Schools, Cindy Smith Taylor

Dissertations from 2016

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Transmigration Experiences of Newcomers in the Context of an English-Only Education: Sense-Making by Former Newcomer ELLs, Elizabeth Paulsen Tonogbanua

Dissertations from 2015

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Analysis of English Language Learner Performance on the Biology Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System: The Impact of English Proficiency, First Language Characteristics, and Late-entry ELL Status, Mary A. Mitchell

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What Academic Grades Mean to Seventh Grade Students, Margo Joan Moore

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A Case Study of an Urban Elementary School Chinese Language and Culture Program at the Boston Renaissance Charter Public Schools (BRCPS), Jinhui Xu

Dissertations from 2014

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Multicultural Education and Teachers' Perceptions of and Intended Responses to Students' Behavior, Malcolm J. Bryant

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"We are a Democracy": Progressive-era Democratic Teaching in High School English Classrooms, 1912-1941, Nicholas J. Fitzgerald

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Transformational Leadership and Student Achievement: A Case Study of Catholic Elementary Schools in the Archdiocese of Boston, Chris Flieger

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How 11 Boston Transitional Bilingual Teachers Implemented and Resisted Sheltered English Immersion Following a Ballot Initiative Elimiinating Bilingual Education On Massachusetts, Thomas A. King

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The Influence of No Child Left Behind (2001) on the Leadership of Elementary School Principals in Massachusetts: Highlighted Responses from Asian American Principals, Wesley P. S. Manaday

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"True, She Has the Culture You Need": A White Teacher in an Urban School Critically Reflects on the Hidden, Social, and Academic Curriculum, Mathew Arlen McLean

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Beliefs and Attitudes Held By Assistant Principals in Massachusetts Public High Schools toward Student Suspensions, Samantha J. Meier

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An Examination of School Committee Municipal Representation in the City of Worcester, Massachusetts, Kerry E. Mulcahy

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Black Students' and Black Teachers' Self Identifications and Perceptions of One Another, Stacey Jones Mulligan

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Working to Sustain Change: An Examination of Teacher Leadership and its Role in Promoting Organizational Learning in Urban Turnaround Schools, Katherine E. Petta

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Does Increased Family Income Reduce Fade Out of Preschool Gains?, Colin C. Rose

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Toward Professional Learning: The Convergence of Planning, Experience, and Literature in an Urban High School, Kimberly A. Talbot

Dissertations from 2013

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Knowledge, Identity, & Professionalism: A Grounded Theory Analysis of How Urban Career Teachers Navigate Their Professional Lives, Lori Jean Brodeur

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Power from the Margins: The Professional Identities of Three English as a Second Language Teachers in Low Incidence Districts, Tina H. Chien

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From Legislation to Implementation: Distributing Leadership in Response to the Massachusetts Anti-Bullying Law of 2010, Alan H. Cron

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The Association Between Elementary Teacher Licensure Test Scores and Student Growth in Mathematics: An Analysis of Massachusetts MTEL and MCAS Tests, Life LeGeros

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Honoring Counterstories: Utilizing Digital Storytelling in the Culturally Responsive Classroom to Investigate the Community Cultural Wealth and Resiliency of Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education (SLIFE), Christina M. Porter

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Teacher Reported Job Satisfaction and Teacher Reported Understanding of the Evaluation Process: An Exploratory Mixed Methods Case Study of One Urban Public School District, Maura Walsh

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Reconceptualizing Cultural Competence: White Placeling De-/reterritorialization within Teacher Education, Melissa Winchell

Dissertations from 2012

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Synthesis of Research Studies from 1997-2008 Using Qualitative Meta-Analytic Techniques on the Identification, Placement, and Representation of K-6 Grade Students in Special Education in Targeted U.S. Schools, Teresa López

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A Critical Study of the National Institute for School Leadership in the Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, John Michael Perella

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The Role of Self-Efficacy and the Effects of Situated Online Professional Development on the Competence of School-based Occupational Therapists, Yonnette Evelyn Semple-Dormer

Dissertations from 2011

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Beyond Resiliency: Using Youth Participatory Action Research to Examine Alternative Education and Identity in a High Poverty Town, Susan M. Espinosa

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In Students' Words: The Development of Student Attitudes toward Mathematics - A Social Perspective, Dianne Kathryn Kelly

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An Exploratory Survey of the Enrollment Decisions of Parents and Guardians in Four Catholic Urban Elementary Schools, Sheila Lombard Kukstis

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Inverse Operations: A Grade 8 Urban Mathematics Teacher's Response to the Achievement Gap, Kelly Ann Silva

Dissertations from 2010

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A Critical Consideration of Co-Teachers' Interpretation of 21st Century Skills/Global Education, Maura Marlaine Morse