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    • Cedar City (Iron County, Utah)--History; Business
    • "Cedar City, Utah is located in the heart of scenic Southern Utah on U.S. Hwy. 91. It lies at the base of the great Wasatch Mountains. Gateway to Utah's National Parks and Monuments. Population 6,172, Elevation 5,840."
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    • two or more weeks. President Young finally realiied that neither war nor peace would stop the threat of federal control of Utah. The Saints accepted the Presidential proclamation of Arnnesty and agreed to exchange their promise of loyalty for the...
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    • Altogether, Cedar City seems to be a thrifty settlement and a good place for men to go who wish to get a start. Bishop Lunt informs us that they desire more population, and they are wilhg to give settlers land to cultivate and water to imgate it....
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    • iii Table of Contents List of Tables ..................................................................................................................................v List of Figures...
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    • iv Appendix F: Gateway Parent Survey Likert Item Results .................................................64 Appendix G: SUCCESS Academy Teacher Survey Likert Item Results ..........................66 Appendix H: Gateway Teacher Survey Likert Item...
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    • v List of Tables Table 1: SUCCESS Academy Parent Survey Results...................................................................27 Table 2: Gateway Preparatory Academy Parent Survey Results...
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    • vi List of Figures Figure 1: SUCCESS Academy parent response to item 6 ............................................................28 Figure 2: SUCCESS Academy parent response to item 7...
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    • vii Acknowledgments I would like to take this opportunity to graciously thank Prent Klag for his wisdom, help, and red pencil. I would also like to thank the teachers, parents, and administration at both SUCCESS Academy and Gateway Preparatory...
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    • 3 how do assessments impact the parent/teacher perception of charter schools; and three, do teachers use scores from state-mandated assessments evaluate their own performance/success? Research Questions The following questions helped guide the...
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    • 20 Chapter 3 Methodology Purpose of Study The purpose of this project was to examine the relationship between charter schools’ performance on state mandated assessments and how those scores impact the perception of charter schools’ success or...
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    • 21 The participants of this study fell into two categories: parents and teachers. Parent participants must have had one or more youth who were current students at one of the two schools at the time the study was conducted. At that time, Gateway...
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    • 22 open-ended question were coded according to emerging themes. Finally, participants were given selected response items to choose from. Samples of surveys, as well as the open-ended question and selected response items are provided in appendices...
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    • 25 attitude toward state-mandated testing. This research also examined teacher attitudes toward state-mandated testing as a tool to describe school performance and instructor performance as well as the reasons they chose to work at a charter school...
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    • 30 Gateway Preparatory Academy parent survey. There were 110 parents who participated in the survey for Gateway Preparatory Academy. The school has 235 families, so 47% of GPA families participated in the survey. Parents may have more than one...
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    • 31 show a negative attitude, however, there was an equal amount of neutral response to the highest percent of negative response: “Neither Agree nor Disagree” at 34% and “Disagree at 35%. Item four results show an overwhelming positive response with...
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    • 32 Figure 5. Gateway Preparatory Academy parent response to item 7: What was the most important reason for choosing to attend this school? Item eight on the Gateway Preparatory Academy survey provided parents the opportunity to respond generally to...
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    • 34 environment,” “educational model” and “academic performance” were all fairly equally represented; while “convenience” and “other” were seldom selected or not at all, respectively. However, in regard to the most important reason (Figure 8),...
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    • 35 Table 4 shows the items as well as the Gateway Preparatory Academy teacher responses for the Likert items of the survey. Table 4 Gateway Preparatory Academy Teacher Survey Results Question Strongly Agree Agree Neither Agree nor...

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