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    • children home and was unwilling to pay expense for others. May 9. 1896.. .Mr. Uriah T . Jones, in behalf of R. C. Lund, asked if the Council intended putting in a water system, if so Mr. Lund wished to make them a proposition. May 18, 1896.....
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    • accessed by students wherever and whenever they have access to the internet (Lamb & Johnson, 2012). Audience and student motivation. “Studies have found that whenever students write for other actual, live people, they throw their back into the work...
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    • 55 more difficult for the vocabulary groups than other groups, perhaps due to the participants not being able to identify clearly the most important vocabulary words in the text. During the post-assessments instead of choosing words that were...
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    • 9 were “likely to overestimate the academic performance of their schools” (Saatcioglu et al, 2011, p. 433). It would make sense to assume that after making a choice, such parents are then satisfied with that choice. They surveyed parents in a...
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    • 10 activity and myriad other factors also play into not only choosing a charter school, but the ongoing perception of that school. This study corroborates other research on the topic of school choice and parent satisfaction. Charles Hausman and...
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    • 27 Table 1 SUCCESS Academy Parent Survey Results Question Strongly Agree Agree Neither Agree nor Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree 1. Academic performance is the most important element of a public charter school. 17% 47% 19% 14% 3% 2. School...
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    • 28 visual representation of individual responses to each item on the SUCCESS Academy parent survey, as well as the response mean and standard deviation, can be found in Appendix E. The next data from the SUCCESS Academy parent survey to be analyzed...
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    • 29 Figure 2. SUCCESS Academy parent response to item 7: What was the most important reason for choosing to attend this school? Item eight on the SUCCESS Academy survey provided parents the opportunity to respond generally to the question, “What do...
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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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    • 33 SUCCESS Academy teacher survey. All of SUCCESS Academy’s seven teachers participated in the survey, for 100% participation. Table 3 shows both the survey items and related responses for the SUCCESS Academy teacher survey. Table 3 SUCCESS Academy...
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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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    • 36 “educational model” surpassed all other selections. Answers left blank or containing multiple selections on item five were categorized as no answer. Figure 9. Gateway Preparatory Academy teacher response to item 4: Factors that influenced...
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    • 41 Gateway Preparatory Academy parents nor SUCCESS Academy parents chose their school because of annual test scores, seemingly contradicting responses from item one unless these parents’ perception of academic performance is determined by something...
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    • 43 agree.” Clearly, perceptions about assessments as accurate tools related to student learning are varied. It would seem, however, that those who disagree with testing’s efficacy in academic evaluation are more confident in their position that...
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    • 48 Figure 21. Teacher comparison of item 3: Annual state-mandated testing scores accurately represent a teacher’s success? As evidenced in Figure 22, a comparison and closer look into the perceptions of teachers at both schools, both groups view...
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    • 51 study could be elaborated upon, including singular studies of teachers or parents at charter schools, reasons for choosing a charter school, and the importance of instructional model as a marketing tool. Summary In an educational community that...
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    • 57 6. Check all the factors that influenced your choice of what school your child would attend: ___ Convenience (location) ___ Educational Philosophy ___ Safety ___ Academic Performance ___ Recommendation ___ Other (please explain) 7. From the...

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