Student Research (Compiled December 2014)
Fernandez, F. J., & Rankin, S. R. (2014). "Navigating Academic Mine Fields: Challenges to Academic Success and Persistence for Student- Veterans." ASHE Conference.
Frankenberg, E., & Kotok, S., (November 2014). "Charter schools and the racial segregation of students." Paper presented at the annual meeting of University Council of Educational Administrators, Washington, DC.
Kornhaber, M., Sausner, E., & Mahfouz, J. (2014). “Standards-based Reform: Take III.” Presented at 44th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA), Trumbull, CT.
Mahfouz, J., Barkauskas, N., Sausner, E., & Kornhaber, M. (2014). "Negotiating Change: School Leaders and Another New Reform." Presented at Graduate Student Abstract Exchange of University Council of Education Administration (UCEA), Washington, DC.
Mahfouz, J., Barkauskas, N., Sausner, E., & Kornhaber, M. (2014). "Leadership Challenges in Leveling the Playing Field across Unequal Contexts." Presented at University Council of Education Administration (UCEA), Washington, DC.
Rothwell, W. J., Zaballero, A. G., & Park, J. G. (2014). Optimizing Talent in the Federal Workforce.
List of the presentations from University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA)
At the recent annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA), in Washington, DC, the Penn State Department of Policy Studies led the nation in the number of graduate students presenting papers at the conference. This is the third year in a row that Penn State has been the national leader in the number of graduate students making presentations at this national, peer-reviewed conference.
Rural School Principals and Local Politics: The Hierarchy of Control Daniella Hall
Local Politics and NCLB Implementation: Challenges for Rural Communities Daniella Hall
How important is the Match between the Characteristics and Experiences of Principals and Their Supervisors? Nik Barkauskas, Ed Fuller
Black School Leaders, Teachers, and Students: A Twenty-Year Trend Analysis in Texas Heather Bennett, Ed Fuller
Homework as friend or foe: a cross-national analysis on homework, teacher quality, parental help on homework, and student achievement Sakiko Ikoma
Schools locked down: A look at past and present policies that have shaped the education of incarcerated youth in New York City Santosh Madahar
The Prison Pathway Christen E. Clemson
How Teacher Collaboration Can Transform High School Classroom Stephen Kotok, Sakiko Ikoma
Developing Teacher Leaders: An Evaluation of an Online Teacher Leadership Program Adam J. Hocker, Ed Fuller
Teacher Diversity in Pennsylvania: A Portrait of Demographic Characteristics of Pre-service Teachers, Teachers, and Students Jing Liu, Hee Jin Chung
Negotiating the right to voice: Critical questions for facilitating meaningful student involvement in school governance Catharine Biddle
Educational leadership in partnership with students: Critical questions for creating democratic-participatory schools Catharine Biddle
Teacher Turnover in Texas by Pathway to Certification Jing Liu, Ed Fuller
How Teacher Collaboration Can Transform High School Classrooms Stephen Kotok, Sakiko Ikoma, Katerina Bodovski
Leadership Challenges in Leveling the Playing Field across Unequal Contexts Julia Mahfouz, Nik Barkauskas, Erica Sausner, Mindy Kornhaber
Title VI Enforcement in the age of Obama Santosh Madahar
Negotiating Change: School Leaders and Another New Reform Julia Mahfouz, Nik Barkauskas, Erica Sausner
Student Mobility and Transfer Patterns of Students Attending Charter Schools Bryan Mann, Ed Fuller
The Impact of Cyber Charter Schools on Rural Schools Stephen Kotok, Kai Schafft
White Privilege and Educational Leadership in School and Society: Problems and Possibilities Jeffrey S. Brooks, Univ of Idaho; Martin Scanlan, Marquette Univ; George Theoharis, Syracuse Univ; Anjale Welton, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Madeline Hafner, Univ of Wisconsin-Madison; Peter M. Miller, Univ of Wisconsin, Madison; Daniel Liou, Iowa State Univ; Sharon I. Radd, St. Catherine Univ; Jason Andrew Swanson, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Gaetane Jean-Marie, Univ of Louisville; Bradley W. Carpenter, Univ of Louisville; Tiffanie Lewis, Penn State
Teacher Diversity in Pennsylvania: A Portrait of Demographic Characteristics of Pre-service Teachers, Teachers, and Students Jing Liu, P; Hee Jin Chung
Pursuing higher education in rural Pennsylvania schools: Challenges on the college path Erica Kryst, Stephen Kotok, Annelise Hagedorn
Disparate Discipline: Codes of Student Conduct & Suspension Rates in Pennsylvania School Districts Duane Rohrbacher, Stephen Worthington
Schools of Last Resort: a Discussion on the Academic and Behavioral conditions in Disciplinary Alternative Education Facilities Heather Bennett, Santosh Madahar
A change of plans: How one school board responded to the needs of a new student population Kristina Franciska Brezicha, Erica Sausner, Hilario Lomeli, Jr.