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The Experience of Achievement Academy Students: What Their Experience Can Tell Us About Success

Abstract The purpose of this study was to answer the question, "What are the experiences of students who have completed the Achievement Academy program?" In collecting data to answer this question, a series of clarifying questions also emerged: "What are the cultural, academic, and personal costs and benefits associated with being a part of Achievement Academy?"; "How have students defined or redefined their cultural, social, academic, and personal identities because of Achievement Academy?"; and "In what ways have the students used their surroundings and experiences to overcome preconceived notions of either what they were capable of or general expectations of those around them?" While there have been studies... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Calleroz White, James (Author) / Brayboy, Bryan (Advisor) / Neck, Christopher (Committee member) / Boyle, Charlotte (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education / Educational administration / Educational leadership / Critical Race Theory / Cultural Capital / Mentoring / Minority Achievement / Peer Relationships
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 176 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Ed.D. Educational Administration and Supervision 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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