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Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
Educational Administration and Leadership
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The intent of this study was to provide a summative evaluation of the educational program at Arizona Boys Ranch. A survey was distributed to teachers and educational administrators, program documents were obtained, interviews were held with those surveyed, and observations took place throughout 1997. The major areas studied were curriculum, student assessment, educational locale, personnel patterns, student characteristics, and community/agency partnerships. The educational program states that it is part of a blend with the overall philosophy of Arizona Boys Ranch, where individual treatment, behavior modification, independent living skills, basic counseling, work ethic, service to the community, restitution, and transition are additional areas of focus. However, a composite of the data indicated a trend of the educational program's use of a traditional curriculum, traditional student assessment strategies, and traditional teacher evaluation methods.
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Tilton, Jeff Scott Sr.. (1998). A case study of the Arizona Boys Ranch educational program. University of the Pacific, Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted. https://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/uop_etds/2580
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