Doctor of Education (EdD)
Senorina (Noni) M. Reis
Alternative Education, COE, Community, Dashboard, Differentiated Assistance, System of Support
Education policy; Educational leadership; Education history
The purpose of this study was to: (1) describe the perceptions of County Office of Education Court and Community School administrators on the accuracy of the California Dashboard/Dashboard Alternative School Status; (2) describe the perceptions of County Office of Education Court and Community School administrators about the efficacy of California’s System of Support, specifically Differentiated Assistance, on impacting equity-focused change in California County Office of Education Court and Community Schools; and (2a) describe the most impactful actions taken by County Office of Education Court and Community Schools related to California’s System of Support. This study was conducted using an integrated research design involving quantitative data from a survey and qualitative data from open ended survey responses and interviews. The conceptual framework for this study was built upon the intersection of critical theories and education, the history of alternative education, recent history and research of California alternative education accountability, and continuous improvement and capacity building. Results revealed that California's system of support is perceived as a step in the right direction with the need to continuously revise the accountability system to make it more meaningful and impactful for County Office of Education Court and Community Schools.
Izant Gonzales, Jennifer, "The Effectiveness of California's System of Support: Dashboard and Differentiated Assistance, As Perceived by County Office of Education, Court and Community School Administrators" (2021). Dissertations. 48.