Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
STEM and Professional Studies
Ritz, John M.
In order to guide this study to determine the influence African-American male teachers have on improving academic success among African-American 4th and 5th grade students at Jacox Elementary School the following questions considered: 1. Do students at Jacox Elementary School perceive that there is a significant difference between African-American male students who have African-American male teachers? 2. Do African-American male students prefer teachers of the same ethnic group and gender? 3. Is there a significant difference between the number of African-American males suspended and placed in detention compared to the overall student body? 4. Does the number of African-American male teachers demonstrate a balance in hiring practices?
Braswell, J. Frederick, "A Study to Determine the Influence African-American Male Teachers Have on Improving Academic Success Among African-American Male 4th and 5th Grade Students at Jacox Elementary School" (1998). OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers. 279.