It's Not My Fault: Predicting High School Teachers Who Blame Parents and Students for Students' Low Achievement

It's Not My Fault: Predicting High School Teachers Who Blame Parents and Students for... <p>This study used regression analysis to identify the characteristics of teachers in an underperforming high school who were most likely to blame students and their parents for students&apos; low achievement. The results revealed that the teachers who were most likely to do so can be characterized mostly by negative and contradictory attributes. The need for professional development that is aimed at improving teacher attitudes and beliefs about students and parents, and helping teachers to understand how their attitudes affect the quality of instruction that students receive is underscored.</p> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The High School Journal University of North Carolina Press

It&apos;s Not My Fault: Predicting High School Teachers Who Blame Parents and Students for Students&apos; Low Achievement

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University of North Carolina Press
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Copyright © 2004 The University of North Carolina Press.
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1534-5157

Abstract

<p>This study used regression analysis to identify the characteristics of teachers in an underperforming high school who were most likely to blame students and their parents for students&apos; low achievement. The results revealed that the teachers who were most likely to do so can be characterized mostly by negative and contradictory attributes. The need for professional development that is aimed at improving teacher attitudes and beliefs about students and parents, and helping teachers to understand how their attitudes affect the quality of instruction that students receive is underscored.</p>

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The High School JournalUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Feb 13, 2004

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