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The Educational Forum

The Educational Forum

The Educational Fourm The Educational Forum is in its 81st year as the cornerstone publication of Kappa Delta Pi.

The Educational Forum made its first appearance in November 1936. That first issue was jam-packed with articles, studies, essays and even poems from leading educators across America.

History tells us those first issues were packed so full because of doubts about the future, fueled by the Great Depression. There may have been doubt about starting an academic journal in the depths of an economic depression, but educators and researchers have kept the journal strong for more than eight decades.

The Educational Forum is a doubly masked peer-reviewed journal published quarterly to provide thought-provoking, challenging essays, research reports, and featured works designed to stimulate dialogue in education on a worldwide scale.

Academic Editor:
Alan Amtzis, Ph.D., The College of New Jersey

Associate Academic Editors:
Dr. Tabitha Dell’Angelo, The College of New Jersey
Dr. Ryan Flessner, Butler University

Winner, 2015 Association TRENDS All-Media Contest
– Silver Award, Scholarly/Technical/Scientific Journal

Winner, 2014 Association TRENDS All-Media Contest – Bronze Award, Scholarly/Technical/Scientific Journal

Inside the Current Issue
Individual articles or the issue can be accessed at Taylor and Francis Online.

Volume 81
Number 3

July–September 2017

Editorial Statement:
Alan Amtzis, Tabitha Dell’Angelo, and Ryan Flessner

Research Reports
Departmentalized, Self-Contained, or Somewhere in Between:
Understanding Elementary Grade-Level Organizational Decision-Making
Audra Parker, Lori Rakes, and Katie Arndt

E Pluribus Unum: Mohawk Indian Students’ Views
Regarding the U.S. Pledge of Allegiance
Leisa A. Martin, Glenn P. Lauzon, Matthew J. Benus, and Pete Livas Jr.

Improving High School–College Alignment:
A Sociological Reform and New Challenges
Jiffy Lansing, Caitlin Ahearn, James E. Rosenbaum, Christine Mokher, and Lou Jacobson

Funds of High School to College Knowledge:
Exploring Low-Income Student Perceptions of College Writing
Stefani R. Relles

Developing the Effective Teaching Skills of Teacher Candidates
During Early Field Experiences
Kelly A. Welsh and Connie Schaffer

Teacher Leader Model Standards and the Functions Assumed
by National Board Certified Teachers
Allison Swan Dagen, Aimee Morewood, and Megan L. Smith

Too Important to Quit: A Call for Teacher Support of Art
Jodi A. Patterson
Established: 1936

Description: 124-page, single-color journal

Review process: Doubly masked, peer review

Acceptance rate: 21% (2016)

Readership: University faculty and researchers in education; undergraduate students; administrators; K–12 practitioners
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