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...the key points (Efron & Ravid, 2013). Due to the studies focus upon our unique educational setting, I hold that a semiformal presentation during a school wide professional development meeting remains appropriate. Therefore, I intend to seek permission from local administration to present the study to advance my topic and encourage others to pursue this or similar topics (Efron & Ravid, 2013, p. 238). Considering the fact that eight elementary schools in the study school district were denied accreditation in mathematics during the 2015-16 school year (Virginia Department of Education, 2015b), I foresee the possibility of sharing the findings of this research with teachers in schools across the district. The urgent nature of the mathematics achievement gap across the nation leaves open the possibility of publishing the results of this study for national dissemination.
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