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ERIC Number: ED013528
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jan-20
Pages: 16
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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URBAN EDUCATION SYSTEMS ANALYSIS.
CLARK, STEPHEN C.; AND OTHERS
ANALYSIS OF URBAN EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS MAY BE ACHIEVED BY USE OF AN ANALYTICAL MODEL. THE MODEL MAY BE USED IN DECISION-MAKING REGARDING SCHOOL LOCATION, ENROLLMENT, FACILITIES, ORGANIZATION, PROGRAMS AND COSTS. KNOWN DATA SUCH AS MONIES AVAILABLE, STAFF ALLOCATION, AND CURRENT SCHOOL PLANT ARE INTRODUCED INTO THE MODEL. IN THE STRUCTURE OF THE MODEL--(1) AN INITIAL INVESTMENT POLICY (BUILDING) IS PROPOSED BY THE ADMINISTRATOR. THE PROPOSAL IS RELATED TO (2) AN URBAN SUBMODEL WHICH COMBINES PUPIL POPULATION, LOCATION,TRANSPOR TRANSPORTATION NEEDS, AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COMMUNITY, (3) SCHOOL SUBMODEL WHICH DESCRIBES THE SCHOOL PROGRAM, SITE SPECIFICATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT PLANS, STAFF SPECIFICATIONS, AND SPACE AND EQUIPMENT PROVISIONS PER PUPIL BY INSTRUCTIONAL AREA, AND (4) COST SUBMODEL WHICH HELPS TO ESTIMATE ACCURATELY TOTAL PER PUPIL EXPENDITURE FOR REMODELING EXISTING FACILITIES COMPARED TO NEW SITE AND CONSTRUCTION PROPOSALS, PER PUPIL TRANSPORTATION EXPENDITURES, AND CURRENT OPERATION COSTS. IN AN INTERACTION SUBMODEL (5), SUBMODELS (2), (3), AND (4) ARE SUMMED. SUBMODEL (6) EVALUATES BENEFITS AND COSTS PER PUPIL IN RELATION TO EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES, CAUSING EXAMINATION SUBMODEL (7), THROUGH FEEDBACK, TO ALTER THE ORIGINAL PROPOSAL (1), JUSTIFYING, MODIFYING, OR ELIMINATING THE INITIAL INVESTMENT POLICY. (BD)
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Authoring Institution: National Center for Educational Statistics (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Office of Education