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ERIC Number: ED017601
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 281
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Reference Count: 0
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ITEM RESPONSE ANALYSES OF THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES SURVEY PRINCIPAL QUESTIONNAIRE.
MAYESKE, GEORGE W.; AND OTHERS
THIS REPORT PRESENTS THE TABULATIONS AND ANALYSES OF RESPONSES TO EACH ITEM OF THE PRINCIPAL QUESTIONNAIRE THAT WAS ADMINISTERED AS PART OF THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES SURVEY. THE ITEM ANALYSES OF THESE DATA WERE CONDUCTED (1) TO PRESENT THE NUMBER AND PERCENTAGE OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS RESPONDING TO EACH ITEM ALTERNATIVE, (2) TO DETERMINE THE NUMBER WHO FAILED TO RESPOND, (3) TO DEVELOP CODES FOR FUTURE ANALYSES, AND (4) TO GUIDE AN ESTIMATE OF MISSING DATA. THE SAMPLE CONSISTED OF 2,348 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND 1,032 SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS. THE FINDINGS SELECTED FOR DISCUSSION IN THE REPORT ARE--(1) ONLY 3-4 PERCENT OF THE PRINCIPALS, BOTH ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY, JUDGED THE REPUTATION OF THEIR SCHOOL TO BE BELOW AVERAGE OR INFERIOR, (2) SCHOOLS JUDGED AS HAVING A GOOD REPUTATION WERE LARGER THAN THOSE FELT TO HAVE AN AVERAGE REPUTATION, AND ALSO WERE MORE URBAN IN LOCATION, (3) PRINCIPALS IN SCHOOLS JUDGED AS HAVING A GOOD REPUTATION RECEIVED HIGHER SALARIES, (4) THE BETTER THE REPUTATION OF THE SCHOOL, THE HIGHER THE SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS OF THE FAMILIES OF THE PUPILS WAS FELT TO BE, (5) PRINCIPALS WHO HAD ATTENDED A PRIVATE UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE RECEIVED A SLIGHTLY HIGHER ANNUAL SALARY THAN THOSE WHO HAD ATTENDED A PUBLIC ONE, AND (6) THOSE PRINCIPALS WHO HAD ATTENDED PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES OR COLLEGES TENDED TO LEAD SCHOOLS THAT WERE MORE URBAN THAN RURAL AND SCHOOLS THAT WERE LARGER. THE REPORT PRESENTS THE TABULATION OF EACH OF THE APPROXIMATELY 100 QUESTIONS ON THE SURVEY. (DK)
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Authoring Institution: National Center for Educational Statistics (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Coleman Report