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ERIC Number: EJ1023743
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1931-6569
The Superintendent's Influence on Student Achievement
Plotts, Timothy; Gutmore, Daniel
AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, v11 n1 p26-37 Spr 2014
The purpose of this quantitative study was to examine the relationship between the length of superintendent tenure, longevity, and continuity relative to student achievement as evidenced by the 2008-2009 Grade 3 New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) in Language Arts. The researcher focused on New Jersey school districts in the lower socioeconomic categories of A-CD. In the District Factor Grouping (DFG) of A-CD, the researcher examined all 161 A-CD school districts in New Jersey. Nineteen districts were removed based on the removal criterion and not having data on the New Jersey School Report Card and Data Universe. The study then examined the remaining 142 A-CD school districts in New Jersey.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: Grade 3; Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A