ERIC Number: EJ345335
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Production Functions Revisited in the Context of Educational Reform.
MacPhail-Wilcox, Bettye; King, Richard A.
Journal of Education Finance, v12 n2 p191-222 Fall 1986
Educational reform depends more on clearly defined missions and operational efficiency than on improved teacher quality. This article defines adequacy, equality, equity, and efficiency; examines numerous production function studies of teacher characteristics and policy and administrative structures; and summarizes seven policy implications. Contains 3 tables and 63 references. (MLH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Efficiency, Elementary Secondary Education, Human Capital, Outcomes of Education, Productivity, School Organization, Student Characteristics, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Effectiveness
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A