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Weber, Mark; Baker, Bruce – Educational Policy, 2018
This article takes advantage of a recently released national data set on school site expenditures to evaluate spending variations between traditional district operated schools and charter schools operated by for-profit versus nonprofit management firms. Prior research has revealed the revenue-enhancement, private fund-raising capacity of major…
Descriptors: Costs, Expenditures, Charter Schools, School Personnel
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Collins, Jasmine D.; Rosch, David M. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2018
Numerous studies have provided evidence that interracial interaction can contribute to the development of leadership skills and behaviors for university students. Yet, little empirical research has been dedicated to understanding the effects of structural (compositional) racial diversity within leadership programs on program participant outcomes.…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Immersion Programs, Racial Composition, Student Diversity
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Yoon, Si On; Brown-Schmidt, Sarah – Discourse Processes: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2018
It is well established in studies of two-party conversation that conversational partners jointly establish brief labels for repeatedly mentioned entities. When speaking to a new partner who is unfamiliar with the labels, speakers use longer expressions to facilitate understanding. How this process of audience design scales up to multiparty…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Language Usage, Discourse Analysis, Audience Awareness
Brouwer, Janelle Leann – ProQuest LLC, 2018
U.S. public education is regulated by accountability policies designed to ensure that all students, and those who are responsible for their education, are held to high academic standards. Accountability policies at the federal and state level have unintended consequences for educators, with principals and teachers experiencing increased job…
Descriptors: Correlation, Self Efficacy, Administrator Attitudes, Principals
Williams-Hall, Winnie – ProQuest LLC, 2018
According to The National Longitudinal Transition study (2006), which was completed between 1990 and 2005, the rate of post-secondary enrollment for students with Learning Disabilities increased significantly. The number of students identified as having a learning disability in any type of post-secondary institution in 1990 was at 30%. By 2005,…
Descriptors: College Students, Learning Disabilities, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Graduation Rate
Illinois Community College Board, 2018
Community colleges report opening Spring term enrollment figures to the Illinois Community College Board using a brief web based survey. These figures reflect student enrollments as of the end of registration for the Spring 2017 semester B usually the 10th day of the term. Overall, compared to the same term one year ago, statewide Spring 2017…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Enrollment, Full Time Students, Two Year College Students
Illinois Community College Board, 2018
Community colleges report opening spring term enrollment figures to the Illinois Community College Board using a brief web based survey. These figures reflect student enrollments as of the end of registration for the Spring 2018 semester--usually the 10th day of the term. Overall, compared to the same term one year ago, statewide Spring 2018…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Enrollment, Full Time Students, Two Year College Students
Illinois Community College Board, 2018
Community colleges report opening Spring term enrollment figures to the Illinois Community College Board using a brief web based survey. These figures reflect student enrollments as of the end of registration for the Spring 2016 semester B usually the 10th day of the term. Overall, compared to the same term one year ago, statewide Spring 2016…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Enrollment, Full Time Students, Two Year College Students
Johnson, Carl Edward – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this mixed methods study was to explore how different generations of educational professionals perceived themselves and one another, framed into the context of work ethic characteristics, teamwork abilities and leadership abilities among and between three generations of educators: Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials. The results…
Descriptors: Generational Differences, Preschool Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
Gasbarro, Armand – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study examined the relationship between expenditures per pupil and elementary achievement in public school districts in DuPage County, Illinois for the years 2010 through 2012. The study analyzed the data for the financial operating expenditures to elementary achievement on the Illinois Standards Achievement Test. Data for the…
Descriptors: Expenditure per Student, Elementary School Students, Academic Achievement, Public Schools
Salimi, Nahal – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Cultural differences in disability attitudes significantly impact perceptions of and interactions with persons with disabilities. This study explored the multidimensional disability attitudes of the international college student's towards persons with disabilities and their attitudes toward educational accommodations. The researcher also examined…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Interaction, College Students
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Mitchell, Barbara S.; Hatton, Heather; Lewis, Timothy J. – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2018
Thousands of schools across the United States, and worldwide, implement School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS). SWPBIS provides a framework whereby teams of educators engage in data-based decision making to select, implement, and monitor a continuum of behavioral supports and build sustainable systems to promote…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior, Behavior Modification
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Davin, Kristin J.; Heineke, Amy J. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2018
The Seal of Biliteracy (SoBL) is a policy that recognizes biliterate high school graduates with an emblem placed on their diploma or transcript signifying proficiency in two or more languages. The present study focused on 12th grade students' perceptions of the SoBL to investigate the questions: How do students perceive bilingualism and…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Literacy, Bilingual Students, High School Students
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Garbacz, S. Andrew; Hirano, Kara; McIntosh, Kent; Eagle, John W.; Minch, Devon; Vatland, Christopher – School Psychology Quarterly, 2018
The purpose of this study was to identify barriers and facilitators to family engagement in schools implementing schoolwide positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS). Participants consisted of 1 representative member each from 204 school PBIS teams across 3 states. Qualitative analysis guided examination of responses to 1 question…
Descriptors: Barriers, Family Involvement, Positive Behavior Supports, Intervention
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Rosenblum, L. Penny; Cheng, Li; Beal, Carole R. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
Introduction: Knowing how to gather information from graphics and to use that information to solve mathematics problems is an important skill. Prior research indicates that many students with visual impairments face considerable challenges when attempting to locate information in math graphics. Little is known about how teachers of students with…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Teaching Methods
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