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Dolezal, Dennis W. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
New ways of managing schools that save money while providing the same quality of education is always a goal. The saving of money is always needed to assure that we make the most of our tax dollars without spending more than is required. The purpose of this quantitative study was to identify the relationship between student test scores from a…
Descriptors: School Schedules, Attendance, Educational Quality, Educational Finance
McGaughey, Trisha A.; Wade, Julie H.; Zhao, Huafang – Montgomery County Public Schools, 2013
This brief describes an evaluation of academic intervention supports available to high school students in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) during the 2012-2013 school year. A website review identified information about academic supports available to students or parents within each high school's web pages. A survey of school staff gathered…
Descriptors: Counties, Academic Support Services, At Risk Students, High School Students
Anderson, David – Education Partnerships, Inc., 2010
Research has focused on four groups of factors and the achievement gap: (1) student characteristics (high school GPA, attendance patterns, courses taken in high school, participation in extra-curricular activities, etc.); (2) family characteristics (family structure, in home, parents' level of education, mobility, etc.); (3) school-based…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Characteristics, Achievement Gap, Grade Point Average