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Hesla, Kevin; White, Jamison; Gerstenfeld, Adam – National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2019
Public charter schools are unique public schools that foster innovative approaches to solving some of today's most difficult educational challenges. Free from many of the constraints that traditional schools face, the charter school movement has been a leader in innovation, school choice, and education reform for more than 25 years. At the same…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Charter Schools, Educational Innovation, School Choice
Beckett, Lorna; Mohr, David; Verma, Akash; Hesla, Kevin – National Charter School Resource Center, 2019
The information contained in this report is based on data collected from the Charter School Facilities Survey in Louisiana during the 2017-18 school year. The Charter School Facilities Survey consists of 55 base questions which are used in every participating state, with an option for participating states to include 15 additional state-specific…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, School Surveys, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance
New York State Education Department, 2019
The "Analysis of School Finances in New York State School Districts" is an annual publication providing a meaningful perspective to staff in the Division of the Budget, the Legislature, the Education Department, and school officials concerning school expenditures, State Aid, and local support. This edition of the Analysis summarizes the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, School Districts, Expenditures, State Aid
Civil Rights Project - Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2019
During the 2013-14 school year, more than 600 students were struck in public schools each day in the United States. It's a practice that is still allowed in thousands of public schools even though it's generally prohibited in daycare centers, foster care systems and a host of other settings for children. While corporal punishment is illegal in a…
Descriptors: Punishment, Public Schools, Geographic Regions, Legal Responsibility
Fox, Lauren; Kazouh, Ashley; Wagner, Lindsay; Lee, Emma Swift – Public School Forum of North Carolina, 2019
The 2019 Local School Finance Study examines data from the 2016-17 school year. The purpose of this annual study is to isolate local spending from state and federal spending to examine the capacity and actual effort of counties to support public schools. The Local School Finance Study focuses not only on the amount that counties spend on schools,…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Federal Government, State Government, Public Schools
Vermont Agency of Education, 2019
The Vermont School Register is a student record-keeping document required by Vermont statute. The purpose of the school register is to document each of Vermont school's continuous year-to-year cycle of enrolling students, to record daily attendance, to report dropouts and graduates, and to report year-end attendance to the Agency of Education. It…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools, Enrollment, Transfer Students
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Kolade, Oluwaseun – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: Against the backdrop of falling standards and failing government policies in the education sector in Nigeria, this paper aimed to investigate how and why non-state actors can make a significant impact on the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals for universal basic education (UBE). Design/methodology/approach: This study draws from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Administrator Attitudes, Public Schools
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McAlindon, Kathryn; Neal, Jennifer Watling; Neal, Zachary P.; Mills, Kristen J.; Lawlor, Jennifer – American Journal of Evaluation, 2019
Despite growing interest in data visualization and graphically aided reporting, the evaluation literature could benefit from additional guidance on systematically integrating visual communication design and marketing into comprehensive communication strategies to improve data dissemination. This article describes the role of targeted communication…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Marketing, Graphic Arts, Technical Writing
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Johnson, Lauri D.; Pak, Yoon K. – Review of Research in Education, 2019
This historiography chronicles educators' efforts to teach for diversity through heightening awareness of immigrant experiences as well as discrimination against minoritized religious and racial groups in public school classrooms from the 1920s through the 1970s. This curriculum and pedagogical work was couched under various terms, such as…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Historiography, Educational History, Teaching Methods
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Bennett, Jacob S.; Cohen, Benji – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Educational scholars have argued that poverty can hamper student achievement. In this critical discussion paper, we provide a historiography of how urban poverty increased in America over the last 30 years of the 20th century. We contend that educators and educational researchers working in P-12 urban schools should understand how federal urban…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Urban Schools, Poverty, Urban Youth
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Ford, Michael R.; Andersson, Fredrik O. – Journal of School Choice, 2019
In this article we review the substantial literature on the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP), the U.S.'s oldest and largest urban school voucher program, and use the review to propose an agenda for second generation school voucher research. We review research on student-level impacts, public school response, parental decision-making,…
Descriptors: School Choice, Urban Schools, Educational Vouchers, Educational Research
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Rivera-McCutchen, Rosa L. – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2019
While the notion of "armed love" has been discussed in the context of pedagogy in a limited way, it stands to reason that teachers cannot do this work alone; school leaders must guide teachers by practicing and enacting armed love in their leadership. In this article, I borrow from prior conceptualizations of armed love and, applying it…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, School Administration, Teaching Methods, Activism
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Courtney, Matthew B. – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2019
In 2018, Kentucky began the implementation of a new school accountability system. Like other states across the nation, Kentucky's new system was designed to bring state policy into alignment with federal changes brought about by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015. In addition to the creation of new school improvement labels, Kentucky's…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Institutional Characteristics, Teacher Persistence
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Grissom, Jason A.; Bartanen, Brendan – Education Finance and Policy, 2019
Research demonstrates the importance of principal effectiveness for school performance and the potentially negative effects of principal turnover. However, we have limited understanding of the factors that lead principals to leave their schools or about the relative effectiveness of those who stay and those who turn over. We investigate the…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Effectiveness, Labor Turnover, Promotion (Occupational)
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DeArmond, Michael; Opalka, Alice; Denise, Patrick – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2019
This brief examines student mobility within Kansas City Public Schools. The results reinforce earlier research on the problem and underscore the importance of ongoing efforts to reduce student mobility in the city. The findings also suggest that Kansas City's mobility problem is not just a matter of students moving between schools. Many students…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Public Schools, Urban Schools, Charter Schools
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