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Sander, Joseph G. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
There is an abundance of research associated with the belief that factors such as educational expenditures, socioeconomic demographics, geographic location, district size and school funding have a relationship to student achievement. This study provides insight into the relationship between these factors and the effect it has on student academic…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Educational Finance, Correlation, Academic Achievement
Platt, Louise Carolyn Sater – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this research study is to compare student achievement changes between matched QEIA and non-QEIA schools in an effort to infer effects of the most significant feature of QEIA funding, class size reduction. The study addressed the critical question--are there demonstrated, significant differences in student achievement gains between…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Educational Finance, Educational Quality, Comparative Analysis
Reid, Brandy T. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The state of Georgia has a constitutional obligation to provide an adequate and free public education, financed by taxation, for the citizens of the state. Increased accountability measures, continuing projected budget shortfalls, and public resistance to raising property taxes are current challenges for public schools. This study attempted to…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Secondary Schools, Resource Allocation, Models
Hersperger, Susan L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which Career and Technical Education (CTE) enrollment and expenditure differed as a function of the accountability ratings of Texas public high schools. The extent to which CTE enrollment and expenditure influences accountability ratings is not clear. Accordingly, in this study, CTE…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Enrollment, Expenditures, Expenditure per Student
Soka, John Alex – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This quantitative research study identified perceptions regarding leadership styles of a sample of high school, middle school, and elementary school principals serving in South Dakota public and tribal/BIE (Bureau of Indian Education) schools in 2011. From 152 public school districts and 20 tribal/BIE schools, a sample of 148 school principals was…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Socioeconomic Status, Poverty, Statistical Analysis
Wozniak, Carl – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Administrator perspectives regarding current and potential increased participation in post-secondary educational opportunities by Michigan high school students were explored in this descriptive quantitative study. Targeted concerns included current institutional levels of involvement, personal knowledge concerning program rules and regulations,…
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, High Schools, Advanced Placement, Eligibility