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Vail, Kathleen – American School Board Journal, 2001
School board members and administrators are charged with educating a student body that is more diverse than any generation before them. However, top leadership positions remain mostly white and mostly male. Charts display the race and gender of administrators and board members by size of school district. (MLF)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Boards of Education, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education
Doran, Bernadette – American School Board Journal, 1982
It looks as if the U.S. might be in for a small but significant (for schools) rise in birth rates. (Author)
Descriptors: Birth Rate, Contraception, Declining Enrollment, Educational Trends
Moulton Jr., James C; Curcio, Joan L.; Fortune, Jim C. – American School Board Journal, 1999
Four years ago the General Accounting Office told Congress that public school buildings were in bad shape. However, school board members who responded to a survey (294 completed surveys, a 50.8% response rate), while acknowledging some unsatisfactory conditions, a majority (78%) say their school buildings are either better than adequate or…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Educational Facilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Facility Case Studies
Needham, Jordan D., Jr. – American School Board Journal, 1992
Superintendents in 153 cities with populations of from 50,000 to 100,000 were sent questionnaires asking information about school board members. Responses from 89 superintendents provided information about 597 board members. Findings indicate that whether or not board members receive pay has little effect on the makeup of school boards. (MLF)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Compensation (Remuneration), Elementary Secondary Education, National Surveys
American School Board Journal, 1995
A pull-out desk reference of key school statistics, this 11th annual edition provides key indicators of school performance and progress in areas such as test scores and educational technology, school construction and school bond issues, demographic profiles of school board members and school administrators, and education indicators by region and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Characteristics, Boards of Education, Educational Assessment
American School Board Journal, 1994
A pullout desk reference of key school statistics, this 10th annual edition provides a review of the year's big stories in education; key indicators of school performance and progress in areas such as test scores and educational technology; school construction and school bond issues; demographic profiles of school board members and school…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Characteristics, Boards of Education, Educational Assessment