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Yamashita, Yasunori; Giang, Hoang Ngan; Oyama, Tatsuo – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This article reports on the performance of the research funding system of 61 Japanese national universities, specifically the Japanese Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (GASR) system. The competitive Japanese research funding system is quantitatively investigated and measured, focusing on the GASR fund and its relationship with the Japanese…
Descriptors: Performance, Universities, Foreign Countries, Mathematical Models
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Baule, Steven M. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2019
This case provides a summary of a situation in which a newly appointed superintendent and his new chief financial officer of a midsized urban school district uncover a massive set of fiscal problems which had been previously hidden from the Board and most other stakeholders. How do the district's top leaders make decisions about how to address the…
Descriptors: School Districts, Retrenchment, Financial Exigency, Educational Finance
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Thom, Michael – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
This article presents an integrated approach to teaching a graduate-level public financial management course. It stresses the importance of fundamental budgeting proficiencies (e.g., cost allocation; forecasting; operating within constraints; and using Microsoft Excel) and additional skills that tend to receive less attention in financial…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Money Management, Integrated Activities, Graduate Study
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Maisaroh, Siti; PH, Slamet; Hadi, Samsul – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The purpose of this study is to describe the factors that influence budget planning at the State Primary School. This study uses quantitative research methods. The population in this study was the State Primary School in Yogyakarta Province in the amount of 1478 schools, with a sample of 284 schools. The sampling technique used is cluster random…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Budgeting, Public Schools
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Kendall, Lynn K.; Arellano, Fernando – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
The authors use a capital budgeting example to show students how to incorporate price elasticity into financial analysis as an application of what students learn in their microeconomics course. They present simple as well as more advanced price-quantity relationships, and using various "what-if" scenarios; the authors show how risk…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Money Management, Budgeting, Spreadsheets
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Hodges, Jaret; Tay, Juliana; Lee, Hyeseong; Pereira, Nielsen – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2019
The Great Recession is an economic crisis which has had repercussions through different facets of U.S. society. Texas, despite overall economic health, enacted severe cuts to education as a result of the Great Recession. A potential consequence of these austerity measures is the identification of Black, Latinx, and Native American students for…
Descriptors: Economic Climate, African American Students, Hispanic American Students, American Indian Students
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Wiley, Kathryn E.; Anyon, Yolanda; Yang, Jessica L.; Pauline, Malina E.; Rosch, Alyssa; Valladares, Giovana; Downing, Barbara J.; Pisciotta, Lisa – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2018
Purpose: School discipline reformers have presumed that such work is largely a technical task, emphasizing discrete changes to discipline policies and protocols. Yet prior theory and research suggest that emphasizing technical changes may overlook additional and important aspects of reform, namely, the normative and political dimensions within…
Descriptors: Discipline, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews, Focus Groups
DiMartino, Catherine; Jessen, Sarah Butler – Teachers College Press, 2018
This timely book outlines the growth and development of marketing and branding practices in public education. The authors highlight why these practices have become important across key fields within public education, including leadership and governance, budgeting and finance, strategic initiatives, use of new technology, the role of teachers in…
Descriptors: Public Education, Marketing, Commercialization, Educational Practices
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Webber, Michelle; Butovsky, Jonah – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Much literature focusing on the academy is concerned with the spread of neo-liberalism into the university sector. We argue that universities in Canada are operating in an era of "accountability governance," with ideologies, discourses, and practices centred on quality, accountability, and efficiency. We explore the interplay between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Associations, Accountability
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Lee, Kyung-Gon; Polachek, Solomon W. – Education Economics, 2018
This paper analyzes how changes in school expenditures affect dropout rates based on data from 466 school districts in New York during the 2003/04 to the 2007/08 school years. Past traditional regression approaches show mixed results in part because school expenditures are likely endogenous, so that one cannot disentangle cause and effect. The…
Descriptors: Dropout Rate, Budgeting, Budgets, Expenditures
Holcomb, Betty – Center for Children's Initiatives, 2018
Investments in quality child care and full-day pre-K more than pay for themselves, especially in tough economic times. They are proven strategies for reversing the growing income inequality in New York State, the most extreme in the nation by giving every child the resources to become successful wage earners. New York State leaders must build…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Education, Investment
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Quirk, Abigail; Spiegelman, Maura – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
The Principal Questionnaire was administered as part of the 2015-16 National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS), which is a nationally representative sample survey of public K-12 schools, principals, and teachers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. This Data Point examines the relationship between public school principals' perceived…
Descriptors: Principals, Questionnaires, Administrator Surveys, Elementary Secondary Education
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Mallinson, Daniel J. – Journal of Political Science Education, 2018
The California Budget Challenge produced by Next10 provides a useful and intuitive tool for instructors to introduce students to public budgeting. Students will reason through a series of budgeting decisions using information provided on the fiscal and practical implications of their choices. The Challenge is updated with each budget cycle, so it…
Descriptors: Budgets, Simulation, Budgeting, Economic Impact
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Lineberry, Michelle; Whitney, Elizabeth; Noland, Melody – Journal of School Nursing, 2018
Passage of new laws, national standards regarding delegation, and the recommendation for at least one full-time nurse in every school have provided more visibility to the role of school nurses. Recent legislative amendments in Kentucky presented an opportunity to examine how the role of the school nurse is changing. Aims were to describe the (1)…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Caregiver Role, School Nurses, Barriers
Jackson, Jacob; Warren, Paul – Public Policy Institute of California, 2018
California had a long tradition of very low tuition for students enrolled in public higher education. The state broke with that policy in the 2000s, when recessions resulted in significant cuts to state funding for public colleges and universities--the University of California (UC), California State University (CSU), and California's community…
Descriptors: State Policy, Educational Policy, Public Colleges, Tuition
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