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Going, Mary Kay – ProQuest LLC, 2018
To offset economic challenges within schools, there has been a recent increase in foundation funding to school districts. This has created a significant social justice issue in student access and student participation across the state of California. The competing interests of local school communities to shore up inadequate state funding often…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Public Schools, School Districts, Student Participation
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Putnam, Michael; Cabrera, Jill – SAGE Open, 2015
The funding mechanism for the public schools in the state of Mississippi had been surprisingly stable for a number of years. The funding formula existed in its same form for over a half century before it was substantially changed in 1994 when the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) legislation was passed. This is the first external…
Descriptors: Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance, State Programs, Public Schools
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Driscoll, Katherine C.; Wang, Lijuan; Mashburn, Andrew J.; Pianta, Robert C. – Early Education and Development, 2011
Research Findings: Banking Time is a set of techniques designed to promote positive, supportive relationships through 1-on-1 interactions between teachers and children. Web-based training resources were made available to 252 preschool teachers who received different levels of support as a component of a professional development intervention, and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Preschool Education, Banking, Preschool Teachers
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Kelly, J. Terence – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2011
This chapter offers time-tested advice for new presidents, including how to build and maintain strong relationships with trustees, how to address the persistent concerns of student success and remediation, and how to access the college's economic condition as well as how to oversee and maintain strong funding channels.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, Board Administrator Relationship, Interprofessional Relationship
Jones, Calvin – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this historical/descriptive study was to determine the status of lottery revenue generation and allocations to education across the United States that had lotteries. More specifically, the study profiled the number of states which used lottery revenue for education during the year 2004, the types of these lotteries, levels of…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Income, Budgets, Public Education
Compton, Benjamin Hasty – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This dissertation addresses the consequences of political influence on state higher education funding at the committee level. The State of South Carolina has a long history of using a formula to determine the appropriate amount of funding that is to be allocated to its colleges and universities. I use the funding level implied by the South…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Taxes, Committees, Private Colleges
Krupa, Erin Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2011
In this era of high-stakes testing and accountability, curricula are viewed as catalysts to improve high school students' mathematics performances and a critical question is whether single subject or integrated curricula produce stronger student outcomes. This study was designed to investigate the effects of an integrated reform-based curriculum,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Integrated Curriculum, Educational Change, Curriculum Implementation
Donovan, Laura Fasbach – Association for Children of New Jersey, 2010
New Jersey's continued commitment to preschool is in line with a growing body of research that shows an investment in such programs produces both short-term and long-term gains for children, their families and their communities. In fact, a series of studies from the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) in 2007 and 2009 found…
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, Educational Finance, Outcomes of Education, School Districts
Leonard, Ed; Box, Jennifer A. L. – Online Submission, 2010
State funding mechanisms are subject to intense political and economic scrutiny. The question asked most often tends to be, is the public getting sufficient return on their investment? Accountability standards arising from the No Child left Behind Act (NCLB) have sharpened the focus of this question to whether the students and schools are meeting…
Descriptors: Full State Funding, Accountability, Cost Effectiveness, Program Effectiveness
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Bao, D. H.; Romeo, George C.; Harvey, Roberta – Education and Urban Society, 2010
This study examines the relationship between educational effectiveness, as measured by the New Jersey High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA), and funding of school districts based on socioeconomic classification. Results indicate there is a strong relationship between performance in HSPA, socioeconomic classification, and the different sources…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Classification, Student Costs, Expenditure per Student
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Baker, Sylvia – Research in Education, 2009
This article looks at the long-term consequences of a political campaign that was influential in Britain between 1988 and 1992, the Christian Schools Campaign. The campaign was a response to the need for funding of a group of small independent Christian schools. The article brings up to date the direct outcomes of the campaign in two areas. The…
Descriptors: Political Campaigns, Parochial Schools, Values, Christianity
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Glenn, Charles L. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2009
Opponents of non-state schooling--especially faith-based schools--contend that society is fragile, constantly in danger of splintering along ethnic, social class, and religious lines, and that only the common public school operated by government can create national unity and mutual tolerance. Confessional schools are a constant threat to the…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Parochial Schools, State Church Separation, Politics of Education
Pianta, Robert C., Ed.; Howes, Carollee, Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2009
High-quality pre-K that really improves children's outcomes--that's the goal early childhood professionals will work toward with this groundbreaking text, the first volume in the NEW National Center for Research on Early Childhood Education (NCRECE) series. Combining the most current knowledge of top researchers, policy makers, and federal and…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Educational Researchers
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Beneke, Sallee; Ruther, Gina; Fowler, Susan – Early Childhood Research & Practice, 2009
The early childhood program matrix in this article delineates the various requirements of nine publicly funded programs in Illinois that provide services to young children and families. The first section of the matrix addresses the design of each program and logistics, such as funding, payment, eligibility, and amount of services. The second…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Young Children, Human Resources, Early Childhood Education
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Bolch, Matt – Tech & Learning, 2009
School districts across the country have always had to do more with less. Funding goes only so far, leaving administrators and IT staff to find innovative ways to save money while maintaining a high level of academic quality. Creating virtual servers accomplishes both tasks, district technology personnel say. Virtual environments not only allow…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, School Districts, Educational Technology, Information Technology
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