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Ayscue, Jennifer B.; Siegel-Hawley, Genevieve – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2019
This case study examines how magnet school and school turnaround processes can work together to promote desegregation and improvement. Based on cross-case analysis of three magnet schools undergoing turnarounds, this study draws on data from the 2010 federal Magnet Schools Assistance Program grant and qualitative fieldwork through observations,…
Descriptors: Magnet Schools, School Turnaround, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
Alt, Albert G. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This case study examined a multi-college community college district in northern California in a primarily rural area, to understand how their practices compared to management best practices designed to improve student success, barriers that may exist in implementing best practices, and how the institution may improve its own practices. The problem…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Decision Making, Success, Academic Achievement
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Maarman, Rouaan; Steyn, Es; Wolhuter, Charl – South African Journal of Education, 2006
After ten years of a democratic education system in South Africa , the demographic realities should be better understood in educational planning. The fragmented nature of the pre-democratic education system has led to undesirable perceptions about quality education and has subsequently influenced the demographic imperatives present in the South…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Demography, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
Baldridge, J. Victor; And Others – 1982
The impact of demographic shifts and enrollment declines for higher education are examined, and possible institutional responses to these problems are studied. After a review of the national statistics and projections of future enrollment trends, attention is directed to the campus level and the dimensions of current enrollment problems. Based on…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Admissions Officers, Ancillary School Services, Change Strategies
California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor. – 2000
Officials in charge of California's community colleges and universities worked with an advisory committee consisting of representatives of two- and four-year public and independent colleges to develop a plan to ensure an adequate nursing workforce for California. The group reviewed existing nursing education programs, trends in the health care…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Advisory Committees, Bachelors Degrees, Change Strategies
Newton, Jethro – 2000
The prospects for managing the tension between accountability and improvement in further and higher education (FHE) were examined through a literature review and a 5-year ethnographic study of a change management project at a higher education college in Wales. Special attention was paid to the following challenges facing FHE: globalization; the…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Administrator Attitudes, Adult Education
California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor. – 1993
This document provides the agenda for the California Community College Board of Governors (BOG) meeting for December 10, 1993, held to inform, explain, and gain a meaningful understanding of the recommendations of the Commission on Innovation (COI) report titled "Choosing the Future." The COI report was prepared in November 1993 and…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Agency Cooperation, Agency Role, Change Strategies
Schechter, Michael G. – 1982
A preliminary investigation into the World Bank's support of non-formal education in less-developed countries discusses the role of education in the development process, the Bank's concern with education, and its funding of non-formal education projects. The Bank's involvement in education projects is described, from support for upper division…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Change Strategies, Developing Nations
Takeuchi, Stuart M. – 1982
Differences in perspectives concerning planning between administrators and planning staff were investigated at a midwestern university through interviews, and the results were used to identify ways to reduce these differences. In addition, the literature concerning planning in higher education was reviewed to identify institutional and planning…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Change Strategies
Campbell, Roald F.; Mazzoni, Tim L., Jr. – 1976
This book examines the role of state governments in determining public school policies and then develops and discusses several alternative models of state educational governance. Part 1 describes the conceptual framework and research methodology of the study and then discusses the role of the major participants in state educational policy systems.…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Change Strategies, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Mauriel, John J. – 1982
The history of the Bush Public School Executive Fellows program is described. The primary objective of the program is to increase the ability of chief Minnesota school executives to guide and direct the design and delivery of public education in a more effective and efficient manner. Participation is designed to increase their ability to more…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Education, Administrators, Change Strategies
Wermuth, Thomas R.; Grayson, Thomas E. – 1995
This study examined processes and strategies utilized by states to implement transition policies designed to facilitate coordination of the state-level service delivery systems of special education, vocational education, and vocational rehabilitation. The study used a model involving four policy instruments: mandates, inducements, capacity…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Agency Cooperation, Case Studies, Change Strategies
Farber, Daniel A. – Trusteeship, 1997
The University of Minnesota experience in reforming the faculty tenure policy is examined, noting financial and legal issues, the strong faculty response to initial proposals, and substantial improvement in policy that resulted from the process. Suggestions are made for other institutions approaching such decisions: don't begin without solid…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrator Attitudes, Board Administrator Relationship, Change Strategies