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King, Richard A. – NASSP Bulletin, 1984
Presents results of a New Mexico school survey that found the quality of education improved in schools as enrollment declined. (MD)
Descriptors: Declining Enrollment, Educational Development, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education
King, Richard A. – 1983
The three parts of this paper present a review of how the states provide state aid formula adjustments for enrollment decline, findings of a survey of New Mexico superintendents regarding revision of the state's formula, and the implications of formula revision for the goals of school finance reform. First, it is noted that there is a trend toward…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Declining Enrollment, Educational Equity (Finance), Elementary Secondary Education
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King, Richard A. – Journal of Education Finance, 1983
Data are analyzed in support of the conclusion that fiscal neutrality has nearly been achieved since 1974 legislation mandating uniform tax rates and a foundation program of school aid. Remaining disparities in per pupil revenue and expenditure are interpreted as a function of varying pupil and school district needs. (MJL)
Descriptors: Educational Equity (Finance), Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Equalization Aid
King, Richard A. – 1982
Sixty New Mexico school district superintendents responded to a survey regarding reduction of personnel and educational programs, impacts of decline on quality of education, and desirability of alteration of the funding formula to recognize impacts of declining enrollments. Three groups of districts emerged: those where reduction had occurred…
Descriptors: Coping, Declining Enrollment, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education
Fioke, Clarence J.; King, Richard A. – 1982
Factors related to shifts in governance patterns of church-related private colleges were investigated through historical document analysis, interviews with 34 presidents and board members, and 59 questionnaires returned by current and past board members of 2 New Mexico institutions. Document analysis focused upon mission statements, annual…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Catholics, Church Related Colleges, Church Role
King, Richard A.; Pohland, Paul A. – 1981
Researchers analyze the cost effectiveness of educational administrator training programs for Native Americans at four universities: Harvard, Pennsylvania State, Minnesota, and New Mexico. The programs vary in scope, duration, clientele, admissions, and five other characteristics. The programs' average costs per student are computed and are…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, American Indians, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Administration
Case, Elizabeth J.; King, Richard A. – 1985
Perceptions of the political behavior of superintendents in New Mexico vary widely throughout the state. Questionnaires and interviews were used to gather information from superintendents, school board chairmen, and state legislators concerning the frequency, extent, and kinds of political activity in which superintendents were involved. Four…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Community Influence, Elementary Secondary Education
King, Richard A. – 1982
Both proponents and opponents of public support for private education argue that their own proposals for funding education offer the only means for achieving diversity, efficiency, and equity in education. Proponents of public support for private schools claim that diversity of educational options can only be guaranteed through government support…
Descriptors: Educational Economics, Educational Vouchers, Efficiency, Elementary Secondary Education