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Sol Gamsu; Stephen Ashe; Jason Arday – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2024
Elite schools in the UK are bound to the history of British colonialism. This paper examines the material ties between these schools and the transatlantic slave trade. We combine multiple sources to examine which schools and their alumni accrued substantial economic capital derived from the enslavement of Black people. We find two principal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Slavery, World History
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Monks, James – Education Economics, 2023
Despite increased scrutiny of administrators' salaries in higher education, little is known about the determinants of executive-level compensation at universities. This study examines the individual and institutional determinants of compensation of business school deans, in the United States, with a focus on differentials between private and…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Private Schools, Business Schools, Deans
Quebec, Jeffrey Robert – ProQuest LLC, 2023
The benefits of attending an independent boarding school have not been adequately identified in order to promote them to prospective students and their families. "The Values and Benefits of Independent Boarding Schools" is an action research study that sought to examine and explore the specific values and benefits of independent boarding…
Descriptors: Boarding Schools, Private Schools, Values, Stakeholders
Crystal A. Raphael – ProQuest LLC, 2024
In the aftermath of George Floyd's death, independent schools faced a resounding demand for racial parity, compelling them to adopt transformative practices in response to community members voicing long-standing racial injustices (Carrera, 2021). This dissertation examined the perspectives of heads of independent schools in the U.S. regarding the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Private Schools, Administrator Attitudes, School Administration
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Boden, Rebecca; Kenway, Jane; James, Malcolm – Critical Studies in Education, 2022
England and Wales have a sizeable fee-paying private school sector including well-resourced elite schools conferring considerable advantage on their students. The majority have charitable status, yielding substantial tax breaks. This significant source of funding for the sector has attracted comparatively little attention from educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Schools, Taxes, Financial Support
Jeffrey J. Cavallo – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Independent schools face a head of school problem, as sitting heads of schools approach retirement at a high rate. The head of school role is complex, all-encompassing, and the newly appointed head of school is likely ill equipped to manage the role without mentorship. There is a gap in the literature regarding what challenges a newly appointed…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Administrators, Leadership, Administrator Role
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Cameron Meiklejohn; Andrew Hickey; Stewart Riddle – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2024
Research investigating elite schools has highlighted how students within these learning environments embody and naturalise their privilege through discourses of merit, hard work, and innate talent and skill. However, relatively little is known about how privilege, and its associated discourses, moves with students beyond the school gate and into…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Males, Alumni, Advantaged
Jason Fontana; Jennifer L. Jennings – Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, 2024
Does state implementation of Education Savings Accounts (ESAs), which are voucher-like taxpayer-funded subsidies for children to attend private schools, increase tuition prices? We analyze a novel longitudinal dataset for all private schools in Iowa and Nebraska, neighboring states that adopted ESAs in the same legislative session, with Iowa's…
Descriptors: Taxes, Educational Vouchers, Private Schools, Tuition
Steve Barnett; Kwanghee Jung – National Institute for Early Education Research, 2024
This study utilizes data gathered from a nationwide survey of preschool educators in the United States to examine the prevalence of teaching practices associated with academic-focused rather than play-based approaches. The research delves into how these practices vary across different types of preschool programs, including publicly funded, such as…
Descriptors: Preschools, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Education, Preschool Evaluation
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Kathleen Mulvaney-Panjwani; Nancy Collins; Dinah Sparks – National Center for Education Statistics, 2024
This Data Point uses data from the 2019 Parent and Family Involvement Survey of the National Household Education Surveys Program (PFI-NHES). The 2019 PFI collected data about students in kindergarten through grade 12. The survey explored many aspects of families' experiences with schooling, including how parents reported choosing schools for their…
Descriptors: School Choice, Parent School Relationship, Parent Attitudes, Public Schools
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Najwa Saba 'Ayon; Farah Sabbah; Mira M. Alameddine – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2024
Because intercultural communication has become one of the most demanded skills in the current digitalized world, many educational institutions aspire to graduate students who possess intercultural skills and are able to successfully communicate with people from diverse cultures. However, intercultural communication has not received much attention…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High Schools, Administrators, Intercultural Communication
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Syeda Nazish Hasan – Journal of Education and Educational Development, 2023
The success criteria of any program, largely revolves around the success of its graduate in the practical field. The teaching practicum gives such opportunities for the prospective teachers to acquire desired teaching skills for a successful -career. The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of the prospective teachers during…
Descriptors: Practicums, Private Schools, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
Coberly, Clark – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Teacher attrition, or leaving the profession prior to retirement, is a real-world problem that school districts across the United States are faced to solve. As rates of teacher attrition continue to increase, it is necessary to find solutions to counter this situation. The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the projected impact of…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence, Inquiry, Public School Teachers
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Ebrahim Azimi; Jane Friesen; Simon Woodcock – Education Finance and Policy, 2023
We investigate the effects of private schools on reading and numeracy scores using rich population data. Conditional on lagged test scores and narrowly defined neighborhood indicators, Catholic and non-Christian faith private schools on average raise test scores by 0.18 standard deviation or more relative to the average public school, while…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Academic Achievement, Catholic Schools, Scores
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Kristín Dýrfjörð; Berglind Rós Magnúsdóttir; Valgerður S. Bjarnadóttir – Education Inquiry, 2024
The educational services industry has grown internationally, and there has been an explosion in external programmes that teach basics and behavioural control, as well as administrative data programmes. This growth has affected the governance of preschools worldwide and spurred schoolification and marketisation. In this context, this study examines…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Principals, Private Education, Private Schools
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