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Serna, Gabriel R. – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
Previous research has shown that Tax Revolt Provisions (TRPs) aimed at limiting state government revenues and/or expenditures, negatively impact public higher education funding. This analysis explores the influence of these same types of policies on average in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at public four-year colleges and universities.…
Descriptors: Taxes, Tuition, Public Education, Higher Education
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Li, Ling; Huang, Yuanyuan; Xu, Xingchun; Han, Yumei – Chinese Education and Society, 2013
This study used expectancy-value theory to better understand no-fee teacher education and improve the relevant educational methods and policies. It applies a self-developed scale, derived from the theory, to identify entry motivation and professional satisfaction levels among no-fee teacher education students (N = 700) at Southwest University. The…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Participant Satisfaction, Fees, Teacher Education Programs
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Zhang, Xuemin – Chinese Education and Society, 2013
Return on personal investment is an important factor affecting the decision to invest in education. This article analyzes the personal education costs of no-fee preservice students, estimates and forecasts the return on their personal education investment, and compares the costs and benefits of for-fee preservice students and nonteaching students.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Outcomes of Education
Coria, Elizabeth F. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
California established the Board of Governors (BOG) fee waiver in 1984 to maintain educational access after the implementation of the state's first ever unit-based fees for community college attendance. Although it was not designed as an incentive to stimulate higher levels of academic achievement or student success, recent accountability policy…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Fees, Student Financial Aid, Community Colleges
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Naong, M. N. – Africa Education Review, 2013
The inception of no-fee schools and a school-fee exemption policy has become a contentious issue but also an exciting one for school managers in South Africa. Managers opposed to the policy have cited amongst others things, academic standards dropping, as well as parents who can afford to pay jumping on the bandwagon and refusing to pay. While the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Based Management, School Policy, Financial Policy
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Han, Yumei; Hu, Meizhong; Li, Ling – Chinese Education and Society, 2013
This exploratory case study applied a formative evaluation framework to evaluate the no-fee teacher education program at Southwest University. The study focused on the students' perspective and their perceptions of the program, both intrinsic and extrinsic. A self-evaluation checklist and a questionnaire were the instruments used to collect data.…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Teacher Education Programs, Case Studies, Program Evaluation
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Yang, Ze; Li, Ling; Zhu, Chengchen; Guo, Lexiang; Huang, Liangyong – Chinese Education and Society, 2013
Based on analysis of the responses of 359 no-fee preservice students, this study found that: (1) Local identity includes the living environment, cultural environment, people, behavior, economic identity, and sense of alienation associated with one's home place. (2) Local identity is relatively high overall, but identity with behavior at home and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Fees, Paying for College
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Bray, Mark; Kwo, Ora – Oxford Review of Education, 2013
Most governments, at an official level, espouse the principles of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Among its statements is that education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Yet while the façade of government education systems presents an image that instruction is free of charge, families across the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Civil Rights, Tutoring, Costs
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Bowl, Marion; Hughes, Jonathan – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
This paper explores how English universities operating in a "quasi-market" are managing the tension between two policy expectations: the first that they should encourage social mobility by widening the social base of their student population; the second that they should compete with other universities to attract students and thereby…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Policy, Guidelines, Foreign Countries
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Nordstrum, Lee E. – Journal of Education Policy, 2012
In 2009, the South African Department of Education extended tuition fee abolition to schools serving the poorest 60% of students, increased from 40% in 2007. This policy intends to increase access to and longevity in school for the poorest households by removing fees as a barrier and replacing private revenue with increased state funds. Despite…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Finance, Access to Education
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Ittenbach, Richard F.; DeAngelis, Francis W. – Research Management Review, 2012
Many statisticians are uncomfortable with discussions about the financial implications of their work. Those who are comfortable may not fully understand the policies and procedures underlying the financial operations of the department. The purpose of the present paper is twofold: first, to describe two predominant models of compensation used by…
Descriptors: Statistics, Professional Personnel, Cooperation, Compensation (Remuneration)
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Davey, Gayna – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2012
Especially in research on the "classed practice" of educational decision-making, it is striking how the Bourdieuian concepts of habitus and capital have dominated. With a tendency to focus on the middle-classes' ability to accumulate and deploy cultural capital, less attention has been given to the role of the educational institution and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Capital, Decision Making, Social Class
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Ohara, Yuki – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2012
Studies to date show how low-fee private (LFP) schools, including unrecognised ones, have gained practical legitimacy and continue to increase in number. However, little explanation is offered regarding the legal legitimacy of such unrecognised LFP schools. This paper intends to fill this gap by examining the legal legitimacy of unrecognised…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Nongovernmental Organizations, Foreign Countries, Fees
Schoenberg, Doug – Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, 2008
A child care center's financial health depends on collecting and processing payments. It is one of the most time-consuming and unpleasant administrative tasks. Fortunately, it's an area where the smart use of technology can provide dramatic benefits. This article discusses various tools and technologies that can be used by child care centers to…
Descriptors: Child Care Centers, School Accounting, Income, Fees
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Lindshield, Brian L.; Adhikari, Koushik – International Journal of Higher Education, 2013
Convincing faculty to accept, create, adapt, and adopt open educational resources (OERs) instead of textbooks for their courses has proven challenging because incentives are lacking. One approach to provide incentive to faculty members is an OER course fee, which could be employed in courses that use OERs approved by the institution for courses…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Open Education, Open Source Technology
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