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Maroulis, Spiro; Santillano, Robert; Jabbar, Huriya; Harris, Douglas N. – American Journal of Education, 2019
We investigate student mobility in a choice-based system that has gone to scale, New Orleans, to gain insight into an underlying improvement mechanism of choice-based reform and its potential equity-related consequences. In contrast to typical analyses of mobility, this study distinguishes incumbent school characteristics that can cause students…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, School Choice, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
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Sumantri, Mohamad Syarif; Whardani, Prayuningtyas Angger – International Education Studies, 2017
This study aims to determine the relationship between achievement motivation and professional competence with regard to the performance of teachers in public elementary schools in Central Java. The quantitative method is used in this study. The results of this study indicate that (1) there is a significant positive relationship between achievement…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Competencies
Wohn, Christopher; Boberiene, Liepa – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2019
The federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that passed in 2015 changed many aspects of school accountability across the United States. Under ESSA states had to interpret new requirements and create accountability plans. As part of Maryland's ESSA plan, a new school report, the Maryland Report Card, was developed to evaluate school performance…
Descriptors: Accountability, School Effectiveness, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
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Modin, Bitte; Karvonen, Sakari; Rahkonen, Ossi; Östberg, Viveca – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2015
This study investigates cross-cultural differences in the interrelation between school performance, school segregation, and stress-related health among 9th-grade students in the greater Stockholm and Helsinki areas. Contrary to the Swedish case, it has been proposed that school performance in Finland is largely independent of the specific school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Effectiveness, Anxiety, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Njiru, Samson Murithi; Karuku, Simon; Nyaga, Milcah – Educational Research and Reviews, 2020
In recent decades, school performance ranking (or 'league table') have become a common feature of many education systems in the world. The ranking is usually published by government and news agencies in an attempt to measure and compare the relative performance of individual schools against a number of criteria, including academic performance.…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Competition, Tables (Data)
Spaulding, Rosemary – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Twenty-first century principals have multiple roles as leaders of public K-12 schools. Since school reform of the 1980s, principals are expected to be school managers and instructional leaders along with understanding and knowing policies, rules, and practices of the organization. Research has shown that effective leadership is necessary to lead…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Schools, Instructional Leadership, Institutional Characteristics, Principals
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Fancera, Samuel F. – Journal of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine relationships between six school climate proxies included in the 2015-2016 New Jersey School Performance Report (SPR) and median school growth percentiles in English language arts and math, and to assess the predictive value of these proxies on academic growth. I collected and analyzed data from the SPR for…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Educational Environment, Mathematics Achievement, Language Arts
Dee, Thomas S.; Dizon-Ross, Elise – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2019
States that receive federal waivers to the No Child Left Behind Act were required to implement reforms in designated "Focus Schools" that contribute to achievement gaps. We examine the performance effects of such "differentiated accountability" reforms in Louisiana. These Focus School reforms emphasized school-needs assessments…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Accountability, School Turnaround, Educational Change
Winters, Marcus A. – Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, 2019
Urban public school districts in the U.S. vary in quality. Educational policies, distribution of resources, and the challenges that students bring to the classroom differ substantially across localities. Little surprise, then, that academic outcomes--such as high school graduation rates and average school performance on standardized…
Descriptors: Quality Control, Educational Quality, Urban Schools, Public Schools
Kinder, Keenan D. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
An increase in the property tax rate of a school district creates an increase in local revenues for the district (Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. [MODESE], 2017). The overarching question becomes: Do increases in the local tax levy compare to improved student performance? The purpose of this quantitative study was to…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Taxes, School Districts, Academic Achievement
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Page, Damien – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a dialectical framework for the examination of performance management in schools. Design/Methodology/Approach: The paper is based upon a qualitative study of ten headteachers that involved in-depth semi-structured interviews. Findings: The findings identified four dialectical tensions that underpin…
Descriptors: School Administration, Guidelines, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews
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Kostadinov Koroutchev, Rossen – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
In the present paper we analyse the school performance of the Moroccan secondary students in the municipality of Collado Villalba (Northern Madrid region). For this aim we discuss several socio-economic parameters such as the evolution of unemployment, vegetative growth or immigration rate, etc., that are related to school performance and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students, Municipalities, Socioeconomic Influences
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Pugh, G.; Mangan, J.; Blackburn, V.; Radicic, D. – British Educational Research Journal, 2015
This article estimates the effects of school expenditure on school performance in government secondary schools in New South Wales, Australia over the period 2006-2010. It uses dynamic panel analysis to exploit time series data on individual schools that only recently has become available. We find a significant but small effect of expenditure on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Expenditures, Secondary Schools, Educational Improvement
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Fakunle, Foluke Elibabeth; Ale, Modupe Veronica – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
This paper investigated the relationship between school climate and students' academic performance in public secondary schools in Ekiti State, Nigeria. A descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study and the study population embraced all teachers involving principals and teachers in public secondary schools in Ekiti State. Out of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Public Schools, Educational Environment
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Baroutsis, Aspa – Journal of Education Policy, 2016
Media reportage often act as interpretations of accountability policies thereby making the news media a part of the policy enactment process. Within such a process, their role is that of policy reinforcement rather than policy construction or contestation. This paper draws on the experiences of school leaders in regional Queensland, Australia, and…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Accountability, Educational Policy
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