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Malingkas, Melky; Senduk, Johanis Frans; Simandjuntak, Suddin; Binilang, Benny Blemy – Journal of International Education and Leadership, 2018
The aim of this research was to examine the effects of servant leader and integrity on principal performance in Catholic senior high schools in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. This quantitative research used questionnaire-gathered data from 75 teachers at 11 schools. The results of research show that the servant leader approach has significant positive…
Descriptors: Integrity, Principals, High Schools, Catholic Schools
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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Pirttimaa, Raija; Välivaara, Christine – Education Inquiry, 2018
Children in foster care may face difficulties during their school years. When it comes to academic achievement, there is reported low school performance and lower grades. However, school may be strong protective factor in difficulties if supports are individual. School-based interventions represent a possibility for supporting children whose home…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, At Risk Students, Student Needs, Low Achievement
Kuriacose, Christina – Voices in Urban Education, 2017
In this brief article, Christina Kuriacose provides four sample performance assessments. Spanning grade levels, these assessments are strong examples of teacher-developed performance assessments from schools within the Center for Collaborative Education's Quality Performance Assessment network. These performance tasks demonstrate the pedagogical…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Teacher Made Tests, Grade 1, Grade 4
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Divekar, Rajiv; Raman, Ramakrishnan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
This paper explores the gamut of human resource practices prevailing in private Indian Business Schools (B Schools) with specific focus on the talent management strategies adopted. The paper explores the interdependence of talent management strategies adopted by the private Indian business schools and the organisational strategy along with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Resources, Business Schools, Talent Identification
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Steinberg, Matthew P. – Education Finance and Policy, 2014
School districts throughout the United States are increasingly providing greater autonomy to local public (non-charter) school principals. In 2005-06, Chicago Public Schools initiated the Autonomous Management and Performance Schools program, granting academic, programmatic, and operational freedoms to select principals. This paper provides…
Descriptors: Evidence, Budgets, Teaching Methods, Educational Strategies
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Thiele, Tamara; Singleton, Alexander; Pope, Daniel; Stanistreet, Debbi – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
Students' trajectories into university are often uniquely dependent on school qualifications though these alone are limited as predictors of academic potential. This study endorses this, examining associations between school grades, school type, school performance, socio-economic deprivation, neighbourhood participation, sex and academic…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Student Characteristics, Academic Achievement, Correlation
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Allen, Jeff; Mattern, Krista – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 2019
We examined summary indices of high school performance (coursework, grades, and test scores) based on the graded response model (GRM). The indices varied by inclusion of ACT test scores and whether high school courses were constrained to have the same difficulty and discrimination across groups of schools. The indices were examined with respect to…
Descriptors: High School Students, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Curriculum, Difficulty Level
Truby, William F. – Online Submission, 2017
W. Edwards Deming has suggested 96% of organization performance is a function of the organization's structure. He contends only about 4% of an organization's performance is attributable to the people. This is a fundamental difference as most school leaders work with the basic assumption that 80% of a school's performance is related to staff and…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Organizational Effectiveness, Organizational Climate, Administrative Organization
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James, Olubukola – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
Teachers are the main driver of quality outputs in secondary schools. The professional attitudes displayed by teacher matters a lot in the educational process. This study investigated teachers' professional attitudes and students' academic performance in secondary schools in Ilorin Metropolis of Kwara State. The survey research design was found…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Professional Identity, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students
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Malmström, Malin; Öqvist, Anna – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2018
Little empirical evidence is available on what drives young people to engage in higher education. Such knowledge is crucial in order to motivate students to make the most of their potential. This study surveyed a total of 294 Swedish high school students. The result shows that intentions play a mediating role between students' attitudes and the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Intention, Higher Education, Models
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Balci, Ali; Ozturk, Inci; Polatcan, Mahmut; Saylik, Ahmet; Bil, Erkut – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
This study is designed to explore organizational socialization and organizational performance levels of secondary school teachers and the relation between the two variables mentioned. The study is designed as correlational research. The target population of the research consists of 5744 teachers who work in public and private Anatolian high…
Descriptors: Socialization, Organizational Effectiveness, Secondary School Teachers, Predictor Variables
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Kalulu, Mavuto; Snyder, Thomas; Ouattara, Saliou N. – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2017
This study estimates the effects of open-enrollment charter schools on student performance in traditional public schools in Arkansas. The paper examines the change in Iowa Assessment scores for first and second graders across Arkansas school districts between the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school years. The ordinary least-squares regression estimates…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Public Schools, Open Enrollment, Academic Achievement
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Chua, Consolata L.; Mosha, Herme J. – SAGE Open, 2015
Recent apprehensions over the poor performance of secondary schools at ordinary level in Tanzania have given rise to concerns over the quality of education provided at this level. Addressing the issue of poor performance requires a gargantuan understanding of the environment under which these schools operate. This study explored how management of…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Academic Achievement
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Boschloo, Annemarie; Ouwehand, Carolijn; Dekker, Sanne; Lee, Nikki; de Groot, Renate; Krabbendam, Lydia; Jolles, Jelle – Mind, Brain, and Education, 2012
Breakfast skipping is common in adolescents, but research on the effects of breakfast skipping on school performance is scarce. This current cross-sectional survey study of 605 adolescents aged 11-18 years investigated whether adolescents who habitually skip breakfast have lower end-of-term grades than adolescents who eat breakfast daily.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Correlation, Eating Habits
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