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Vickers, Heather; Pate, James L.; Brockmeier, Lantry L.; Green, Robert B.; Tsemunhu, Rudo – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2014
This nonexperimental survey research investigated whether enrollment, location, expenditures, percentage of free and reduced lunch and percentage of minority students influenced Georgia's superintendent and board chairperson satisfaction. In addition, this study investigated whether respondents' satisfaction could predict student achievement.…
Descriptors: Governance, Boards of Education, Board of Education Policy, Superintendents
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Brockmeier, Lantry L.; Starr, Gene; Green, Ronny; Pate, James L.; Leech, Donald W. – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2013
The purpose of this study was to determine if principal tenure, principal stability, and principal educational experience in public education along with school-level variables predicted elementary school student achievement. A second purpose was to examine whether there was a significant difference between (a) levels of principal tenure and levels…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students, Tenure, Principals
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Archbald, Doug – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2011
Education leaders and much literature exhort teachers and school leaders to use data more often and more effectively to guide planning and decision making--called, "data driven decision making." This term is ubiquitous in literature and reform discourse, but "on the ground," so to speak, practitioners face significant challenges in analyzing,…
Descriptors: Data, Decision Making, Barriers, Praxis
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Byrd, Jimmy – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2007
This study compared the effect of physical activity and obesity on academic achievement and was based on the premise that the health of a child has an effect on his or her ability to learn and to achieve academically. Specifically, health-related topics of inactivity and obesity were considered. The participants included 12,607 third grade…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Obesity, Correlation, Academic Achievement