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Taysum, Alison – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
The paper explores the relationship between levels of equity and levels of trust in the English education system from 1944 to 2018. The conceptual framework is that of centralised and decentralised decision making in education governance systems taking a socio-historiographical approach. Evidence reveals the impact of rapid government-initiated…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Governance, Equal Education, Correlation
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Yoon, Ee-Seul; Young, Jon; Livingston, Emily – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
This study examines the changing style, scale, and scope of raising private funds to provide resources for public schools. In particular, we focus on school fundraising, especially the role of discourse in scaling up school fundraising practices to facilitate education privatisation. Drawing from Stephen Ball's policy sociology, and employing…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Educational Finance, Public Schools, Private Financial Support
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Hedges, Samantha; Winton, Sue; Rowe, Emma; Lubienski, Christopher – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
New conceptions of public governance across nations have taken hold globally. In this article, we explore the involvement and expansion of a broad range of actors in public services delivery, beyond the remit of traditional government. While there are common features of this trend, variations reflect the significance of context-sensitive policy,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Governance, Trend Analysis, Public Schools
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Gerrard, Jessica; Barron, Rosie – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
This paper focuses on an area of privatisation that has not to date received significant attention in educational research: the privatisation of infrastructure, facilities and maintenance, and in particular the labour of cleaning. Analysing the case of Victoria, Australia, we demonstrate how successive governments have defended the privatisation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Education, Privatization, School Maintenance
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DeBray, Elizabeth; Hanley, Johanna; Scott, Janelle; Lubienski, Christopher – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
National philanthropies have recently played a prominent role in spending on U.S. urban school board elections, largely seeking to promote candidates who support charter schools. In Atlanta in 2017, 30 candidates competed for nine open school board seats. One practice has been to fund intermediary organisations (IOs) (e.g. advocacy groups,…
Descriptors: Private Financial Support, Philanthropic Foundations, Boards of Education, Elections
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Skerritt, Craig; Salokangas, Maija – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
This paper discusses the various ways privatisation processes affect Irish education. Due to the long history of considerable church involvement, the notable absence of middle tiers of governance, and more recently, the embrace of neoliberal principles, in large part due to and for economic reasons, the Irish education system represents a…
Descriptors: Privatization, Educational Administration, Neoliberalism, Church Role
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Poole, Wendy; Fallon, Gerald; Sen, Vicheth – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
K-12 public education finance policy in the province of British Columbia, Canada, responsibilises school district administrators to engage in competitive entrepreneurial practices, not only to increase public funding, but also to generate supplementary funding from private sources. We focus specifically on the generation of revenue from…
Descriptors: Private Financial Support, Educational Finance, Educational Equity (Finance), Public Education
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Rowe, Emma; Perry, Laura B. – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
Parent involvement in their child's schooling is routinely celebrated and emphasised in government education policy in many countries. We take a critical lens to examining parent involvement by investigating voluntary parent fees in public secondary schools, and how these fees are patterned by school socioeconomic status (SES). In Australia, where…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Educational Finance, Private Financial Support, Public Schools
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Lilliedahl, Jonathan – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
The following article examines the emerging historical legitimacy of specialised comprehensive schools in Sweden. During the 1980s, neoliberal ideas were gaining ground in Swedish educational policy. As a result, the social democratic government began to relax the rigour of the unified, state-regulated educational system. Specialised music classes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Music Education, Neoliberalism
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Fenwick, Lisl – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
Research to date has criticised the policy on education that evolved under a federal Labor government during the period 2007-2013. These analyses suggest that a global neoliberal agenda dominates, with the effect of constructing limited and damaging concepts of equity and social justice. The research presented here offers an alternative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Sociology, Social Justice
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Gutman, Mary – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
This study provides a retrospective view by Israeli Teacher Training College (TTC) principals of their early careers, with emphasis on the induction into their first academic-administrative positions. The thematic analysis of 10 life stories reveal three landmarks which contributed to building or impeding resilience in academic administration at…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Education, Beginning Principals, Orientation
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Dor-Haim, Peleg; Oplatka, Izhar – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
The current study traced the principal's own interpretation of loneliness in the workplace throughout various career stages in the principal's career cycle. The study posed two questions: (1) How do school principals explain the personal and organisational factors that influence their loneliness experience as it relates to different contexts? (2)…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Psychological Patterns, Individual Characteristics
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Grubbs, Samuel J. – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
Community colleges are a unique part of the American higher education system that promote access and opportunities for many students who might not otherwise attend a college or university. The purpose of this article is to address community colleges in three parts: their historical relevance, their organisational mission and structure and their…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational History, Educational Policy, Access to Education
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Normore, Anthony H.; Issa Lahera, Antonia – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2019
This article offers a review of extant literature specific to educational leadership preparation programmes. The author explains how leadership development and preparation programmes have evolved over time. Highlighted are: (1) historical contexts of educational leadership, (2) challenges faced when implementing quality graduate programmes in…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Leadership Training, Administrator Education, Educational History
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Esposito, M. C. Kate; Tang, Kimmie; Kulkarni, Saili S. – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2019
"Inclusion" refers to the practice of educating students with disabilities in the general education setting. This concept stems from the seminal United States Congressional legislation PL 94-142, and its subsequent reauthorised amendments, which mandate that students with disabilities be educated in the general education setting with…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Leadership Role, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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