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Hatton, Holly; Howard, Lionel C.; Tekleselassie, Abebayehu A. – Planning and Changing, 2017
Programming for students is a primary task of building principals that has increased in intricacy as the role of accountability in education has evolved. Despite this, little research exists which examines how principals program for students in light of social, community, and policy influences. Research which reflects upon the lived experiences of…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Principals, Influences, Elementary Schools
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Beal, Heather K. Olson; Rudolph, Amanda M. – Planning and Changing, 2015
Due to increased public school accountability, heightened scrutiny of higher education, ongoing demographic shifts, and lean economic times, many in higher education are turning to the federal grant system for financial support to facilitate needed program improvements because other funding sources have been diminished or eliminated. Teacher…
Descriptors: Grants, Case Studies, Hispanic American Students, Barriers
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Brooks, Jeffrey S.; Sutherland, Ian E. – Planning and Changing, 2014
This case study of school leaders in the Southern Philippines explored principal perspectives on local dynamics that facilitate and impede meaningful educational change. The research indicated that change is a complicated proposition in the region, and that some principals are better or worse equipped to lead depending on a variety of cultural,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Principals, Administrator Attitudes
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Fusarelli, Bonnie C.; Militello, Matt – Planning and Changing, 2012
This article describes an innovative approach, developed by North Carolina State University, to prepare leaders specifically for work in rural schools in high poverty districts. Operating with Race-to-the-Top funding, the Northeast Leadership Academy is a selective program with embedded practice and focused summer community internships. The…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Poverty, Elementary Secondary Education, Developmental Psychology
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Dorris, Denae – Planning and Changing, 2010
Renovation and construction of Texas public schools is occurring at a rapid pace and at high prices. Business continues to blossom in the area of school construction. Several factors influence the need to renovate or construct schools, but the impact curriculum mandates have on school construction is seldom explored. This study investigated the…
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Construction, School Districts, Educational Finance
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Escue, Carlee P.; Wood, R. Craig – Planning and Changing, 2010
In the fifty years since Congress assumed the provision of financial assistance to schools in which students had "federal connection," such as American Indian students living on reservations or in public housing, this federal assistance came to be regarded as a replacement for state funding, not as supplemental funding. This study…
Descriptors: American Indians, Educational Finance, Court Litigation, Statistical Analysis
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Breault, Donna A. – Planning and Changing, 2007
In 1997, the Illinois legislature passed House Bill 542 (Public Act 90-548) which changed teacher tenure requirements to a four-year, multi-tiered system that called for the accumulation of professional development credit for all teachers. The primary purpose of this study was to examine district responses to the 1997 legislation. To what degree,…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Professional Development, Human Resources, State School District Relationship
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Frohreich, Lloyd E. – Planning and Changing, 1974
Neither a special revenue sharing plan for education nor the present general revenue sharing plan after which it might be patterned can remove current inequities and fiscal disparities among school districts. Suggests that federal or State aid patterns must include in their distribution plans a consideration of fiscal capacities, expenditure and…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Research, Equal Education, Expenditure per Student
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Chambers, M. M. – Planning and Changing, 1974
Nationwide college enrollments are increasing, and State tax support of annual operations of higher education is also increasing, faster than inflation. There are a few distressed institutions and a few disadvantaged States where enrollments are leveling and where financial support is rising; but these do not change the national picture.…
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational Finance, Enrollment Projections, Enrollment Trends
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Alexander, M. David; Wood, R. Craig – Planning and Changing, 1983
After explaining briefly the history of educational funding in the United States, the authors discuss the current revenue sources and fiscal status of American public school facilities financing. Included are three tables with state-by-state information concerning bond referenda, public school bonded indebtedness, and debt loads. (JBM)
Descriptors: Bond Issues, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Educational History
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Riew, John; Larson, John – Planning and Changing, 1984
Develops a model for estimating the comparative costs of a middle school structure and an intermediate school structure. Considers the extensive cost data collected in the Montgomery County (Maryland) school system. (JW)
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Educational Finance, Efficiency, Elementary Secondary Education
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Budig, Gene A. – Planning and Changing, 1977
Discusses the relationship between higher education and the individual and between higher education and society. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Educational Finance, Higher Education
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Tcheng, Mike T. – Planning and Changing, 1975
Presents a comparative analysis of the circumstances surrounding the establishment of new programs in the sixties and seventies. At present, the decision to reject new programs is made on the basis of circumstances rather than deliberation, of expediency rather than sound judgment. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Accountability, College Programs, Educational Finance, Higher Education
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Lutz, Frank W.; Ramsey, Margaret A. – Planning and Changing, 1975
We must and we can find alternatives in order to survive in our shrinking environment. It is sure that public education can only progress--it is likely that this is the only way it can survive--if we find new ways of cooperation during the next several years of sparse resources. (Author)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Economics, Educational Environment
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Tanner, C. Kenneth; And Others – Planning and Changing, 1974
The focus of this article is upon an approach to allocating educational resources which is structured to minimize existing inadequacies in distribution procedures. It also presents some practical problems encountered in initiating a new allocation procedure at the State level. (Author)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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