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Ojo, O. J. – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2019
School plants are indispensable for effective realization of school goals and objectives. This is because the successful implementation of school curriculum is dependent on the school plants, which refer to the physical facilities available in the school system, that are provided in the school. The insurance of school plants serves as a means of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Facilities, Insurance, Facilities Management
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Jibola Kadir, Abdullahi Nimota – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2019
This study investigated good governance issues in education system and management of secondary schools in Nigeria. The objectives of this study are to examine the relationship between resources management, accountability, participatory decision-making, and management of secondary schools in Nigeria. Three hypotheses were formulated and tested.…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, School Administration, Governance, Foreign Countries
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Freeman, Sydney, Jr.; Forthun, Gracie – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2019
Although not discussed much in the literature related to faculty careers and development, increasing the amount of Asian American endowed chairs and distinguished professors is an important issue that needs to be addressed. The purpose of this article is to explore and account for the paucity of Asian Americans in prestigious academic faculty…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, College Faculty, Department Heads, Career Development
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Amrein-Beardsley, Audrey – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2019
In "Houston Federation of Teachers (Plaintiff) v. Houston Independent School District (Defendant)," plaintiffs contested how teachers were being evaluated using a value-added model (VAM) as part of the districts' teacher accountability system. The VAM at issue was the Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS), with potential…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Accountability, Evaluation Methods, Court Litigation
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Oluwalola, Felicia Kikelomo – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2019
The study examined business studies and employability skills development in junior secondary schools in Ilorin metropolis Kwara State. Five research questions and three hypotheses guided the study. A survey research designed was adopted for the study. The population of this study comprises all the 4570 teachers in all the private and public junior…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Education, Junior High Schools, Junior High School Students
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Pijanowski, John – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2019
In the United States, presidential election cycles tend to bring with them a spate of proposals for how the federal government can address adequacy and equity issues in K-16 education. The overall cost, complex web of independent funding mechanisms in play, and the lack of appetite for giving up more local (or state) control tends to temper those…
Descriptors: Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Policy, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Schweitzer, Marisel; Hughes, Thomas – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2019
Despite longstanding attempts to intervene in their early social and academic development, Latino students' traditionally low achievement levels have not improved over time. Many believe success has been impacted by limited preschool participation as fewer than half of eligible Latino preschoolers are enrolled and actively benefitting from…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Early Intervention, Parent Attitudes, Decision Making
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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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Burkman, Amy – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
This qualitative research seeks to determine the perceptions of school stakeholders regarding educators with visible tattoos. A snowball sampling technique using social media to access the sample garnered 246 responses to an open-ended survey linked from an online survey tool. While approximately 71% of the respondents felt that educators should…
Descriptors: Self Expression, Professionalism, Human Body, Art Expression
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Porterfield, Russell; Hendricks, Randy – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
College and career readiness is important for the future of students (Conley, 2010). Texas leads the nation in the number of public policies aimed at improving college and career readiness, however, not all policies have been effective (Blume & Zumeta, 2013). This quantitative causal-comparative study examines the effect of House Bill (HB) 5…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, State Legislation, Educational Legislation
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Ogundele, Ruth Ponle; Oyelade, Ayotunde Francis – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
Vocational and Technical Education (VTE) plays a vital role in national development, such that many great nations make it an essential part of their policies and invest in its curriculum. Its role in national development warrants the need to conduct studies on it. Thus this study is on comparative analysis of vocational and technical education at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Vocational Education, Technical Education
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Carr-Chellman, Ali – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
This study examines the uses of education experts in mass media broadcast outlets through content analysis to determine the reliance on pundits, political correspondents and educational experts. Utilizing Wimmer & Dominick's content analysis procedure, an examination of reporting related to DeVos' confirmation across media outlets were…
Descriptors: Expertise, Mass Media, Public Officials, Hearings
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Oleka, O. J. – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
This article is an analysis on higher education state agencies in eight states in the Midwest and upper South. Analyzing these state agencies through a qualitative case study design, the purpose of this article is to develop an understanding on how a region might define and measure college affordability. The findings highlight that there is a…
Descriptors: College Students, Paying for College, Student Financial Aid, State Policy
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Colson, Tori; Willis, Clarissa; Satterfield, Clint – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
A review of the literature indicates that public school districts, especially those in rural areas, are heavily dependent upon a traditional salary schedule. This may have prevented these districts from leveraging incentives to retain high-performing teachers. This study examines the effects of strategic teacher compensation on teacher quality as…
Descriptors: Teacher Salaries, Compensation (Remuneration), Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Persistence
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Mironesco, Monique – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
This article seeks to fill the gap in the service-learning literature on the impact of service-learning on community partners by examining community partners' views on service-learning and addressing some of the problematic issues they face throughout their interactions with the university. This includes working with the university to ensure a…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship, Colleges
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