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The Contribution Of Financial Aid To The Price Of Four-Year Institution Attended By 1989/90 Freshmen, Laura W. Perna Nov 1996

The Contribution Of Financial Aid To The Price Of Four-Year Institution Attended By 1989/90 Freshmen, Laura W. Perna

GSE Publications

By examining the effects of financial aid upon students' choice of what type of institution of higher education to attend, this study addressed the effectiveness of current student financial aid programs in achieving the goal of equal educational opportunity. The study evaluated a sample of 1,916 students in the first follow-up (1992) of the Beginning Postsecondary Student Survey of 1989-90 entering freshmen, a subsample of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study. Students' choice of institution to attend was measured by the institutional characteristic of price after controlling for the effects of other student and institutional characteristics. The study's ...


The Graduate Assistantship: Facilitator Of Graduate Students' Professional Socialization, Laura W. Perna, Cynthia Hudgins Nov 1996

The Graduate Assistantship: Facilitator Of Graduate Students' Professional Socialization, Laura W. Perna, Cynthia Hudgins

GSE Publications

No abstract provided.


National Assessments Of Teacher Quality, Richard M. Ingersoll Oct 1996

National Assessments Of Teacher Quality, Richard M. Ingersoll

GSE Publications

This report addresses the issue of evaluating and measuring the quality of school teachers. In particular, it speaks to the problem of assessing the competence, performance and effectiveness of elementary and secondary teachers through large-scale national sample surveys. Its objective is to provide a foundation and springboard for thinking about the conceptual and methodological issues underlying the development of national survey measures of teacher quality. This paper will not attempt to conceive or construct such measures or indicators themselves. Rather, it seeks to provide background to such efforts. Its role is to review the range of contemporary thought on assessing ...


Cultural Competence: Essential Measurements Of Quality For Managed Care Organizations, Elizabeth Mackenzie, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey May 1996

Cultural Competence: Essential Measurements Of Quality For Managed Care Organizations, Elizabeth Mackenzie, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

GSE Publications

We are currently witnessing a radical change in the health care system in the United States as a result of the managed care juggernaut. Driven by the imperative to stem increasing health care costs, managed care seeks to save money by “managing” health care utilization and narrowing the choices available to health care consumers. Although both cost-saving strategies are effective, they also present a potential threat to quality of care. As HEDIS and other measures of quality are revised, physicians must establish guidelines for quality of care that support the burgeoning managed health care environment. In developing these guidelines and ...


Schools As Places Where Children Learn To Make A Better World: The Possibilities Of Exploring Themes In Curriculum, Carole Cook Freeman, Harris Sokoloff Jan 1996

Schools As Places Where Children Learn To Make A Better World: The Possibilities Of Exploring Themes In Curriculum, Carole Cook Freeman, Harris Sokoloff

GSE Publications

No abstract provided.