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1988

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Elementary schools--Michigan--Evaluation.

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The Relationship Between Academic Achievement And Perceived Organizational Effectiveness And The Michigan Elementary Exemplary Public School Recognition Program, David L. Ratajik Jan 1988

The Relationship Between Academic Achievement And Perceived Organizational Effectiveness And The Michigan Elementary Exemplary Public School Recognition Program, David L. Ratajik

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Problem

The study is about the selection process used to determine exemplary Michigan public elementary schools. Do those public elementary schools selected for recognition by the Michigan Department of Education represent the highest levels of educational quality within the state?

Method

The study was causal-comparative in design. The sample consisted of the 79 public elementary schools which applied in 1985 for recognition as a Michigan Department of Education exemplary school. Additionally, the 80 highest academic-achieving Michigan public elementary schools were identified. Multiple regression analyses were used to determine the relationships between eight sociological elements, while analysis of variance compared the ...