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1992

Educational Considerations

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Job Design Theory: School Structure, Teachers' Job Characteristics And Microeconomic Resource Allocation In Classrooms, Bettye Macphail-Wilcox, Julia I. Dreyden Sep 1992

Job Design Theory: School Structure, Teachers' Job Characteristics And Microeconomic Resource Allocation In Classrooms, Bettye Macphail-Wilcox, Julia I. Dreyden

Educational Considerations

The results of this exploratory study of job design in education are encouraging.


Table Of Contents And Editorial Information For Vol. 20, No. 1, Fall 1992, Chad Litz Sep 1992

Table Of Contents And Editorial Information For Vol. 20, No. 1, Fall 1992, Chad Litz

Educational Considerations

Table of contents and editorial information for Vol. 20, no. 1, Fall 1992


A Search For Variables That Affect School Climate In Hawaii, John A. Thompson, Sandra Young Sep 1992

A Search For Variables That Affect School Climate In Hawaii, John A. Thompson, Sandra Young

Educational Considerations

While climate is a somewhat global concept involving a generalized perception of a school by its publics, the question remains as to whether there are variables within the context which are related to, and may have some explanatory power in, determining climate scores.


Prediction Variables For District Operating Expenditure Per Pupil In The State Of Illinois, Mary M. Polite Sep 1992

Prediction Variables For District Operating Expenditure Per Pupil In The State Of Illinois, Mary M. Polite

Educational Considerations

The influence of demographic and social variables indicate that perhaps it is time once again for Illinois to consider a cost-of-education index in the school funding formula.


Administrators' Perceptions Of School-Based Management, Stephen L. Jacobson, Beth E. Woodworth Sep 1992

Administrators' Perceptions Of School-Based Management, Stephen L. Jacobson, Beth E. Woodworth

Educational Considerations

The findings of this study suggest that the compatibility between the vision and reality of SBM in small rural districts make these sites ideal candidates for further analysis of the dynamics of increased school site autonomy.


A Methodology To Determine The Sensitivity Of Horizontal Equity Measures To Detect Changes In Distributional Equity, Sidney Castle Sep 1992

A Methodology To Determine The Sensitivity Of Horizontal Equity Measures To Detect Changes In Distributional Equity, Sidney Castle

Educational Considerations

With the courts being presented with a new round of challenges to state public educational finance systems it is important, especially in view of continued poor state fiscal conditions, that researchers are able to more accurately identify the extent to which past and contemplated new school finance reform efforts affect educational resource distributional equity.


Women And Educational Administration: Certified, But Not Employed, Marilyn L. Grady Sep 1992

Women And Educational Administration: Certified, But Not Employed, Marilyn L. Grady

Educational Considerations

Based on these results, little progress has been made in advancing the aspirations of women and removing barriers to women's advancement in administrative roles


Drug Control In Public Schools, Jerry A. Giger, Floyd Delon Sep 1992

Drug Control In Public Schools, Jerry A. Giger, Floyd Delon

Educational Considerations

It is unlikely that a completely drug-free environment can be created in schools until solutions are found for the much more serious problems of alcohol and drug abuse in American society as a whole.


An Operational Look At Federal Impact Aid: The West Point Highland Falls Example (Revised), John R. Curley Sep 1992

An Operational Look At Federal Impact Aid: The West Point Highland Falls Example (Revised), John R. Curley

Educational Considerations

This is an analysis of funding changes in the Federal Impact Aid program and the effect on the Highlands Falls School District.


Educational Considerations, Vol.20 (1) Full Issue, Chad Litz Sep 1992

Educational Considerations, Vol.20 (1) Full Issue, Chad Litz

Educational Considerations

Educational Considerations, vol. 20 (1) Fall 1992 - Full issue


A Comparison Of Principals' Perceptions Of Desired And Actual Participation In The Building Level Budget Decision Process, Barbara Y. Lacost, Mailyn L. Grady Sep 1992

A Comparison Of Principals' Perceptions Of Desired And Actual Participation In The Building Level Budget Decision Process, Barbara Y. Lacost, Mailyn L. Grady

Educational Considerations

The data suggest that principals desire greater involvement and decentralization of the budget process.


Doctoral Studies Of Students In Educational Administration Programs In Non-Member Ucea Institutions, M. Scott Norton Sep 1992

Doctoral Studies Of Students In Educational Administration Programs In Non-Member Ucea Institutions, M. Scott Norton

Educational Considerations

Doctoral studies in educational administration reflect considerable variation across the nation. Whether this is healthy or counterproductive is the subject of some debate.


The Impact Early Retirement Plans Have On University Goals And Objectives, Anne L. Jefferson Sep 1992

The Impact Early Retirement Plans Have On University Goals And Objectives, Anne L. Jefferson

Educational Considerations

Canadian university policies of mandatory retirement have undergone challenges with mixed effects.


Higher Education Of Minority Nationalities In China, Hong Xiang Wang Sep 1992

Higher Education Of Minority Nationalities In China, Hong Xiang Wang

Educational Considerations

China is a unified multinational country, with more than fifty minority nationalities.


School Law For The Principal, A Handbook For Practitioners, Joan L. Curcio, Amy C. Milford Sep 1992

School Law For The Principal, A Handbook For Practitioners, Joan L. Curcio, Amy C. Milford

Educational Considerations

A book review of School Law for the Principal, A Handbook for Practitioners, by Robert J. Shoop and Dennis R. Dunklee.


Teachers For Our Nation's Schools: Implications For Elementary Education, David W. Vancleaf Apr 1992

Teachers For Our Nation's Schools: Implications For Elementary Education, David W. Vancleaf

Educational Considerations

A book review of Teachers for Our Nation's Schools, by John I. Goodlad.


Educational Considerations, Vol.19 (2) Full Issue, Chad Litz Apr 1992

Educational Considerations, Vol.19 (2) Full Issue, Chad Litz

Educational Considerations

Educational Considerations, vol. 19 (2) Spring 1992 - Full issue


Table Of Contents And Editorial Information For Vol. 19, No. 2, Spring 1992, Chad Litz Apr 1992

Table Of Contents And Editorial Information For Vol. 19, No. 2, Spring 1992, Chad Litz

Educational Considerations

Table of contents and editorial information for Vol. 19, no. 2, Spring 1992


Foreword, G. Daniel Harden Apr 1992

Foreword, G. Daniel Harden

Educational Considerations

This issue deals with some of the broad foundational issues that effective school administrators must think about but often do not find the time to consider.


Thoughts On Education And Culture: An Interview With Russell And Annette Kirk, G. Daniel Harden, Mary Harden Apr 1992

Thoughts On Education And Culture: An Interview With Russell And Annette Kirk, G. Daniel Harden, Mary Harden

Educational Considerations

We must constantly remind ourselves that the true ends of education are wisdom and virtue. Self control and personal restraint are virtues that need to be nurtured in our modern culture.


The Wheel Of Traditional Education, Arthur Versluis Apr 1992

The Wheel Of Traditional Education, Arthur Versluis

Educational Considerations

In a traditional culture, all human activities are judged by the extent to which they reflect that which transcends the merely human.


What Good Is Liberal Education?, Alan J . Hicks Apr 1992

What Good Is Liberal Education?, Alan J . Hicks

Educational Considerations

Last fall a special governors' commission issued a report on the declining state of American education.


Dr. Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) And The Judaeo-Christian Origins Of American Education, Donald J. D'Elia Apr 1992

Dr. Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) And The Judaeo-Christian Origins Of American Education, Donald J. D'Elia

Educational Considerations

Dr. Benjamin Rush, America's leading physician and signer of the Declaration of Independence, was probably the most articulate and comprehensive spokesman for the true meaning of the American Revolution.


Are We In A Burnout Crisis, Donovan Cook Apr 1992

Are We In A Burnout Crisis, Donovan Cook

Educational Considerations

A book review of Crisis in Education: Stress and Burnout in the American Teacher, by Barry A. Farber.


Effective School Districts: Some Key Components, Charles F. Webber, Kathy G. Skau Apr 1992

Effective School Districts: Some Key Components, Charles F. Webber, Kathy G. Skau

Educational Considerations

The interplay of school district culture, decision making procedures, leadership behaviors, and staff development are key to effective school districts and effective schools.


Distinguishing Conflict And Competition: A Model For Understanding Some Teaching Interactions In Athletics, Richard J . Nastasi Apr 1992

Distinguishing Conflict And Competition: A Model For Understanding Some Teaching Interactions In Athletics, Richard J . Nastasi

Educational Considerations

The issue of competition and athletics must be analyzed more closely by looking at ends and new models of sport.


On Intellect, Intelligence And Chewing Gum - A Contemporary Appraisal, Frederick C. Neff Apr 1992

On Intellect, Intelligence And Chewing Gum - A Contemporary Appraisal, Frederick C. Neff

Educational Considerations

That ours is a rapidly changing world is scarcely a matter of serious debate.


Educational Discourse In The Postmodern World, Leon Mckenzie Apr 1992

Educational Discourse In The Postmodern World, Leon Mckenzie

Educational Considerations

The important issues raised by the post modernists deserve to be critically considered and dealt with honestly.


The Way Back To Educational Foundations, James T. Hillestad Apr 1992

The Way Back To Educational Foundations, James T. Hillestad

Educational Considerations

This essay is contrary to the prevailing contemporary sophists respected by the power brokers of the government monopoly in education.


A New Vision Of Education: On The Nature Of Poetic Knowledge And Form, Thomas Foster Apr 1992

A New Vision Of Education: On The Nature Of Poetic Knowledge And Form, Thomas Foster

Educational Considerations

One of the dangers of life is to go about something in the same way for so long that when there is a problem it is hard to conceive of a different way.