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Enyioha, Jessica C. – Educational Considerations, 2019
There are over 32 million undocumented immigrants in the United States and of this population, over 1.5 million are children (Palmer & Davidson, 2011). These children grow up in the US, achieve primary and secondary education, and when they are ready to pursue postsecondary education, it becomes harder for them to achieve. In this paper,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Best Practices, Undocumented Immigrants
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Knoeppel, Robert C.; Della Sala, Matthew R. – Educational Considerations, 2015
The conceptualization and measurement of education finance equity and adequacy has engaged researchers for more than three decades. At the same time, calls for increased academic accountability and higher student achievement in K-12 public education have reached new levels at both the national and state levels. Aligning these represents an…
Descriptors: Accountability, State Policy, Educational Finance, Outcomes of Education
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Rolle, R. Anthony; Wood, R. Craig – Educational Considerations, 2012
Texas charter school districts (CSDs) are accredited and monitored by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) utilizing the various components within the state accountability systems for both state and federal requirements. Yet, Texas CSDs are believed to operate with few regulatory restrictions on administrative, instructional, and pedagogical methods.…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Charter Schools, Comparative Analysis, School Districts
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Beattie, Marie – Educational Considerations, 2007
This study was exploratory, addressing a topic that has not been investigated previously: the perceptions of adolescents toward educators with physical disabilities. To do so, the researcher administered a self-developed survey to a sample of 200 public high school students in Texas. Results were reported by grade level and gender. Overall the…
Descriptors: Physical Disabilities, Adolescent Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Teachers
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Gordon, Stephen P.; Stiegelbauer, Suzanne; Diehl. Julie – Educational Considerations, 2006
This study reports on the process and outcomes of schoolwide action research by nine schools in their first year as Network members. The participants were a blend of urban, suburban, small town, and rural schools in Central Texas. Focal points of the case studies and cross-case comparison included: (1) how the schools organized for action…
Descriptors: Action Research, Academic Achievement, Educational Improvement, Kindergarten
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Adkison, Judith; And Others – Educational Considerations, 1988
Describes the Executive Educators' Round Table (EXERT), developed to meet the professional development needs of superintendents in large urban and suburban school systems, and Team 21, Teaming Educational Administrators with Expert Managers for the Twentieth Century, a cooperative program with private sector leaders. (JOW)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Management Development, School Business Relationship, School Effectiveness