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Balkar, Betül; Öztuzcu, Rabia; Aksab, Sahabettin – Educational Considerations, 2019
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the developments observed in the Turkish education policies in the light of international scientific studies on education policy following the 12 year compulsory education (4+4+4) reform that took place in 2012. Data for the study that was carried out as scoping review and intrinsic case study were…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, International Education
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Lickteig, Amanda D.; Rozell, Josie; Peterson, Ashley – Educational Considerations, 2019
Participation in study abroad programs has increased steadily since the late 1980s and has tripled in the past two decades. Benefits of these experiences include positive academic performance, improved mental health, and better professional development--but for pre-service teachers who study abroad, these positive benefits can also transfer into…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Teaching, Personal Narratives, Reflection
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Verstegen, Deborah A. – Educational Considerations, 2016
The purpose of this article is to describe and compare individual state funding systems for public elementary and secondary education in the United States. States' major education funding systems are described as well as funding mechanisms for students with disabilities; English language learners (ELL); gifted and talented students; and low income…
Descriptors: Public Education, Elementary Secondary Education, State Policy, Funding Formulas
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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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Stedrak, Luke J.; Rose, Amanda L. – Educational Considerations, 2015
With the advent and growth of elementary and secondary online education in the United States, teaching and learning has undergone radical change with unimagined alternatives to traditional brick-and-mortar classrooms, and online education is here to stay. Law and policy in some states has lagged behind the emergence of online K-12 education. The…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, State Policy
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Case, Stephoni; Harris, Edward L. – Educational Considerations, 2014
Using grid and group theory (Douglas 1982, 2011), the study described in this article examined the intersections of technology and school finance in four schools located in districts differing in size, wealth, and commitment to technology integration. In grid and group theory, grid refers to the degree to which policies and role prescriptions…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, School Policy
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Hirth, Marilyn A.; Lagoni, Christopher – Educational Considerations, 2014
In 2008, the Indiana legislature passed and the governor signed into law House Enrolled Act No. 1001, now referred to as Public Law 146-2008, which capped Indiana school districts' ability to raise revenues from the local property tax without local voter approval. To phase in the impact of the law, the state provided school districts with levy…
Descriptors: Demography, School Districts, School Taxes, Educational Finance
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Hartman, William T.; Shrom, Timothy J. – Educational Considerations, 2014
In Pennsylvania as in many other states, employee pension costs are a significant source of financial pressure for school districts (Zeehandelaar and Northern 2013, Pennsylvania Public Employees' Retirement Commission 2013). In order to gain greater insight into the nature of Pennsylvania school districts' financial burden related to pension…
Descriptors: Retirement Benefits, School Taxes, School Districts, Costs
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Driscoll, Lisa G.; Knoeppel, Robert C.; Della Sala, Matthew R.; Watson, Jim R. – Educational Considerations, 2014
As a result of the Great Recession of 2007-2009, most states experienced declines in employment, consumer spending, and economic productivity (Alm, Buschman, and Sjoquist 2011). In turn, these events led to historic declines in state tax revenues (Mikesell and Mullins 2010; Boyd and Dadayan 2009), resulting in major cuts in public spending. Local…
Descriptors: Productivity, Public Education, Economic Change, Economic Development
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Sweetland, Scott R. – Educational Considerations, 2014
It is a long held belief that Vouchers and charter schools are among the most recognized buzzwords in today's education marketplace. Advocates assert that the quality of education will improve if consumers (i.e., parents) have greater access to schooling alternatives. Along with this assertion is the implied belief that costs of education will…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Vouchers, Educational Opportunities, Access to Education
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Shrom, Timothy J.; Hartman, William – Educational Considerations, 2014
The purpose of this article was to present the results of a study that analyzed Pennsylvania local school boards' taxing authority, pre- and post-enactment of Special Session Act 1, "The Taxpayer Relief Act," in 2006, in terms of its percent share of school districts' total budget in order to better understand the impact of the new…
Descriptors: School Taxes, Boards of Education, School Districts, Pretests Posttests
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Jimenez-Castellanos, Oscar; Okhremtchouk, Irina – Educational Considerations, 2013
The K-12 student population is becoming increasingly diverse in the United States. In particular, the number of English Language Learners (ELLs) rose from 4.7 million in 1980 to 11.2 million in 2009, more than doubling from 10% to 21% of the student population (U.S. Department of Education n.d.). At approximately 1.8 million, the state of…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Educational Finance, Federal Programs, State Aid
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Verstegen, Deborah A. – Educational Considerations, 2013
The impact of the Great Recession and its aftermath has been devastating in Nevada, especially for public education. This article discusses the budget shortfalls and the impact of the economic crisis in Nevada using case study methodology. It provides a review of documents, including Governor Gibbon's proposals for the public K-12 education system…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Participant Observation, Public Education, Court Litigation
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De Luca, Barbara M.; Hinshaw, Steven A. – Educational Considerations, 2013
The purpose of this research was to investigate the role of school district expenditures in predicting student achievement in Ohio for the school year 2009-2010. Building upon the concept of the "65 percent solution," the research questions that guided this study were: (1) What percentage of Ohio's school district's operating budgets…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables, Predictive Validity, Expenditures
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Ziswiler, Korrin M.; De Luca, Barbara; Stedrak, Luke J. – Educational Considerations, 2013
Although there exists a large body of research concerning the relationship between expenditure and student achievement, a lack of research exists analyzing this relationship as it pertains specifically to students with disabilities. Given the increasing fiscal and academic pressures districts face to allocate resources efficiently, the purpose of…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Federal Programs, Educational Indicators, Special Needs Students
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