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Walker, Allan; Murphy, Joseph – Journal of Educational Administration, 1986
The Disadvantaged Schools Program (DSP) has been an important and integral part of education for many Australian students for over a decade. After reviewing eight school effectiveness variables, this paper argues that adding a new emphasis on academic success and cognitive skills will enhance the DSP program. Includes 3 tables and 20 references.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Murphy, Joseph; And Others – Journal of Educational Administration, 1987
Investigates the nature of administrative control in 12 instructionally effective school districts in California. Nine control functions are assumed to affect student outcomes by influencing curriculum and instruction. Findings from interviews with superintendents revealed more district-level control of principal behavior and site activity than…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrator Role, Centralization, Elementary Secondary Education