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James, Olubukola – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
Teachers are the main driver of quality outputs in secondary schools. The professional attitudes displayed by teacher matters a lot in the educational process. This study investigated teachers' professional attitudes and students' academic performance in secondary schools in Ilorin Metropolis of Kwara State. The survey research design was found…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Professional Identity, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students
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Burkman, Amy – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
This qualitative research seeks to determine the perceptions of school stakeholders regarding educators with visible tattoos. A snowball sampling technique using social media to access the sample garnered 246 responses to an open-ended survey linked from an online survey tool. While approximately 71% of the respondents felt that educators should…
Descriptors: Self Expression, Professionalism, Human Body, Art Expression
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Porterfield, Russell; Hendricks, Randy – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
College and career readiness is important for the future of students (Conley, 2010). Texas leads the nation in the number of public policies aimed at improving college and career readiness, however, not all policies have been effective (Blume & Zumeta, 2013). This quantitative causal-comparative study examines the effect of House Bill (HB) 5…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, State Legislation, Educational Legislation
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Ogundele, Ruth Ponle; Oyelade, Ayotunde Francis – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
Vocational and Technical Education (VTE) plays a vital role in national development, such that many great nations make it an essential part of their policies and invest in its curriculum. Its role in national development warrants the need to conduct studies on it. Thus this study is on comparative analysis of vocational and technical education at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Vocational Education, Technical Education
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Carr-Chellman, Ali – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
This study examines the uses of education experts in mass media broadcast outlets through content analysis to determine the reliance on pundits, political correspondents and educational experts. Utilizing Wimmer & Dominick's content analysis procedure, an examination of reporting related to DeVos' confirmation across media outlets were…
Descriptors: Expertise, Mass Media, Public Officials, Hearings
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Oleka, O. J. – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
This article is an analysis on higher education state agencies in eight states in the Midwest and upper South. Analyzing these state agencies through a qualitative case study design, the purpose of this article is to develop an understanding on how a region might define and measure college affordability. The findings highlight that there is a…
Descriptors: College Students, Paying for College, Student Financial Aid, State Policy
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Colson, Tori; Willis, Clarissa; Satterfield, Clint – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
A review of the literature indicates that public school districts, especially those in rural areas, are heavily dependent upon a traditional salary schedule. This may have prevented these districts from leveraging incentives to retain high-performing teachers. This study examines the effects of strategic teacher compensation on teacher quality as…
Descriptors: Teacher Salaries, Compensation (Remuneration), Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Persistence
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Mironesco, Monique – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
This article seeks to fill the gap in the service-learning literature on the impact of service-learning on community partners by examining community partners' views on service-learning and addressing some of the problematic issues they face throughout their interactions with the university. This includes working with the university to ensure a…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship, Colleges
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Abolade, Sunday Babalola; Oyelade, Ayotunde Francis – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
This manuscript examines historical development of private secondary school education in Nigeria (1859-present). In the process, it examines the growth of private secondary school education with reference to quantity of resources since 1859, and then the quality of the education. Historical research method was employed because the study is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Development, Private Schools
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Abolade, Sunday Babalola; Oyelade, Ayotunde Francis – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
Educational resources are important in the development of education. In Nigeria, Western education was commenced by the Christian Missionaries (that is by private efforts). However, the quality of education was criticized by the elites and the nationalists to the extent that the government subsequently got elaborately involved in the provision of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Education, Secondary Education, Educational Resources
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Pijanowski, John C. – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2017
Alternative approaches to raising funds for public schools have long been critiqued for their approach to providing an equitable and adequate distribution of educational goods. Inherent in these core concepts of fairness are ethical questions that drive how policy and practice evolve to generate revenue for the education of children. This paper…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Finance, Funding Formulas
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Vela, Margie; Gutierrez, Paul – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2017
Hispanic Serving Institutions are designated by the United States Department of Education with the purpose of increasing the educational attainment of the Hispanic population. Designation is determined by the percent of the population of full-time undergraduate students at the institution of higher learning. While this federal policy has…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Hispanic American Students, Educational Attainment, Federal Legislation
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Abdullahi, N. J. K.; Abdulkareem, A. Y. – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2017
This study investigated strategies of financing universal basic education for sustainable national development by school managers in North-Central Zone, Nigeria. Specifically the purpose was to determine the relationship between commercial based income and sustainable national development as well as to examine the relationship between agricultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Principals
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Capka, John; Foltin, Craig – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2017
Accounting internships provide substantial benefits to employers and students alike. However, opportunities for students are not equitable across all populations due to the existing policies that exist for placing interns. This inequity is particularly true for students from community colleges where there is a larger proportion of underrepresented…
Descriptors: Accounting, Internship Programs, Program Proposals, Program Improvement
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Jewell, Bill; Fraser, Emily; Hendricks, Randy – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2017
In order for an educator to properly restrain or seclude a child, they should be made aware of the statutes, court cases, governmental policies, and terminologies that shape the legality of restraints and seclusions. This paper means to nurture that awareness. The paper is in an order that shows an evolution of the policies and laws about…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Educational Policy, Discipline Policy, Court Litigation
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