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Improving Educational Productivity : Educational Productivity Research - David H. Monk

Improving Educational Productivity

Educational Productivity Research

Paperback Published: 1st January 2001
ISBN: 9781930608443
Number Of Pages: 252

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Covering such issues as teaching quality, the interface between public and private schooling, and measuring school efficiency, this text addresses the improvement of educational productivity in the USA.

Introduction and Overviewp. 1
Tax Revolts and School Performancep. 7
State Aid and Education Outcomesp. 27
The Interface between Public and Private Schooling: Market Pressure and the Impact on Performancep. 47
The Economics of Grade Retentionp. 77
Teacher Quality: Its Enhancement and Potential for Improving Pupil Achievementp. 99
Measuring School Efficiency: Lessons from Economics, Implications for Practicep. 115
Examining School-Level Expenditures and School Performance: The Case of New York Cityp. 139
The Relationship between Student Performance and School Expenditures: A Review of the Literature and New Evidence Using Better Datap. 167
Exploring the Nexus between Educational Inputs, Distribution of Performance, and Incentivesp. 185
Problems in the Estimation of School Effects: Insights from Improved Modelsp. 209
Conclusions and Recommendationsp. 231
About the Authorsp. 237
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ISBN: 9781930608443
ISBN-10: 1930608446
Series: Educational Productivity Research
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 1st January 2001
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.36