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SMART MONEY: Public Investment IN Public Education. (cover story)

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): School Administrator; Feb2006, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p10-17, 7p, 1 Color Photograph

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Abstract: The article focuses on public investment in public education in the U.S. in February 2006. Each school received $300,000 more than its normal school budget with the funds used to reduce absenteeism and raise student scores on state-mandated achievement...

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When Dollars Follow Students.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): School Administrator; Aug2004, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p10-16, 5p, 2 Color Photographs, 1 Chart

Abstract: Analyzes the weighted student funding systems employed in three cities in U.S. and Canada to determine the political viability, equity and workability of weighted funding formulas. Overview of the Weighted Student Funding in Edmonton, Alberta; Advanta...

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Virtual Savings?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): School Administrator; Apr2004, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p20-25, 6p, 5 Color Photographs

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Abstract: Focuses on the impact of adding online courses to the district's highschool class offerings on school curriculum. Comment from superintendent Mike Simeck on the advantages of online courses; Discussion on the increased educational access for students ...

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From Five Days to Four.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Educational Leadership; Oct2006, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p80-85, 6p, 1 Color Photograph, 1 Chart

Abstract: The authors explain how the Webster County Public School System in rural western Kentucky switched from the traditional five-day school week to a four-day school week in an effort to reduce costs while providing more time for planning and professional ...

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Can the Public School Survive Another Ten Years?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Educational Leadership; May1970, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p800-803, 4p

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Abstract: The article discusses the funding of public schools in the United States. Financial support given to public schools where questioned by some critics basing their opinion on the quality of education provided by these public institutions though research ...

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CAPTIVE TO FUNDED PROJECTS?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Educational Leadership; Jan1969, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p328-334, 7p

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Abstract: The article examines the manifestations of the alleged restrictive acts of the United States Office of Education in administering federal grants for education. Based on some educators' charges, the agency is biased in terms of determining the projects ...

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The Trouble with Takeovers.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Educational Leadership; Feb2005, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p28-32, 5p, 2 Color Photographs

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Abstract: Reports on New Jersey's problematic experience with state takeovers, in light of the No Child Left Behind Act. List of local school districts in New Jersey which remain under state control; Factors which contributed to renewed attention on states' rol...

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Why We Need "The Year of Languages."

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Educational Leadership; Dec2004/Jan2005, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p20-23, 4p, 3 Color Photographs

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Abstract: Highlights the importance of educating the U.S. public about the benefits of learning another language. Restrictions on the teaching of foreign languages in the U.S.; Benefits of multilingualism; Total federal funding for foreign language education in...

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