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The effect of village education committees on school inputs in rural India
Using Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) regression, it was found that the presence of a village education committee (VEC) in a village was highly statistically significantly associated with an increase of five percent of teachers ...
Professional development and teachers job satisfaction: does it make a difference?
American public schools lose thousands of teachers every year with many teachers leaving in their first few years of teaching and for reasons other than retirement. With increased demands on districts to staff classrooms ...
Effects of Teacher Background on a Technology Enhanced Curriculum: Success Factors in the SimCalc Project
Existing research supporting subject-area frameworks and curricular content in public education systems confirms that complex mathematics skills introduced in middle school are essential for success in high school and ...
Household schooling decisions and conditional cash transfers in rural Nicaragua
This paper will examine the difference in household schooling decisions in agricultural versus other households in rural areas in Nicaragua. The hypothesis is that families involved only in agriculture will experience ...
Examining the Impact of Moving from Renter-Occupied Housing to Owner-Occupied Housing on Early Educational Outcomes
With increasing demands for schools to produce high test scores, understanding what influences children's success is of great importance. While stability has been shown to be a key indicator of children's academic performance, ...