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High-Performance School Buildings

Charles Eley

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews some material covered in the earlier chapters and introduces some new material, presenting it in the broad context of high-performance schools. High-performance school buildings ... More


School Management in Developing Countries

Sebastian Galiani and Ricardo Perez-Truglia

in Education Policy in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226078687
eISBN:
9780226078854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226078854.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter reviews recent empirical evaluations of three school-management interventions: school decentralization, tracking and teacher incentives. It provides stylized models to organize the ... More


The Economics of Safe and Healthy Schools

David Mudarri

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The operation of schools can be viewed as a complex business operation that requires smooth functioning, good staff, sound and healthy facilities, customer satisfaction, productive outcomes, and room ... More


Right to Education Act, 2009

S.K. Das

in India's Rights Revolution: Has It Worked for the Poor?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081661
eISBN:
9780199082421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081661.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter provides a review of the important events that led to the enactment of the Act, including the constraints in realizing the universalization of elementary education, the large number of ... More


Critiquing the Changing Practices of Public Schooling

Sarah M. Stitzlein

in American Public Education and the Responsibility of its Citizens: Supporting Democracy in the Age of Accountability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190657383
eISBN:
9780190692568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657383.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In chapter four I offer a critique of the new developments in school governance and practices of schooling, highlighting the ways in which they change, challenge, or foreclose aspects of democratic ... More


Education Policy in Developing Countries

Paul Glewwe (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226078687
eISBN:
9780226078854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226078854.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Economists and other researchers have accumulated abundant evidence that education increases workers’ productivity and thus increases their incomes. Education also leads to improvements in health and ... More


Reform Proponents: Contrasting Effects of Educational Decentralization and Community Participation

Manisha Priyam

in Contested Politics of Educational Reform in India: Aligning Opportunities with Interests

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198098874
eISBN:
9780199085217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098874.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The literature on education reforms suggests that bolstering the demand side can provide an effective counter to the collective power of organized actors. Community participation and school ... More


Learning at School: Measuring and “Leveling” the Self

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

in Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In chapter 6, we take a close look at something that surprised us. The classroom in VFS in 2011–2012, as in many other UK schools, was heavily framed by the measurement system implemented in support ... More


Careers and Satisfaction

Dan C. Lortie

in School Principal: Managing in Public

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226493480
eISBN:
9780226493503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493503.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter examines the careers and job satisfaction of elementary school principals in the U.S. It considers the issues of promotion, demotion and status stability and analyzes the interplay ... More


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